HEAL YOURSELF WITH WATER
Water is not just a formula- H2O; it has energy much more than meets the eye. Water is the main constituent of the earth’s hydrosphere, 60 per cent of the human body is water. All in all, it has healing properties which go beyond the hydration of the human body. SUBURB takes you through the benefits of this age-old ‘Dadi maa ka nuskha’…
Water is scientifically proven to have remarkable therapeutic effects for a multitude of health conditions, including ulcer, cancer, arthritis, asthma, and throat problems, among others. Various healing modalities put a lot of focus on water, and its Prana, its life energy.
Kick start water therapy
Water therapy is a traditional way of beginning each day with a glass of lukewarm water. The habit of drinking 6 to 8 glasses of lukewarm every morning is beneficial not only in losing weight but can cure digestive disorders, keeps the gut healthy, helps in reducing some unidentified pains, asthma, ulcers and more.
Set a reminder to drink water
The idea of water therapy is to increase water intake throughout the day, starting from the morning till you go to bed at night. It is designed to get digestion going and cleansing the body by removing toxins and waste from the body. The daily intake of water during this therapy ranges between 2.7 litres – 3.7 litres per day.
· Immediately upon waking in the morning, drink 1.50 litres of water. It might be difficult to start the protocol in your early days. Start with four glasses, then pause for two minutes, then drink the last two glasses of water.
· Do not eat or drink anything else for 45 minutes before or after drinking the water. Ideally, this should be done the first thing in the morning, even before brushing your teeth.
· After breakfast, lunch and dinner, do not eat or drink anything for two hours.
Drinking water early in the morning improves your health and makes you energetic. To make a habit requires consistent effort. Drinking four glasses of water may not come easy; go slow and gradually increase the water intake. But all of it is worth the effort.
Other lifestyle benefits
Water consumption early in the morning is a good antidote to problems like diarrhoea, constipation, acne, urinary disorders, kidney health, to name a few. Women with menstrual cramps and pains, people who have diabetes, headaches, body aches, arthritis, and piles say that morning water therapy eases their symptoms.
A soothing warm shower works wonders after a day’s hard work and tiredness. Adding some rock salt or Ipsum salt does wonder in relaxing your body.
Irrespective of the weather, avoid drinking icy water. Back to nature, your earthen pot has some magic hidden in it! Get one to energise your body system.
Excess is not advisable
Consumption of water in excess may get you into serious trouble. Consuming over three litres of water in a short interval is also likely to cause water intoxication, causing headache, nausea, fatigue, and sometimes even disorientation. For a healthy you and keep the momentum going, drink water generously and not waste it.
Water has an impact on our complete body functioning. Given that the water table is going low not just in Gurugram or Haryana, but otherwise, the planet we live in may not have ample drinking water available for its inhabitants. Hence it is imperative that we all rightly have access to clean drinking water, and in turn, we humans work towards the conservation of water.
Closer to monsoon season, water harvesting and water conservation play a vital role. Water conservation is a habit, a promise to give the forthcoming generations a healthy life and leave earth the planet worth living for them.
Beginning each day with two glasses of lukewarm water is considered a quick and easy method to give your body a leg up.