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The Many Benefits of the Cayenne Pepper Cleanse

Other names for the Cayenne pepper cleanse are lemonade cleanse or Master Cleanse and the most active ingredient is the cayenne pepper. The lemonade drink is prepared by mixing maple syrup, cayenne pepper and water for a detoxification and elimination process which can be sped up up with the aid of laxative tea.

The Cayenne pepper cleanse contains active ingredients that are powerful enough to get rid of dangerous toxins and accumulated wastes from our body’s systems. Dangerous toxins enter the body as a result of the food we eat and the type of environment we live in, so it cannot be completely eradicated from our environment. However, continuous exposure to toxins can have negative effects on our body and increases chances of contracting diseases all the time. Cleansing and detoxification of our body remains the best way of getting the rid of these foreign agents so the body can be energized.

Moreover, the maple syrup that is contain in the cayenne pepper cleanse is loaded with complex sugar and useful energy; also, the acidity of lemon juice has the capacity to rid our body of toxins and other waste materials. Cayenne contains capsaicin. This ingredient is the major reason for the hot sensations and it helps in appetite reduction and in getting rid of excess mucus from the body. Cayenne pepper and mucus production go hand in hand, so you can even use it to help rid yourself of a cold.

A detox cleanse like this one is good for in several ways. Many users of this recipe confirmed its effectiveness as a giver of energy and also it is very good for somebody that wants to lose weight faster.

The normal dosage of the diet drink as recommended by the doctor who invented it is between six and eight glasses per day. Just prepare a pitcher when you wake up in the morning, then drink it anytime you are feeling hungry or feel you need some energy. But, if you want to make use of the cayenne pepper to reduce your weight, make sure you are drinking at least six cups in a day and it must be accompanied with plenty of water, because water will prevent dehydration and will also clean away toxins from the system.

Finally, during the use of the cleanse as a detoxifier, some noticeable symptoms like rashes, headache or flu has been recorded but will eventually go away within a few days as the detoxification progresses.

Lose Weight Fast with The Lemonade Diet

In an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show to promote her movie Dreamgirls, Beyonce Knowles told Oprah that in order to lose weight fast for her part as Deena Jones the skinny lead singer based upon the real life singer Diana Ross, she had to go the extra mile.

To do so Beyonce followed the Master Cleanse Diet which is also known as the Lemonade Diet or Lemonade Fast. The diet or master cleanse is a liquid diet geared at completely emptying your intestinal tract using a lemonade like juice made up of fresh lime, lemons, cayenne pepper and maple syrup.

Lemonade Recipe

  • 2 oz. of fresh squeezed lemon juice. (not bottled lemon juice, or lemonade)
  • 2 oz. of maple syrup
  • 1/4 of a teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 Cups of Water

There are many versions of this master cleanse diet on the internet, but the die-hard lemonade dieters follow the diet for 10-14 days drinking only the above drink six to twelve times a day. Some online versions of the diet also allow you to drink Herbal or Slimming Teas in addition to the Lemonade. Although why you would need a slimming tea to act as a laxative when the “lemonade juice” will work through your intestinal tract is beyond our understanding.

Followers of this diet can expect some unpleasant side effects which will include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness/Nausea
  • Decrease in energy
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Extreme hunger

Beyonce did admit to Oprah that she also included fresh vegetables in her 14-day cleanse. She said following the cleanse was necessary because they switched from filming her character from age 16 to 36 years of age with only two weeks in between. She wanted her character to be realistic she was quoted as saying “Back in the sixties, models like Twiggy were popular and I knew Deena would have been thin then.”  Beyonce was also quoted as saying that a nutritionist recommended the fast for quick weight loss and “As soon as it was over, I gained the weight back.”