I start my day with lemon water before my first cup of tea, and I always feel instantly better for it. Drinking the juice of half a lemon in warm water every morning is a simple addition to your daily routine and has a long list of health benefits.
Here are my top 5.
1. Lemons promote healthy immunity.
Lemons are full of vitamin C which boosts the immune system and helps us ward off colds and flu. Vitamin C greatly increases our uptake of iron, another important nutrient for the immune system.
2. Lemons detoxify and purify.
Lemon water purifies and stimulates the liver by encouraging the production of bile, an acid required for digestion. As a diuretic, it stimulates the production of urine and helps to balance the Ph of our urinary system.
Lemon water can also help control excess bile flow, decrease the amount of phlegm produced by the body and assist in dissolving gallstones.
3. Lemons aid digestion.
Lemon water stimulates the release of gastric juices, which aid digestion. It helps cleanse the bowel by flushing out waste more efficiently. The digestive qualities of lemon juice can also help relieve symptoms of indigestion, heartburn and bloating.
4. Lemons support brain function.
Lemons contain high levels of potassium – essential for brain and nerve functioning and also helps control blood pressure. Low levels of potassium have been linked to low mood and depression. Lemons also contain vitamin P, which improves capillary permeability and overall blood flow.
5. Lemons are a natural anti-oxidant.
Lemons contain vitamin C, which naturally neutralises free radials. Free radicals can damage healthy cells, causing inflammation and signs of ageing.
Vitamin C promotes wound healing in the body and is an important nutrient in maintaining healthy bones, tissue and cartilage. It creates collagen synthesis, which supports the structure of the skin and calms inflammation in the body.
Now you see why lemon water is an important part of my daily routine.
If you feel your digestion needs extra support, you could benefit from a course of individualised homeopathic treatment. I always ask about digestion during homeopathic consultations, as these areas are very important when selecting appropriate remedies. Homeopathy can be helpful for bloating, constipation and many other bowel and digestive issues.
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