Lemon is a popular citrus fruit loaded with lots of antibacterial and antioxidant properties.
Taking a glass of lemon water first thing in the morning especially on an empty stomach has been certified to be one of the best wonders to the body because of its medicinal and health benefits.
Here are 15 benefits you get from drinking lemon water every day.
- As a rich source of vitamin C, lemon juice protects the body from Immune system deficiencies.
2. Drinking lemon juice with warm water every morning helps in maintaining the pH balance of the body.
3. With its powerful antibacterial properties, lemon juice helps fight infections.
4. It acts as a detoxifying agent.
5. It helps with maintaining digestive health.
6. Along with vitamin C, lemons are also a rich source of potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium etc.
7. It Helps fight common cold.
8. Lemon water is also a popular remedy for many kinds of skin problems ranging from acne, rashes, and wrinkles to dark spots.
9. Lemon juice with warm water helps in quick weight loss as it promotes digestion and increases the metabolic rate.
10. Lemon juice is also very effective at cleansing the liver as it promotes the liver to flush out toxins.
11.Lemon’s anti-inflammatory properties help in fighting respiratory tract infections, sore throat, and inflammation of tonsils.
12. Lemon juice with warm water helps keep the body hydrated as it provides electrolytes to the body.
13. Drinking lemon juice with warm water also helps reduce joint and muscle pain.
14.Lemon juice with warm water is also good for your dental health as it helps with a toothache and prevents gingivitis.
15.Lemon juice with warm water helps with digestion and hence, helps regulate natural bowel movement.
Credit: Edison Institute of Nutrition