Electrolytes carry electrical charges that are responsible for stimulating muscles and nerves. The electrolytes also regulate the amount of fluids throughout your body, which affects cellular function, blood volume and blood pressure.
- magnesium chloride
- hydrogen carbonate
- hydrogen phosphate (a mineral)
Note: the medical experts say that these electrolytes are vital for survival and if we dilute them too much, it can lead to death by “water poisoning.”
Electrolytes are basically salts.
Yes, and you should also know that salts keep your body’s electrically conductive to maintain cell voltage for receiving or passing along information. Regular table salt works fine as long as it contains sodium chloride, which almost all salts are made of. Some also have potassium iodide, which is also excellent for your cocktail. In this article we are going to show you how to make the most powerful and most effective homemade electrolyte drink. This drink recipe is very simple and easy to make. You just have to follow the simple instructions. Here’s what you need to do:
Home-Made Electrolyte Drink Recipe
You will need the following ingredients:
- 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 2 cups of water or raw coconut water
- 2 tbs. organic raw honey or organic maple syrup
- 1/8 tsp Himalayan Pink salt or Celtic sea salt
This homemade electrolyte drink is very simple and easy to make – you just have to mix the ingredients (mentioned above) together until salt and sweet are completely dissolved, and store in the fridge when you’re not enjoying it! Drink during illness, during and after sports, or any other time electrolytes need to be replenished.
Health Benefits of Ingredients
Sea Salt – salt plays an important role of balancing the stress hormones during exercise. This ingredient reduces adrenaline levels and supports overall metabolic health. Note: you should use Pink Himalayan Salt because it normally has a good amount of trace minerals present.
Citrus – did you know that citrus fruits are loaded with electrolytes? Well yes, and lemons have the most of any of them. Rich in vitamin C, citrus fruits also help to maintain the immune system and are great remedies for many cold and flu symptoms.
Raw Honey or Maple Syrup – we can easily say that honey is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. The raw honey has natural enzymes and minerals. The easily digestible sugars are great to keep energy high during exercise and honey is also a known natural antibiotic and great at soothing coughs and sore throats.
Coconut Water – this super healthy ingredient will give instant energy and balance electrolyte level in our body. You will love this drink. It’s loaded with electrolytes and other healthy nutrients. We really hope you find this article helpful and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank You.