To quench your thirst after a bath can be tea, kvass, mineral water, compote, juice, tincture of rose hips, currants and other berries and fruits.
Drink . in the bath - it's like to wash down a . that vodka. Not only useless but harmful. The extra degrees combined with high temperatures create overload on the heart and kidneys.
After all, it's nice after a bath-house to drink strong sweet tea. But brewing tea - a special art. To produce a wholesome, delicious and aromatic drink, observe the following rules:
1) boil the water before the first bubble, and only once;
2) porcelain teapot pour over boiling water, dry with a little over a fire, pour the tea leaves and pour boiling water;
3) take the tea leaves at the rate of - 2 grams of tea per cup plus the addition of herbs, or 3-5 g of herb per cup;
4) cover the teapot with a towel and leave for no more than 10 minutes (3-5 minutes - fresh, 5-10 minutes - a soothing tea).
At 1/2 liter of boiling water 2.1 bud clove or a piece of ginger root, 1/4 teaspoon cumin, cinnamon, mint, 2 bay leaves. For a very suitable brewing honey. The mixture was boiled for 30 minutes, add the tea brew. Insist 5 minutes.
It has diuretic, astringent, antiseptic action. In 1 cup boiling water - 1 teaspoon dried cranberry leaf. Infuse 15 minutes, strain and drink warm, preferably with honey.
Tea with Cranberry
Good thirst quencher, reduces fever, stimulates the appetite . 1 teaspoon of cranberry mash with sugar. Pour boiling water directly into the cup. Insist 10 minutes, filter.
Tea with Mint
It soothes, relieves spasms of the intestines, blood vessels, relieve, and improves appetite. In a kettle of tea brewing add 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves. Insist 10 minutes.
Tea from St. John's wort
Stops the inflammation, regulates the activity of the intestine. 1-2 tablespoons in 1 liter of boiling water. Infuse for 15-20 minutes.
Tea from the leaves of black currant
Well quenches thirst and has beneficial effects on the entire body, improves metabolism. 1 tablespoon of chopped leaves or shoots on 1/2 liters of boiling water. Insist 15-20 minutes.
Infusion of the leaves of strawberry
20 gr. leaves and 400 grams. of water to boil for 5 minutes. Insist 2:00.
Fruits and tea
Hips 1 part, the fruits of black ash 1 part. 2 tablespoons chopped fruit in a kettle of boiling water. Pour the boiling water, infuse for 30-40 minutes.