Regularly drinking hot or warm water can provide many health benefits to our body. Some of the benefit including reduction of metabolic waste, improving digestive power and building up the immune system. Below I outline TEN reasons why you should create a routine of drinking a glass of hot water at the beginning of the day on an empty stomach and also at the end of your day before bedtime and anytime during the day.
- Hot or warm water helps alleviate pain. Headache and menstrual pain will be a thing of the past if you take hot water regularly. The heat has a soothing effect on abdominal muscles providing relief for muscle spasms and cramps.
2. It cleanses the digestive system. A warm cup of water taken in the morning cleanses the body by flushing out toxins. Hot water breaks down food in the stomach keeping the digestive system on track.
3. Healthy hair. Drinking warm or hot water gives you shiny and soft hair by energizing nerve endings in the hair roots making them more active. This leads to natural vitality and keeps your hair healthy.
4. Healthy skin. Consumption of hot water keeps your body warm and hydrated. It is a remedy for dry and flaky skin. It also maintains a healthy skin as it improves blood circulation throughout the body giving you that beautiful rosy complexion.
5. Improving blood circulation. Drinking hot or warm water helps eliminate accumulating deposits in your nervous system, enhancing blood circulation and flushing out toxins that could be circulating throughout the body.
6. Prevents premature aging. Drinking warm water cleanses the body from toxins that lead to faster aging. This is by repairing skin cells to increase elasticity.
7. Relieves constipation. A glass of hot or warm water taken in the morning on an empty stomach improves bowel movement. This is by breaking down food particles and increasing hydration to prevent constipation.
8. Remedy for cough and cold. Drinking hot or warm water reduces throat pain. Warm water is also an effective expectorant.
9. Weight loss. Hot water helps break down fat deposits from the body leading to weight loss. Have a glass of hot or warm water with either lemon or honey after every meal.
10. Prevents pimples and acne. Drinking hot or warm water deep cleanses the body eliminating the root causes of acne-related infections.