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Hot Drinks Essential in Winter

Mon 27 Nov 2023 | 10:11 PM
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Hot drinks are important and necessary on cold winter nights, especially for their role in warming the body, boosting immunity, reducing cough, and soothing the chest in cases of coughing.

*Ginger Drink

Ginger is a great beverage recommended if you are suffering from a cough.

It helps in soothing the throat inflammation caused by coughing and contains antioxidant properties that can protect you from colds and contribute to treating coughs.

It can be prepared in several ways, either by peeling fresh ginger and adding boiling water or by adding a little ginger powder to boiling water.

*Green Tea

Certainly, you know the countless benefits of green tea for the body, and it also greatly helps in treating coughs because it reduces the growth of bacteria, viruses, and fungi to treat colds.

However, it is preferred to consume it before sleep as it calms the nerves and thus makes you sleep easily without feeling annoyed by coughing.

*Peppermint Drink

Many of us love to drink peppermint regularly and, in fact, it is one of the great beverages that help in treating colds and digestive system problems.

It also contains antioxidant and antimicrobial properties and also facilitates breathing if the person is suffering from a cold.

*Chamomile Drink

Certainly, you know the benefits of chamomile, which can greatly help in getting rid of cough and soothing the body.

Therefore, it is advised to consume it directly before sleep by adding chamomile tea to boiling water. Do not hesitate to drink it more than once a day to get rid of cough and cold quickly.

*Cumin Drink for Treating Cough

Yes, you can prepare a cumin drink to get rid of phlegm, cough, and cold. It is one of the best natural drinks that can protect the body from colds in an easy and simple way.

To prepare it, boil some cumin seeds in water, and the resulting water from the boiling will help get rid of cough and cold quickly.


Hibiscus is known for its many benefits, most importantly treating colds, flu, cough, and cold. It also helps in naturally lowering the body's temperature because it contains a large amount of vitamin C.

Therefore, do not hesitate to drink hibiscus to get rid of cough and cold, but be careful as hibiscus lowers blood pressure.

*Anise for Treating Cough

Anise contains many vitamins, minerals, and properties that help in treating colds, cough, and cold.

It works as an anti-inflammatory and an expectorant for respiratory diseases and colds.

It is also a great relaxant for the body, so it is preferred to consume it before sleep to help you relax after getting rid of cough.

Contributed by Israa Farhan