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Count on this healthy concoction to boost immunity

A nutritionist recommends this easy herbal concoction to boost immunity and keep seasonal infections away

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 3, 2020 10:51:10 am
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The threat of COVID-19 coupled with the nip in the air and rising pollution levels has made it extremely important for one to take care of their health. But along with boosting one’s immunity levels, it is also essential to take adequate precautions to keep seasonal issues at bay.

One can better their immunity and keep their lung health in check by making this healthy concoction, said nutritionist Lovneet Batra.

“Changes in season and Covid-19 bring about serious risks of common colds, flu and lung-damaging virals,” she mentioned on an Instagram post.

Here’s how to make it

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That delicious winter nip in the air is here. Unfortunately, pollution levels are on the rise as well. :-( #covi̇d19 has ensured that all of us wear proper N95 masks when stepping out and covering our eyes with proper eye gear. However something is bound to give in. Changes in season and the covid19 bring about serious risks of common colds, flu and lung damaging virals. Here's an antipollution drink that you can have everyday in the morning and evening to keep your immunity and lung health in check. Boil a cup of water with ginger, pepper, raw turmeric and tulsi. Strain and bring to proper drinking temperature before consuming. Ginger and tulsi are traditional antibacterial, anti viral, boosters and decongesters. Raw turmeric and black pepper ensure that Inflammation in the body is kept in check . Mixing black pepper with turmeric helps the healing potency of turmeric grow more powerful. #antipollution #lunghealer #immunitybooster #lunghealth #breathe #wearmasks #protectyoutlungs #IMA #nutritionbylovneet #lovneetbatra #lovneetbatrarecommends #delhipollution #aqilevels #indiapollution #airpollution #eatwell #

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Ingredients

1 inch – Ginger
A pinch – Black pepper
4 leaves – Tulsi
1 inch – Raw turmeric
1.5 cup – Water

turmeric, benefits of turmeric, how much turmeric should you consume, turmeric properties, indian express Raw turmeric helps keep inflammation in check. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock)

Method

*Boil a cup of water with ginger, pepper, raw turmeric and tulsi.
*Strain and bring to drinking temperature before consuming.

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Benefits

-Ginger and tulsi are traditionally known to be antibacterial, antiviral, immunity boosters and de-congesters.
– Raw turmeric and black pepper keep any inflammation in the body in check.
– Mixing black pepper with turmeric makes the healing potency of turmeric more powerful.

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