Try these amazing water recipes for healthy body, beautiful skin and hair.
Cucumber water – clear skin
Cucumber has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that are useful in treating a number of skin problems like sunburn, dry skin, acne, wrinkles, etc., and also helps in the healing process of the skin. Regular consumption of cucumber water helps to keep our skin hydrated and glowing. It deeply nourishes and moisturizes the skin from within to reduce blemishes and brighten skin. Cucumber water also helps in preventing a number of digestive problems like acidity, ulcers, gastritis, indigestion, etc.To make – Slice a medium-sized cucumber and add it to 1 liter of water. Refrigerate the water for 2-3 hours to infuse the cucumber with the water. Drink this water throughout the day to keep your skin hydrated and glowing from within.
Curry leaves water – improve eyesight
Curry leaves contain Vitamin A which contains carotenoids is very important for a good eyesight. It can help protect the cornea, prevent night blindness, cloud formation or weakening of eyesight.
To make – Add few curry leaves to 1 liter of water. Refrigerate the water for 2-3 hours to infuse the cucumber with the water. Drink this water throughout the day for better eyesight.
Turmeric water – Cold & flu
Turmeric has healing properties that helps in boosting immune system to treat common cold and flu naturally.
To make – Add 1 inch of fresh chopped turmeric or 1 tsp of turmeric powder to 2 cups of water in a saucepan along with crushed 4-5 peppercorns. Let the water simmer on low for 5-10 mins. Strain the turmeric and drink this water to soothe a common cold, cough, and flu.
Fenugreek water – Hair growth
Fenugreek water has essential minerals, proteins & vitamins that helps to build the collagen production required to strengthen hair for healthy hair growth.
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Ginger Water – boost immunity
Ginger helps to improve heart health, aids in weight loss, treats headache and strengthen your immune system well.
To make – Add 1 inch of fresh chopped ginger to 2 cups of water in a saucepan. Let the water simmer on low for 5-10 mins. Strain the ginger slices, squeeze half a lemon juice and add 1 tbsp of raw honey. Drink this water to boost immunity.
Chia water – Detox
Chia seeds are high in calcium that helps to strengthen your bones and muscles. The omega fats in chia seeds are the healthy fats that your body requires for reducing cholesterol levels and protecting heart health. The seeds are filled with fiber not only might help in weight management, and also helpful in improving digestion.
To make – Soak 2 tsp of chia seeds in a bowl of water overnight, add the soaked chia seeds in your morning smoothie or lemon water and have it along with your breakfast.
Cumin water – weight loss
Cumin water helps to relax your stomach and ease your digestion problems. It aids in the digestion of the food without causing cramps or discomfort to you with this tea. The antioxidants and phytosterols properties of cumin help to boost overall weight loss.
To make – Toast 3 tbsp of cumin seeds in a frying pan for 5 mins. After the cumin seeds are well toasted, add 1 litre of water to it and let it simmer on low for 15 mins. Add everything to a blender and blend on high. Freeze this concentrated liquid in the fridge.
In the morning, add 1/4 cup of this liquid to a cup along with 3/4 cup of water, add in a pinch of salt and squeeze in half a lemon. Drink this water in the morning to burn fat.
Carrom seeds water – PMS
The anti-inflammatory properties of thymol present in carom seeds alleviate pains and aches like periods cramps, PMS, and headache.
Take 1 cup of water in a saucepan with 1 teaspoon of carom seeds. Simmer on low for 5 mins and strain the seeds. Add in honey and also squeeze it half a lemon. Sip on it 5 days before and during your periods to ease PMS and period cramps.
Lemon water – aids digestion
Lemon water a rich source of vitamin C that is essential for a good immune system. It improves digestion by flushing out toxins from the body.
To make – Take a cup of warm water and squeeze in the juice from half a lemon. Drink this water in the morning on empty stomach every day. READ MORE – Overnight Hair Water Treatments