The event is an annual get together and took place at the Demonstration Garden in Georgetown Delaware. While there we sampled several diverse Animal Removal New Smyrna Beach which the various members of the Master Gardeners had made. One of these drinks was a Cucumber Water. Cucumber water has been a favorite detox drink for many years prior to the entry of the infused water tendency.
In days past it wasn’t unusual to find water which had been infused with cucumber in various gyms and spas around the world. Why has this drink get so popular? Only because of its great taste and it has added health benefits.
The simple recipe has only two major ingredients – those are cucumber and water. Since cucumbers are composed of 90 percent water they are the perfect companion to make a cooling, summer detox drink such as this. Other wellness features of cucumbers are based around its high vitamin B content and it is considered a rich source of potassium and magnesium which will help to keep blood pressure low and well under control.
Cucumber water has its own set of benefits also, since the addition of water will help the mixture flush ones system out and detox your system. Because you will feel fuller when you drink this you will often find that you might not eat as usual making it a excellent addition to those considering a diet program.
To make this wonderful cucumber water is quite simple:
Slice up a fresh cucumber. It can be peeled or not, as that is up to you. Cut the slices into 1/2 inch pieces. Combine these cucumber slices in cold water and some ice. Allow the mixture to marinate for at least one hour. Bear in mind that the cucumber slices will tend to float so keep your container topped with ice and always stirred.
If you’re fortunate enough to have a fruit infused water pitcher you won’t want the ice as the chamber of the infuser will maintain the cucumber slices. You are ready to fill the infuser several times until the water begins to loss its flavor.
The above costs very little to make and has so much benefit which you should really try it at home.