24 Mar 5 HOME MADE DRINKS to boost your immunity AND glow
In this period, we have been advised to maintain our distance from others by being indoors, and taking extra precaution with our hygienic practices to avoid getting sick.
We have listed a few things you can do at home to help boost your immunity, and provide that skin glow you want to keep even while indoors!
- Honey and hot water
Honey water has amazing healing properties! This is primarily due to honey’s anti inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant effects. Honey is also known to have anti diabetic, anti fungal and anti viral effects. A full glass of honey water can help boost your metabolism and aid weight loss. This mixture is great also for flushing toxins out of your body and contributing to a nice skin glow and healthy complexion! So get your honey water ready in time for tomorrow morning!
- Lemon and hot water
Lemons are filled with Vitamin C which is great for your skin! Vitamin C is a natural brightening agent and antioxidant. Lemon juice is also a natural antibacterial agent, banishing harmful bacteria and toxins from your blood stream
- Garlic water
Garlic is known to have antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antiseptic properties. It helps to kill the bacteria that causes acne, while giving your immune system a great boost. You can include garlic in your food or soak in hot water for a nice garlic tea!
- Ginger tea
Ingesting ginger offers major anti aging benefits. Ginger alone contains a combination of about 40 antioxidants, which help to protect our skin from damage. It also evens out skin tone and improves elasticity. You can drink ginger in hot water as a nice tea. Ginger has strong anti inflammatory effects and works to keep your immune system healthy
- Vitamin C water
Good old vitamin C. Great for boosting collage and keeping your immune system happy. Daily recommendation for Vitamin C supplements is 1000mg daily. Do you prefer the chewables, dissolvable or tablets?
Do you have any other home-made immune boosting, skin glow producing secrets? Share with us!