Love your Chai in the monsoon? Here’s a list of teas to boost your immunity

Updated on May 17, 2020 10:58 AM IST  |  1.5M
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A cup of tea can be helpful in keeping us fit and healthy and hydrated. Especially since it’s monsoon and the moist and wet weather makes us crave for warm tea. Monsoon also opens us up to the dangers of diseases and infections. It’s important to go the extra mile to stay safe and prevent any diseases. When the air is full of germs and bacteria and infections, it is essential that we maintain a healthy lifestyle and do our best to boost our immunity and prevent any sickness or infections. After all, no one fancies sitting with a box of tissues coughing and sneezing! Here are some teas that can boost your immunity and help you to stay fit.


1. Ginger Tea

Ginger has a lot of health benefits and it has medicinal qualities. It can help cure your sore throat and cough and cold. Ginger improves blood circulation and reduces the risk of heart problems. A pot of boiling water and a piece of ginger is all you need to prepare some ginger tea to boost your metabolism and immunity.


2. Peppermint Tea

Peppermint is known to reduce inflammation, pain and digestion. It also makes your mouth smell good and improves your immunity. It helps your body fight off the bacteria and infections and keeps you safe and protected during this season.


3. Green Tea

It’s rich in antioxidants and minerals. A cup of green tea may not taste delicious but it has health benefits. It helps you stay healthy, in shape and boosts your immune system. It cleanses your body of toxins and helps you stay fit.  


4. Chamomile Tea

It is known to reduce stress and help people calm down. It reduces anxiety and also helps you sleep. It also improves digestion and helps your body fight infections. It supports your immune system.


5. Lemon Tea

Lemon helps your digestive system and reduces inflammation. It is also known to clear your chest congestion and blocked nose. With a spoon of honey, it can do wonders for a sore throat. It is rich in Vitamin C which helps your body fight infections.