Five reasons to drink hot lemon water Time Out has more health and beauty advise from Dubai experts. Here we tell you five reasons to drink hot lemon water, including digestion and more By Time Out Dubai Staff 10 May 2016 1. Better DigestionThe citric acid in lemon can improve absorption of aluminium hydroxide. Drink it thing in the morning to also boost digestion.2. DetoxifyEven though lemon is acidic, its combination with warm water wakes up the liver and flushes out toxins.3. Soothe The TummyHad a big curry for dinner last night? Make yourself a warm cup of lemon water and sip slowly first thing in the morning. The flavonoids in lemon juice will reduce acidity. SIMILAR ARTICLES Treat(ment)s for two Why you need the Dyson Supersonic™ Spa session and afternoon tea at Palace Downtown Sanjeev Krishna Yoga in Dubai 4. Support Weight LossLemon juice is becoming a superhero natural remedy. This citrus liquid also contains pectin, a soluble fibre, that has been known to act on weight loss.5. Cure HeartburnSipping on hot water with lemon and a spoonful of manuka honey balances the calcium and oxygen levels in the liver and instantly cures heartburn.