All three contain immune supportive properties. Lemon, cayenne and ginger all contain antioxidants, which boost the immune system and protect from free radicals -- a cause of aging that can even lead to cancer over time. The high vitamin C content in lemons and their antiviral properties boost immunity to colds and the flu, or help you get over them faster.
Finally, this shot will wake you up in the morning or give you an energy boost whenever you drink it, thanks to the stimulating aroma of lemon combined with the thermogenic effects of capsaicin and ginger that increase blood circulation.
Some specifics: While we can write pages on these ingredients and their benefits, listed below are a few highlights:
Lemons are a great source of Vitamin C and Potassium. Lemon aids in liver detox and alkalizes the body. Lemon juice is also a mild diuretic, so adding it to your water is going to help flush out toxins.
Cayenne Pepper is also known for raising the body's temperature and regulating blood sugar along with stimulating the circulatory system and aiding digestion.
Ginger detoxifies and disinfects the body. Ginger is a powerful immune booster, warming the body and ridding the lungs and sinuses of toxins. Ginger has anti-inflammatory compounds called gingerols. Research has shown that these compounds can also protect against diseases, such as ovarian, prostate and colon cancer.