Whether you are staying indoors or venturing outdoors, the cold monsoon chill is sure to have some drastic effects on your body. Aliments such as coughs, colds, fever and even unwanted skin problems such as dull or dry skin are not unheard of during the monsoon. But before turning to pharmaceutical measure for aid, why not try some out some tasty, natural and yummy home remedies instead!
Here are four yummy home remedies to help you beat winter woes!
Lemon & Coriander Soup for Flu
Lemon is a powerhouse of vitamin C, antioxidants and minerals, which naturally boost immunity and fight free-radical damage. Coriander, on the other hand, is known to contain nearly 30% of the daily suggested measure of vitamin C, making this soup a deliciously healthy way to battle off cold and flu.
Basil Tea for Fever
Basil, also known as the Holy Basil, is popular due to its powerful healing properties. Basil tea is an age-old remedy to help fight off high fever and will help reduce temperature very quickly. To prepare the tea, boil about 20 basil leaves in 2 cups of water for 15-20 minutes. Strain out the leaves and sip on his tea throughout the day. This tea is certainly refreshing, healthy and will provide quick relief from high fever.
Sweet on the Skin!
Sweet potatoes are loaded with beta carotene, which is an antioxidant that turns into vitamin A in our bodies. These antioxidants help protect our skin from free radicals and vitamin A deficiency is a significant reason behind dull and dry skin.
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Oats for Dull Hair
Oats are rich in iron, fiber, zinc, omega-3 fatty acids , as well as, polyunsaturated fatty acids, which fuel hair growth and improve hair texture, making it thick and healthy. Oats are also rich in omega-6 fatty acids that help repair damaged hair.
So go ahead and enjoy the beautiful rains, without having to worry about all the common health woes the monsoon brings with it!