As part of the 7 day post travel detox I road-tested, I was also trying out the benefits of daily lemon and lime detox water.

Not only was this a tasty alternative to plain water, the lemons and limes have been known to have benefits in them. I’ll definitely be making this detox water a regular occurrence from now on!

How To Make Lemon & Lime Detox Water

Recipe (Makes 1 Litre)


  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 litre mineral water


  1. Pour the mineral water into a jug (to be kept in the fridge).
  2. Squeeze the juice of 1 lemon into the jug. (Make sure you don’t include the pips)!
  3. Squeeze the juice of 1 lime into the jug. (Mind those pesky pips)!
  4. Stir vigorously.
  5. Store in the fridge for 3-5 hours or overnight.
  6. Drink and enjoy!

How To Make Lemon & Lime Detox Water

Why Lemon?

Lemons are said to aid digestion and detoxification; provide your body with plenty of Vitamin C; rejuvenate and brighten your skin; help with weight loss and boost your energy and mood.

How To Make Lemon & Lime Detox Water

Why Lime?

Limes are thought to aid weight loss; improve digestion; help with gut and urinary disorders and relieve constipation.

During my detox, I made sure to include daily glasses of this miracle juice and I can surely say that it helped. It was tastier than just drinking plain water, made my skin brighter and did give me a boost in mood. Lemon and lime detox water – you are now added to my post travel detox routine.

Would you try this? Have you tried it already? What other post travel detox tips do you have? Let us know in the comments below…

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How To Make Lemon & Lime Detox Water

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