Beat the Heat with these refreshing drinks
Buttermilk is an instant natural refreshing drink that you can have especially in summers. Buttermilk is made by diluting curd with water and adding some spices such as salt, black salt, asafoetida, cumin powder, chaat masala and garnished by some finely chopped coriander leaves, ginger, chilies and curry leaves. It quickly cools down your body temperature. Drinking buttermilk also relieves women from hot flushes that occur in the pre- and post-menopausal stages. Rich in probiotics it also increases the growth of healthy gut flora in your body.
Aam Panna is made with unripe mango and is the best refreshing drink during summer. It is the most popular drink in India. There is excessive loss of electrolyte through a sweat during summer. To stay hydrated in such hot temperature, consuming Aam Panna sprinkled with salt would be a perfect solution as it would prevent you from excessive loss of water and sodium chloride.
Lassi hydrates your skin and body and is one of the refreshing drinks during summer. Water is released from the body in the form of sweat. Having lassi benefits the health as it hydrates the body and balances water levels. Lassi is one of the best summer drinks as yogurt in lassi provides a cooling effect to the body. This also helps prevent sunstroke.
Due to excess sweating and perspiration during summer leads to dehydration. Adding salt and sugar in lemon water can reverse the condition instantly. It is very helpful in diarrhea and indigestion too, which is very common in summer due to high mercury level. Lemonade is very good for summer problems like nausea, heartburn, and dehydration. People who are working in open places in high temperature suffer sunstroke, nausea, and dehydration very often.
During summer Kokum Sharbat is served as a refreshing drink. It is perfect for a hot summer and helps to prevent dehydration, improves digestion, appetite and cardiovascular health. It also helps in fighting against many infections as it purifies the blood.
Thandai has amazing health benefits. Thandai has every spice and ingredient that is required by our body to maintain good health during the season change. Our body is prone to loss of energy, indigestion and catching a cold around Holi. Thandai is a rich drink made with almonds, pistachios and watermelon seeds. Poppy seeds, Fennel and rose water keeps the body internally cool and also is anti-flatulence Fennel is also good for digestion.
Lemon Ginger Squash-
Prepare this tempting drink and refrigerate a bottle for a few hours. This is an ideal refreshing drink for summer. As it is full of ginger and lemon’s healthy properties, it is great for fighting bloating and congestion.
When your body lacks enough fluids, dehydration occurs. Drinking enough coconut water can save you in such a situation. Coconut water can boost immunity and can also kill certain harmful microorganisms in the body. This way, it comes with many benefits and can be considered as your best friend in the summer season.