Even if it tastes unusual at first – drinking warm water is an effective drug against many diseases. Warm Water – Drug Against Many Diseases
Bubbling, ice cold or flavored. That’s how we like to drink water. Many Asians would shake themselves at this thought.
In countries such as China, Japan and India, not only can carbonated water make little difference – drinking cold water is even considered harmful to the whole body.
Instead, many Asians prefer to drink their water warm or hot. It not only tastes better, but also has many health benefits.
More Energy Through Cooking?
Granted: At the beginning, it takes some getting used to, to quench his thirst with hot water. But that is only because it is unfamiliar. After a few cups you got used to it.
In the Indian health teaching Ayurveda, the drinking of hot or hot water has a very special status. By boiling down, the water should accumulate with energy and, when you drink it, give it to the body.
In addition, waste products should be flushed out of the body by hot water. According to the Ayurvedic rules, it is important to let the water boil for five to ten minutes. If you can not adjust your kettle, use a saucepan or kettle. Then let the water cool to the temperature you can drink well.
Detox Effect Through Warm Water?
Even in neighboring China, drinking warm water is considered beneficial. Familiar with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), warm water has a detoxifying effect.
TCM instructors compare the effect with the laundry: Only by the high temperature pollutants can be solved and transported away.
In fact, there are scientifically proven benefits of boiling water before drinking. Due to the high temperatures, substances (such as lime) crystallize or are dissolved (chlorine).
Let the water boil for a few minutes, they evaporate. Also possible germs (for example Legionella) are killed by the cooking.
Incidentally, you can also taste the difference to untreated water from the tap when the water has already cooled down.The water is now – from a chemical point of view – less viscous and is therefore easier to carry off so-called slags.
Better Digestion And Calorie Burning
The digestion can also be stimulated by warm water. The ingested food is easier to disassemble and so happens faster the digestive organs. When constipated, warm water has a dissolving effect.
New studies show that warm water can also help you lose weight. Due to the hot drink, the body temperature increases minimally, arteries and veins expand.
Improved blood flow improves blood flow to muscles and other tissues, and helps dissolve fat deposits more easily. Also, the metabolism accelerates due to the elevated temperature, so calories are also burned at rest.
By the way, warm water also acts as a pain killer: In case of abdominal pain and abdominal cramps many people like to put a hot water bottle on their bellies.
The antispasmodic warm water can work even better from the inside by drinking it . Even at the beginning of a cold , warm water can work wonders. It dissolves clogged mucus in the paranasal sinuses and helps to remove it from the respiratory tract.
Steam Facial By The Way
Your skin also benefits from the warm water – at least indirectly: Especially in winter, when the air dries out through the heating, steam is ideally suited to rewetting it.
It is best to drink your hot water from a large cup, which will allow your face to absorb steam while drinking.
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