Why drink something that's less cool than you? (Image for representation purposes only) Image: Thinkstock
With the temperatures soaring, our thirst has found new heights. But if you're thinking of grabbing the cola bottle, just stop! We have deets about healthier options which don't involve a guilt trip.
Made from fresh fruit pulp without artificial colouring or added sugar, these coolers will not only quench your thirst but also will keep you fresh.
Here’s our list of beverages, curated by Purba Kalita, Co-Founder, Salebhai.com, which will keep you hydrated this summer.Sattu Sharbat
Often considered a rural delicacy, sattu coolers have caught the attention of urban gastronomy. It is considered the most effective detox drink and helps in weight loss and skin rejuvenation.Rhododendron Refresher Concocted from the sweet nectar of the scarlet, bell-shaped Himachali rhododendron flowers, this drink offers instant coolness to your stomach and helps in reducing cholesterol, stimulating the liver, kidneys, and lungs. It is even good for your urinary tract. Just mix the concentrate in a glass of water and refresh yourself.
Orange and Basil Juice
Orange and basil cooler, anyone? Image: Thinkstock
Bring orange and basil together to create this revitalising drink which is perfect for the season. Loaded with Vitamin C and antioxidants, this natural cooler not only cools your stomach but also adds a sheen to the skin.Butterscotch Apple Crush
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. And some butterscotch-flavoured apple crush, made from fresh Shimla apples, certainly keeps the swelter away. This delectably sweet and fruity cooler will also satisfy all your sugar cravings.Lemon Ginger Libation The perfect blend of natural lemons and ginger cools you down and the zesty combo of flavours lingers long after your glass is empty. Not only does it provide amazing health benefits, but also leaves you feeling refreshed for a long time.