Apart from keeping the body hydrated- which water does- lemon water is great for flushing out toxins from the body and keeping it top shape (maintaining overall health). Lemon is great on the insides and outside as it’s loaded with beauty benefits as well.
To get the best out of lemon water, squeeze juice from half slice of lemon into a glass of lukewarm water and drink on an empty stomach in the morning (before eating anything- after taking lemon water wait at least for 30mins before eating breakfast)
Amongst other things, see top reasons to take lemon water first thing in the morning:
1. Tackles bad breath
The combination of lemon and water helps get rid of bad breath as it ensures hydration, cleansing the mouth and assists in the production of saliva killing bacteria that causes mouth odour.
2. Great for immune system
Lemon water works well to improve the immune system because it’s rich in Vitamin C that helps build the body’s immune system keeping cold, cough etc at bay.
3. Flawless skin
Since lemon water works wonders within the body, it appears on the outside in form of clear skin. Taking this every morning only increases the chances of a flawless/blemish free skin.
4. Weight Loss
Lemon water helps keep weight in check by keeping hunger pangs away with its ‘filling’ nature hence it’s a great way to keep off excess weight.
5. Improves digestion
Lemon water helps stimulate the bile and flushes toxins out of the body making way for easy digestion.
6. Treats UTIs
Lemon water works perfectly for treating Urinary tract infections (of course, check with a physician when there are symptoms of this)
7. Fights infection
Lemon water is great for tackling infections inside out.