Are you drinking lemon water yet? You should be! There are loads of benefits of drinking this simple mix every day. Lemons are packed with Vitamin C, which helps to maintain the immune systems and helps to fight off infection; it’s also a natural anti-sceptic. Lemons purify the blood and their high potassium content also takes care of the heart.
That’s just some of the many benefits of drinking lemon water. You should try to make sure you have a glass every morning, to kick start its effects as soon as you wake up.
Lemon water aids digestion, relieves symptoms of indigestion and also lessens bloating.
Clears and Improves Skin
By removing toxins, lemon water helps to prevent wrinkles and blemishes that develop on the skin. It also leads to a much more healthy, glowing look.
Their are tonnes of medicinal benefits of drinking lemon water, some of which mentioned above, but lemons also include anti-inflammatory properties that can help a person recovery from injuries by reducing inflammation.
Aids Weight Loss
Lemons are packed with pectin fibre which curbs the appetite. Also, by drinking lemon water as soon as you wake, you’re kick starting your metabolism.
Boosts Brain Power
Lemons have a high potassium content which helps to nourish brain and nerve cells.
Balances PH Levels in the Body
Having an acidic PH causes pain and inflammation. By drinking water every day, you’ll neutralise this acidity.
Studies have shown that the scent of lemons has a calming effect that has even lessened symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Boosts the Immune System
The vitamin C that is crammed into lemons improves the immune system and helps your body to fight off nasty viruses such as cold and flu.
Helps to Maintain a Healthy Liver
Lemons provide energy to liver enzymes when they are too dilute and also balances the calcium and oxygen levels in the liver.
Keeps you Hydrates
Some people find the water to bland to drink on its own. Soda’s or juices additives are usually very bad for us, so the addition of lemon to water is a much healthier way to make sure you’re drinking your recommended water intake and avoiding de-hydration.
Gives You Fresh Breath
Lemons are also referred to as natures natural breath mint. Lemons fight the bacteria in the mouth that cause bad breath. This bacteria feeds on sugar so can actually get worse by eating mints or chewing gum.
Detoxify’s Your Body
Lemons flush toxins out of the body and improve the functioning of enzymes. This allows you to feel much more energetic and healthy.