Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer

How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer -NWoBS Blog

What is body heat?


Body heat happens when our body temperatures go beyond the normal temperature range of 36.5–37.5 degrees Celsius and it is unable to cool down. 


What are the symptoms of body heat?



Some common symptoms of body heat that can help you identify this problem are:


1) Burning sensation in the eyes.


2) Indigestion, gas or loose motion.

3) Sleeplessness.

4) Fever like heated skin.

5) Discomfort and uneasiness.

6) Rapid heart rate.

7) Parched throat.

8) Ulcers.

9) Nosebleed.

10) Lethargy


How to reduce body heat?


How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer



With the temperatures rapidly spiking during summer, it is essential to keep our body cool and safe. Here are a few simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool.



1) Stay hydrated. 


How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer -NWoBS Blog

Drink lots of water ideally 3-4 litres of cool water to stay hydrated and cool. For optimal and healthy gradual cooling of the body, use water stored in earthen vessels (ghada or surayi) instead of refrigerated water.


Include freshly squeezed juices like lemon juice, watermelon juice, orange juice etc.


Sattu (roasted and ground grain) is also an excellent cooling and high in fiber food option. It can used as a drink or as stuffing in parathas (flat breads).



[Read : Healthy Zero oil Sattu Paratha Recipe and Health benefits of Sattu ]



2) Include dairy in your diet.




How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer -NWoBS Blog

Dairy products like curd, chanch (buttermilk), lassi, cool milk and milkshakes also help in reducing body heat.



3) Eat lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables.


How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer- NWoBS Blog



Seasonal fruits and vegetables like pomegranate, watermelon, muskmelon, cucumber, kakdi, bitter gourd, pumpkin, lemon, apricot, banana etc. also have a cooling effect on the stomach and body and help keep us healthy during summer.

Vitamin C rich fruits like lemon, mausambi, orange, strawberry, pineapple should be abundantly used to avoid body heat and keep cool during the hot months.

High in fiber and essential nutrients, fruits and vegetables also help reduce weight, build immunity and keep body heat away.


4) Peppermint 



Peppermint has a cooling effect on the body. 



How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer- NWoBS Blog


  • Peppermint tea, 
  • Peppermint and Lemon mixed with honey in water, 
  • Peppermint chutney
  • Peppermint Face Pack 
are a few ways you can to include it in your diet to reap its full benefits.

5) Wearing sunglasses and covering your heat also helps protect the body and eyes.

How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer- NWoBS Blog

Use an umbrella or a hat to cover your head while using an effective sunscreen lotion to protect your body from the harmful uva rays.


[Read: Lotus Herbals Safe Sun 3-in-1 Matte Look Daily Sunblock SPA 40 PA+++ Review ]



6) Tender coconut water

How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer- NWoBS Blog

Tender Coconut Water's electrolyte composition replenishes lost nutrients from the body, provides energy and help lower body temperature.

Drink a glass of tender coconut water whenever you feel hot and exhausted.


PS: Diabetic patients should consult their doctor before drinking coconut water.



6) Sandalwood



Excellent coolant, sandalwood has been used to cool the body, relax the mind and enhance beauty since generations.

Include sandalwood body packs or use sandalwood oil on your forehead to keep away body heat and stay cool and beautiful.


7) Take a bath.

How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer- NWoBS Blog

This may sound so common that this point is often disregarded when discussing ways to reduce body heat but taking daily baths in cool water help tremendously in lowering body temperature and refreshing the body.

8) Use Rose water

How to reduce body heat : Simple home remedies to reduce body heat and keep your body cool during summer- NWoBS Blog

Rosewater (gulab jal) instantly cools and soothes. 


  • Add 1 tbsp to your bathing water or 
  • spray some on your face and neck to cool your body and feel fresh.
  • Applying rose water dipped cotton strips over your eyes also helps in soothing the eyes and helps reduce the burning sensation in them.

[Read: Simple steps to achieve that perfect and beautiful skin without taking out extra time from your schedule. ]


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Try these simple home remedies to reduce body heat and enjoy summer to the fullest!

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