Your body is made up of 70 percent water, and it’s wondrous effects are no secret. Whilst staying hydrated is important, water has many other huge advantages. Headache? Drink water. Dull skin? Drink water. Infections? Drink water. You get the point. ‘The elixir of life, it is needed by all of our bodily functions in order to survive, regulating our body temperature, lubricating joints and providing cells with all of the nutrients required for us to power through life.
In the ever-expanding world of detoxing, turmeric and veganism aren’t the only way forwards, water has upped it’s game too. And who are you if you don’t own a water bottle with a fruit infuser? There are now many more options than the water that simply flows from your tap, and if we’ve dampened your appetite then try reaping the rewards from our top picks of the latest greatest waters.
In plain and simple terms, it’s water straight from the tree. Containing only eight calories, this delicately sweet water is tree-tapped and packed with nature’s nutrients, which all have restorative and detoxifying properties. With birch trees storing vital minerals and vitamins in their roots, every drop harvested is full of natural goodness.
Organic birch water, £1.80 TAPPED at Sainsbury’s
A water with the strap line ‘A Drink To Remember’ is hardly going to disappoint. Brimming with pure and natural rosemary extract and eucalypto, it’s an all-natural refreshing drink – those with a bubblier pallet can try the sparkling version too. Rosemary is uniquely loaded with cognitive memory enhancement, you might even find that this water could help turn back the hands of time.
Rosemary water, £3.95 No 1 Rosemary Water at Waitrose
The first water in Europe infused with CBD the natural constituent of the Hemp plant, Hemp Water is kick-starting a revolution. The World Health Organisation has carried out extensive scientific studies, where CBD was found to offer a wide variety of advantages including pain relief. Celebrity fans are also benefiting from its health benefits to tackle stress and anxiety – and if it’s good enough for Jennifer Aniston it’s good enough for us.
Hemp water, £0.99 Love Hemp Water at Holland and Barrett
A nutrient-rich plant, known for its soothing remedies, aloe juices balance the gut and support digestion. This one is cold pressed and made from inner-leaf flesh, and can be used as both a drink to solve stomach issues or externally on your body – try using it as a replacement to your toner in your skincare regime.
Aloe vera juice organic, £11.00 Fushi Wellbeing at www.naturalcollection.com
Refuel contains a blend of raw cane, yuzu fruit and activated charcoal for a natural energy boost free from synthetic ingredients and refined sugar. It’s the perfect all-natural pick me up for an afternoon slump, even suitable for vegans and vegetarians. And considering toxins bind to charcoal, it will help the rid the body of unwanted substances too.
Refuel, £3.99 Botanic Lab at Ocado
Drawn from trees in North America, Drinkmaple is naturally nutritious with a subtle hint of sweeness. Packed with natural electrolytes, which help our body run at optimal levels – we love that they donate 200 gallons of clean drinking water for every bottle sold to a country in need too.
Pure organic maple water, £2.99 Drinkmaple at www.healthysupplies.co.uk