While water remains one of the best ways to stay hydrated, adding a combination of fruits, vegetables and other healthy ingredients to the liquid sure does a lot more wonders for your body. 

This summer, don't just stay hydrated; stay healthy!  

1. Cucumber-Mint Detox Water

Cucumber and mint have anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce bloating. The lemon gives you a necessary shot of Vitamin C and soothes you from within. 

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How To:

Add half a cucumber (sliced), two lemons, and approximately 10-12 mint leaves to 3 litres of water. Store it in the fridge overnight and drink it the next morning.

For best results: Consume every morning for around 3-4 weeks.

Best suited for: Bloating and skin problems.

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2. Watermelon Detox Water

Watermelon contains citrulline, an amino acid that helps improve liver function. Mint leaves help improve digestion and get rid of stomach cramps.

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How To:

Add chunks of watermelon and a handful of mint leaves to a jar. Muddle them and fill the jar with water. Place it in the fridge and let it stay overnight. Drink it the next morning. 

For best results: Consume for 2-3 weeks every day in the morning. 

Best suited for: Kidney problem and diabetes.

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3. Kiwi-Cucumber Detox

Kiwi is a superfood rich in vitamins A and E, as well as in antioxidants. It is a good source of fiber and thus helps prevent constipation. Cucumber helps prevent water retention.

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How To:

Slice up two kiwis and cucumbers and place them in a glass jug. Add the desired amount of water and refrigerate overnight.

For best results: Consume every morning for around 3-4 weeks.

Best suited for:  Bowel movements.

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4. Ginger-Mint Water

Ginger can help in killing, or shrinking, cancer cells. It also helps relieve pain caused by migraine headaches, heartburn, menstrual cramps and joint pains.

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How To:

Add some water to the crushed ginger, lemon juice and mint combination in a large pitcher. Let it steep for an hour before serving with ice.

For best results: Have a glass every day in the morning.

Best suited for: High blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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 5. Apple-Cinnamon Detox Water

Apples are a rich source of iron while cinnamon is known to enhance metabolism and improve the functioning of brain cells.

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How To:

Add apples and cinnamon sticks to simmering water and heat through for 15 minutes. Refrigerate the mixture overnight, after letting it cool. Enjoy it the next day.

For best results: Drink one glass every morning before meals and keep sipping it at regular intervals throughout the day for about a week.

Best suited for: Loss of appetite, anemia and diabetes.

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6. Detox Green Tea

Green tea is a superfood loaded with antioxidants and minerals. It boosts immunity and promotes weight loss.

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How To:

Chill some green tea in the refrigerator for 5 minutes. Then, add cucumber, lemon, strawberries and honey to it. And sip away. 

For best results: Restrict its consumption to a maximum of 2 glasses per day and drink it for around 4-6 weeks in between meals.

Best suited for: For weight loss, detoxifying and stamina. 

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7. Aloe Vera Drink

Aloe vera has laxative properties that improves digestion, reduces inflammation and keeps the heart healthy.

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How to make:

Slice up a leaf of aloe vera and scoop out the pulp. Mix it with equal amounts of lemon and one cup of water in a blender.

For best results: Drink this early in the morning before eating anything else. Do this regularly, for 2-3 weeks.

Best suited for: Indigestion, skin breakouts and heart problems. 

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8. Coconut Water with Lemon and Mint

Coconut water is a good source of fiber, vitamin C and several other important minerals that decrease the risk of blood clots.

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How To:

Add lemon juice and mint leaves to a jar of coconut water and stir well. Refrigerate it for a few hours and your drink is ready.

For best results: Enjoy it during the day or at night. Although, drinking this on an empty stomach yields the best results.

Best suited for: Upset stomach, bladder and blood pressure issues.

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9. Ginger-Litchi Lemonade

Litchis help in the formation of blood cells, reducing sunburns and increasing hair growth.

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How To:

Add some minced ginger, lemon juice and litchi juice to a jar and blend it well. Garnish it with some mint leaves and consume chilled.

For best results: Have it, as much as you'd like, during the day, 

Best suited for: Hair loss, sunburn and iron, or blood deficiency. 

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10. Aam Panna

Mangoes contain high levels of potassium and calcium which keep your teeth and bones healthy and help you beat the heat. 

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How To:

Add mango pulp, cumin powder, mint and salt in a pitcher and blend the ingredients well. Add some water to this and serve it with ice. 

For best results: It's the perfect everyday summer drink right before you head out into the heat.

Best suited for: Oral care and calcium deficiency. 

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11. Orange-Carrot and Ginger Detox

Carrots contain beta carotene which helps flush the liver of toxins and ginger improves blood circulation. Oranges are rich in vitamin C and boost immunity.

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How To:

Process 3 carrots, 2 peeled oranges, 2 tsp grated ginger and a pinch of freshly ground turmeric together through a juicer. Pour into glasses filled with ice and serve.

For best results: Consume twice a day for about 3-4 weeks.

Best suited for: Liver problem and immune deficiency.

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12. Buttermilk Detox Drink

Buttermilk has a cooling effect on our digestive system. It is rich in calcium, riboflavin and vitamins B Complex and D. 

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How To:

Mix a few mint and coriander leaves with buttermilk in a jar. Add a pinch of salt, some cumin powder and stir well.

For best results: You can have it anytime of the day. It has no side effects.

Best suited for: Gastrointestinal problems and infections, lactose intolerance, colon cancer, bone density, acidity and bacterial infections.

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This is your trick to beating the heat this summer.