Jump start your morning with Ayurvedic routines to keep your mind, body balanced and healthy throughout the day..With that thought in mind, drink a glass of hot water
Most human being have perception that a glass of cold water more energizing than a warm one. However, according to Ayurveda, hot water has a variety of health advantages. While drinking cold water, particularly with food, can create problems. The idea behind drinking cold water it that it can “surprise” the system that has some goodness biochemical and physiological.
Ayurveda considers that health of the digestive system is at the center of optimum health. An undigested meal leaves discomfort. Ayurveda teaches you the way to enhance your digestion and digest all your experiences! Agni digests this food and the control centers in the brain are nourished by these fragrant “vapors”. This nourishment releases the nervous impulses, which in turn release enzymes and hormones. This stimulates systemic metabolic activity so that the whole body-mind complex functions efficiently.
Cold water slows down the digestive system and thus hinder the absorption, assimilation, metabolism and digestion. As a result incompletely or undigested food that moves through the digestive system, may or may not be eliminated properly. As a result, you may feel heavy, tired and bloated. Proper elimination is essential to prevent the buildup of waste material in the intestine since such a build up creates toxins and stops foods from being merged with the body.
Hot water stimulates hunger, supports in good digestion, soothes throat, cleanses bladder, reduces hiccups, and soothes the increased vata and kapha. It quiets characteristics of breathlessness, fevers as well as cold and cough. It pulls out and flushes AMA, the metabolic toxin from a body.
Luke warm Water enriches it with energy and it gains a quality that in Ayurveda is called sukshma (= penetrating), which allows purification of the subtle channels of the body through deeper penetration into the physiology.