Summer is here, and so is the time to keep ourselves hydrated.

Some might hate summers, some might love summers, but one cannot deny that it brings many exciting moments like eating cold ice-cream or ice-gola with friends and family. However, the season comes with its own set of challenges. Sometimes hot winds and sometimes drops of rain. And this mixed weather causes changes in the health of our body. So, to make sure that one's health does not suffer, it is necessary to keep the body cooler.

And how about we tell you that our most favourite beverage, ''Chai", is the best to drink in the summers. Many studies suggest that one must not skip drinking chai in the hot climate. To help out, we have mentioned some Indian spice teas that you must sip on regularly during the summers to keep your body cooler.

Spice teas are the best to drink during summers, as they help your body stay calm, and because of the presence of spices, one can avail of numerous health benefits.

Here are spice teas that are good for hydration in the summertime.

  • Turmeric Tea
  • Masala Tea
  • Fennel Tea
  • Cumin Tea

Turmeric Tea

The golden spice of India, Turmeric, has been proved much beneficial when it comes to health illnesses. This spice helps remove toxins from the body and calms down the body heat. Along with this turmeric, helps promote immunity, enhance digestion, lessens body pains and inflammations.

Turmeric is the most useful to evade harmful toxic inflammations in the body that spikes during the summers. You can drink turmeric tea every day. Add turmeric powder, black pepper, and honey to boiling water to make turmeric tea.

Masala Tea

For masala chai lovers, it is quite normal to drink masala chai in every season, be it summer, winter, spring or monsoon. However, those who are not regular chai drinkers might suffer from headaches or gastric issues when they drink masala chai during summers. But, we are grateful that there are ways you can tweak masala chai and make it beneficial for consuming it in the summertime too.

You can make masala chai by adding some cooling spices like fennel seeds and cardamom. Both these spices are suitable to cure digestive issues. Moreover, instead of adding different cooling spices, you can add Vasant Tea Masala. Vasant's tea masala includes ginger, black pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon, mace, cardamom and cloves. So, make sure to add it and stay healthy in the summers.

Fennel Tea

Fennel has to be the most highly cooling spice for the summers. They are popularly used as mouth fresheners in India and have cooling effects on the body. Fennel seeds are most-known to improve digestion, reduce acid refluxes and calm the body heat during the summers.

Also rich in Vitamin C, fennel seeds reduce the inflammations caused in the body because of heat. Because of such health benefits, fennel seeds are consumed as a mouth freshener after every meal to avoid stomach ailments. Add fennel seeds, ginger powder and honey to boiling water to prepare fennel tea. Fennel tea works wonders to cool the body temperature.

Cumin Tea

Cumin seeds are one of the healthiest Indian spices that are effective to cure flatulence and bloated stomach. This cooling spice can make your body feel lighter and strengthens it, especially in the summers. The medicinal properties of cumin seeds help in decreasing body temperature and keeping the body hydrated.

Cumin based drinks alleviate excessive gas from the body and aids detoxification. Add cumin seeds, honey and lime in the boiling water. Drinking this cumin water or tea every morning empty stomach helps detoxify the body and reduce the body heat.

Make sure you beat the heat by including these spice teas in your daily habit during summers. You can buy all the spices used in making spice teas from Vasant Masala.

Check out our range of spices.