When the cold enters the body the reactions to this stimulus are immediate. Sudden tremors, the sensation of lack of oxygen, pain when breathing, among others, are signals that the body sends to provide protection. The cares that can be carried out range from covering well to consuming cocktails that help calm the cold in the body .

Cocktails to shake off the cold

The variety of foods and beverages that can be ingested to increase body heat are manifold in tastes. According to the good palate, the mood and the needs of each person, the ideal supplement to increase internal heat can range from a delicious brandy, a coffee or a delicious cocktail. But so that you do not need ideas, below we present exquisite options to taste a delicious cocktail that will surely take away the cold .

White Russian

A Russian drink? Too strong? Perhaps the name is misleading, but far from having Russian roots, White Russian is considered one of the best cocktails to take the cold out . It is known by this name because vodka is one of its main ingredients. This drink was made famous in the film directed by the Cohen brothers ‘The Big Lebowski’, where its main actor spends his idle days drinking in a robe what is now known as White Russian.



Its preparation is simple, it requires a glass of whiskey with ice, 1/3 of coffee liqueur, 1/3 of cream mixture with a touch of almond milk and 1/3 of vodka. It begins by adding one ingredient at a time to a cup, preferably leaving the heavy cream last. The taste is delicious and its alcohol content guarantees immediate vasodilation that will raise the body temperature immediately .

God Save The Queen

For its preparation, ½ liter of water, 1 tablespoon of bitter orange marmalade, 1 tablespoon of chocolate britters, 6 ml of golden rum and 9 ml of water are required. It begins by boiling the water over low heat, when it has boiled for about five minutes the water is added to the capacity of a cup. Immediately add the tablespoon of jam, rum and chocolate. Ready to go cold!

Orange, honey and lemon cocktail


The citrus effects of orange and lemon combined with the properties of honey have several positive effects on the body, one of them is increasing body temperature . If the orange is juicy and natural it would be perfect, just one is enough to get a glass of its delicious flavor.

To start, add the orange juice in a container to heat over low heat. If it is put in the microwave it should not be left in it for more than a minute, after this time the properties are lost. When removing it, add two teaspoons of honey and a few drops of lemon. Now you are ready to taste and begin to feel its comforting effects.

Homemade apple cider cocktail

To obtain a delicious preparation of apple cider the following is required: 3 cups of apple brandy, 6 tablespoons of butter and 7 tablespoons of brown sugar. It begins by adding the above ingredients to a large pot over low heat. During its heating it is mixed so that the sugar and butter combine perfectly.

When the previous step is ready, continue adding 12 cups of apple cider, 12 cinnamon sticks and ¾ of lime juice, these are left to boil for about 10 minutes. After this period, it is removed from the fire, sheltered in a container and placed in the refrigerator to freeze and rest. After a few minutes you can drink. An excellent cocktail to calm the body cold, right?

Kids cocktail

If the little one at home feels cold in the body and wants to try something delicious, then a submarine-type cocktail is the best option . It is a drink that requires a chocolate bar to be inserted into a cup of hot almond milk , mixed with a spoon until the chocolate is completely diluted. The bubbles that stand out give it a special touch, if you want to decorate it you can add a light layer of cinnamon powder.


Cocktail recipes to remove the cold in the body exist in great variety, but we have decided to mix a list for all tastes. Whether you like strong drinks with a touch of alcohol, or something more natural like a citrus cocktail and why not, a sweet and delicious chocolate milk drink. All exquisite!

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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