As we slowly approach winter, the foods we eat and drink begin to change. Boza is one of the most consumed fall and winter drinks. Boza, which has been in our lives since the Ottoman Empire, is made from millet in Turkey. However, there are varieties made with grains such as corn, barley, rye, oats, wheat, buckwheat, cayenne, and gernik. Boza, which is rich in iron, phosphorus, vitamins A, B1, B2 and E, offers many health benefits.
BOZAN BENEFITS IMMEDIATELY CUT UP Cough
Boza is a natural source of healing for respiratory infections and increased coughing in winter. Boza fights against colds thanks to the abundant vitamins A, B, C and E it contains. It helps to relax the bronchial tubes, especially in children, and facilitates sputum extraction, thus decongesting the airways. It can completely stop even stubborn cough within a few days.
INCREASE BREAST MILK
It’s like a magic potion for expectant mothers and new mothers. Thanks to its rich vitamin and mineral content, boza, which has the ability to increase breast milk, also positively affects the newborn baby. Minerals and vitamins that are transferred to the baby from breast milk ensure that the baby is healthy and strong. It especially helps mother and baby to have healthy bone structure.
IMPROVES DIGESTION AND CLEANS THE BOOTS
The acids in boza are harmless acids. These acids also keep the acid content in the stomach at a healthy level and keep it in balance. For example, boza, which also promotes digestion, prevents the stomach from becoming tired and cleanses the intestines. REDUCES THE RISK OF CANCER Because Boza contains vitamins, minerals and many antioxidants that are necessary to increase the body’s resistance, it improves the body’s defense system and thus plays an important role in the fight against cancer. In other words, you can minimize your cancer risk by increasing your body’s resistance by drinking boza.
PROTECT BONE HEALTH
We mentioned that Boza is rich in vitamins. Thanks to these vitamins, boza has the ability to strengthen the bone structures of developing children in particular. It also protects you against bone diseases that can develop in old age.
The abundant B vitamins in boza give the body the energy it needs and prevent you from becoming overtired. It is known that especially athletes consume a lot of boza for this reason. Drinking boza before and after giving birth to pregnant women also helps them regain their lost strength.
The vitamin B in boza is not only good against physical but also against mental fatigue. After drinking boza, which has a soothing effect on the nervous system and restores tired and worn-out nerves, you are as soft as cotton.
PREVENTS HAIR LOSS AND RELIEVES THE SKIN
Thanks to the vitamin B12 and other minerals it contains, boza is also very beneficial for skin and hair health. It moisturizes dry skin, prevents spillage, softens the skin, gives the skin a healthy, matte and bright appearance.