WHETHER THE WEATHER

For years, many of us have been dealing with the unpredictable weather in Texas. Hot one minute, cold the next. One gruesome fact about the Texas weather, is how hot the temperature gets in this beautiful great state. The only basic solution to keep cool, is to use the air conditioner. Well, unfortunately in the real world that comes with a price. Whether your at home, in your car, at work, or riding a bike, all of these things cost money to do so. Also, depending on exactly what you’re doing, it can get pricey. So, this blog has a few ideas on how to keep cool and beat the heat for a fraction of the price.

 

WAYS TO STAY COOL

PEPPERMINT TEA SPRAY

First off, you want to brew a pot of peppermint tea, then stick it in the fridge. Once it’s nice and cold, pour some into a spray bottle and misting yourself with it. Better than water, the menthol in the tea will give your skin a tingly, cool feeling. Not to mention, Peppermint Tea has many health benefits as well.

 

Here are other surprising uses for tea you probably haven’t tried.

 

CHRYSANTHEMUM TEA

Chrysanthemum tea is served to lower body temperature. It is also can be used to soothe a heat rash, according to Natural Health.

 

DIY AIR-CONDITIONING

It may seem funny or a bit weird, but by freezing a couple of water bottles and simply place them in front of a fan, and then you will feel a far more cooler breeze. Also, if you add salt to the water first, it will stay frozen longer, according to Wikihow.com

 

EAT SPICY FOODS

When you think about sweat, you normally tend to think about work or working out. However, eating spicy food increases blood circulation and causes you to sweat. As the sweat dries, you will begin to feel cooler. The capsaicin in hot peppers signals your body to sweat more without raising your body temperature.

 

THE MELTDOWN

There are many ways to keep cool. Some are more effective than others such as a shower or going swimming, which is why you just have to go with what works best for you. However, if you are on a budget and/or in a dire need of staying cool, then you might want to give any of these natural tricks a try in order to beat the heat.

 

 

 

 

IMAGES & INFO:

FAN

PEPPERMINT TEA

CHRYSANTHEMUM TEA

HOT PEPPERS

SWEATING GUY

 

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