Our healthy is directly linked to our diet and lifestyle. All nutritionists stress the fact that the first thing we consume in the morning should be extremely healthy, in order to boost our immune system and overall health.
When it comes to the healthiest thing for consuming after we wake up, we’re actually talking about lemon water. We know the effects of lemon water but not many people are familiar with the incredible effects of boiled lemon water.
Warm water enriched with lemon provides our body with tons of nutrients. It is highly important for the lemon to be unpeeled since most of the minerals and vitamins are stored in the pulp. Boiling water with an unpeeled lemon will provide you with the following health benefits:
- Improved immune system
- Prevents colds
- Boosts energy levels
- Improves metabolism and aids digestion
- Cleanses the body of toxins
- Balances pH levels
- Freshens the breath
- Improves skin health
- Accelerates healing of tissues
- Improves mood
- Prevents depression
- Hydrates the lymph system
- Helps weight loss
Preparing this mixture is very simple.
Ingredients you’re going to need:
- 6 Lemons
Cut the 6 lemons in half, add them in a pot, and then add 20 oz. of water. Boil the water and then reduce the heat and let the potion simmer for 3 minutes. Let the mixture cool for 10 minutes afterwards and remove the lemons from the water.
Once done, pour the hot lemon water in a tea cup and add some honey. Store the rest of the lemon water in a glass bottle and drink it throughout the whole day.
You will not only get an energy boost, but you will be hydrated, happy and healthy. You can eve refrigerate the mixture and use it as an ice tea the following day.