are time of scorching heat. Sun is ruthless and the heat wave
unsparing. But these are also the time when exotic fruits bloom in
And these fruits can have an immensely chilling effect on us.
But the problem comes when an entire generation falls for Coke and
Pepsi and gets estranged with the bounties of nature. People are quite
oblivious about the health properties of these fruits. And even if they
know, few care about procuring them.
IQSoft recommends these five summer fruits to beat the heat this summer:
Black Plum or Jambul
The fruit is useful in spleen enlargement. The seed of the fruit is
well-known diabetes. It reduces the quantity of sugar in the urine and
quenches the maddening thirst. The fruit is also a good source of
The luscious litchi/lychee or Chinese Hazelnut is a very delicious
fruit. People eagerly wait for its arrival during the summers. May-June
is the best season for the fruit. This sub-tropical fruit has very good cooling, demulcent and aphrodisiac properties. It is also a good thirst-quencher.
It’s not for nothing that Mango is called the ‘King of Fruits’ in
India. The vastly delicious fruit is a storehouse of vitamins A and C.
The ripe mango tones the heart, improves complexion, stimulates hunger,
improves vision and is greatly helpful in liver disorders, loss of
weight and physical abnormalities. The popular mango powder (amchur)
made from green/unripe mango is very beneficial in scurvy and pyorrhea.
Muskmelon is a popular tropical fruit which is readily available during
the summers. The fruit contains Vitamin A, B, C and minerals like
magnesium, sodium and potassium. It has zero cholesterol and is safe for
blood cholesterol patients. When consumed with jaggery, it helps in the
curing of skin diseases. It greatly reduces the body heat when consumed regularly.
The succulent, scarlet-red watermelon is a delicious and health-building
fruit. It contains large quantities of easily assimilable sugar. Being
an alkaline fruit, it can be easily enjoyed by persons with acidosis.
Its juice quench the thirst like anything. Rich in vitamin A,B, and C,
products based on its juice can serve as wonderful cooling drinks. The
fruit is also beneficial for combating hypertension.