Homemade natural infusions are usually an effective alternative to drinking water, as crazy as it may seem, many people know that they should drink a glass of water when they wake up, but they still do not like its taste or are not able to keep this economical healthy habit what to do?
Lemon is a real nutritional treasure and very beneficial for our health. It is a curative fruit par excellence, because it provides us with vitamins, eliminates toxins and is a powerful bactericide, for which the WHO recommends its regular consumption.
It is native to Southeast Asia, although it currently occurs in all tropical and temperate areas of the globe. The main producing country is Mexico followed by India, while Spain is the leading exporter of lemons and limes.
The lemon tree blooms all year round and its varieties are classified according to the ripening time of their fruits. Lemons have many uses in the kitchen: they are used to season, to cook food or to make liquors. Its aroma and essence is used especially in confectionery and pastry.
Powerful drink with lemon
As a vital source of energy, water makes up more than 90% of the human body, a percentage that agrees with the recommendations of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), which indicates that each adult should drink at least 2 liters of water daily.
As the main way to restore body tissues after a deep sleep, this homemade lemon-based infusion drunk on an empty stomach, represents a simple practice that can trigger a list of healthy habits first thing in the day.
Take a glass and squeeze half a lemon with a little water. You won't need the sugar! That's it.
Benefits? In addition to being able to make your water drinkable and inhibit some microorganisms that develop in this habitat, you can count on significant levels of limonene, a substance found only in citrus fruits and which has anti-cancer properties according to this report published 2 years ago.