At night, not only do we become dehydrated, but lying down leads to the accumulation of toxins in the body, especially in the large intestine. Chinese medicine insists that the water must be at body temperature to rehydrate it quickly.
“Water between 30 and 40 ° C has the property of being assimilated almost immediately by capillarity and of renewing the extra-cellular liquid which bathes all our cells, explains Guillaume Gérault, naturopath. Lukewarm water prevents all the acids contained in the stomach from being suddenly flushed into the intestine and wakes up the digestive system. It is easier to assimilate his breakfast thirty minutes later. ”
The purists prepare their water the day before, in a Thermos, to drink it in their bed. But the easiest way, after going to the toilet and fresh water on the muzzle, is to heat the equivalent of a glass. Drink in small sips the water that is as minimally mineralized as possible: on the label, the level of dry residue should be less than 300 mg / l and, ideally, equal to 50 mg / l.
You can add the juice of half a lemon to it to drain you if you are a heavy eater. On the other hand, this is not recommended on an empty stomach for very thin people with a nervous or bilious profile. It is better to bet on the sweetness of a rose floral water. A teaspoon is enough.
You can drink water with an intention: “I drink calm, I drink harmony. According to Dr. Masaru Emoto’s work on water memory, this message would be transmitted to our cells via body fluids, and would provide us with what we need for body and mind.
Water, memory of our emotions by Masaru Emoto (Guy Trédaniel editor).