10 easy immunity boosting drinks to stay fit while you keep it cool
Sandalwood/Chandan Iced Tea
Known for its anti-bacterial and anti-aging properties, this Sandalwood drink is combined with lemon iced tea. This drink also makes for a great stress buster on a summer day.
Known to have many medicinal properties, besides preventing dehydration and sunstroke, Kokam also acts as an antioxidant and immunity booster and minimizes the risk of illnesses. This Kokum juice is also known to boost digestion, prevent bloating, constipation, or irritable bowel movements.
This healthy and refreshing Ayurvedic drink is made with a combination of dry and flavored spices. Kashayam is especially for those who are ailing with a common cold or sore throat, but it can also be served as a beverage.
A summer fruit with medicinal benefits, Bela (wood apple), is said to be useful for people suffering from gastritis and hyperacidity. Its pulp is mashed, mixed with black pepper, and ready to drink. This drink works best in the summer and is easy to prepare.
Kale, Apple, and Spinach Juice
All the leafy greens in this recipe, such as kale, spinach, and romaine lettuce, are packed with antioxidants that are known to have an immune-boosting effect. Just one serving of this nutritious juice will cover your daily quota of both vitamin A and vitamin C, as well as provide you with plenty of calcium and iron.
With all the health benefits of apples, ginger, oranges, and cranberries, this mulled, spicy cider is very easy to prepare. This one's an irresistible drink, along with spices like cardamom and cinnamon.
Pepper rasam is the first thing people turn to in case of colds and coughs in the South. Spicy and tangy, thanks to tamarind, black peppercorns, mustard seeds, asafoetida, it can be enjoyed as a drink, soup, or with rice.
Rich in proteins, vitamins, and several minerals but low in calories and fats buttermilk keeps us hydrated and energetic all day long. Probiotics in buttermilk also help keep our digestion in check and thus help in removing toxins from our body.
Also known as Indian sarsaparilla, Nannari is cooling for the body and is excellent during the summers. It acts as a blood purifier and is one of the remedies for urinary infections and improves digestion.
Dry Fruit Smoothie
Dry fruit smoothie is a great way to combine milk and dry fruits to create a wholesome meal for any time of the day. It is rich in iron and calcium and also adds a quick boost of energy.
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