Summers may have only just begun but the heat is already getting unbearable. With the mercury level rising at an extraordinary pace, the scorching summer can result in undesirable conditions like dehydration, drowsiness, thirst and fatigue. However, our list of five refreshing summer drinks are sure to help you beat the heat and please your palate.Buttermilk or Chhaas: Made with curd, water and spices like salt, pepper and jeera, chhaas is an apt soothing and digestive drink during summers. Not only does it fight dehydration, but also aids in digestion and calms the stomach after a spicy meal.Aam Panna: Made using raw mangoes, spices and sugar, this Indian beverage is known for its heat resistant properties. Its cooling effect helps the body fight against heat stroke and dehydration. Also, it increases the body resistance against diseases like tuberculosis, dysentery, cholera and anaemia.Nimbu Paani or Lemonade: Lemonade is quite effective in beating the summer heat. Other than vitamin C, lemon is also a rich source of vitamin B, calcium, riboflavin and minerals. A refreshing glass of ice-cold lemonade will keep you refreshed on a hot summer day.Nariyal Paani (Coconut water): A common beverage that can be easily found on the Indian streets, especially during summers. Nariyal paani is a natural current that reduces body heat and helps you fight against diarrhoea.Lassi: One the most famous beverages in India, Lassi is also an essential part of the north Indian cuisine. This yoghurt-based drink helps in maintaining the body temperature during summers and cures dehydration problems.
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