Lemons are the most nutritious fruits with a variety of goodness dropping from it literally. Being one of the best citrus fruits, lemons are packed with all the necessary vitamins and other nutrients. Some of them are Vitamin C and B that have the capacity to build up your body, riboflavin that helps in tissue repair and prevents tissue damage, has other nutrients like potassium, calcium, magnesium, pectin and limonene that helps in building up the body’s immunity power and prevents certain infections, and to a certain extent, carbohydrates as well. Lemon has taken with water cures many ailments and provides wholesome nourishment and strength to the human body, meeting many of its daily requirements.
A glass of lemon water a day can work wonders for your body. Regular consumption of lemon water leads to better immunity prevents diseases and keeps you fit and fine. The most common uses of lemon water are that it fights off the flu and fever, good for chills and colds and maintains healthy gums and prevents scurvy, a common gum disease where your gums swell and bleeding occurs, keeps your skin glowing and prevents acne and is an effective natural antiseptic. Now let us consider the manifold uses of taking lemon water, usually advised to be consumed in the early hours of the morning with an empty stomach and if need be, add a drop of honey to it to make it more effective. The uses of honey are already known.
- Improves Digestion
A glass of lemon water does away with all your digestive problems. Lemon water can get rid of nausea, constipation and help in making the digestion process faster, resulting in a faster BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) and in this way, induces a better metabolism as well. Many of the gastrointestinal diseases are cured with the consumption of lemon water. It flushes out the undesirable substances from your body and increases the production of bile.
- Weight Loss
Having a glass of lemon water helps in weight loss as it eliminates all the toxins that slow down your metabolism rate and burns fat faster. It even controls the craving for food because of the nutrient pectin that helps it to do so.
Consumption of regular lemon water gives you a flawless skin and is more the healthier. It prevents acne and eczema and can be used as a foot relaxant. It removes wrinkles, blackheads and whiteheads and reduces scars thus making your skin glow.
- Cardiovascular Health
Keeps away all the circulatory problems and helps control blood pressure and removes fatigue and relaxes the body. It even removes exhaustion and anxiety and is known to help increase concentration and alertness as well.
- Cure For Dental Problems
Firstly being a rich source of Vitamin C, it prevents scurvy and cavities and stops toothache even. It is known to be a natural mouth freshener and is used even as a mouth cleanser. Taken with water, the high acidity of the lemon is neutralized and will not affect the mouth adversely.
- Alkalizing In Nature
Being alkaline in nature, lemon water is neutralized then and it helps to lower the levels of acids in the body which tend to harm our body. Everything that we consume, feel and sense has high acidic content in them that gets neutralized by the effect of lemon water, and also it decreases the pH level.
Some other benefits of consuming lemon water include the prevention of stones in the kidney and purification of blood. Lemon provides you with other unique benefits as well. From a healthy hair growth to a heart to a healthy liver to a healthy kidney, it keeps all your organs and tissues working properly and in a good condition. Lemon water thus provides us with all the necessary beneficial advantages to keep our body completely fit and fine and prevent diseases. As said before, a glass of lemon water in the morning will simply work wonders providing you with all the requisite health benefits.