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Herbs that give coolness in summers

According to Ayurveda, there are many such traditional spices in our country that can add a chill in the scorching heat. By using these spices, not only will your body heat be reduced, but there will be many benefits for health.

We try many things to get cool in the scorching heat. Some take a dip in the swimming pool and some go out for a walk on the snowy mountains. But in the Corona period, neither one can get cool by going to the swimming pool nor will one be able to visit the cold laughing plaintiffs anywhere. As you all know that the country is battling with the second wave of Covid and in such a situation you are being advised to stay at home only. In such a situation, if the heat is bothering you, then here we are telling you some spices, by which you can feel the coolness sitting at home.

5 Cooling Herbs for Summer

Usually in the summer season, sherbet, lassi, raita and cold salad are included in our daily diet regularly. But do you know that there are many such things in our kitchen that we can get cold by including in the diet. These spices have also been confirmed in Ayurveda, through which we can add coolness in summer. Let’s take a look at 5 cooling herbs for summer.

Coriander Green

Coriander is used in every season. Coriander not only enhances the taste of our vegetables but it is also beneficial for health. Immunity is boosted by consuming coriander with lemonade and mint. Apart from this, the smell of sweat is also removed by consuming its leaves. Mixing sugar candy with coriander gives relief in headache due to heat.

Green cardamom

Generally, green cardamom like fennel is used as a mouth freshener in Indian tradition. This also removes the foul smell of the mouth. Cardamom contains minerals like potassium, calcium, magnesium. Cardamom is also rich in fiber. Due to this, stomach problems like acidity, heartburn, constipation can be overcome in summer.


These days, many people are using peppermint fiercely to strengthen the immune system. In Ayurveda, mint has been described as a medicine, which is used in all kinds of herbs. In summer, many people suffer from problems like acidity, chest pain and indigestion.

In such a situation, mint leaves are a natural herb, which treats these problems in an instant. Mint has a cooling effect, so it also helps in cooling the stomach during the summer season. Pudina – Helps to pacify Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Mint is also used in lemon and sugarcane juices. Mint chutney enhances the flavour.


It is being advised to consume turmeric gargle and turmeric milk during the corona period. Turmeric rapidly strengthens the immune system. Turmeric is one such ingredient which should be included in dishes not only in winter but also in summer season. This traditional desi spice is also a treasure trove of medicinal properties.

Along with reducing pain and inflammation in the body, it also keeps the liver right. Turmeric enriched with the chemical curcumin also purifies our blood and enhances the glow of the skin. There is a lot of acidity and gas in the stomach, so this turmeric-celery recipe will give relief in 2 minutes.


Fennel (Anise) is used by all people as a mouth freshener after eating, which removes bad breath. Fennel is also served to you after a meal in Indian restaurants. Fennel is rich in Vitamin C. Consumption of fennel not only makes you feel cool, but it also eliminates the swelling in the body due to heat. Due to this the digestive system also remains good. Soak fennel seeds in water overnight and strain it in the morning. After this, drink a pinch of sugar, black salt, lemon mixed in this water. You can drink this juice at any time. This gives instant coolness to the body. Apart from this, fennel is also used to enhance the taste of flavors. Apart from this, in case of sore throat, chewing fennel, sugar candy and black pepper in equal quantity clears the throat.

Herbal teas for summer

To keep the body healthy in summer, consume these herbal teas –

Green Tea

Green tea is one such herbal tea. Which works to give you many health benefits. Drinking green tea can get rid of the problem of obesity. Old age does not come early by drinking green tea. Consuming it daily gives you the power to fight the risk of diseases like cancer. Green tea is also considered very beneficial for bones. Not only this, it can also help in protecting the body from hydration.

Green tea can also help protect the body from hydration.

Lemon Tea

Drinking lemon tea in the summer season is considered beneficial. Lemon tea is very effective for health. Lemon tea is considered to be helpful in reducing the bad smell of the mouth. Lemon tea can be beneficial for sore throat and stomach problems.

Rose Tea

Rose tea is made from rose leaves. The properties of vitamin A, vitamin B3, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E are found in rose tea. Which can help in improving your skin as well as your health. Drinking tea daily in summer can cool the body.

Mint Tea

Mint is considered very beneficial for the stomach. Peppermint contains the most antioxidants. Mint is rich in vitamin A, magnesium, folate and iron. It increases the digestive juices produced in the stomach, so that digestion can be kept better. Drinking mint tea in summer can give many benefits to the body.

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About Dr. Ranjana Kaushal

Dr. Ranjana Kaushal (MD Ayurveda) has 11 years of experience in the field of Ayurveda. Right now she is working as an Ayurveda consultant with Life Aveda. She has immense knowledge about herbs, their uses, and formulations. She has published articles related to many herbs and diseases in an international journal. She is also a degree holder in yoga and naturopathy. Read More..

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