Myth Busted: Does Drinking Lemon Water In The Morning Have Any Benefits?

Myth Busted: Does Drinking Lemon Water In The Morning Have Any Benefits?

Wellness
BySampritaon09 Aug 2019Senior Digital Editor

In the urge of testing every home remedy that promises to give both health and beauty benefits, it was time to test if lemon water promises to provide the real benefits as we read on the internet. Drinking lemon water early in the morning is said to be extremely good for your body and some people swear by it. It's a practice that's been around since ancient times for its wonderful benefits.

It is said that lemon water can help boost immunity, improve the skin quality, encourage weight loss and kickstart your metabolism, along with other advantages. But is it really good for you? Let's jump in and find out!

Lemons are rich in Vitamin C, magnesium, copper and potassium that provide you with a large number of antioxidants! Drinking warm lemon water in the morning every day helps in getting a healthy glow, boosts your digestion as well as your immune system. It boosts your mood, flushes out toxins from your body and may also help in promoting weight loss. If these are not enough for you, it also helps in slowing down the formation of fine lines and wrinkles and fades blemishes.

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Here's an easy and quick recipe for you to try:

1 glass lukewarm water

Half a lemon, sliced

2 mint leaves

Half inch slice of ginger

1 teaspoon honey

 

Squeeze half a lemon into 1 glass of warm water and drink it in the morning, right after you wake up on an empty stomach. Crush the mint leaves and ginger together and add them into the warm water. Let it sit for five minutes. Strain the mixture and enjoy your healthy & refreshing drink.

With a wide list of benefits so impressive, you need to give this drink a go! Do this a for a month to kickstart your morning and you will surely see a difference.

Try it and don't forget to share your experience with us!

 

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