6 Super Morning Concoctions To Wake Up ToLuke Coutinho
At You Care, we believe in giving your day a powerful start. How do we do this? By setting an impactful morning routine. Creating small yet effective rituals in the first and most sacred hour can lay the perfect foundation for the rest of your day. Morning rituals could include prayers to pranayama, waking up with the sun, oil pulling, walks, meditation, and intention setting, among others. Yet there is one lifestyle change in particular that we want to share with you today. Morning concoctions!
Let’s be honest. So many people today are confused about what drink they should begin their day with. Should you consume lemon water or herbal tea? Or, is a spice concoction better for you? And if you begin your day with coffee or tea, you need to stop.
So what are some Super Morning Concoctions you can wake up to? Here is a guide to five of our favorite concoctions, each intended for a specific purpose. Over the years, these have worked beautifully for many of our clients. We hope they can do the same for you.
Super morning concoction for metabolism and immunity
Want to stoke your metabolism and recharge your immunity? Then this magic brew of cumin, ginger, Ceylon cinnamon, and lemon can be your beverage of choice. It is not just effective for weight loss but also for arthritis, asthma, relief from poor digestion, and controlling high LDL and triglyceride levels.
Super morning concoction for respiratory health
Tulsi or holy basil is a powerful gift of nature for any respiratory health condition. This heavenly-smelling herb has been a savior for several throughout the pandemic and to beat poor quality air. One can either make a brew from fresh tulsi leaves or add 2 to 3 drops of tulsi extract (ark) in water. This one is best had right after pranayama practice.
Super morning concoction for purification and acidity
If there is any drink better than coffee to energize you, it is wheatgrass. It gives you all the zing without a crash! Rich in chlorophyll, a mix of wheatgrass and plain water supports cleanse and helps increase low hemoglobin levels. It is also an excellent option to consider if you wake up feeling acidic or experience heartburn.
Super morning concoction for flatulence
Do you wake up feeling gassy and bloated? Maybe your digestion needs some assistance! And this help can arrive from something as simple as jeera or cumin, a spice that is probably already lying in your kitchen cabinet. A simple brew of a tsp of cumin in a glass of water, when sipped slowly, can ease your flatulence and give immense relief to the tummy. Rich in iron, jeera is also beneficial for anemia.
Super morning concoction for immunity, nausea, and digestion
We all know that drinking warm lemon water first thing in the morning helps flush the digestive system and rehydrates the body. Taking the regular lemon water a step forward, check out this lemon honey water infused with ginger slices or juice. So whether you are looking to give your immunity a boost, alleviate nausea or morning sickness, stimulate digestion, or get that natural skin glow, this morning concoction has got you covered. Loaded with Vitamin C, this refreshing drink helps maintain your electrolyte balance and regulates bowel movement.
Super morning concoction for constipation
Do you pass your bowels in the first hour after waking up? Doing this is crucial to help your body flush out excess toxins and fecal matter that clogs your colon. And constipation is a huge problem that plagues millions of men, women, and children globally today. If left untreated or unaddressed, it can lead to a range of health issues in the long run. These can range from toxin buildup, bloating, acidity, cancer, skin and hair health issues, inability to lose weight, brain fog, and even cancer.
Here is a desi concoction from the grandmama’s kitchen that can help you ease it. Triphala, a combination of three fruits, has the potential to cleanse and rejuvenate the body.
Let us know how these concoctions helped you. If you have certain recipes of your own that have worked for you, feel free to share them in the comment section.
Disclaimer: Make an informed decision. If a certain ingredient doesn’t suit you, please do not consume it. Keep your health professional in the loop especially if you have a medical condition.
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Please advice if it is OKAY TO HAVE A GLAAD OF FRESG CARROT JUICE ALONGWITH GINGER AND LEMON JUICE with a tbspoon of cold pressed coconut oil FIRST THING IN THE MORNING.
PLS DO REPLY.
Always wake your digestive system up slowly with plain water. Yes, fresh carrot juice with ginger, lemon and a tbsp of cold pressed oil is good 🙂
Please advice if it is OKAY TO HAVE A GLAAS OF FRESH CARROT JUICE ALONGWITH GINGER AND LEMON JUICE with a tbspoon of cold pressed coconut oil FIRST THING IN THE MORNING.
PLS DO REPLY.
Green tea with lemon first thing in the morning
Have heard green tea on empty stomach not good. Do chk as am not sure.
Green tea not good on empty stomach have heard. Do chk coz am not sure.
Is it safe to have turmeric water every morning with a pinch of black pepper n olive oil
Hi Luke. If you are on IF, is it okay to break the fast with one of these concoction as per the body type? Thank you.