Kadha is an Ayurvedic drink that includes herbs and spices which are typically boiled in water for a length of time so that all of the medicinal benefits to be extracted. Kadha is especially helpful during the Vata, or cold and dry season when allergies can arise.
While there is no medicine for
COVID-19 as of now, it will be good to take preventive measures that boost our immunity in these times. If you often fall ill, it means your body’s immunity is low. You can strengthen it with the help of this herbal kadha which has a mix of several Ayurvedic herbs. These pacify the Vata and Kapha, stimulate digestion, increase immunity, and also detox our body. Cardamom and black pepper are helpful in flu and different allergic problems. Cinnamon and ginger also aid digestion, which directly impacts our immunity, as our first line of defense is in the gut.
Recipe yields 1 serving
Ingredients for Kadha – Herbal Tea
1 tbsp cardamom
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tbsp dried ginger
1 tbsp black pepper
3 cups water
Honey – optional to taste
Preparation for Kadha – Herbal Tea
In a pot, add cardamom, cinnamon, dried ginger and black pepper in water. Boil the content until about 1 cup of solution is left. If you choose to add honey, add before consuming when liquid is warm but not too hot to drink.