Water is an important part of our daily lives and we use it for a wide variety of purposes, but do we really understand for what else we can use it?
What can we do to restore the acid-base balance? The most popular advice – drink alkaline water.
Water – the universal solvent, besides the ions H+ and OH- usually contains a lot of other chemicals and compounds which greatly improves its benefits.
What is actually alkaline water?
It is a water that is less acidic than regular water. It contain alkalizing compounds including calcium, silica, potassium, magnesium and bicarbonate. The researchers recommend to start your day with cleansing, refreshing lemon water which does wonders for the overall health.
The lemon water has a lot of health benefits besides its ability to promote optimum hydration. Even the lemon has acid taste, it’s widely known for its pH balancing properties.
Lemon fruits have a rich composition. It contains essential oils, which provide the unique aroma of lemon, sugars, organic acids, potassium and copper salts, volatile and many vitamins as vitamin C, A, B, P. The most amazing thing about lemon is that it has 22 anti-cancer properties.
Try do add cucumber, ginger and mint, and you will get a perfect agent which allows you to function very well during the day.
This is the alkaline water recipe:
One cup of mint leaves
½ of ginger root
Firstly cut the ginger, then slice up all the ingredients and pour the water over them. You can use the same ingredients for a 3 days in order to get the most out of them. Consume this water in the morning on an empty stomach.