A lot of people drink lemon water every day in the morning on an empty stomach to help themselves in several ways. It may seem surprising but it actually has multiple benefits.
If you know the benefits of lemon juice, it’s okay but if you don’t then let me tell you that it helps in digestion which gives us the most significant advantage of drinking lemon water. It usually flushes our digestive system and assists in the rehydration process of our body. It has been said that our liver works too much during sleep so drinking some amount of lemon water in the morning can help us to stimulate several digestive acid and bile production. In addition to this, lemon has vitamin C and potassium. Vitamin C and potassium together boosts overall immune system and increase metabolism, which finally results in weight loss. Vitamin C make our skin smoother and cleaner because it increases the production of collagen. Along with such benefits, it also contains essential oils, antioxidants, and several nutrients that can skyrocket our health to a great extent. However, if you were drinking lemon water in the morning or you are just trying, I will tell you the right way to apply this method. A lot of people don’t know how to make this drink, and they generally squeeze the lemon and throw away the other stuff. Let’s see what this other stuff can do and why it’s necessary to make this lemon water drink by that method which I am going to teach you in a few seconds. But before getting into the actual method, let me give tell you the benefits of lemon peel that most of the people throw away while making lemon water. Yes, this is the stuff that most people throw away.
Benefits of A Lemon Peel
- Get Improved Bone Health
Lemon peels have a massive amount of calcium and vitamin C which can help you to improve the health of the bones. Moreover, it also prevents bone-related disease like arthritis, osteoporosis and inflammatory polyarthritis.
- Evacuate Toxins
It’s a fact that we have the toxic matter in our body which make our body weak day by day and also make us addicted to hard drinks and other sugary stuff. Thanks to bioflavonoids content present in lemon peels, it helps in flushing out toxic matter from our body.
- Deal With Oxidative Stress
As I told, lemon has a significant amount of citrus bio-flavonoids, so it’s very effective means for the reduction of oxidative stress present in our body.
- Prevents Cancer
Due to the presence of salvestrol Q40 and limonene, it fights with cancerous cells that exist inside our body and treats cancer.
- Decreases Cholesterol Level
Polyphenol flavonoids present inside lemon peels can decrease the cholesterol level of our body.
- Improves Heart Health and Prevents Heart-Related Issues
Well, the potassium present in the lemon peel maintains the blood pressure of our body. Alternatively, we can also say that it prevents stroke too because one of the primary reason for a stroke is increased blood pressure.
- Improves Oral Health
It is excellent for our oral hygiene and health. Vitamin C deficiency leads to teeth related issues like scurvy, gingivitis, and bleeding gums. Lemon citric acid fulfills the requirement of vitamin C and fights against oral related matters.
- Weight Loss
The component Pectin present inside this peel can help us to lose weight.
- Fights With Skin Related Issues
It fights against various skin related issues such as acne, pigmentation, wrinkles and dark spots. The peel is rich in antioxidants which detoxify our skin effectively. However, it not only detoxify our skin, but it also detoxifies our overall body which can be considered as an additional benefit.
You are now in a great position to learn this majestic method because now you know the importance of a lemon peel.
Follow This Step-By-Step Method To Get Full Benefits of Lemon
We need a bowl, grater, and a lemon.
Now we are going to wash our lemon from outside without cutting them in two equal halves.
If you have cleaned lemons properly, it’s time to grate all the zest from the lemon in that bowl. While doing this, be careful because we only want zest. Please try not to reach the deep part of the lemon because here we don’t want to hit to the pit of the lemon because our lemon water going to be extremely bitter and I can bet that you never want to taste that.
Roll your lemon with the help of your right palm so that it can become softer. Cut the lemon into two halves and remove the seeds because seeds also taste bitter. You can squeeze all the juice from this lemon to another bowl manually. However, you can also use a lemon extractor to do so.
So now we need to cut the remaining lemon into round slices.
After making the slices, we will add all the material we got, such as zest, round slices, and the lemon juice in a single jug. Finally, we need to add some water in that jug to make this work.
Congrats! You have made your new type of lemon water. Now you can this lemon water to reap full benefits. Please don’t forget to share this amazing lemon water method with your friends.