Benefits of Drinking Hot Water

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Ayurveda explains some of the healthy and beneficial ways to keep our body fit andactive. Certain ingredients and a disciplined lifestyle can help us to improve and strengthen our immune system. Simple hot water can also be beneficial for our health in a different manner. Let us have a glance at some of the vital benefits of warm water for our body:

1. Helpful for Digestion
The practice of drinking hot water for healthier digestion has been observed since the age of Ayurveda. It helps to break down the complex particles of our meal which helps in easy digestion. Hence our bowel movements are regular and clear. Hence consuming hot water after a meal is one of the best remedies for perfect digestion. Hot water also helps one to push down the food consumed easily without any hassle. Hence this also avoids the chances of constipation.

2. Helps to burn excess calories
One of the biggest aids in burning those excess calories is to increase the metabolism of our body. Increased metabolism helps one to absorb the nutrients of the healthy ingredients consumed to reduce weight. Hot water is one of the natural ways to increase the metabolism rate of our body. Hence it aids in reducing excess weight from our body. Consumption of hot water helps one to open the clogged arteries and veins of the body which allows the flow of fat accumulated within. It is one of the Ayurvedic and natural remedies to lose weight and shed that excess fat. Hot water also helps one to flush out the waste and unwanted material from our body as well which aids in weight loss too.

3. Improved Blood Circulation
Hot water helps one to open up the clogged pores and arteries of the body. This helps one to carry a generous amount of blood to each part of the body. Hence it is proving to be helpful for our body in various ways such as providing proper oxygen to our brain for its proper functioning, proper growth of our cells, and also to keep healthy and glowing skin. Hot water also expels unhealthy toxins from our body which also aids to improve blood circulation. Proper blood circulation is also necessary to keep a well-balance of acids in our bodies.

4. Eliminates toxins
Accumulation of harmful toxins in our body leads to various forms of illness such as a clogged nasal or sore throat; it can lead to symptoms of fever too. Hence one should try to avoid the accumulation of toxins in the body. Hot water is one of the best remedies to remove waste and toxins from our body. It helps one to push out the waste material which mostly consists of toxins. Hence it is also a healthy way to detoxify our body. Therefore many people prefer to start their day with hot water. Many people also add lemon juice, honey, cumin or a cinnamon stick for more beneficial results.

5. Prevents acne, pimple, and various other skin problems
The opening of clogged pores and arteries is one of the major benefits of drinking hot water. It is one of the best Ayurvedic remedies to cure the maximum number of ailments of our body. Consumption of hot water is beneficial for our skin as well. It prevents the occurrence of pimples and acne. The major reason for these skin issues is oily skin. Hot water used to drink or even for external use helps one in the opening of clogged pores which helps in easy removal of oil from our skin. Hence it is one of the best and natural ways to cure many forms of skin as well as health problems.

About The Author

Dr. Rashmi Rao

Dr. Rashmi Rao is an Ayurvedic Practitioner based out of Bangalore. She has done P.G.D.C.R from the University of Goa. She has also done B.A.M.S from Rajiv Gandhi University. She has a total work experience of 11 years in Ayurvedic Medicine. She is passionate about writing different articles on Ayurveda.


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