|What Water Does in the Body---Some Amazing Facts:
About 75% of the body is water. The blood fluid, of a person weighing
150 pounds has about 10 lbs or 5 qts of water and is 92% water; red blood cells
= 65% water, white blood cells = 70% , general body cells - 80% , protoplasm =
75% , saliva (about 3 pts, daily) = 99%, gastric juice (1-2 quarts daily) = 99%,
skin perspiration (1-5 pts. daily) = 99%. lungs use up to one quart; kidnesy use
1-2 quarts,; brain is 85% water, nerves 75%, heart=75%, lungs 75%, liver 70%,
kidneys = 80%.
Water is the body's solvent; it is the medium of all chemical activities in the
body, which are many. Water is the medium of exchange of all life-giving
supplies from one point to another until they reach the cells , and of all
wastes from one point to another until they are removed by excretion. Without
water, the blood could not move.
Water is the lubricant of all moving parts. It is the regulator of body
temperature. The body cells are "water-cooled!" Violent exercise continued for
26 minutes would generate enough heat to coagulate the albuminous substances in
the body--similar to cooking the white of an egg-- unless this heat were
promptly released. The cells are surrounded by water and thus are
When there is there is a deficiency of water, the process of elimination
will continue, but to do so the blood and tissues will be robbed of some of
their water content. This will hinder their normal procedures. If this
continues, it may lower blood pressure; headaches , tiredness, and other
conditions may result. Constipation may develop. Kidneys , lungs and pores will
be hindered in eliminating waste from the body and so the wastes will accumulate
all the way back to each cell, and the inside of the body becomes like a
If one loses all of the stored glycogen (blood sugar) , all of the reserve
fat, and even half the body protein, the life is not in danger, but 10% of the
body's water is serious, and a loss of 20-22% of the body's water is fatal. A
person deprived of water will die in 60 to 80 hours.
It is important to supply the body in the neighbourhood of 8 glasses of pure
water a day? (Ezekiel 4:11)
Natural remedies using water in compress
Fevers :Cold compress or rags to the forhead relieves; luke warm bath; cool
enema; drink lots of water.
Muscles sore: use very cold compresses
Headaches : try walking in a bath tub with 2 inches of cold water, this causes
the blood to flow from the feet; headache gone.