Juice up your morning with this daily Vitamin-C ritual:
When you wake, treat yourself to a cup of hot water and lemon juice! Jumpstart your digestive system, increase metabolism, flush out toxins, balance pH and promote immunity with this alkalizing routine.

Hot Lemon Water

  • Simply boil a cup of water.
  • Slice a lemon in half and squeeze juice into water.
  • Drink on an empty stomach. Water should be as warm as you can handle it without burning your tongue.
  • I use a citrus juicer to squeeze a large batch of lemons then freeze several pint jars of juice so I always have backstock ready to go!
  • If you get into the routine of drinking this every day, be sure to drink it through a metal straw to save the enamel on your teeth.

Benefits of Drinking Hot Lemon Water

  • Boosts immune system
  • Improves digestion
  • Removes toxins from the blood
  • Keeps skin clear
  • Controls blood sugar
  • Stimulates brain and nerve function
  • Balances pH: Even though lemon is an acidic food, once it is metabolized, it has an alkalizing effect which promotes healthy cell function and creates a less hospitable environment for viruses and bacteria.