On a hot sunny day, when the heat melted asphalt, and all life is hidden in the deep shadow, soul and body crave one thing - a little bit of freshness and coolness! Salvation comes not only as the air conditioner, the fan and the wet towels. Salvation can be a breath of cool liquid, a cup of green tea, a light shower for body and face, inhale the fresh aroma ...
So fresh ideas for a hot day!
Water, water and more water again! If you are young and healthy and you do not need to go to work - reservoirs: sea, river, lake, swimming pool - this is the most suitable places for entertainment. Well, if you have health problems, the right thing, especially in the hot days did not leave the room. Even if your home is not a split system, a simple set of cooling procedures will survive the heat.
First, make sure that the apartment did not heat the street, here to help with blackout curtains, reflective films and blinds during the day, but in the evening, night and early morning necessarily intensive airing. The floor of the apartment periodically spray from the sprinkler.
This escape from the heat - warm shower, it was warm, but not icy! Here, in contrast to the meaning of temperature, when the skin is warmed by the action of warm water (about 37 degrees), and then we come out of the bathroom, the heat did not seem so strong. Advanced pores in warm water, will regulate our body heat for some time, though, unfortunately, not very long, and after the procedure will have to be repeated. Well, you can still try sponging the body with a wet towel, sprinkle with water and toes.
Head helpful at this time to wash the shampoo, which contains extracts of citrus, eucalyptus or menthol. The feeling of freshness clear it and return the vivacity. Occasionally, the feet may be rinsed, first with warm water, then cold can be massaged simultaneously with their menthol scrub.
In the office environment, of course, if you do not have air conditioning, to cope with the heat difficult. Keep always at hand to spray the face with thermal water or mineral: periodically sprayed with the skin, and well-being will be much better, and for the skin such mikrodush helpful. It refreshes the skin and prevents dehydration, it provides a useful trace elements, and in addition, spraying water in the form of tiny droplets with the pressure of producing a kind of micro-massage the skin. A big plus thermal water is that it can be sprayed in the face with an already applying cosmetics, make-up is not affected.
However, despite all the advantages of thermal water, do not forget about the large family of lotions and tonics, without which the summer will not do. These funds are beautifully activate metabolic processes in the skin, that is, make it fresher and improve the complexion.
A refreshing infusion:
linden blossom, chamomile flowers, rose petals, mint leaves, take in a proportion of 3: 2: 1: 1/2 mix. Two tablespoons of the mixture pour a glass of boiling water and leave to cool. Strain the infusion and place in the refrigerator. Now you can use the infusion - to wipe the face, do cool compresses, etc. You can make a tincture of such a cosmetic ice and wipe the face and neck.
Not superfluous, especially on the road or at work, are moisturizing wipes: when it becomes unbearable, wipe them neckline and shoulders, neck. While working at the table, remove your shoes, let the skin of your feet breathe freely, so the body will be easier to cope with the heat.
To survive in the heat, or at least alleviate their condition will help the inhalation of some essential oils. A few drops of oil of peppermint, lavender, lemongrass, rosemary, grapefruit, Helichrysum, deposited on a handkerchief - that would be enough to at a difficult time when you podnesёte it to the person who gave you a refreshing aroma coolness. And you can just put a few drops of oil on the cherished bottle of whiskey and wrist, the effect will be the same.
Another way of using fragrances in the struggle with the heat - it's smelling salts. Previously, every self-respecting lady was carrying a bottle of smelling salts. Prepare a lifesaver is simple - pour into a bowl sea salt, drip a few drops of essential oil (or mixture of oils), stir, put in a tightly screwed bottle.
On hot days, it is very important to maintain the water balance of the body, to prevent dehydration. If the human body normally loses about 2 liters of water a day, in hot weather, especially during physical exertion losses reach 3 to 4 liters.
That's a lot, and, moreover, with the fluid the body loses salt and important, so if time does not replenish fluids begin dizziness, fainting, heart problems. So you need to drink a lot of heat, in any case, more than in cool weather. But, of course, not alcohol, which only provokes overheating, not carbonated soft drinks, which are created not to quench, and the excitement of buying a new thirst and drink.
Most experts believe that the most important means of combating the heat, and the most useful drink in the heat of it
Especially green! While it is good in hot or chilled embodiment, of course, sugar and milk. In favor of said green tea high content of vitamin P, which has a positive effect on blood vessels, micronutrients of various biologically active substances. Hot tea increases perspiration and dilates blood vessels. This means, the body begins to give off heat, and thus saved from overheating. What else is important, tea, due to the nature of the chemical composition does not take so many important salts from the body, as many other popular drinks.
Sugar and milk - not the best supplement in tea for scorching pores, but the mint, lemon balm, oregano, currant leaves are very relevant and useful.
Well suited to quench your thirst
, Composed of mint and lemon. Here's one recipe this drink: purified water (mineral can be dining room), a slice of lemon, a little grated ginger, sliced cucumber, mint. Insist about 12 hours in the refrigerator and can be drunk. Possible, of course, a simplified version - just add mineral water a little lemon juice.
Very good save from thirst dairy products, fruit drinks, home brew.
Survive the hot days to help
Brewed from the foliage. It turns out there a lot of potassium, the main element that prevents the violation of water-salt metabolism. Carrot tops can be used to dry and for welding (teaspoon per cup of boiling water), but you can take fresh tops, pour boiling water and infuse. This drink can be drunk hot or with ice and mint.
But drink a drink, and also about food should not be forgotten, although it should be noted, in the heat decreases the appetite, it is an excellent time to get rid of extra kilos
. Our selection - fruits and vegetables
. Vegetables and fruits are great to fill the shortage of liquid and minerals, which together with the then leave our body
. Squash, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell pepper - delicious, useful, and moreover, they can be eaten raw or with minimal heat treatment
. And who in the heat you want to spend a lot of time at the stove! That is why the most popular summer dishes - salads and cold soups, such as hash
. It is a mixture of finely chopped vegetables, has a neutral flavor such as boiled potatoes, carrots, turnips, radishes and cucumbers
. Taste dishes complemented by herbs, green onions, parsley, dill, celery, tarragon, cilantro or tarragon
. Do okroshka on kvass, beet broth, serum was added for nutritional sliced boiled meat, boiled sausage, ham, boiled egg
. A wonderful meal for summer hash - and quench hunger and thirst, and refresh, and preparing a very easy!
No less than vegetables, useful in the heat of fruit - apples, pears, apricots, strawberries, raspberries, currants. ... For a snack is perfect juicy peach juice and pulp of the fruit is well cools and refreshes flushed body, in addition, a peach - a delicious, aromatic and nutritious fruit, which contains many vitamins and minerals, a significant amount of salts of iron and potassium as well as phosphorus, selenium, magnesium. Fruits of peach helpful in cardiac arrhythmia, anemia, diseases of the stomach and intestines.
And yet, peach improves nutrition of the skin, retains moisture in its cells, protecting the skin from wrinkles, moreover, as the application in, and as a mask for the skin. Flesh fruit peach very juicy, flavorful, refreshing, nutritious, easily digested. To avoid violations of water-salt metabolism, be sure to include in the menu foods rich in potassium: apricots, raisins, bananas, jacket potatoes, apples and others.
A good choice in the heat - melon, it is easy quenches hunger and nourishes our body needed liquid. Incidentally, there is a lot of potassium and beta-carotene.
Heat certainly a test for us, well, what so happens hardening of the body, because it is natural to respond to environmental changes and adapt to them with the help of narrowing of blood vessels and nerve compression. In hot weather, too, has its advantages and joys, the main thing - to learn to live with it, to react to the challenges, then you will transcend any heat, and very hot days will bring joy!