Half a lemon squeezed into a glass of lukewarm water is a miracle potion for which our body craves. Find out what only one cup of citric water can do on an empty stomach and why we all need to drink it.
- Strengthens immunity
Lemon is full with vitamin C, which helps in fighting viruses and strengthens the immune system. It also contains potassium, which controls blood pressure and acts anti-inflammatory. It is perfect in the fight against asthma and other respiratory diseases. It helps the iron to be absorbed in the body.
- Works as an antioxidant
Direct entry of this magical fluid in the stomach cleanses the body of toxins, thereby preventing the formation of cancer, abnormal cells in the body and their development.
- Cleans the skin
Citric water taken on an empty stomach acts as an antioxidant and cleanses the body of free radicals that damage it. It affects the skin condition that is daily exposed to negative external influences. It works to fight bacteria that cause acne, aging skin and revitalizes the skin.
- For better digestion
Citric acid has a positive effect on digestion. It prevents formation of stomach disorders and colic because it balances stomach acid required for normal digestion. It’s a great ally in the fight against bloating and heartburn. Citric water cleanses the liver as an antiseptic and that’s why it ‘cleans’ intestines of toxins that accumulate in the walls of the intestines.
- Helps with weight loss
Lemon juice contains pectin, polysaccharides that reduce cravings. A glass of water with lemon right after awakening gives a sense of satiety and helps food to break down more quickly.
- Balances the PH value
Citric acid, as well as ascorbic acid contained in lemons alkalize our organism and our blood and bring them into balance, thereby preventing the development of a number of diseases.
- Improves our mood
Vitamin C entered directly into the body, or on an empty stomach acts as energetic injection which improves our mood, awakens our body and helps in fighting depression, anxiety and stress in general.]
- Restores skin cells
This magic potion affects the skin significantly, and thereby assists with wound healing, renewal of young skin and reducing the appearance of the scars. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, this morning beverage is an excellent fighter against infections of wounds and burns.
- For a fresh breath
Drinking water with lemon on an empty stomach rinses the mouth, which is full of bacteria, the cause of bad breath. Also, it also helps with toothaches and gingivitis, when healing sores and ulcers in the mouth.
- Acts as a diuretic
The lymphatic system plays an important role in our body, but also the immunity that protects it. A glass of water hydrates the body in the morning and returning lost fluids during the night.
Also, water flushes toxins from the body, stimulates the kidney and creates an enzyme important for the normal functioning of the liver.