Yes, we love drinking tea and coffee and to do full justice to our love for these beverages, we forget to drink the most important one, water. Many of us drink less than a liter of water per day and if you are in an air conditioned office, the quantity of water consumed in much less. And not to forget the fact that many find water a really boring drink. But drinking water is important and to spruce it up, what you can do is add a slice of lemon or squeeze a lime in water. Besides tasting good, there are several health benefits of having natural lime water as lemon in water. These are the top 10 advantages of having lemon in water.
Advantages of lemon in water: Skin care
Several cosmetic products promise glowing and healthy skin, but it comes at a cost. Try lime water for healthy and glowing skin. Besides, benefiting the skin, water and lime juice reduces aging, blackheads and wrinkles. Lime water is also a cooling agent, best way to beat the Indian heat.
Advantages of lemon in water: Stomach health
Digestive problems are the most common ailments but warm water and lime juice is the solution to most digestive problems. Lemon juice helps to purify the blood, reduces your chances of indigestion, constipation, eliminates toxins from the body, adds digestion and reduces phlegm.
Advantages of lemon in water: Purges the blood
We consume a lot of junk food or food with a lot of preservatives and artificial flavours. This builds up a lot of toxins in the blood and body but daily consumption of lime water helps to purify the blood. Advantages of lemon in water: Oral health
Lime water aids oral health is several ways:
– Reduces bad breath
– Stops bleeding gums
– Reduces toothache
Advantages of lemon in water: High blood pressure
Lime contains potassium which controls high blood pressure and reduces the effect of nausea and dizziness.
Advantages of lemon in water: Mental health
Lemon water can also prep up your mood and relieve you from depression and stress.
Advantages of lemon in water: Respiratory problem
Lemon water can reduce phlegm; and can also help you breathe properly and aids a person suffering with asthma.
Advantages of lemon in water: Treating arthritis and rheumatism
Lime is a diuretic – assists in the production of urine which helps you to reduce inflammation by flushing out toxins and bacteria while also giving you relief from arthritis and rheumatism.
Advantages of lemon in water: Anti – ageing
Lemon water or nimbu paani reduces the production of free radicals which are responsible for aging skin and skin damage. Lemon water is calorie free and an antioxidant.
Advantages of lemon in water: Infections
Lemon water can fight throat infections thanks to its antibacterial property. If salt water does not work for you, try lime and water for gargling.