10 Recipes for the Best Ayurveda Cooling Drinks for Summer 2023

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The summer season presents a unique set of challenges and changes for our bodies.  During this time, our bodies undergo several physiological changes as they adapt to changing weather conditions. As the scorching heat of summer approaches, it becomes crucial to find ways to stay cool and hydrated. While sipping on refreshing beverages is a popular choice, why not opt for cooling drinks or Ayurveda health drinks/Teas that are not only delicious but also offer numerous health benefits? In this blog post, we bring you 10 recipes for the best Ayurvedic cooling drinks for Summer that will not only quench your thirst but also keep you balanced and rejuvenated. Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine, provides us with a treasure trove of recipes and Ayurveda tips for summer to beat the heat while promoting overall well-being. 

Cooling Summer Drinks for Ayurveda Diet

From zesty lemonades to herbal infusions, we’ve curated a collection of recipes that will make your taste buds dance and your body say, “Ahhh!” So, whether you’re lounging by the pool, hosting a backyard barbecue, or simply seeking a moment of tranquility in the midst of summer chaos, these cooling drinks will be your ultimate companions. Are you ready to raise your glass to a cool and rejuvenating summer? Let’s dive in and stir up some delicious concoctions together!

1. Aloe Vera Lime Cooler

Ingredients: 1 cup aloe vera juice Juice of 1 lime 1 tablespoon honey A pinch of rock salt Instructions: Mix all the ingredients in a blender until well combined. Serve chilled and enjoy the refreshing goodness. This drink is not only hydrating but also aids digestion and supports healthy skin.

2. Mint Cucumber Splash 

Ingredients: 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped Handful of fresh mint leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon honey Water as required Instructions: Blend the cucumber and mint leaves together until smooth. Strain the mixture and add lemon juice, honey, and water. Stir well and serve chilled. This cooling drink is perfect for detoxifying the body and rejuvenating the senses.

3. Watermelon Rose Shake

Ingredients: 2 cups chopped watermelon 1 tablespoon rose water 1 teaspoon lime juice A pinch of black salt Instructions: Blend the watermelon until smooth. Add rose water, lime juice, and black salt to the watermelon juice. Mix well and refrigerate before serving. Watermelon is known for its hydrating properties, and when combined with the fragrance of rose water, it creates a delightful summer drink.

4. Saffron Buttermilk

Ingredients: 2 cups buttermilk A few strands of saffron 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder A pinch of black salt Fresh coriander leaves for garnish Instructions: Soak saffron strands in a tablespoon of warm water for a few minutes. Add saffron water, cumin powder, and black salt to the buttermilk. Mix well and garnish with fresh coriander leaves. This traditional Ayurvedic drink not only cools the body but also aids digestion and strengthens the immune system.

5. Coconut Cardamom Elixir

Ingredients: 1 cup coconut water 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 cardamom pods, crushed 1 teaspoon honey Ice cubes (optional) Instructions: Combine coconut water, coconut milk, crushed cardamom pods, and honey in a blender. Blend until well mixed. Add ice cubes if desired and blend again. Pour into glasses and serve. This delightful elixir combines the hydrating properties of coconut water with the aromatic flavor of cardamom, making it a perfect summer cooler.

6. Hibiscus Iced Tea

Ingredients: 2 hibiscus tea bags 4 cups boiling water 1 tablespoon honey Juice of 1 lemon Fresh mint leaves for garnish Instructions: Steep hibiscus tea bags in boiling water for 10 minutes. Remove the tea bags and let the tea cool to room temperature. Add honey and lemon juice to the tea and stir well. Refrigerate until chilled and serve with fresh mint leaves. Hibiscus is known for its cooling and detoxifying properties, and this iced tea is a perfect way to enjoy its benefits.

7. Amla Ginger Fizz

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons amla (Indian gooseberry) juice 1 teaspoon ginger juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon honey Soda water Instructions: In a glass, mix amla juice, ginger juice, lemon juice, and honey. Top it up with soda water and stir well. Serve chilled. This fizzy drink is not only refreshing but also packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

8. Coriander Infused Water

Ingredients: Handful of fresh coriander leaves 4 cups water Juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon honey Instructions: Wash and chop the coriander leaves. Boil water and add the coriander leaves. Let it steep for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool. Add lime juice and honey to the infused water. Stir well and refrigerate before serving. Coriander not only adds a refreshing taste but also aids digestion and detoxification.

9. Aloe Vera Coconut Refresher

Ingredients: 1 cup fresh coconut water 1/4 cup aloe vera gel Juice of 1 lime 1 tablespoon honey Instructions: Blend coconut water, aloe vera gel, lime juice, and honey until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve chilled. This hydrating drink combines the goodness of coconut water and aloe vera, providing a perfect way to beat the summer heat.

10. Fennel Saffron Infusion

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon fennel seeds A few strands of saffron 4 cups water 1 teaspoon honey Instructions: Crush the fennel seeds lightly. In a pot, bring water to a boil and add fennel seeds and saffron. Let it simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and strain the infusion. Add honey to the warm infusion and stir well. Let it cool to room temperature and refrigerate before serving. Fennel seeds help cool the body, aid digestion, and freshen breath, making this infusion a perfect summer drink.

In Ayurveda, there are several types of teas made with ayurvedic herbs for summer that are specifically recommended to keep the body cool and balanced during the summer season. These teas are often made with herbs and ingredients that have cooling properties and help to alleviate heat-related imbalances.

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and quench your thirst with a delightful lineup of Ayurvedic potions designed to keep you cool as a cucumber!  Download Free Ayurveda Tea Recipe guide here. So, let’s sip on these Ayurveda beverages and teas, stay cool, and enjoy a healthy and rejuvenating summer season.