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Top 10 Health Benefits of Lemon Water

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9. Controls High Blood Pressure

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Those suffering from high blood pressure can benefit immensely from this healthy drink. It helps cleanse the lymphatic system and keeps it hydrated.

The high potassium content in lemon also helps you sleep better, reduces stress and improves your mental functioning, which in turn helps keep your blood pressure in the normal range.

10. Cleans the Urinary Tract

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Warm lemon water acts as a diuretic and hence helps cleanse the urinary tract and encourages the production of urine. Plus, this healthy drink can change the pH level of the urinary tract, in turn discouraging the proliferation of bad bacteria.

The citric acid in lemon also aids in detoxification that is essential to keep the urinary tract free of infections. For women who suffer from frequent UTIs (urinary tract infections), this healthy drink will be a big help to keep recurrent infections at bay.

To sum up, having a glass of fresh lemon water first thing in the morning can improve your health immensely. For better health and energy, you must make this an essential part of your daily routine.

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104 thoughts on “Top 10 Health Benefits of Lemon Water”

    1. I prefer cutting the lemon in half and squeezing it with a handheld half lemon squeezer into water or an herbal tea. There are many herbal teas with different health properties. I usually sun brew my tea in a plastic container and then place the container in the refrigerator. Then I use it for 2 days as a cold tea with my lemons or mandarin oranges which I squeeze in for flavor and the nutrients. Be sure to brush your teeth with a good protective toothpaste once a day. Lemon juice is strong and can make your teeth sensitive if you are lackadaisical in using a good toothpaste. It is also a superb cleanser and works well when added to clothes washing, or dishwashing liquids.

  1. its really work,before i have a belly fats ,then i use to drink lemon water in the morning im loosing wiegth and my belly fats is going lesser and lesser

    1. i have the tree at the back yard I have been drinking it ,and havin it as a face mask tell u it works wonders .however m suprised with other benefits …lucky me

  2. Only use Natural Lemon for being 100 percent Organic and natural lemon tastes more refreshing and impacts rapidly , try using the lemon with juicy pulp not the one with no juice in it but only dry pulps !

  3. would daily intake of honey not b harmful to a diabetic n if so what can b substituted with warm lemon water, pl reply for quick wt loss

  4. The fat busting effect of lemons is so impressive,plus all the other good benefits it gives my body, Im hands down to it . Thats why I always drink it in the morning and at night.

      1. make sure it as hot as you can stand to driink. i promise you you will see results wiht in 1 hour. oh please. Don”t for get to drink 2 more with in the hour. Use A 7-8 OUNCE GLASS. Good Luck.

    1. Also massage your stomach by using ur fingers nd circling ur belly button in a clockwise direction for a few minutes.Tht wll help bowel movement.Also try to increase fiber in ur daily diet nd drink 8glasses of water.

    2. 100% pure pineapple juice works well. Also if u don’t like prune juice get some Welch grape juice, warm in a coffee cup and sip. Once you finish sip on h20 and it will work wonders.

  5. hi,thank u for d top 10…
    i start drink the lemon in the morning…
    n i m waiting for lemon juice benefit.
    thank u again.. 🙂

  6. Yes it is true, i have had constipation before this and since i practice drinking natural lemon juice+warm water, i poo every morning since and i feel great!

    1. Two tbs. Lemon juice with honey or molasses in 8 oz. of warm water is good for killing cancer cells. Everybody has cancer cells floating around but as long as you have a strong immune system it will keep those cells from getting together and creating tumors. Cancer cells are acidic and lemon juice with honey or molasses helps kill those cells. Cancer Cells, being acidic loves sugar (Glucose) and will seek it out. With the glucose mixed with the alkalinity of the lemon juice the cancer cells will take in the alkalized lemon juice when it takes in the Glucose. The alkalinity of the lemon juice will neutralize the acidity of the cancer cell and turn it into a regular oxygenated cell. You will have one more good cell and one less cancer cell.

        1. Use alkaline water is well alkaline diet cancer thrive in acidic body no alkaline lemon broccoli tomatoes bake , alkaline water , cinnamon, Etc helps to destroy T cells , but some of us have a confused immune who mistaken attack the body what we do then ? We use TNF blockers who cause cancer best no or we make atomic bomb ? Or sulphazaline?

  7. Hi, Some said With or without Honey, result is same if Warm water with 1/2 lemon squeezed. Does Honey really help in weight reduction or it just enhances the taste?

  8. Thank you for this site it really helps us. Can I used calamansi instead of lemons? lemons are very rare in our place, what is the best substitutes for lemons? thank you and more power ! God Speed.

  9. Is it ok to use lime. I drink half a cup of fresh ginger warm water every morning.
    N during day time 3 or 4 glasses of bottle lemon water.please reply.
    Very informative site. Than you.

  10. I dont.dint.what to do im constipated and i m tired to drink prunes juice everyday to make me poop poop..i will try this stuff to make me help for everyday my routine.

    1. I do both lemon and ACV you can do both or either it depends what your in the mood for. Some people don’t like the taste.

  11. Thanks, I have been using it for a couple of weeks ago with garlic because I am having high blood.

  12. i am using lemon water in the morning and having weight lose and also feeling so good. It’s really works so fast.

  13. wao , thats nice information , i wanna also reduce my belly fat , can any body help me abt the natural treatment abt bulging of disc L4 & L5

  14. Hello,
    I started 2 weeks ago drinking ginger and lemon tea and I put a teaspoon of honey in my cup. I drink it hot and lasts for 1/2 hr of drinking it. I drink 5 cups a day of it. I also drink peppermint tea too.

  15. I really like to try this but can i substitute calamansi instead of lemon? Lemons in our country is very expensive and very rare to find.

  16. i was a Coke addict 8 cans a day for years didn’t drink water ,Dr advice me to cut down,but was hard ,when i read about this lemon & water ,wow after few days cut down to 4 cans…but now because of lemon all I want water,no more coke or any sodas and I feel great & healthy..

  17. Please can lime be used if lemon can’t be found? and can it be given to a small child if she has constipation? Thanks

    1. Yes this is true warm lemon water give you a lot of energy and it regulate you, I was starving for energy for years and and with warm lemon water it took less then a week to free from low energy and constipation ( due to medication).

  18. I was told many many years ago. tepid or room temp water with a twist of lemon and a sprinkle of ground ginger everyday cleans the pipes and keeps everything running smoothly.

  19. I mix green chai and kalunji onion seed powder and boil it. I drink 4 cups in intervals after lunch and i feel really healthy and fresh. Your lemon sujjestion is wonderful my father use to drink every day but it is in chilled water.

  20. hi thank you for very good info about home remedies can you drink warm lemon and apple cider at the same time?
    also my brother had a beer belly which he don’t drink of course only heavy food at night started to drink warm lemon with honey and cinnamon first think in the morning and green tea after dinner has lost a lot of belly fat within 3 months so thx u god bless

  21. Hi
    good info all round
    I drink hot fresh lemon with honey and cinnamon and ginger it works wonders for a month I have seen my waist line coming back you can also buy ginger and cinnamon lemon in tea bags just add honey to it honey is good it helps to lose weight to but cut out the fizzy drinks cakes biscuits chocolates crisp and pizza add dairy products to your every day intake exercise 15 minutes a day dancing skipping or boxing is very good but don’t forget to warm up first helps to and your posture when your sitting keep your back straight and belly pulled in because that is the only muscle that don’t move you have to do it
    good luck to you all

  22. Hi
    face masks from your kitchen for wrinkle and clear fair skin I use honey on my face with used lemons rub in well for an hour or so or you can leave it over night also plain light yogurt rub in until it dries and also egg whites you can use until it dries wash it off
    it takes years of I been using them for few years and every one cant guess my age use these every other day taking turns what you want to use first honey and lemon used tighter clears acne to
    good look to you all

    1. I use both a maintainece and a rescue inhaler and yes you can drink the lemon or lemon and honey water. Another great trick for alkalizing the body-although not as pleasant-is 1 teaspoon of aluminum free baking soda in 8 oz of pure water. Dr Sircus recommends this constantly for keeping cancer away, and it helps with GI troubles, UTI’s, kidney infections, etc.

  23. Jethro June 30, 2016
    It looks too good to be true that we have such lemon that can perform multiple activities in the body. I surely give it a try right now.

  24. Lemon water and natural honey from the hive that is not processed are on two different sides of the fence. If the honey is processed the enzymes that the bees create are gone, the enzymes are a natural cancer fighting agent. Therefore the Lemon and natural honey are great together with multiple health benefits. Lime water and honey are on the same side of the fence, you get the health benefits from the lime and water by itself, the honey will flavor it for you if lime is too bitter for you.

  25. Great article.

    I have these items in my bathroom.

    ACV- green tea combo
    Lemon for my face
    tumeric for my teethe whiting
    coconut oil for cellulite and teethe whiting
    Coffee ground and honey for facial
    Bicarb for facials and hair cleansing
    Drink Fresh lemon /ACV/honey/ginger/aloe.. first thing in the morning and last thing before bed, i also drink about 2 litres in the course of the day.. I have really bad reflux /IBS and all the acidic problems, i have lost 7 Kilos in one month. My energy has returned. I don’t have a big appetite now. And NO more water retention due to pain in the abdominal areas.

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