Gittleman advises using the juice of at least one lemon a day, but others recommend more. You can freeze the lemon juice for later use. If you cannot have baking soda, many detox plans combine lemon juice with other substances, such as apple cider vinegar, which also helps make your body more alkaline. After removing the pack, cleanse the area with a dilute solution of water and baking soda if desired to help cleanse it. To make the solution, stir 1 teaspoon of baking soda into 2 cups of water. + Store the pack in a covered jar or plastic container in the refrigerator.
The hot temperatures of the water brings the toxins to the surface of the skin. As the temperature starts to cool down, the toxins flow out of the body through the skin, and into the water. Ingredients that are great at detoxing the skin are baking soda, epsom salt, apple cider vinegar, and essential oils.