Water is truly an elixir for all life forms. Clean water is the best gift one can imagine when the sun scorches the life out of you. Whether it is used to quench one’s thirst or to lose weight or to detox the body, water can never go down in it’s potential. It is a balanced fluid to revive all living beings mobile or immobile.
If plain water can do such good to us, just imagine how much goodness it can offer, when it is combined with other natural ingredients.
Throw away all the store bought toners at once, which claim to be purely herbal. Make these following herbal waters at home without making a hole in your pocket.
Here I discuss with you, 4 amazing water remedies from nature that will help you fight existing ailments and prevent further damage to body and mind.
BENEFITS: It is an excellent anti ageing natural remedy. It is rich in vitamins and minerals that help support hair growth. It is widely used as a body and hair rinse by people of Asia.
HOW TO MAKE: Wash rice 3 times with water to get rid of dirt and impurities. Soak 1/2 cup of uncooked rice in water. Keep it covered. After 2 hours, strain the water and it is ready to use. You can also cook rice in a vessel and strain the remaining water. It can be used on the same day or refrigerated for future use.
BENEFITS: Being rich in Vitamin C, it boosts your immunity when consumed first in the morning. The antioxidants Keep your skin fresh and young, thereby fading acne spots and pigmentation.
HOW TO MAKE: Squeeze half a lemon in 2 cups of drinking water. Store in fridge for a refreshing taste.
BENEFITS: Helps in weight loss. Keeps the body cool. Relieves chest congestion. Improved skin complexion. Helps in rejuvenation of collagen. Treats an upset stomach. Helps to cool scalp Gets rid of mouth odour.
HOW TO MAKE: Boil 10 fresh mint leaves in water for ten minutes. Switch off the flame and let the leaves seep in the water for 3 hours. Filter and refrigerate the water.
BENEFITS: It helps to clear clogged pores. Controls oil secretion. It possesses the ability to revitalize and hydrate skin. It fades fine lines and wrinkles.
HOW TO MAKE: Take petals from 2 fresh roses. Boil them in clean water. Let the steam pass through the petals. Strain and refrigerate the water to make it last longer.
All these waters can be used in the following ways:
As a facial toner.
As a morning drink.
As a substitute for water in face packs.
As a final rinse after washing hair.
As an additional component in homemade scrubs.
If you forget to store them in a refrigerate, please discard the water by the next day as at room temperature many microbes can attack the water.
If you find any change in odour, an unusual stench or any discoloration in the water, please discard as it may be infected with fungus.
Follow hygiene to stay healthy and happy.
Do try these out and let me know how it worked for you.