Along with refreshing rain showers and cooling breeze, the Monsoon season also brings viral fever and other health anomalies. So, if you do not take adequate preventative measures, it is very likely that you will fall sick. However, who wants to stay under mediation for a long time? Especially when there is a fragrant and tasty alternative to that. Teas are rich in flavonoids and antioxidants that enrich your body and strengthen your immune system. Here are some great teas that you can try to stay healthy this Monsoon season.
When discussing teas to prevent cold and cough, masala chai is the first thing Indian households resort to. With a rich blend of Indian prices like ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, tulsi, etc. A cup of masala chai clams your throat and offer protection from seasonal germs. This tea has a unique taste that is a blend of sweetness with a hint of heat from the spices. If you want to enjoy the complete experience of drinking a cup of masala chai during the rainy season, a plate of pakodas is a must. This alleviates its enjoyable factors and camouflages its medicinal properties.
If pretty colors and aromatic notes are what you prefer over spicy flavors. You should try Oolong tea which is also popularly known as Oolong tea. To make these, you let few dried petals of rose and two teaspoons of Oolong tea sit in a covered cup of boiling water for 3-5 minutes. When you remove the cover, you should see and reddish yellow liquor, which indicates it is ready to drink. Oolong tea provides you with an array of essential minerals like manganese, potassium, fluoride, magnesium, etc. At the same time, the rose petals help you flush out toxins and provides clearer skin.
The best natural source of reducing toxins from our body is drinking Green tea every day in the morning. What’s more is that this tea significantly improves your metabolism, which means you can munch on a few extra pakodas when it rains. Having Green tea instead of milk tea can also help you in cutting down sugar and unwanted fat. In addition, its high level of antioxidants will help you combat seasonal illnesses and keep you safe from serious issues. Also, if you mix a dash of honey, it can further assist you to stay warm during chilly rainy days and strengthen your immune system.
Lastly, incorporating the tell-tale ingredient used to cure sore throat and cold in your tea is a great way of improving your health in Monsoon. You can brew ginger with an array of different teas such as Black Tea, C.T.C English Breakfast and even Green tea. Ginger has medicinal properties that help with sluggish digestion, clears the respiratory tract and improves other allergy symptoms. Instead of using ginger juice, it is better to brew small chunks of it and later strain them with the tea leaves. This leaves a stronger flavor and is more effective.
So, this monsoon season, give your tea time a healthy twist by incorporating these teas into your diet. These above mentioned teas are a combination of health and taste. This way, you do not feel like you are actually consuming medicine but a tasty beverage. If you can routinely consume even one of these teas, you will see a significant change in your digestion, overall stamina and appetite. Hence, these are perfect for the season that either makes you want to eat a lot or makes you sick.