Looking for some cool and refreshing drink options this summer season that are great for your health too?
Well, it is time to ditch your soft drinks and sodas this summer season that ring alarm bells for your health and wellness. Wouldn’t it be great if summer drinks offer a deliciously refreshing flavor with a nutritional punch?
During this torrid temperature, we often suffer from dehydration, frequent headaches, digestive issues and low energy levels. Thus, it’s essential to keep yourself hydrated and nourished during summers.
While water is one of the important drinks to satisfy your thirst, you can also include some cooling and easy to make summer drinks. This will not just quench your thirst but will keep your body energized, well-hydrated and cool this summer.
Let’s plunge into a bunch of healthy summer drinks which you can easily make at your home to refresh and replenish your body:
Tulsi Lemon Cooler
Flavorful and healthy Tulsi Cooler. Not just in winters, Tulsi can be taken during summers and has a cooling effect on the mind and body. Besides, having a pleasant and rejuvenating taste, it is a revered Ayurvedic herb with excellent medicinal properties. It contains antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-viral properties which promote clear, healthy and nourished skin inside out. Moreover, it is a healing herb with stress-relieving properties, which makes it comforting, soothing and refreshing.
To make this super healthy drink it isn’t necessary to plant one. Rather, you can go for a better and even more convenient option like Tulsi Drops by Upakarma
Ayurveda which is purely made with fresh Tulsi extracts. And not just 1 but extracts of total 5 types of Tulsi which have their own set of health-promoting properties.
Steps to Make:
- Add 2-5 Tulsi Drops in a glass of water
- Now, add 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice & honey according to your taste.
- Stir well and enjoy your delicious Tulsi lemon Cooler.
Hibiscus & Ginger Cooler
Slightly sweet and spicy flavored drink. It is the perfect summer health drink having ample amount of antioxidants and vitamin C making it a power pack drink for summers. This works well when taken as first thing in the morning. It really helps ease nausea, bloating, morning sickness and even promotes healthy digestion.
You can try a hassle-free way of including ginger in your drink. Include Upakarma Ayurveda Ginger Drops, made from fresh ginger extracts. It saves your time of cutting, peeling and grating while giving exactly the same flavor along with its original nutritional value.
Steps to Make:
- Take 1 cup of hibiscus flowers and 2 cups of water. Let it boil for 15 minutes.
- Now, allow it to cool for some time.
- Add 2-5 Ginger Drops, lemon juice and honey.
- Stir well and serve.
A sweet summer drink made with the most exquisite and loved spice – Kesar. A drink you just can’t resist. Kesar Thandai has to be there in the list, as it is a popular Indian drink made with cooling herbs and full of spices such as cardamom, fennel seeds, cinnamon and last but not the least Kesar which adds a nice soothing flavor.
This rich thick creamy drink is packed with good health, including the best of the energy boosting ingredients with a balanced flavor of Indian spices and nuts. Try adding Premium Quality Kesar into it for an extra punch of flavors. This is quite healthy and a great option to keep the body cool in harsh summers.
Steps to Make:
- Grind a few almonds, cashews, melon seeds, cardamom, fennel seeds, and pistachios & cinnamon.
- Soak Kesar in warm milk for about 10 minutes.
- Add honey and mix well.
- Now mix the fine powder in milk and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
- Strain the mixture through sieve and add Kesar milk.
- Mix well and serve.
Amla / Indian Gooseberry
Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera is renowned for its hydrating and cooling properties. It is a water-dense plant having more than 90% of water content in it. So why not try this succulent plant in the form of a juice to get the ultimate benefits? There can be nothing so hydrating, cooling yet healthy than a pulpy Aloe Vera Juice.
To make this thirst quenching drink you just need Upakarma Ayurveda Aloe Vera Juice. It is the easiest way to have Aloe Vera. Packed with essential vitamins and minerals, that offers everything from better immunity and digestion to healthy skin and hair. Apart from this, it has abundant medicinal properties to keep you healthy inside while leaving a natural glow outside.
Steps to Use
- Take 15 ml Aloe Vera Juice with equal amounts of water.
- Now mix and consume it twice a day, half an hour after meals.
Summers are the time to load up on refreshing, tangy and zesty drinks. Something that tickles your taste buds just like Amla Juice. This soul-soothing drink is something that you must not miss out this summer. It is one of the best remedies for people dealing with indigestion, hyperacidity, bloating & constipation. Additionally, it possesses a good amount of vitamin c which makes it a great option for boosting immunity and skin health.
Gulp down a refreshing glass of Amla Juice by Upakarma Ayurveda which is made of fresh amla extracts with no added sweeteners and artificial colors to keep your body cool and hydrated even during the sunny days.
Steps to Use
- Take 15 ml Amla Juice with equal amounts of water.
- Now add a little black salt to taste.
- Stir well and consume it twice a day, half an hour after meals.
These were some of the sought-after summer drinks that you can easily try at home with a few ingredients. And what’s even better if the drinks are super healthy and delicious to keep your summer blues at bay. Try and enjoy any of these amazing cooling summer drinks and welcome this summer season in the healthiest way.