If you want to add some flavor and vitamins to your drinking water, you can simply add cucumber, lemon, and fresh herbs. In this article, we will show you four easy ways how to make refreshing alkaline water with cucumber.

Top 4 Alkaline Water With Cucumber Recipes

1. Cucumber Alkaline Water

Two Glasses of Alkaline Water With Cucumber

Using cucumber infusion is a natural way of making alkaline water at home. Here is what you need:

Ingredients:

  • 2 liters of filtered warm or cold water (depending on your preference)
  • One big cucumber (measuring up to 10 inches in size)

Steps to make cucumber alkaline water

  1. 2 liters of filtered warm or cold water (depending on your preference)
  2. One big cucumber (measuring up to 10 inches in size)
  3. Chop the cucumber into thin pieces (whether you remove or leave the seeds is up to you)
  4. Put these chopped pieces of cucumber into a large bottle or jar (a 2-liter jar or bottle is recommended)
  5. Then pour your cold water into the container
  6. Ensure you stir the mixture well till it’s well mixed (the pieces of cucumber have to be evenly distributed across the water in the container)
  7. Your cucumber-infused water is ready for drinking.

2. Cucumber + Lemon

Cucumber Water With Lemon

Similar to cucumber water, drinking lemon water poses several health benefits. It has even become a trend; people have lemon water instead of popular options such as tea or coffee as their first beverage of the day.

Lemon water is a great way to add citrus flavor to your diet. Lemon water is nutrient-packed, particularly with antioxidants and vitamin C. The more lemon juice your glass has, the higher the nutritional value of the lemon water.

Ingredients:

  • Cucumber
  • Half lemon
  • Glass or container of purified water

Steps to make cucumber lemon water

If you want to add more flavor to your alkaline water, you can use organic lemon water. Add lemon water from a half-piece of lemon while adding your cucumber pieces to the bottle simultaneously. Your lemon-cucumber-flavored drinking water is ready.

3. Cucumber + Apples + Lime

Cucumber Apple Lime Infused Water

Ingredients:

  • Cucumber
  • Apple
  • Lime
  • Glass or container of normal drinking water

Steps to make cucumber apple water

The process is very straightforward, use a knife to slice your cucumber, apple, and lime. Then add these slices to your water and leave it for some minutes for the alkaline minerals to infuse into your cucumber water.

4. Cucumber + Basil

Cucumber Water With Basil

Basil is an alkaline vegetable and it will make a great combination with cucumber water. It comes in several varieties and has a sweet and strong aroma. Basil contains anti-inflammatory properties and it’s rich in minerals and vitamins. It also contains antioxidants such as beta-carotene, lutein, etc. These nutrients are not present in dry basil leaves, so ensure you get the fresh leaves.

If you want to drink alkaline water by infusing basil leaves with cucumber water, you’ll need the following:

  • Fresh basil leaves (you can go for varieties such as lemon basil or mint basil)
  • Cucumber
  • Glass or container of tap water

Steps to make cucumber basil water

Slice your cucumber into small pieces and wash your basil leaves with clean water. Then, add both to your drinking water and leave it for a while to infuse.

FAQ

Can you drink cucumber water every day?

Yes, drinking alkaline water daily is a good way to hydrate your body which makes it a healthy practice. Cucumber water helps the human body properly utilize the fats and carbohydrates in your system, resulting in an efficient output of energy.

Does cucumber alkalize the body?

Yes, it does. It’s particularly good for those who have acidic bodies thanks to poor eating habits. It eliminates toxins from your body and leaves you feeling refreshed.

What else can I add to my cucumber water?

Perhaps you prefer adding extra flavor and nutrients to your water. Mint, basil, or other fresh herbs are great add-ons for cucumber water. You can also add fruits like strawberries to your cucumber water. Strawberries add a little sweetness and a source of vitamin C to the cucumber water.

About the Author

Diana Masson

Diana works as a saleswoman in a hardware store. She knows the smallest differences between the various water filter brands and knows exactly what her customers want. Diana is a mother of 3 children and has been a homeowner for 2 years. Her family can rely on having the purest drinking water because she had a water filter installed herself last summer. Which one? Ask her yourself :)

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