How to Make a Detox Vegetable Broth

Detoxification is the process of removing toxins from your body to improve general health. This method is used to cleanse your body from the inside out. Basically it involves cleaning blood, liver, kidneys, lungs, and giving nutrients to your body. There are different ways to detoxify your body to remove toxins and impurities – detoxification bath being the most common one.

You can also cleanse your body by taking a nourishing detoxifying vegetable broth. Just select vegetables of your choice, bring them to a full rolling boil in water, strain the mixture, discard the cooked vegetables and drink the broth.

Things Required:

– Non-reactive cooking pot.
– Colander or medium size bowl
– Cheese cloth or thin linen
– Water
– Carrots
– Celery
– Cabbage
– Onions
– Potatoes

Instructions

  • 1

    Choose vegetables that you like and are in season as well. Some most common vegetables used to make a detox broth include carrots, celery, cabbage, onions, pumpkin, potatoes, squash and mushrooms. However, you can include or exclude vegetables from this list, depending upon your preference.

  • 2

    Wash your vegetables and peel the ones that require peeling. However, make sure you do not remove thick skin.

  • 3

    Cut the vegetables into medium size cubes.

  • 4

    Place all the vegetables in a cooking pot with salted water.

  • 5

    Place the pot on the stove and bring to a full rolling boil on high heat.

  • 6

    Once the mixture starts boiling, reduce the flame and let the vegetables simmer.

  • 7

    Partially cover the pot and allow the mixture to cook until the liquid is reduced to half the original amount.

  • 8

    Line the medium size bowl with a piece of cheesecloth. If you don’t have cheese cloth, use a thin linen piece.

  • 9

    Strain the hot vegetable mixture into the bowl.

  • 10

    The vegetable pulp will stay on the cloth while broth will seep into the bowl.

  • 11

    Dispose off the vegetable pulp.

  • 12

    Store the broth in a clean jug or a bottle with a lid and serve it with meals or as snack.

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