August 14, 2020

For De-stressing

Knocking back a cocktail is one of the most time-honored ways to chill after a stressful day of work. The reason? Alcohol, including rum, acts as a depressant that dampens the central nervous system. In other words, it’s a sedative.

For Immunity

In addition to its warming, calming qualities, rum is rich in antimicrobial properties that can help knock out the common cold. The British Army was actually known to give its sailors the drink for preventing scurvy (a disease caused by vitamin C deficiency); it was the lime in the rum that did the trick, but we still say bottoms up to a rum toddy for a nightcap.

Cuba libre is a famouse cuban cocktail. It is made of:

 

 

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About The Author

Ana Mantica

Ana Mantica has been a writer and editor for over 10 years, specializing in health, nutrition and lifestyle. Aside from her regular and stellar contributions to `LLERO, Ana has been published in outlets such Cosmo for Latinas, Woman's Day for Latinas, Self and Fitness and is a correspondent for Forbes Travel Guide. Ms. Mantica is a proud Nica/Cuban and is HQ’d in Miami, Florida.

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