Benefits of Hot Water Drinks in Winter – Other Than Keeping You Cosy
Snuggling up to a mug of tea, coffee or even hot chocolate on a cold Winter’s morning or night can be one of life’s greatest pleasures. Having a Hot-and-Cold water dispenser in your home or office can make this daily pleasure even more convenient, by having pure water on hand any time of day – whether you need it ice-cold or piping hot.
What about the benefits of drinking hot, hot water though?
Hot water is great for maintaining a healthy metabolism, which is what you want if you are trying to shed a few kilos. The best way to do this is to kick start your metabolism early in the morning with a glass of hot water and lemon. As an added bonus, hot water will help to break down the adipose tissue (aka body fat) in your body.
Assist with nasal and throat congestion
Drinking hot water is an excellent natural remedy for colds, coughs and a sore throat. It dissolves phlegm and also helps to remove it from your respiratory tract. As such, it can provide relief from a sore throat. It also helps in clearing nasal congestion.
Hot water can aid in diminishing menstrual cramps. The heat of the water has a calming and soothing effect on the abdominal muscles, which eventually can help to cure cramps and spasms.
Hot water is fantastic for helping your body to detox. When you drink hot water, your body temperature begins to rise, which results in sweat. You want this to happen because it helps to release toxins from your body and cleanse it properly. For optimal results, add a squeeze of lemon before drinking.
Prevent premature aging
There’s a reason you should clear your body of toxins: they make you age faster. Drinking hot water helps to repair the skin cells that increase the elasticity of your skin and are affected by harmful free radicals. Subsequently, your damaged skin becomes smoother.
Prevent acne and pimples
The benefits for your skin just keep on coming. Hot water deep cleanses your body and eliminates the root causes of acne-related infections.
Hair health and vitality
Drinking hot water is also good for obtaining soft and shiny hair. It energizes the nerve endings in your hair roots and makes them active. This is beneficial for getting back the natural vitality of your hair and keeping it healthy.
Promote hair growth
Activating the roots of your hair has another added benefit—growth! The hot water promotes the regular activity of the roots and subsequently accelerates the growth of your hair.
Hot water keeps your scalp hydrated and helps fight against dry scalp or dandruff.
Enhance blood circulation and promote a healthy nervous system
Another important benefit of drinking hot water is that it enhances your blood circulation, which is important for proper muscle and nerve activity. In addition, it keeps your nervous system healthy by breaking down the fat deposits around it.
Hot water is particularly beneficial for digestion. Studies have shown that drinking cold water during or after a meal can harden the oil present in the consumed foods. This can create a fat deposit on the inner wall of your intestine, which can eventually result in intestinal cancer. However, if you replace the glass of cold water with a hot one, you can avoid this problem.
Facilitate bowel movements
Finally, hot water can help to make your bowel movements regular, healthy and pain free.
Dehydration can result in chronic problems with constipation. As the stool gets accumulated inside your intestine, the movement of the bowel becomes slower. It is always recommended that you consume a glassful of hot or warm water every morning when your stomach is empty. It decomposes any remnant foodstuffs and makes the movement of the particles smooth and less painful through the intestine.
Now that you know about the many benefits of hot water, you should start to drink it today. If you’d like to get your hands on an Aquacooler, fill out the form below to get in touch with us today!