This Homemade Concoction Can Keep You Healthy During The Rainy Season!

By: Chandana Rao

The monsoon season is here in all its glory and throughout the country, people are experiencing the wrath of the heavy rains, as we have seen in the news lately, right?

Well, while the rainy season is great when we are all curled up indoors, the minute we step outside, it is a whole different story!

Flooding in the streets, traffic jams, trees getting uprooted, the drains getting clogged, stagnant water around home, offices and schools, sewage water overflowing into the streets, etc., can make life extremely difficult for the people, until the heavy rains pass.

tips to avoid diseases during rainy season

So, although the monsoons are considered to be "cozy and romantic", the reality of the situation can be rather disappointing, especially in some countries, with pre-existing public infrastructure issues.

When the drainage systems in the streets are not well-planned it leads to the rain water getting stagnated, leading to a number of health issues among the citizens.

Also, during the rainy season, there is a lot of moisture in the air and the temperature could drop down to a considerable extent.

tips to avoid diseases during rainy season

This sudden change in the weather can also cause health problems among people.

When there is stagnant water around, it could become a breeding ground of mosquitoes and so, diseases like malaria and dengue are prevalent during the rainy season.

In addition, the sudden shift in weather can also cause flu symptoms such as fever, cold, cough, headaches, etc., in a lot of people.

Usually, people with weaker immunities are affected with diseases quickly during the rainy season.

tips to avoid diseases during rainy season

So, apart from taking precautions like staying indoors and staying warm, one must also try to strengthen one's immune system.

So, here is a natural drink which can strengthen your immune system; have a look!

Ingredients Required:

  • Garlic Juice - 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger Juice - 2 tablespoons
  • Honey - 1 tablespoon
  • Hot Water - 1 glass
tips to avoid diseases during rainy season

This homemade remedy to boost your immunity and keep you healthy even during the monsoons, works effectively, when used on a regular basis.

Along with consuming this remedy, one must also ensure that one stays indoors as much as possible to avoid the air-borne bacteria and the cold weather.

In addition, it is also important to stay warm, avoid eating out and exercising on a regular basis; all these habits help in improving your immune system and also keep you away from disease-causing agents.

This mixture of garlic, ginger, honey and hot water has the ability to strengthen your white blood cells from within, as they contain healthy nutrients like vitamins and antioxidants.

When your white blood cells are strengthened, they will be able to fight the disease-causing agents efficiently.

tips to avoid diseases during rainy season

Also, this natural drink has the ability to boost your immune system naturally from within and also prevent viral diseases, as it comes with anti-bacterial properties.

Method Of Preparation:

  • Add the suggested amounts of garlic juice, ginger juice and honey to the glass of hot water.
  • Stir well to form a mixture.
  • Consume this mixture, once every day, before breakfast, during the monsoons.
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Story first published: Friday, September 1, 2017, 14:30 [IST]
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