Winter has finally arrived and after all the scorching heat we've been through, it sure is a pleasant change, however, with cold climate comes several sicknesses too. Most people tend to fall sick in winter and our bodies take a while to adjust to the dipping temperatures. We become more prone to colds, coughs and many of us even get the flu and hence today, we've got you 9 Indian spices to help beat it all.
These spices help shield your body from sicknesses and beat the infections and allergies that come with colder climate change. Star Anise is rich in antioxidants and vitamins A and C and is effective in easing sore throats and colds. Saffron mixed with milk is a great way to soothe the symptoms of cold and make you feel better. A glass of turmeric milk gulped down every day during the winter months will boost your immune system and keep you away from infections and fenugreek seeds are packed with antiviral properties which have the ability to kill viruses that cause sniffles and sore throats. Nutmeg isn't just yummy but has strong antibacterial properties that help strengthen the immune system. Another great tasting one is cinnamon. Cinnamon has amazing healing properties too. You could even add black pepper to your glass of turmeric milk to make it more effective and potent. Rich in antioxidants, cloves also have anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and pain-relieving properties. Cardamom, also known as elaichi can help boost your immunity and protect you from the common cold.
Trust us, these spices will help ward off all your winter woes and let you enjoy the cold climate to the fullest.