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Benefits Of Drinking Water With Lemon In The Morning

Updated on December 14, 2015

What Are The Health Benefits Of Lemon Water?

There are many benefits of drinking water with lemon as it is very beneficial to your health, not only to the organs of the body, but also to your skin. Lemons are quite often known as an acidic fruit, but they become alkaline once in the body and can help with digestion problems you might have such as bloating,gas,heartburn and nausea.

They also are very effective in removing toxins from the body if taken on a regular basis. By adding lemon juice to a glass of water, you will be removing these toxins which are usually causing health problems such as fatigue,digestion problems and also skin irritations. This is why a lemon water diet once in a while is important.

Constipation effects many of us, at least once in our lives and can be embarrassing and painful, there are also so many products on the market that can help with this condition, luckily we have the best treatment for it such as drinking lemon water. Research tell us that we should drink at least 8 cups of water per day, but for many of us we find it hard to do, a great alternative is to add the lemons to the water we drink.

Lemons are also very high in vitamin c and are great when consumed in the cold weather months.They are particularly effective if you have tonsillitis or a sore throat and can remove bacteria from the body. They are also beneficial if you have allergies such as hay fever.

By drinking water with lemon in the morning, it can help reduce symptoms of bloating and also constipation.

The Power Of The Lemon.
The Power Of The Lemon.

Lemon Water.

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Drinking Lemon Water In The Morning Has Many Health Benefits

Our bodies can become quite acidic if our diet is highly processed and we don't eat enough fresh fruit and vegetables. By drinking warm lemon water in the morning it will help your body become more alkaline and result in having less health problems in the future.

Making lemon water is very easy and it is best taken first thing in the morning. Start by making a jug full so you can drink it through out the day. By adding half a lemon or lime to a liter of water everyday you will be removing toxins from the body. You can easily add more lemon or lime juice if desired.

You might want to look out for lemons that are organic, which do not contain any pesticides on the skin. Finding these types of lemons will ensure that you are not absorbing harmful chemicals into your body.

Lemon Water.
Lemon Water.

Liquid Stevia Great For Lemonade

Sugar Free Lemonade.

Lemonade is a great drink to make during the hot summer months, but can contain a whole lot of sugar, which is not good for your health. By adding a sugar alternative such as stevia, you can still enjoy a glass of lemonade.

Stevia is a herb that is very sweet and is three hundred times sweeter than normal sugar. It also has no calories which is great for people who are trying to lose weight. This herb is also beneficial for candida suffers and diabetics. You can buy it in a powder form and can last a long time as you only use a very small amount.

Here is a recipe that I usually follow to make my sugar free lemonade.

Sugar Free Lemonade Recipe.

1 - 2 organic lemons.


Chilled Filtered Water

Ice Cubes


Wooden Spoon


Firstly squeeze lemon juice into jug, you can use a juicer or squeeze it by hand, then you can start to add 1/4 teaspoon of stevia to the jug, you may want to add more depending on the sweetness that you prefer. Then add filtered water to the jug, followed by ice cubes. Remember to give it a stir with a wooden spoon and enjoy.

As you can see, there are many benefits of drinking water with lemon to cleanse the body and improve overall health.

Sugar Free Lemonade.
Sugar Free Lemonade.


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      4 years ago

      Is it true that drinking lemon water regularly is not good for a lady that has not given birth, that it will affect her womb. How true is this?

    • Eleanor Candy profile imageAUTHOR

      Eleanor Candy 

      4 years ago from Australia

      Fresh is always best, but If you need a large supply of lemon water it is fine

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      4 years ago

      Pls can I put lemon juice in my freezer to form Ice cube and drop a cube in my drinking water whenever I want to drink?

    • tgopfrich profile image


      5 years ago from Stettler, AB

      I should definitely start drinking more lemon water.

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      5 years ago

      Lemon water has helped me maintain my weight in the past and I too use and like stevia. I didn't know you could make your fresh lemon water ahead of time and put it in the fridge, but I will have to try it. Great hub - thanks for sharing!

    • daisyjae profile image


      5 years ago from Canada

      I don't drink lemon water yet, but i will definitely start now! Thanks for this info.

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      I heard that lemon water also rejuvenates the liver, another helpful remedy. I do have lemon water occasionally a good tasting refreshment.

    • Eleanor Candy profile imageAUTHOR

      Eleanor Candy 

      6 years ago from Australia

      I totally agree, it is great to drink lemon water occasionally to help cleanse your whole body

    • dcristo profile image


      6 years ago

      There's something about lemons and ginger that make you feel like they're doing something really good for you. Besides, drinking lemon water is really refreshing!

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      Brenda Kyle 

      6 years ago from Blue Springs, Missouri, USA

      I recently learned about lemon water and now it is apart of my daily life. Thank you for pointing out a few more benefits.

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      8 years ago

      lemon peels cleans the just eat it lemon peel .with love.

    • Eleanor Candy profile imageAUTHOR

      Eleanor Candy 

      8 years ago from Australia

      Hi Ardneham

      Yes the alkalinity will remain the same if bottled and put in the fridge.

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      8 years ago

      Can the above recipe be made and bottled to remain in the

      fridge for convenient use - as I wonder if the alkalinity

      of the water will remain unchanged?

    • sutrapu profile image


      9 years ago from kuwait

      useful hub

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      9 years ago from Steel City

      Interesting post - I will give it a go

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      Mr Nice 

      9 years ago from North America

      Hi Eleanor Candy,

      Very interesting hub about lemon use. We always use lemon in green tea and in different soups.


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