Warming drinks known to people a few centuries, among them are alcohol – mulled wine, grog, punch, Mead, toddy – and soft – mostly herbal infusions with herbs (teas), Russian sbiten, drinks based on chocolate and coffee.
And if the drinks with alcohol mainly play warming, warning of a cold role, teas and herbal infusions can be therapeutic, helping to get rid of early disease, often
much more effective than the usual tablets and, of course, without side effects.
A great advantage of the “winter” drinks is that, knowing the basic rules of cooking, you can always surprise your loved ones a delicious drink designed just according to your recipe, varying the ingredients to suit your taste and desire.
1. Mulled wine
This is one of the most famous beverages warming is. Its basis is warmed wine with spices.
Even his name – “gluhende Wein”, which translated from German means “burning wine” breathes warmth and aroma of good quality wines and spices.
The recipe for the mulled wine is simple Continue reading
Butter, milk and honey: an effective grandma’s cough medicine
The cough is usually observed in almost all colds. But the main reason is usually cold. There are various ways of dealing with a cough, but even our grandmothers knew that the best honey in this case nothing.
In this article I want to tell you about my grandmother’s well known remedy for cough: oil, milk and honey. Each ingredient is useful in its own way. Let’s take a closer look at the component properties of this recipe.
The beneficial properties of the ingredients
Milk has a calming effect, it can reduce irritation of the throat. And it
will slow down the inflammatory process, which is very important. But oil has antiviral, expectorant and antibacterial properties that allows its use as a prophylactic and therapeutic product.
And, of course, honey has many medicinal properties. It relieves cough and especially night cough in children. And United together (honey with butter and milk) they Continue reading
The average person usually drinks in daily life are just a few fairly standard drinks. So from teas are very popular with only black but green, however, the range of such a drink is much broader. After all, many healthy and tasty drinks that were consumed by our ancestors, are now undeservedly forgotten. One of them is Kalmyk tea, he came to us from Asian nomadic peoples. This drink has many useful qualities that have been confirmed in many studies.
We will give Kalmyk tea? Benefits for the human body
All the useful qualities of Kalmyk tea are due to its unique chemical composition. Essentially, this drink is a green tea, so it contains elements such as stimulating and invigorating caffeine, as well as many healing tannins, and catechins that keep our youth Continue reading