Holi special Drink/Summer Drink Health Benefits of Thandai:
Thandai is a refreshing milk based beverage specifically associated with the Holi festival. During dry summer winds, Thandai makes you feel cooler and have many other health benefits as well.
possess volatile oils which are known for its antioxidants, anti-flatulence, cooling properties.
is considered as the king of spices, it has medicinal properties as it has piperine in it. It is also loaded with many minerals like manganese, zinc, calcium, iron and vitamin A.
are one of the best sources of energy, protein and iron.
are very good for digestion problems and menstrual irregularities.
are loaded with healthy fats. It is also a rich source of vitamin E and are known for their antioxidant effects.
they contain iron, phosphorus and fiber. They also contain thiamine and riboflavin as well as B vitamins. The presence of linoleic acid in poppy seeds protects the body from heart attacks and other heart disorders.
are high in Omega 3 fatty acid and the heart-healing mineral-magnesium, which is also Nature’s natural relaxant.
-the active components in saffron have many therapeutic applications in many traditional medicines as antiseptic, antidepressant, anti-oxidant, digestive, anti-convulsant.
is a complete food. It is good source of calcium and protein for vegetarians. It is also a rich source of micro nutrients like zinc, phosphorus and iron. Cold milk is known to be an antacid and have cooling effects on the body.