Foods, Tips & Home Remedies To Reduce Body Heat In Summer

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Summer is here in all its glory. Here we are going to provide you with some tips, home remedies and foods to reduce body heat and stay cool.
Summer is here in all its glory. Here we are going to provide you with some tips, home remedies and foods to reduce body heat and stay cool.

Summer is here in all its glory and our internal body temperatures tend to rise. Body heat (or heat stress) is a common health problem caused by exposure to high temperatures. – We know summer is here, it is essential to remain hydrated and have healthy foods to stay healthy and reduce body heat. When things heat up outside, the key to perfect health is to find ways to cool down naturally. This article talks about ways to reduce body heat this summer.

So, here we are going to provide you with some tips, home remedies and foods to reduce body heat and stay cool.

Here are few healthy foods that can reduce body heat. Include these foods in your summer diet to remain healthy.
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Beat The Heat

Watermelon: This water-rich fruit is very effective in reducing body heat to a great extent.

Cucumber: This summer food is very rich in water and effective in providing cooling effect to the body.

Mint: Mint is used as a home remedy to provide cooling effect to the body.

Lemon: Citrus has a cooling effect on the body and promotes detoxification.

Fennel seeds: Soak fennel seeds in water overnight. Strain and have the water in the morning to lower body heat.

Radish: Apart from being water-rich, this vegetable is a rich source of Vitamin C, an antioxidant that lowers body heat.

Pineapple: Pineapple is also the only known source of an enzyme called bromelain, which is credited for reducing inflammation in the body.

Coconut water: Drinking coconut water is one of the best home remedies to reduce body heat and fight summer health problems like dehydration.

Also Read: 5 Surprising Benefits of Drinking Coconut Water Daily

Cold milk Healthy and cold fluids like milk or lemon juice are effective in lowering body heat.

Sugarcane: Its juice has an amazing cooling effect that can help to cool down the whole temperature of the body.

Melons: All members of the melon family offer the cooling property to the human body. Muskmelon is also a fruit that is very rich in water and loaded with essential nutrients for preventing heat stress. C

Home Remedies To Reduce Body Heat – Some Quick Tips 
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Beat The Heat
  • Try reducing your usage of red meat or following a vegetarian diet regime.
  • Do not add nuts into your daily meals because we all know that nuts can make our body temperature increase very fast. You should limit your consumption of nuts to two or three times per week
  • Use olive or coconut herbal oil to cook meals rather than using corn, sesame, or almond oil
  • Try following a low sodium diet regime
  • Stay away from alcohol and caffeine
  • Avoid fried and fatty foods (fast, junk foods)
  • Avoid consuming spicy and hot food materials.
  • Avoid exposure to excessive humidity and heat whenever possible.
  • Drink fresh pomegranate juice (a glass) mixed with almond oil (a few drops) every morning.
  • Wear lightweight, loose-fitting clothing that can help you stay cool.
  • Avoid wearing excess clothes that can prevent sweat from evaporating easily.
  • Sleep in a well-ventilated, cool area.
  • Do not drink alcoholic and caffeinated beverages as they affect your body’s ability to regulate your temperature.
  • Drink enough water every day in order to supply fluids lost through sweating.
  • Try to stay in air-conditioned or a shady place during peak summer days.
  • Do not sit inside a car parked in the sun.
Home Remedy – Peppermint
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Simmer fresh peppermint leaves (a few ounces) in one pot of boiling water for at least 15 minutes. Next to strain out these leaves and then let the water  cool down. After that, you add this peppermint-infused water to a bathtub filled with the cool bath water and immerse in it for at least 25 minutes. Another way is to prepare a peppermint bath by adding peppermint essential oil (a few drops) to cool bath water.

Home Remedy – Sandalwood
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Beat The Heat

Mix sandalwood powder (2 tablespoons) with enough cold milk or water to create a fine paste. Then add rose water (a few drops) and next to rub this paste on your chest and forehead. Let it to dry on its own and then wash it off with lukewarm water.

Don’t consume above mentioned foods in a huge quantity. Moderation is the key to keep healthy.

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Note: Always consult a health practitioner before beginning any natural health routine.

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