15 Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water in Morning Empty Stomach

Lemon Water in Morning

Lemon is one of the most popular and versatile citrus fruit. Its popularity is owed to it’s refreshing flavor and scent making it a popular choice for flavoring many recipes and perfumes. Lemon is also widely used in all sorts of drinks from teas and cocktails to juices. Along with its obvious use as a flavor, lemon since long has also been used for its medicinal value. A rich source of vitamin C, lemon possess immense health benefits ranging from its antibacterial and antiviral properties to its immune boosting abilities. One of the most common ways to reap the health benefits of lemon is by juicing it. Lemon juice acts as a digestive and a detoxifying agent and helps in cleaning the liver leading to better digestive health.

Lemon juice is also an effective way to reduce weight as it increases the body’s metabolic rate. For people looking to use lemon for its weight loss abilities, drinking lemon juice with warm water on an empty stomach every morning can produce amazing results. Along with the weight loss benefits, drinking warm lemon water every morning also has numerous other benefits. The nutrition experts at Edison Institute of Nutrition have listed some of the most effective health benefits of drinking lemon juice with warm water every morning.

First Thing in Morning

  1. As a rich source of vitamin C, lemon juice protects the body from Immune system deficiencies.
  2. Drinking lemon juice with warm water every morning helps in maintaining the pH balance of the body.
  3. With its powerful antibacterial properties, lemon juice helps fight infections
  4. Acts as a detoxifying agent.
  5. Helps with maintaining digestive health.
  6. Along with vitamin C, lemons are also a rich source of potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium etc.
  7. Helps fight common cold
  8. Lemon water is also a popular remedy for many kinds of skin problems ranging from acne, rashes and wrinkles to dark spots.
  9. Lemon juice with warm water helps in quick weight loss as it promotes digestion and increases the metabolic rate.
  10. Lemon juice is also very effective at cleansing the liver as it promotes the liver to flush out toxins
  11. Lemon’s anti-inflammatory properties help in fighting respiratory tract infections, sore throat and inflammation of tonsils.
  12. Lemon juice with warm water helps keep the body hydrated as it provides electrolytes to the body.
  13. Drinking lemon juice with warm water also helps reduce joint and muscle pain.
  14. Lemon juice with warm water is also good for your dental health as it helps with toothache and prevents gingivitis.
  15. Lemon juice with warm water helps with digestion and hence, helps regulate natural bowel movement.

49 thoughts on “15 Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water in Morning Empty Stomach”

  1. I had stop dinking lemon water while I was sick for a month, all my joint pain started back bad, so I started back drinking lemon juice again warm on empty stomach every morning, after a week I kid you not, my pain in my knees are gone!!!!

  2. That’s great! The lemon is very alkalizing and helps to get the acid waste out of the body plus it has lots of vitamin C which is very important for the joints. Some people are “Hypoascorbemia” meaning a low level of vitamin C in the body and need to add more either through food or in a supplement.

  3. Hi mam m 26 yrs i am facing pimples problem can u suggest me good remedy…if i drink lemon in de morn ing will it help to reduce the pimples….

  4. After drinking warm water and lemon juice on an empty stomach how soon after should I be able to eat

  5. Lemon water will help to remove acidity and toxins from the body but there will be other factors involved that would have to be addressed. I wouldn’t be able to make further recommendations without a consultation.

  6. The warm water will stimulate the digestion and liver. Cold water will shut it down so you would not get the same benefit.

  7. Hi,

    By consuming daily in empty stomach is there any acidity problem will come.

    Is it good for Fatty liver

  8. No, lemon is alkaline when it is in the body. Lemon will help to reduce the inflammation of a fatty liver and protect against free radical/oxidative damage and lipid peroxidation due to the vitamin C content.

  9. So educative and eye opener to this very multi consuming world. Any adherence to this discipline will produce sheath family hence a healthy nation is the I dear is well sold.warm lemon juice very vital to our body balance systems. Organs best medium playmaker in digestion and multi body functions.

  10. I love all the benefits mentioned above except for the weight loss part. How do I benefit from this drink without losing weight? Would it work the same way if I drink it anytime of the day and with meals?

  11. The lemon is not specifically for weight loss and should cause you to lose weight if you don’t need to.

  12. There may be other factors involved in belly fat such as insulin resistance or hormonal imbalance. Lemon water will certainly help to improve digestion and elimination but you cannot target specific areas of the body. You have to deal with the body as a whole and look at where the imbalances are and then correct that. One the imbalance is corrected the body will let go of stored fat from the appropriate areas such as the belly.

  13. Drinking lemon with warm water I get pain in my stomach is it cleaning the stomach or it’s having some bad reaction please reply what to do thks.

  14. I have angina which is the limited blood flow to the heart can taking lemon help me

  15. It is possible you may have some inflammation in the stomach. I would suggest you get checked for H Pylori bacteria as this may lead to ulceration which the lemon juice could irritate.

  16. The build up of plaque on the artery walls is part of the bodies repair mechanism to damage that has taken place there. Since lemon contains Vitamin C it would be beneficial to the healing process but not likely enough to clear the blockage. We do have many options available to support the body with cardiovascular issues. We can help you through a nutritional consultation.

  17. Hi, anytime I drink the lemon water, my stomach rambles for about 20 minutes. Please is this normal?

  18. Drinking lemon juice is increasing the acidity and digestive activity. It is possible you do not need the stimulation from lemon juice. Are you diluting the lemon juice with water?

  19. That would depend on many things. What else you are doing? Changing your diet, add exercise, check to see if there are any thyroid or hormonal issues.

  20. Thank you so much! I can’t wait to get started. This is such great information. I am forever amazed at how God has created an earth with everything we need to sustain ourselves and live healthy lives. We have just been so far removed from it all. Thank you again for helping me on my journey to a naturally healthy lifestyle.

  21. I am glad you are enjoying this information! Yes God has provided everything we need to sustain ourselves!!

  22. My tooth aches anything i take lemon in warm water for three continuous days and the feeling is so uncomfortable
    Please any remedy for that ?

  23. The lemon juice will help to make the environment in the body/intestines more alkaline. Parasites do not like an alkaline environs so this should help to move them out.

  24. Yes it is obviously true. I have lost my 5 kg in just two months. i used to drink lemon juice every morning before breakfast.

  25. I have gastric problem..Could you tell me if lemon juice is going to cure it. If yes, please recommend me when, how & how much should I consume it?

  26. When i take lemon juice with diluting water,after 30 minitis i feel pain at my right upper quadrant is that a big problem?

  27. How many lemons required each morning to make fresh juice I order to achieve the adove said benefits?

  28. I can not answer that as I don’t know what your gastric problem is, even if I did know I cannot say if it would resolve your problem.

  29. If you are getting pain I would suggest you do not drink the lemon water, get your liver and gallbladder checked, you could have gallstones.

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