Five Quick and Easy Concoctions to Boost your Immunity
The quick change of weather can increase the risk of catching diseases very quickly. As cold and flu are the basic health problems that come with the changing weather, the world is tagging new and incurable touches of flu’s every day. And that is why boosting immunity becomes a matter of pre-requisite. A strong immunity not only battles with the diseases but also makes you strong internally which also saves you from various types of infections.
Today, we bring some immunity-boosting concoctions that will care and protect your overall health like nothing else. These concentrated concoctions are made up of natural ingredients that not only boost your immunity but also give you several other health benefits as well.
Here are the top immunity-boosting concoctions to keep you going:
- Turmeric and clove concoction: Turmeric which is also known as the golden spice is well known for its medicinal properties. It is a basic ingredient that is readily available in your kitchen cabinet. Turmeric contains a key antioxidant known as curcumin which can fight off harmful chemicals in the cells while making the body strong and healthy. Cloves are high in antioxidants, keeps a check on blood sugar levels and decrease the risk of various diseases. Regular consumption of this concoction can reduce the risk of various types of cancers as well. Just take some turmeric (raw or powder) and clove, boil it in the water for some time and drink it lukewarm. This concoction will not only save you from various seasonal illnesses but also reduce the risk of heart diseases and cancers.
- Lemon and ginger concoction: Ginger is a powerhouse of many nutrients which makes it vital to consume. Ginger contains a compound known as gingerol and can give a boost to digestive health and immunity system like no other. It is well known for centuries in treating digestive issues like indigestion and bloating. Lemon is extremely beneficial for the body and it can easily give a boost to the immune system. For the concoction, grate fresh ginger and boil it in some water and turn the heat down, squeeze out some fresh lemon juice and add it in the boiled water and its ready to consume. Regular consumption of this lemon ginger concoction can save you from various health ailments while giving you an effective immune system.
- Amla and basil concoction: This humble Indian gooseberry is extremely healthy and is packed with Vitamin C which can boost the immune system to fight off infections effectively. Amla is filled with various antioxidants like flavonols, anthocyanins, and aromatic acids that can lift the immune system in no time. The holy basil is rich in Vitamin A, C and other essential Vitamins and Minerals that can do wonders on the overall health and well being. All you have to do is just boil some basil in water, afterwards, grate some amla and squeeze out the juice and dilute it in the boiled water and drink it in one go.
- Cumin, cardamom and pepper concoction: Cumin contains a compound ‘thymol’ that stimulates better digestion and its regular consumption can give a great boost to the digestive health as well. Cumin is also rich in Vitamin C that helps in bolstering the immunity system. The cumin is well known for its antibacterial properties that can keep infections and diseases at bay. Cardamom aka elaichi contains antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory properties that can give a boost to your immune system while lowering down the risk of diseases. All you have to do is just boil some cumin seeds, cardamom and pepper in some water (boil till it reduces to half) and consume it lukewarm.
Always take care of the quantity you are consuming of such concoctions as overconsumption can create various problems in the body.