Importance of water in our Daily Life

Importance of water in our Daily Life

I used to think I needed to drink 8-10 glasses of water a day! I would carry around an enormous bottle of cold water with me and chug it throughout the day. Of course, I was just trying to do what I thought was best for my body. I thought I was flushing out the toxins in my body with every trip I took to the bathroom ( which by the way was almost hourly). I had no concept of Ayurveda at this time in my life, however, now I can see why the digestive disease I had suffered from for so many years was just being aggravated by my excessive water intake. I was literally drowning in all of the water I was drinking. Now I understand that in order to destroy ama (toxicity), one must kindle the agni (digestive fire). Toxicity cannot be flushed out, it needs to burn. By drinking cold water, I was unknowingly dousing out my digestive fire, because of this my food was not digesting properly and the toxins were floating around in my body. Now that I understand the Ayurvedic perspective on water, I am no longer perpetuating this cycle. Instead, I use […]

15 Feb