Weight Loss and Other Benefits With Honey Lemon Water
I had once read an article long back about detoxification. The article was so complicated and difficult to understand, that I felt as if detoxification was some kind of surgery. Even funnier was the fact that the article kept mentioning some kind of secret decoction that was being used for detoxification.
It was after these many years that I realized that detoxification was a simple process of detoxifying your body of all the toxins that get deposited in your intestinal linings. And when I got to know about the secret decoction which was nothing but lime water, I couldn’t stop laughing at myself.
That’s right! Honey Lemon water is that secret decoction that can help you get rid of all the toxins in your body. Lemon itself is a very useful compound, but when combined with Honey, the benefits just go endless.
We all know that drinking water in the morning is a great way to start your body’s functions. But at the same time adding one tablespoon of honey and a little bit of lemon juice in luke warm water can give a lot more of health benefits. This glass of warm lemon honey water every morning can improve your health by detoxifying impurities from your body and also cleanses your body. This is the secret decoction I was talking about earlier.
Lemon and honey both contain antibacterial, antioxidant properties which boost the immune system. Combination of lemon water with honey is effective in reducing weight very fast. It is recommended to drink this preparation everyday, first thing in the morning without brushing or gargling. Taking this mixture everyday in an empty
stomach will help you reach your weight loss goal. And if you want faster results you can drink at night before going to bed as well.
To make the mixture all you have to do is, in a glass of warm water add the juice of half a lemon and one tea spoon of honey to it. Mix well and drink it immediately.
Avoid drinking coffee or tea for at least half an hour after drinking this preparation. You would start seeing the results in a week.
Now lets take a look on what all other benefits does lemon honey water have:
1). Boost Immune System:
Its been proven that honey boosts energy levels, water re-hydrates your body, and lemon activates your digestive system, getting to work properly and eliminating toxins that are often the reason for lethargy. Moreover, the smell of lemon has been known to improve mood. Hence drinking a mixture of lemon water with honey helps boost the
2). Cleans the lymphatic system:
The lymphatic system is an important part of our body. As per an experts a dehydrated lymphatic system is one of the leading causes of illness. Lack of water and essential fluids in the lymphatic system can make you feel sluggish, fatigued, lead to constipation, disturbed sleep, high or low blood pressure, stress and lack in mental function. So drinking this mixture early in the morning gives your lymphatic system a boost and hydrates the entire system.
3). Cleans the stomach and improves the functioning of the colon:
Human body needs cleaning for better functioning, just like machine does. Whenever we eat we are not only taking in nutrients, but we are also ingesting toxins and other substances that can be harmful for us. The undigested food and dead bacteria can coat the inner lining of the stomach and intestinal walls. This builds up toxins leads to bloating and diseases.
By drinking honey lemon water in the morning, these toxins are washed out of the stomach and intestine, leading to a cleansing of the colon as well, which results in helping your body absorb nutrients more efficiently.
4). Good for skin health:
Lemon and honey both are antioxidants. The antioxidant property helps delay the sign of wrinkles. The cleansing properties of honey lemon water also purify your blood which results in the production of new blood cells that act as cleaning agents.
5). Improved digestion:
Combination of honey and lemon water helps in curing indigestion. The lemon causes your liver to produce more bile, which helps your digestive system flush out those unwanted toxins. The honey works as an antibacterial agent and kills the unwanted bacteria that could lead to diseases.
6). Improves oral health:
The combination of this drink also clears up bad breath syndrome. Lemon cleans the mouth and activates your salivary glands, which kills the bacteria which causes bad breath. The honey and water help wash away the bacteria and degraded food left over in your mouth.
7). Relieves constipation:
Warm water with lemon and honey taken in the morning can help stimulate the digestive system. It also helps produce intestinal mucus, hydrates the colon and infuses water into dried stool which is one the most common reasons for constipation. Apart from that the warm water also helps kick start bowel movements, aiding in regular
and constipation free motions.
8). Improves mood and increases energy:
This combination has a threesome effect in improving your mood. Water provides fresh blood to your brain thus clearing you mind. The honey is an instant energy booster and lemon helps in activating the digestive system, thus eliminating the toxins which is the reason for lethargy. The mixture of these three, taken in the morning can help uplift your mood.
9). Cleans the urinary tract and acts as a diuretic:
Lemon honey water works well for cleaning out the urinary tract. Honey is an antibacterial agent, killing harmful bacteria within the urinary tract. Water and the lemon juice washes out the urinary tract. This mixture can prove extremely helpful to the women who suffer from frequent urinary tract infections.
10). Cleans the liver:
Drinking lemon honey water each morning cleans the liver, flushing out toxins that are left over within the liver.
11). Cures Cough, bronchitis and asthma
Lemon and honey contain antibacterial, antioxidant and anti fungal properties. Juice of honey and lemon act as a cough syrup. Drinking for several times cures sore throat, asthma, bronchitis and bacterial infection in respiratory system naturally.
12). Healing Wounds
Honey and lemon are good sources of antibacterial, anti fungal and antiseptic properties. It cures minor wound infections and is known for healing wounds.
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