Morning Ritual: 10 Reasons To Drink Lemon Water
My morning ritual starts with a glass of slightly warm lemon water on an empty stomach. I pour 200ml of water into the glass, squeeze out half a lemon into the glass. I add about 100 ml of hot water. I have it now as a ritual and I feel amazing after it. I would like to share with you all the benefits of drinking a glass of water with lemon in the morning.
You only need 2 minutes to make this “elixir of life”!
You will strengthen the immune system. Lemon is rich in vitamin C and potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium. It stimulates the brain and nervous system, controls blood pressure.
The drink will equalize the alkaline balance in your body, because citric acid does not increase acidity.
You will lose weight faster. Lemon juice contains pectin, which helps the body to fight the feeling of hunger. In addition, it has been proven that people who support an alkaline diet lose weight much faster.
Lemon juice stimulates digestion. Warm water serves to stimulate the gastrointestinal tract and peristalsis.
This drink has a mild diuretic effect. Lemon water increases the rate of urination, which helps to quickly cleanse the body, while maintaining the health of the urinary tract.
Notice how your skin will be cleansed. In addition, vitamin C helps to reduce wrinkles and the disappearance of acne, rashes and dark spots as it removes toxins from the blood.
A glass of water is a fight against dehydration of the body. This will make sure in the morning all internal systems will start working correctly and especially the adrenal glands that secrete hormones. The body will be ready for stress.
With its powerful antibacterial properties, lemon juice helps fight infections.
Lemon juice is also extremely beneficial at cleansing the liver as it promotes the liver to flush out toxins.
Lemon’s anti-inflammatory properties help in fighting respiratory tract infections, sore throat and inflammation of tonsils.