Sunday, September 27, 2020

Immunity Booster Kadha Recipe | Ayurvedic Immunity Booster Kadha


Immunity booster Kadha Recipe | Ayurvedic Immunity Booster Kadha

Ayurvedic Immunity-booster Kadha is a mixture of various herbs and spices like, Basil leaves, Cinnamon, Black Cardamoms, Giloy, Liquorice, Ginger, Black peppercorns, Fennel seeds, Rock Salt and Jaggery or Honey boiled in water until it releases its aroma and flavour into it. 


1. Ayurvedic Immunity-booster Kadha Recipe

 

With the rise of COVID-19 cases, there has been a rise in consumption of Ayurvedic remedies and herbal immunity boosters in India and all over the world. There are many people who are consuming and sharing health-boosting kadhas these days and guess what, it’s working for them.


2. How to make Immunity-booster Kadha?


These are those powerful herbs and spices which I added to make this Ayurvedic immunity-boosting kadha. 8-10 Tulsi leaves, 1/2 stick Cinnamon, 2 Black Cardamoms, 2 Giloy, 1/2 inch stick Liquorice (mulethi), 1 inch Ginger, 1/4 tsp Black peppercorns, 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds. Coarsely ground them into a mortar and pestle. 

Boil it in 5 cups of water until the colour turns light brown. This will take 5-6 minutes on medium heat. Then let it boil on simmer for at least 15-20 minutes or boil till you reach the desired consistency. Then, add 1/4 tsp of rock salt (optional) and jaggery, sugar or honey as per your taste and in a cup and strain. Sip it warm.


Immunity Booster Herbs


3. Health benefits of herbs that are the healthy staples of Ayurvedic Immunity-booster Kadha


Tulsi leaves is used in the treatment of various diseases like skin disorders, diabetes, bronchitis, cardiac, stomach, chest and respiratory problems. It is also acts as a effective pain killer. Regular consumption of tulsi helps in relieving the joint pains.

Black Cardamom is dark brown in color. It is in the form of seed pods. It gives likes minty like aroma smoky flavour. It has anti-inflammatory properties and is loaded with antioxidants. 

Giloy helps in removing toxins, purifying blood, fights bacteria that causes diseases and also combats liver diseases. It also helps in reduces stress and anxiety. It may be helpful in treating diabetes and respiratory system.

Cinnamon is loaded with powerful medicinal properties. It has anti-inflammatory properties and is loaded with antioxidants. It may cut the risk of heart disease. It helps in lowering down blood sugar levels.

Mulethi helps in recovering stomach  infections like cold and cough and to high sugar and blood pressure. It reduces the risk of pain and headache. It is beneficial in the treatment of cancer and diabetes

Ginger is a hot and fragrant spice usually chopped or powdered. It's a powerhouse root due to its multi -faceted remedies. It reduces nausea and vomiting, treats morning sickness and helps in preventing the stomach ulcer. It regulates the blood sugar level and synthesis the bone tissue. 

Black Peppercorns helps in getting rid of cough and cold and helps in keeping the lungs healthy. It helps up in boosting up the immunity. It reduces the risk of pain and headache and helpful in managing arthritis.

Fennel seeds strengthen the immune system and thus protect against many other infections. It helps in regulating blood pressure, purifying blood, great for acne, and improving eyesight.


4. What is a Kadha & how can it protect you against Covid-19?


Ayurvedic Immunity-booster Kadha is a mixture of various herbs and spices like, Basil leaves, Cinnamon, Black Cardamoms, Giloy, Liquorice, Ginger, Black peppercorns, Fennel seeds, Rock Salt and Jaggery, boiled in water until it releases its aroma and flavour into it. 

These herbs acts to strengthen the immune system and thus protect against many other infections including coronavirus. There are many kadha recipes that involve a different combination of herbs. Here is one which I have shared:

But do not to simply rely on kadha, also practice social distancing guidelines, wear a mask to protect from coronavirus, wash your hands often for atleast 20 seconds, clean and disinfect your houses and monitor your health daily. 


Pin it if you like our recipe and let us know how you like this ayurvedic tea in the comments below;


Immunity Booster Kadha



IMMUNITY BOOSTER KADHA RECIPE


Serve : 3 People
Preparation time : 5 minutes
Total time : 20-25 minutes
Author : The Food Root


Ingredients


5 cups Water
8-10 leaves - Holy basil (Tulsi leaves)
1/2 stick Cinnamon (Dalchini)
2 - Black Cardamom (Badi Eliachi)
2 - Tinospora Cordifolia (Giloy)
1/2 inch stick - stick Liquorice (Mulethi)
1 inch - Ginger or Dry ginger powder
1/4 tsp - Black peppercorns (Kali mirch)
1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds (Saunf)
1/4 tsp - Rock salt (optional)
A pinch of Jaggery or Honey as per taste


Method


1. Add 8-10 Tulsi leaves, 1/2 stick Cinnamon, 2 Black Cardamoms, 2 Giloy, 1/2 inch stick Liquorice (mulethi), 1 inch Ginger, 1/4 tsp Black peppercorns, 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds. Coarsely ground them into a mortar and pestle. 



2. Boil it in 5 cups of water until the colour turns light brown. This will take 5-6 minutes on medium heat. 

3. Then let it boil on simmer for at least 15-20 minutes or boil till you reach the desired consistency. 

4. Then, add 1/4 tsp of rock salt (optional) and jaggery or honey as per your taste and in a cup and strain. Sip it warm.




Notes


1. You can add dry ginger powder instead or grated ginger.

2. Add rock salt, as per your taste. It’s totally optional.

3. You can add jaggery, sugar or honey according to your taste.


17 comments:

  1. I haven't heard of these before. But I love herbal remedies, so healthy! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. This is very much needed these day! I think we could all use an immunity booster and this recipe looks perfect that!

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  3. Wow, I have never even heard of some of these ingredients! Interesting! I'll have to try it.

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  4. I need to give these a try. If there's ever been a good time to ensure your immune system is on point, it's now.

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  5. I need to make this for my family with cold and flu season coming up.

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  6. These ingredients could sure offer great health benefits! As my mum would say - everything should be in fine moderation -

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  7. Covid or not, during the autumn I always seem to need a boost like this :) Thanks for the recipe :)

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  8. i love this receipe. i def need to try this out. ginger has always been a good one for me to use.

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  9. I've never heard of Kadha recipe! But this sure sounds like an effective way to stay healthy and to boost our immune system :)

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  10. This is really informative!! Thank you so much! I will definitely try this!

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  11. I've never heard of Giloy but I've heard of everything else. This is a very attractive looking tea and it sounds like a great combination of flavors. I would love to make it and try it.

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  12. Thanks for sharing your natural immunity booster recipe. This is great and good addition to our vitamins.

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  13. I've never heard of this but I'm going to give it a try! Always looking for ways to boost my immune system.

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  14. YOu had me at healthy and delicious, will def try this at home. For sure my husband would love this.

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  15. I love your Immunity Booster Kadha Recipe. It looks so healthy and easy to do. Can't wait to try it.

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  16. Wow....I only have known of ginger before, on that whole entire list of ingredients. It is a good one. How I wish I could try it out....

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