Citrus-herb infusions offer flavor and interest to your mundane drinking water. Use organic ingredients whenever available.
  • Orange peel or rind has powerful antioxidants and is considered a lung cleanser, due to its natural histamine compounds.
  • The fruit and rind of an orange are loaded with vitamin C.
  • Basil is rich in antioxidants and has been used to reduce inflammation.
  • Basil, also known as Saint Joseph's Wort, is native to India.

Basil Orange Infusion


  • water
  • ice cubes
  • fresh basil leaves
  • thinly sliced oranges




  1. Add ingredients to a large water pitcher.
  2. Cover with a strainer lid then shake it up.
  3. Pour your infusion through the strainer lid into glasses and enjoy.
  4. Variation: Try sliced limes with your favorite herbs.

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