Natural & Herbal Hot Beverages

Herbal hot beverages as well as tea and coffee directly mix with blood and give prompt response to the body. Natural hot beverages are different from general tea and coffee due to its multifarious nutritive value. In these beverages, sugar is replaced by jaggery and milk is substituted by coconut milk. These herbal beverages are full of nutritive value and an effective alternative to tea and coffee.

Basil (Tulsi) Tea

Components

Tulsi leaves: 10
Mint leaves: 8
Ginger:  in a very small quantity
Water: 4 cups
Jaggery syrup: 60-70 ml

Preparation Methods

Before making tea, one should ensure that Tulsi leaves, Mint leaves and Ginger have been washed properly. Mix all these ingredients and boil in water as per mentioned in the ingredients. Boil the mixture for 8-10 minutes and add jaggery. After boiling, add milk and serve hot.

Importance and Benefits

  • This herbal product is considered as a nutritive drinks due to its multifarious functions.
  • Good for bilious disorders.
  • It is recommended for asthmatic patients.
  • Excellent hot drinks for cough, chronic cough and common cold.
  • It gives soothing effect to liver.
  • It is a good appetizer.

Basil Decoction

Components of Basil Decoction

Basil Leaves: 40
Ginger: 20grams
Black pepper powder: 2gram
Jaggery 25 grams
Water: 3  Cups

Preparation Procedures

All the ingredients should wash thoroughly before boiling. It should  boil for 10 minutes. After boiling, pepper powder may be added as per desired and serve hot.

Importance and Benefits

  • The decoction is an effective means in the treatment of cough and cold.
  • Wonderful remedy in removing of phlegm.
  • It provides stability and strength to the stomach.
  • Good for sore throat.
  • It is the beneficial dose for bronchial patients.

Clove Hot Beverage

Components & Ingredients

Clove:15grams
Water: 300 ml
Honey: 2 tsp

Preparation Procedures

Boil water and cloves for 10 minutes. Strain the mixture and add honey. It is better to take it hot

Advantages

  • This type  of tea is being used since the ancient time.
  • It is a good remedy for flatulence.
  • It activates the circulation.
  • Make smooth the digestion process and digestive function.
  • It is beneficial for asthma and bronchial related problems

Wheat Malt

Components & Ingredients

Wheat powder: 2 spoon
Ginger: 10 grams
Jaggery: 40 gram
Water: 250ml

Preparation Procedures

Boil  wheat powder and ginger for 7-10 minutes. Jaggery should be added in it. After boiling, put some quantity of coconut milk and serve hot.

Importance

  • It is very good for the remedy of  cough, chronic cough and cold.
  • It is a valuable treatment for sore throat patients.

Lemon tea

Components and Ingredients

Lemon: few drops
Water: 2 Cups
Jaggery: 25 gram
Tea: 1tsp

Preparation Methods

Boil water and tea  for 5-7 minutes. Add jaggery during boiling. Put some drops of lemon in the hot mix and serve hot.

Beneficial aspects

  • It does not causes acidity as happen with normal tea.
  • It is good for asthma.
  • It is beneficial foe respiratory disorders.

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