The monsoon season increases the risk of infection. For this reason, you need to build up your immunity with this strong and black tulsi suitable to stay away from monsoon diseases.
The monsoon is here, which means that along with getting some relief from the scorching heat, you may also be prone to catching infections, flu and cold. Your immunity fluctuates during the monsoon season, due to the spread of infectious diseases, humidity, and unsanitary conditions.
To tackle this issue, your immunity needs to be boosted. Kadha is one such preventative measure to fight infection. It is an Ayurvedic home remedy that helps ward off seasonal infections and other ailments common during monsoons.
Here’s how tulsi kadha and pepper can benefit your health
Black pepper (kaali mirchi) has been known to Indian taste buds for centuries. This spice is packed with anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that help prevent infections and also provide relief from the discomfort caused by cuts and swellings. Rich in Vitamin C which naturally strengthens immunity and acts as an excellent antibiotic.
On the other hand, basil is widely used as a medicinal herb in Ayurveda. Helps relieve stress and increase energy levels. Tulsi contains antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties that fight harmful free radicals in the body. This is the perfect herb to go into the drudgery as it helps treat coughs, colds and sore throats. Tulsi mobilizes mucus and provides relief from respiratory problems such as bronchitis and asthma.
So, let’s get ready to prepare a hot cup of health benefits with immune boosting and infection fighting properties.
Here’s how to make tulsi and black pepper kadha
You will need the following components:
1 inch peeled ginger
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
5-6 fresh tulsi leaves
Half a teaspoon of honey
2 inch cinnamon sticks
Here’s how to prepare the judge:
Step 1: We take the water in a deep saucepan and boil it.
Step 2: While the water is boiling, crush the ginger, cloves, black pepper, and cinnamon.
Step 3: Once the water boils, add all the crushed ingredients along with the basil leaves to the pot.
Step 4: Cook over medium heat for 20 minutes or until cooking reduced by half.
Step 5: Add honey to the mixture and consume it hot.
The use of honey, ginger and cinnamon provides an extra layer of protection for your immune levels. These ingredients are beneficial for the digestive system due to their antimicrobial properties and also help in controlling diabetes. Its antioxidant properties help fight fatigue and increase energy levels. Kadha can be prepared with a number of herbs and spices. Haldi or turmeric is also a great ingredient to add, as it has natural anti-inflammatory properties
Ladies, drink hot kadha, get ready to boost your immunity, and enjoy the monsoons!