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Immune Booster for Kids

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It is in March 2020. The whole world is concerned about the outbreak of Coronavirus. The first case was reported in Wuhan, China on 31st December 2019. Never knew 2020 had this in store for us.

What is Corona Virus?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that causes illness ranging from the common cold to more severe problems such as severe acute respiratory syndrome and others. These viruses are transmitted between animals and humans. COVID – 19 has been discovered in 2019 and was not identified in humans prior to this. This virus can cause pneumonia. Antibiotics or antiviral drugs do not work in the case of Coronavirus. A strong immune system can fight this dreadful disease.

Symptoms of COVID-19

  1. Cough
  2. Fever
  3. Shortness of breath

These are initial symptoms. Severe ones include difficulty in breathing, pain in the chest, bluish lips or face.

Dos and don’ts for prevention of the spread of Coronavirus

  1. Wash your hand properly and frequently.
  2. Wash hands for at least 20 seconds.
  3. Sanitize your hands with a sanitizer having at least 60% alcohol.
  4. Keep a distance of 6 feet from the person showing the symptoms of coronavirus.
  5. Clean the surfaces you often come in contact with.
  6. If sick, stay indoors.

What is the immune system?

The immune system is our body’s in-built mechanism to fight bacteria, viruses, etc. It works round the clock and protects us from falling ill. It identifies body cells and alien cells and kills the alien cells.

Why is a good immune system important?

During our day to day life, we can come in contact with a number of bacteria and viruses. It is a robust immune system that saves our body from falling to the prey of those harmful bugs.

How to boost the immune system?

It is vital to have a solid immune system. Especially in the present day scenario, when Coronavirus is spreading, it is all the game of a proper immune system. Healthy lifestyle and balanced diet is the answer to the question of how to boost the immune system.

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Immune Booster for Kids

Recently my friend shared this recipe for immune booster powder. I have been using it, giving it to my kids and family. This immunity booster for kids is super easy and simple to make. ¼ of a teaspoon is to be given to kids. It can be given with warm water or can be added to dal or sabji and if you do the latter, skip garam masala in those dishes.

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Immune Booster for Kids

1.This recipe makes little more than ¼ cup of immune boost powder.

immune booster for kids

2.Dry roast the spices one by one on low flame till aromatic. Start off with ½ tbsp of cumin seeds (jeera).

immune booster for kids

3.Take out on a plate when done.

immune booster for kids

4.Next roast ½ tbsp coriander seeds (sabut dhaniya).

immune booster for kids

5.2 tbsp fennel seeds (saunf) should be dry roasted till aromatic.

immune booster for kids

6.Dry roast 12-15 green cardamoms (choti elaichi). Take out and let these cool down too.

immune booster for kids

7.½ tbsp black pepper corns (sabut kali mirch) needs to be dry roasted. Take out on a plate.

immune booster for kids

8.All the roasted ingredients on the plate should be left to cool down. Once the spices have cooled down, collect the remaining ingredients i.e. ½ tsp cinnamon powder (dal chini), ½ an inch of dry ginger root or ½ tbsp dry ginger powder and 2 tbsp of turmeric powder.

immune booster for kids

9.Add everything to a grinding jar.

immune booster for kids

10.Make a fine powder. Sieve the powder.

immune booster for kids

11.I forgot to add turmeric powder. Therefore adding 2 tbsp turmeric powder.

immune booster for kids

12.Give ¼ tsp to kids with warm water or add it to their dal or sabji. ½ tsp is to be taken by adults.

immune booster for kids

13.Stay safe and healthy.

immune booster for kids

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