Time to pack blankets and woolens now! Because it is the summer season, which is actually increasing every year. Today we will be sharing 5 methods by which you can beat the heat in summers in natural way.
How summer is getting rapid every year?
If you take the graph of the last 10 years, you will see there is a huge change and rise in the temperatures during the summer season. Earlier, when we were small; summers were not so hot and was beaten with normal fans and some homemade tricks.
But now i.e., 2019 summer is going to be volcanic! Last year summer was life-threatening. Due to the increased global warming, deforestation, CFC’s and depletion of the ozone layer summers are getting tougher.
Talking about last year then last year summer heat touched about 45 degrees in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. New Delhi received about 40 degrees of temperature.
About 300 people died in just South Indian regions, due to extreme heat. It was very terrible! Heatstrokes and such seasonal issues very common and hospitals were full of victims.
Current Status of Summer in India:
In India, South Indian states receives the heaviest summers. So talking about Hyderabad and Telangana , its not even the end of Feb and summer is showning eyes! You can’t step out in afternoon without umbrella, scarf or some head cover.
In North Indian states too summer is rising but is bit lower than Telangana. Earlier, summer used to start after Holi which was in the mid of March. But this year it is estimated that summers will be very much high and everyone should take good care to prevent the sufferings.
What we do to Beat the Heat?
Commonly we use colas, A.C, Pool bath, chilled water for drinking, ice creams, squashes etc for summer heat. But all these can make your tongue feel cold; but can create heat and issues for your stomach and body.
That is why many people feel skin irritation, dehydration, intrinsic heat and blood pressure problems in summers.
Try to go natural. There is so many things in your home which will not even cost a single penny, and can guarantee you for happy and eased summers!
Let’s come back to our topic. Here we will be telling you 5 Natural and home tricks which will help to save even the summers of May.
5 Natural ways to Beat the Heat:
During summers, one should practice Sheetali and Sheetkari pranayama daily. One is done by clinching teeth and another one is done by folding tongue. It gives you coolness from inside.
2. Gourds in Summers-
Gourds are the vegetbales that contains about 70% of water in it. Bottle gourd, Pumpkin, Ridge Gourd, Cucumber, Tinda etc are some of the examples.
These are rich is water and roughage which is very good for digestion and also keeps your body light and eased. One should take mostly these vegetables in summers. It will keep your body cool from inside.
3. Bael Fruit and squash in Summers-
Fruits are always beneficial in summers. Bael (Aegle marmelos) is a fruit with hard covering outside, it gets yellowish outside when ripen. It has all the properties which can help to keep your summers comfortable.
It is very light, eases in digestion and the best part keeps your body cool. You can eat it with spoon directly, or can also prepare sharbat of it.
Natural ways to Beat the Heat
Aam panna or raw mango drink is very essential thing in summer. As we know, Mango is the king of fruits and has all the nutrients present in it. Same is with its raw form. The juice made with raw mango is very good to keep your tummy clear and cool in summers.
It also enhances the appetite and cleanses the bowel.
5. 4-5 Liters for Sure-
Water is a very essential thing which is key for all the lives. Normally an dult human being should drink about 2-3 liters of water in a day.
But in summers where the weather is hottest and it looks like fire in
We should also include curd and such seasonal juices in daily diet. It will also keep your stomach cool and light.
It can be however changed as per the age and climatic condition. If you drink appropriate amount of water, your body never has to suffer from heatstrokes and such.
So these were some of the Natural ways to Beat the Heat efficiently.
This year summer is going to be very hot! So be prepared from today onwards. Have a safe and enjoyable summers!
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She is a learner and health conscious person. She is always interested in seeking knowledge regarding Ayurveda, herbal medicine and Yoga to cure any health ailments naturally.
She holds a Bachelor Degree in Alternative Medicine and interested in Naturopathy.