Detox drink recipes from the L’infuseur

“Faites entrer les infusions dans votre vie” (“Incorporate infusions into your life”), a collection of herbal detox drink recipes by Céline Ruffet.

Author: Céline Ruffet
Photos: Delphine Constantini & Natacha Arnoult

In her book “Faites entrer les infusions dans votre vie” (“Incorporate infusions into your life”), Céline Ruffet offers detox drink recipes made with plants and natural ingredients that you can grow at home on your balcony or in your garden. A far cry from grandma’s herbal teas or medical concoctions, these inspired and revamped recipes are made with the freshest of products to provide for the most elegant of infusions. Easy to make, these healthy, gourmet, and detox infusions can be whipped up in the comfort of your kitchen.

These hot or cold homemade infusions can be enjoyed in both the summer and winter, and are just the thing for helping you regain your energy, balance, and well-being.

Forget what you think you know about herbal teas and make infusions a part of your daily routine!

Discover Céline Ruffet’s recipes

Throughout her book, Céline Ruffet provides natural recipes for infusions boasting all kinds of benefits, including tonic drinks, detox drinks, and drinks that aid with digestion. To whet your palette, we’ve reproduced three of these exclusive recipes…


Detox & hot or cold


  • 1 liter (4 1/4 cups) of water
  • 4 sprigs of rosemary
  • 3 slices of fresh, peeled ginger
  • 6 slices of fresh, peeled turmeric
  • The juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 3 cinnamon sticks


  1. Gently crush the ginger and turmeric slices with the back of a spoon.
  2. Place all the ingredients in a teapot.
  3. Add the simmering water and let infuse for 7 minutes.
  4. Strain.
  5. Drink lukewarm.


Detox & hot


  • 50 cl (2 cups) of water
  • 4 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 4 sprigs of thyme
  • The juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • A little honey or agave syrup
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)


  1. Place the cinnamon and thyme in a saucepan with water.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a gentle simmer.
  3. Wait 2 to 3 minutes, then turn off the heat and let infuse for 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Add the lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, pepper, and honey.
  5. Strain and drink hot.

Feel free to add a piece of candied ginger to the bottom of the teapot!


Digestion & refreshment


  • 50 cl (2 cups) of water
  • 4 sprigs of rosemary
  • 3 slices of pineapple
  • 2 sliced strawberries


  1. Place the rosemary, pineapple,
    and strawberries in a pitcher.
  2. Fill with water.
  3. Let sit in a cool area for at least 2 hours.

You can also use sparkling water 🙂

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