When is it best to drink structured water?
Morning: All health traditions seem to recommend starting off the day by drinking plenty of water (16 ozs or more). Avoid ice and refridgerated water. If you find it easier to drink, warm up the water slightly (especially in winter).
In traditional Chinese Acupuncture, each meridian is at its high point during two hours of the day. Water directly affects bowel movements and digestion, so it may help to drink water at the following times:
- 5-7am Large Intestine Meridian high point: colon, bowel movements – drink plenty of water at this time
- 7-9am Stomach Meridian high point: digestion – if you haven’t already, drink plenty of water and then have breakfast
Rule of thumb: Allow 1/2 hour before eating, after you’ve drunk water.
Afternoon, evening: The two Water Element Meridians are the Bladder and the Kidney. So you might want to experiment with drinking water at those times of day: Read more…