Homemade Electrolyte Drink

Iconic Health Clubs have teamed up with the fantastic Eva Burg. Eva is a qualified Nutrition & Health Coach and an award-winning Health & Fitness Blogger. She is the voice, cook and photographer behind The Healthy Tart blog where she shares recipes & nutrition advice for a healthier, happier you.

Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
7 mins

This month it is time to ditch the sugar-laden Sports Drinks in favour of a Homemade Electrolyte Drink. It isn’t just easy but also much healthier and cheaper, try it!

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: International
Servings: 750 ml
Author: The Healthy Tart


  • 3 cups filtered water
  • 2 tea bags choose a flavour you like – fruity ones are good, rooibos also works well
  • 5 teaspoons glucose powder
  • 5 teaspoons coconut palm sugar
  • 1 Pinch salt or Elete electrolytes (optional)


  1. Bring the water to a boil, mix in the glucose powder, palm sugar and salt or electrolytes and stir until it’s dissolved.
  2. Add the tea bags and let steep according to the directions on the package.
  3. Allow to cool before consumption.