5 Benefits Of Having Khus Sharbat In Summers

Summers are here in full swing and so is the need to keep ourselves hydrated. With summers come rising temperatures that can cause a toll on your overall health.

Deeksha Sarin  |  Updated: June 21, 2018 17:59 IST

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5 Benefits Of Having Khus Sharbat In Summers
Highlights
  • Khus sharbat is a green-coloured concoction of khus syrup and water
  • The thick syrup is made from the roots of khus grass
  • This heavenly summer cooler can provide with a lot of health benefits
Summers are here in full swing and so is the need to keep ourselves hydrated. With summers come rising temperatures that can cause a toll on your overall health. In order to save yourself from getting dehydrated, it is essential to keep your fluid intake in check. Apart from water, there are various other beverages that can provide immense relief in this scorching heat. One of which is khus sharbat. It is a green-coloured concoction of khus syrup and water, and is prepared using khus essence, sugar, water and citric acid syrup. The green colour comes from khus essence, which is thick syrup made from the roots of khus grass (vetiver grass). Vetiver is an age-old cooling remedy that can help you to battle heat stroke to a significant extent. This heavenly summer cooler not only helps in quenching thirst, but also provides with a lot of health benefits. Read on to know more about them.

Here are some khus ka sharbat benefits that you may not have known: 


1. Boosts Blood Circulation

Khus is an excellent source of iron, manganese and B6 vitamins. The iron present in it may help improve blood circulation in the body. Whereas, the presence of manganese in it may help to regulate blood pressure levels to a considerable extent.
 

2. Reduces Redness In The EyesKhus sharbat is a diuretic that has cooling properties. Apart from this, khus is a rich source of zinc, which helps to keep various eye issues at bay. Drinking a glass of khus sharbat in summers could possibly reduce the redness in the eyes caused by excess heat.


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Khus sharbat is a diuretic that has cooling properties

3. Reduces Excessive Thirst

The joy of having a chilled glass of khus sharbat in sweltering heat is above all. This summer cooler helps in reducing excessive thirst to a significant extent. To add to its nutritional value, you may also add lemon juice in it. 

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The joy of having a chilled glass of khus sharbat in sweltering heat is above all
 

4. Good Source Of Antioxidants

Khus is said to have large amounts of antioxidants present in it. These antioxidants not only boost the immunity, but also protect the organs and tissues from free radical damage. Drink up on this healthy beverage to make most of it. 

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5. Prevents Dehydration

It is very important to keep yourself hydrated during this time of the year. Having khus sharbat in regular intervals could possibly keep dehydration at bay.

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So, bring this magic potion to your rescue and make the most of this season.
 

About Deeksha SarinAn eccentric foodie and a die-hard falooda lover, Deeksha loves riding scooty in search of good street food! A piping hot cup of adrak wali chai can make her day bright and shiny!

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