By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 21, Aug 2021, 17:12 pm IST | UPDATED: 21, Aug 2021, 17:23 pm IST
New Delhi: Sudden changes in temperature during monsoon make us more vulnerable to cold and fever. Rainy season is synonymous with disease-causing microbes and viruses. It has a negative impact on our health.
Tea is consumed extensively in India and especially a little more in monsoon. Sipping tea in between light drizzles is what makes the weather more enjoyable. But if spiced herb tea is consumed instead of normal tea, it can be useful in preventing and treating flu. Traditionally herbs have been a part of Indian Ayurveda and spiced teas have always been our first 'go to' choice against seasonal diseases.
These are names of some of the herbs that you can make use of, may be a for a cup or two in this season.
Ginger - Ginger is an evergreen spice and the vital ingredients of every kitchen. This herb is rich in vitamin B6 and has medicinal values due to its many antioxidants. Due to the presence of gingerol compound, it also acts as an effective immunity booster.
Tulsi This herb plant is found in almost every house. It is rich in vitamin C and zinc. In addition, it is anti-viral, antibacterial and anti fungal and its mixture of phytochemicals, baoflavonoids and antioxidant compounds helps to fight against respiratory diseases ranging from colds and coughs to asthma and bronchitis.
Brahmi- A medicinal plant that spreads on the ground. It helps in producing a protective shield of important nutrients and antioxidants in the body which is used to fight infections and diseases. Brahmi is beneficial in relieving stress as well as anxiety.
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