Summer is getting closer… though juice shops around the street corners give some sort of relief, problems that arises due to excess heat does makes us feel little fearful indeed. Best way to deal with it would be to change our lifestyle to fight beat the heat. Body heat is one of the commonly found problem in many. So how to deal with it?

Normal body’s temperature is 98.6 degrees. Slight changes in this temperature is not a problem. But if the body temperature rises beyond normal level, it is termed as body heat. There are many reasons for body heat that includes insomnia, dehydration, bad food habits etc…

When does the body heat rise?

  • People who smoke and drink a lot do have high body temperature all the time.
  • During periods
  • Traveling for long duration
  • Lack of sufficient sleep
  • Sitting in plastic chair for long duration
  • Not drinking enough water

Ways to reduce body heat

Using earthen wares

Storing water in earthen wares and drinking from it will reduce body’s heat and also supplies the body with needed minerals.

Aloe Vera

Having aloe vera in paste form or drinking aloe vera juice will prevent diseases that arise due to body heat. Aloe vera also helps with preventing diseases related to ovary and protects from cancer in woman.

Jaggery

Replacing white sugar with jaggery will help to reduce body’s eat, purifies blood and it also strengthens tooth and bones.

Cucumber

Eating cucumber will control body’s temperature. Also cucumber is rich in water content, so it will prevent problems due to dehydration.

Butter Milk

Adding a little bit of coriander leaves and cumin seed powder in butter milk will reduce body’s heat and ensures healthy abdomen.

Elachi

Mixing 1 tsp elachi powder in two litres of water will reduce body’s heat. Also storing this water in copper vessel before consuming it is good for health. It will cure headache, increases urination and enhances digestion process.

Gooseberry

Having gooseberry regularly will increase immunity in body. It also keeps the skin cool, there by prevents blisters that appears due to heat. Drinking gooseberry juice will reduce fat content in body.

Fruit juices

Multivitamins present in fruit juices will give energy to body and keeps the body cool.

Mint

Mint leaves will remove tiredness and keeps the body agile, also it helps in purifying the blood

Ice Apple

Ice apple is a super food that contains iron, water, calcium, potassium and magnesium that keeps the body cool and healthy.

Watermelon

One of the best suited fruit for summer is watermelon, it cools down the body and also helps with urination.