The never-ending battle with Coronavirus has made us more vigilant with our health. With the continued threat of Omicron looming large, we’re returning to focus on boosting our immunity, especially this season. The onset of winter makes us more susceptible to colds, congestion, and viral infections, so it becomes even more important to strengthen the body from within to avoid common infections. Thankfully, it doesn’t take much to achieve this; Just a few tweaks to our diet can easily do the job for us. But first we need to know what are all the foods that can help the most in building our immunity.
There is no shortage of commonly available foods and are also great for boosting immunity. One of them present in most Indian households is tulsi (basil). Adding tulsi to your teas and other beverages can be of great help in boosting immunity and even controlling existing infections. Not sure how to make a tulsi-based drink? Try these recipes.
7 Tulsi Immune Booster Formula:
1. Tulsi . Tea
Make tulsi tea simply by boiling water with tulsi leaves. Strain the water and drink. You can also add honey or lemon to it. This is the formula.
2. Turmeric tea
Two of the most powerful antibacterial and antiviral foods in a cup – can’t get better than this. To make this concoction, you only need a few common ingredients and these should be readily available in your kitchen. Click here for the recipe.
3. Kheera-Tulsi . Juice
If warm tea isn’t your “cup of tea,” try drinking a cool juice with the same benefits of basil and the cooling properties of cucumber. This juice not only boosts immunity but can also detox and help you lose weight. This is the formula.
4. Tulsi-Adrak-Haldi Kadha
Adrak (ginger) is another anti-inflammatory food widely used to fight infections like colds and coughs. This kadha is made simply by boiling basil, turmeric and ginger powder or ginger root in water. See the complete recipe here.
5. Tulsi Masala Kadha
Some of India’s strongest spices are mixed with basil to form a powerful drink that surprisingly also tastes good. Drink this kadha regularly to stay healthy. Click here for the recipe.
6. Tulsi Green Tea and Ashwagandha
Green tea fans will love this drink. This green tea promises many health benefits with strong immunity. The ingredients speak for themselves. Click here for the recipe.
7. Tulsi-Laung Kadha
Clove has a strong, pungent aroma but it tastes great in teas and other beverages. This spice combined with basil makes for a super healthy and flavorful kadha. Find the recipe here.
This winter, stay safe and healthy with the immune-boosting benefits of tulsi.
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