5 Local Herbal Drinks to Boost Your Health

If you wander along Thai street or visit local bistros, you may stumble upon several colourful drinks that are made from many kinds of highly beneficial herbs harvested from local plantations. Apart from being wonderfully tasty, they are also amazingly healthy!



The perfect blend between sweet and sour gives this drink a refreshing feeling when served cold. Roselle is a famous drink in Thailand for centuries with its attractive red colour, the great taste and more importantly, the nutritional benefits. Roselle is well-known for lower fat in vain, lower blood pressure and heal cough, protect flu with the rich amount of Anthocyanin and vitamin C.


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Butterfly Pea

Butterfly Pea comes with a charming and mysterious violet colour and offers a list of health benefit including antioxidant properties, boost immunity, heal beriberi symptoms, decrease the risk of cancer, lower sugar level in blood as well as being a great food for the brain. Some recipe also adds some lime juice to create even more amazing colour, a touch of sourness and vitamin C.


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Lemon Grass juice

This creative and refreshing drink from spice is impressively carminative and helps the digestion system. Lemon grass is rich in vitamin A, calcium, and phosphorus that strengthen bones and teeth. It also helps flush out contaminated toxin from the body and lower blood pressure.


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Indian gooseberry Juice

Very well known for containing a high amount of vitamin C and packed with health value. The sour and mild sweet juice effectively heals cold, enhances food absorption, balances stomach acid, fortifies the liver, nourishes the brain and mental functioning while also helps support the heart, strengthens the lungs, enhances fertility, boosts the urinary system, gives healthier skin, promotes healthier hair, cool down body temperature, flushes out toxins, increases vitality, strengthens eyes, improves muscle tone and, acts as an antioxidant.

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Gotu kola water

A beneficial drink that has been used to boost health since the ancient time. The greenish sweet juice offers a very high amount of vitamin A, calcium and vitamin B1. Gotu kola helps treat skin conditions such as leprosy and psoriasis, lower blood pressure, flow blood circulation, heals stomach ulcer, diarrhea and diabetes. It also effectively helps treat bacterial, viral, or parasitic infection such as urinary tract infection, cholera, syphilis, and cold while it works amazingly with mental problems such as fatigue, anxiety, depression, Alzheimer’s disease as it improves memory and intelligence.

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