Savouring on Ice pops during the winter season brings another level of joy. But as the season enters, cold, flu and sore throat has become a common sight, taking us far from our favourite popsicles. But do you know eating ice pops when you have had sore throat actually helps in getting rid of scratchy throat and pain?
Try these ice popsicles to soothe the throat and boost immunity during the winter times:
1. Elderberry Pops:
To make elderberry popsicles, boil the berries with water, add coconut water and freeze it. Elderberry contains flavonoids that reduce inflammation and boosts the immune system. Combined with coconut water, it keeps the body hydrated which is the utmost necessity during the cold times.
2. Green Tea, Cough Syrup and Lemon Pops:
A delicious way to get rid of a scratchy throat. Green tea mixed with cough syrup and lemon juice proves to be an excellent cure to the cough and cold. We all are familiar with the benefits of green tea, while lemon being a rich source of Vitamin C fights the germs and protects from further infections.
3. Black Tea, Honey and Frozen Fruit Pops:
Honey is anti-inflammatory in nature and is also filled with the goodness of antimicrobial elements. Combined with black tea and citrus fruits, these pops soothe the sore throat while improving the immunity. You can also add cinnamon powder to increase its effectiveness.
4. Ginger Chamomile Pops:
Ginger is anti-bacterial in nature and helps in flushing out toxins from the body while chamomile being anti-inflammatory in nature, reduces swelling and redness. The ginger chamomile pops taste a little spicy but give a quick relaxation from the paining throat.