Some benefits of drinking boiled or hot water are improved digestion, body detoxification, relief of constipation problems and help with weight loss. Besides these health benefits, drinking hot water can help with skin and hair problems, such as acne and dandruff, respectively.
In Ayurvedic medicine, practitioners may recommend drinking hot or boiled water with lemon in the morning to aid in digestion, promote circulation, relieve pain and lose weight. Hot water may help to eliminate toxins and increase metabolism, which can aid in weight loss.
Depending on the person's specific body type, an Ayurvedic practitioner may recommend that different herbal ingredients be added to the boiled water. The three body types are vata, pitta and kapha. Similarly, different ailments may require different boiled water recipes.