Water plays many roles in our bodies. You cannot help but appreciate its importance. If we live in an environment of earth, sun and sky, the cells that make up the human body live in a liquid world. Water is the interior environment of the body. Water plays an incredibly important role in maintaining human life.
- Water is the medium for all forms of cellular nutrition.
- Water transports food to every part of the body.
- Water removes waste from the body before they can cause us harm — even death.
- Water is a major component of all body fluids.
- Water acts as the body’s lubricant.
- Water keeps us from overeating.
- Water is vitally important to Good Health!
The Use Of Water
In health and sickness, pure water is one of heaven’s choicest blessings. Its proper use promotes health. It is the beverage which God provided to quench the thirst of animals and man. Drunk freely, it helps to supply the necessities of the system and assists nature disease to resist disease. The external application of water is one of the easiest and most satisfactory ways of regulating the circulation of the blood. A cold or cool bath is an excellent tonic. Warm baths open the pores and thus aid in the elimination of impurities. Both warm and neutral bath soothe the nerves and equalize the circulation. MH 237
But many have never learned by experience the beneficial effects of the proper use of water, and they are afraid of it. Water treatments are not appreciated as they should be, and to apply them skillfully requires work that many are unwilling to perform. But none should feel excused for ignorance or indifference on this subject. There are many ways in which water can be applied to relieve pain and check disease. All should become intelligent in its use in simple home treatments. Mothers, especially, should know how to care for their families in both health and sickness. MH 237
Your body is approximately seventy percent water. The cells of the body contain and must be bathed in various fluids which are mostly water. This water is a vehicle of transport for nutrients coming into the cells and waste materials being carried away. It is also the medium for many very delicate chemical balances. Water is necessary for the production of digestive juices and the healthy action of the stomach and intestines.
In the summertime your body will use extra water in its air-conditioning system. Because many of the intricate chemical reactions occurring in your body are affected by changes in temperature, only a narrow temperature range is permitted.
Brain cells are particularly sensitive to dehydration. Many people suffer headaches simply because they do not drink enough water. The kidneys and digestive organs are especially susceptible to disease if they are deprived of an adequate supply of water.
Not only is water needed inside the body but outside as well, The skin needs to be cleaned frequently from waste material given off through the pores. If it is neglected, the body will reabsorb these toxic waste materials.
Your Body’s Many Cries For Water
By Dr. F. Batmanghelidj
In this book Dr. F. Batmanghelidj substantiates the healing, restorative power of water for
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Shorter’s Health Manual, Gwen Shorter, p.194,195, Homeward Publishing Ministries, 4th Edition, 2017