Lemon water is a very good and healthy drink that can help you kick start your day. It has multiple health and wellbeing benefits that have been known for centuries. Let’s talk about some of them today…
Before we jump into talking about lemon water benefits, let’s look at how to prepare it:
Squeeze half of organic, fresh lemon into a glass of lukewarm water (avoid using bottled lemon juice) and, optionally, you can add some honey to make your drink a little bit sweeter. Drink this warm lemon water first thing in the morning before eating or drinking anything else.
1) Lemon water helps boost your immune system.
Lemons are very high in Vitamin C, which can help boost the immune system and fight stress; lemons also have anti-inflammatory properties. High in potassium, lemons are very beneficial for nervous system, as well as for healthy functioning of the heart and brain.
2) Lemon water helps digestion.
Lemons are rich in vitamins, minerals and other beneficial substances that can help boost digestive process and flush toxins out of the body. Lemon juice can efficiently help relieve symptoms of indigestion, such as bloating and burping.
3) Lemon water helps to cleanse your system.
Lemon juice accelerates flashing of toxins out of the body, stimulates liver and helps detoxification.
4) Lemon can help you have radiant and clear skin.
Lemon is rich in antioxidants and is very beneficial for maintaining the beauty and radiance of your skin. Because of it’s detoxifying properties, lemon can help clear your skin from blemishes and spots, as well as it, even, can help combat wrinkles, because Vitamin C is very powerful in fighting the damage of free radicals! Vitamin C in lemon juice will rejuvenate and add radiance to your skin working from within your body. Thanks to it’s antibacterial properties, lemon can also be applied on top of age spots and scars to help reduce their appearance.
5) Lemon water helps balance PH levels in your body.
Lemons help alkalize the blood and are very efficient in balancing PH levels of the body.
6) Lemon water can help you lose weight.
Lemon can help you fight hunger carvings because it’s rich in pectin fiber. People who consciously maintain healthy alkaline diet have tendency to lose weight easier and faster, than those who love to indulge themselves in junk food delicacies.
7) Lemon can energize you and, even, can help boost your mood.
Lemon juice can help not only boost your energy levels, so that you won’t even need your morning coffee any more, but also, it can help efficiently fight stress and depression. Even the odor of essential oil of lemon, for example, can have really great calming effect on the entire nervous system and can enhance your mood.
Do you like drinking warm lemon water in the morning or you prefer to stick to a cup of morning coffee instead?
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