Drink more water! 5 tips to help beat the heat from a TCM perspective

Chinese herbal teas that are cooling in nature not only help relieve external heat, but also clear accumulated ‘internal’ heat. — Photos: Filepic

Temperatures across the country have been soaring over the last couple of months, especially in the north of the peninsula where some areas have been experiencing temperatures of nearly 40 degrees Celsius.

Brief exposure to direct sunlight can pose a risk of heatstroke, while indoor spaces may feel uncomfortably hot, leaving individuals feeling lethargic and experiencing symptoms like overall body heat, dizziness, loss of appetite and abdominal discomfort.

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