On an average, a human being must consume at least 7-8 glasses of water each day and we all are aware that water is essential component of life, But! Did you know replacing your morning cup of tea or coffee with a cup of hot water can do wonders for your body?
Here is a list of 12 unexpected benefits of drinking hot water.
Drinking hot water leads to rise in your body temperature. As a result, you sweat and the impurities are flushed out of your body. It helps in cleansing of your body too.
Hot water increases metabolism and helps to shed those extra kilos. Hot water in the morning will keep your body hydrated and also regulate the stomach acids. It will also help in breaking down the fat tissues of the body.
Drinking hot water during meals helps to breakdown the food particles easily and passes them out through the intestine. Drinking hot water on an empty stomach also improves bowel movements and it cures constipation.
4- Eases Menstrual Cramps
Drinking hot water helps relax the muscles, it has calming and soothing effect on the muscles of the abdomen and thus helps in reducing cramps.
5-Improves Blood circulation
Drinking hot water helps to improve the blood circulation and flushes out toxins from the body, as it burns the fat deposited in the body and also helps to clear out the nervous system.
6-Prevents Pimples and Acne
Drinking hot water prevents skin conditions like acne, pimples and breakouts as it eliminate the main cause of acne related infections by burning the excess oil and fat in the body.
7-Cures Nasal and Throat Congestion
Drinking hot water provides quick relief in common cold as it clears the respiratory ailments and thus it clears the respiratory tract that causes congestion.
Drinking hot water before going to bed helps you to sleep better and enables you to feel fresh and rejuvenated.
Drinking hot water activates and energizes the nerve endings of hair roots. It can help make your hair soft, shiny and healthy and also promotes hair growth.
10-Eliminates Body Aches
Drinking hot water helps to relax and relieve the cramped muscles. And using hot water bottles along with it actually helps in reducing aches faster.
Drinking Hot water on an empty stomach helps to improves bowel movement and constipation. As we all know the main cause of dehydration is insufficient water intake.
12-Post Workout Drink
After all the sweating it helps to re-hydrate your body, by keeping the electrochemical balance in equilibrium. After an arduous workout session, drinking steaming water will replenish the vitamins and minerals in your body.