During summers it is important to keep your body hydrated and cool from within or you can fall prey to severe health problems, therefore let’s have a look at 5 spices that can help to cool off body heat effectively,

1. Fennel seeds :


One of the spices known to be reducing body heat is Fennel seeds. Not many know but it has a high cooling effect and is very useful in the hot summer season. It is also rich in Vitamin C and therefore it reduces inflammation caused in the body due to the heat. Besides that, it stimulates intestinal juices, promotes proper digestion, and reduces acid reflux.

What you can do is take a handful of fennel seeds and soak it in water. Let it soak for a night and in the morning after you get up strain the water, add a pinch of black salt, sugar, and lemon. Drink this fennel seed juice and get instant relief from the heat. Make sure you drink it every morning regularly to stay cool and for a healthy gut.

You can also chew a teaspoon of fennel seeds before and after your meal because it not only keeps you cool but also keeps the breath fresh and is very good for oral hygiene.

2. Cumin seeds :


A spice highly used in vegetable curry, soup not only enhances taste and aroma but also cools off the body. Ground cumin or whole cumin seeds helps in detoxification and also relieve excessive gas and bloating.

Since cumin seeds can effectively cure flatulence and bloating it makes the body feel lighter, rejuvenates the body and help to cope up with the hot weather. Drinking cumin water every morning is healthy as it keeps the body hydrated and is useful in preventing heatstroke. Hence, drink a glass of cumin water every morning or add cumin powder to the buttermilk to cool your system down.

3. Turmeric :


Known as a wonder spice, Turmeric is truly packed with amazing health benefits which also includes cooling off the body. It has some excellent astringent qualities, because of which it is the best cooling spice that can be used heavily during the summer season.

Apart from using it in cooking, you can also drink turmeric milk to cool off your body. In a glass of milk, add a pinch of turmeric powder with a teaspoon of sugar or honey. You can drink it before going to bed or early in the morning.

4. Cardamon :

Cardamon is the best to detoxify unwanted chemicals and toxins from the body. This ultimately lowers the body heat and further helps in digestion, heartburn, and keeps the body cool and relaxed. You can add cardamom in your morning tea and feel cool and refreshed throughout the day.

5. Fenugreek seeds :


Another spice that is the most ideal to cope up with the heat is fenugreek seeds. It helps to get rid of flatulence caused due to excess heat. Drinking fenugreek seed water during summer brings down the body heat. Take one tablespoon of fenugreek seed and soak it overnight in a glass of water. Strain and drink it in the morning to cool your body.

So, include these spices in your daily routine to escape the heat and to buy these Indian spices shop at Vasant Masala.