SUMMER is one of the six seasons of the year. Every two months will make a season or Ritu. Summer is in between the 16th May to 15th July. The strength of the body will be lost during this period. People feel tired and exhausted during the season due to extensive heat rays of the sun, the watery portion (or Kapha) of the body of people, animals, plants, foods and the entire environment will become dry and the vata will become more in the body and the atmosphere. The skin will become dry and may precipitate skin diseases as eczema..To flaunt a beautiful skin and easily manageable hair during the approaching summer days, what you need to do is just take a little care of your skin and hair. Check on some of these easy and useful beauty tips for the summers. Summer is a beautiful season when flowers bloom, birds chirp and people are happy in their own little ways.
But this sounds poetic when we take into consideration that summer can also be harsh on us, our skin and even on our health if not taken good care of. Summer can harm your natural beauty and thus can prove very adverse for some people. You have to be a water baby in summer if you want to maintain a healthy body and maintain your natural beauty. Water is the only thing that can keep you and your beauty intact in many different ways. In this scorching heat, what you need is to understand the nature of your skin and work out accordingly to keep it beautiful and glowing. A beautiful skin and a beautiful mind are complementary. Your mind and health cannot be kept healthy if you have a bad and unhealthy skin.In the summer there are certain things that you need to take care of, like the body skin care, the feet care, the body odour control, and some other supplementary tips to keep one self hygienic and free from any sort of adverse effects in the hot summer season.Try out juices of grapes, watermelon, banana, jack fruit, lemon and pineapple during summer. Consumption of fruits and juices reduces body heat and benefits in controlling body temperature.
What to Drink and Eat: One must drink the juices of grapes, watermelon, banana, jack fruit, lemon and pineapple. This is to say foods and juices of sweet and cold and easily digestible must be consumed. The preparations of sugar, barely/green gram, sharbats, buttermilk with sugar candy are to be used daily to cool the body. One must take the food of white rice with meat soup of meat of animals reared in cold areas.
The juices of dry grapes, cucumber, kharjura with Dalchini, Cardamom must be drunk along with pure cold water kept in a pot or a freezer or these must be kept at night in moon light and used along with buffalo’s milk. Water with parijatha flowers and usheera can also be used for drinking.
– One must not take foods of pungent, sour, dry and salty foods. Foods of rice with milk, sugar candy, butter milk, lassie are good for good health. Ghee can be used.
– Coffee and tea are not all good as they stimulate the central nervous system. Taking them on empty stomach is harmful as they mix with acid and circulated all over the body producing several diseases.
– Alcohol is a hot drink and must not be used druing this season, either avoid it or drink it with plenty of water.