Human by nature is immune to nature, but when it comes to a human-invented virus, there we lack any immunity. Ayurveda is a pure form of medicine that covers three basic energy elements that make up the human body according to Hindu culture – Wind, Fire and Earth. Each individual has different proportions of these energies and the medication required to take to relieve their problems also need to be taken in unique proportions.
In difficult times like in case of the coronavirus at present, instead of depending on western medicine, it is time we resort to ayurvedic medicines and find better immunity to the virus before getting affected in any manner. Ayurveda instils immunity in the human body through the physical, mental, emotional as well as spiritual levels of flexibility.
How does Ayurveda boost immunity?
In order to develop good immunity, one’s digestion needs to be in perfect order. Digestion is the process through which food is transformed into body tissues as well as waste. Ayurvedic medicines effectively kindle the digestive juices that burn the toxins in the stomach and ensure the proper functioning of the physical and mental state of the affected.
5 Simple Ayurvedic Tips To Boost Immunity
Here are five simple ayurvedic remedies you can use to boost your immunity with ease.
Starting your day by consuming tulsi leaves along with pepper fruits (Pippali) infused in ginger tea. Each of these ingredients has been chosen thus to strengthen as well as cleanse your upper respiratory tract. Thus begins your immunity-boosting for the day. By taking this ayurvedic concoction, your stomach is also prepared for partaking any type of food that might upset your stomach or body in any manner.
Ensure to use turmeric along with black pepper in each of your meals. Turmeric has been known to possess antiseptic properties and by adding it to your food it reduces any present toxins and in turn helps boosts your immunity. The turmeric is also advised to be consumed with plain milk, almond milk or along with cereals in the morning in the form of a nourishing and yet healthy breakfast.
Red meat is a known source of heat and in saying that, processed meats such as bacon, sausage, nuggets or even ham are advised to be avoided as they contain more germs. Even in the event that you use such meats, it is best to infuse them with turmeric to remove any traces of germs.
Gooseberry juice though bitter is known to have high levels of antioxidants that help strengthen and boost your immunity. So consuming 15ml of gooseberry juice every day will, without doubt, cleanse your stomach, but also help burn the fat.
Although one might not consider water an ayurvedic medicine, it has amazing properties that can serve several purposes. Drinking at least 7 to 10 glasses of water a day not only keeps one hydrated, but also helps flush out all toxins with the help of the oxygen in it. Hydration also keeps away any mucous from the throat, moistening the throat membrane and stands as a barrier to microbes.
Consuming Kirathathiktha helps to reduce inner body inflammation and boosts respiratory functioning.
Kutki is a renowned herb that successfully aids cough and reduces chest congestion.
The best of all is to consume tulsi, that is basil, which acts as as a decongestant and gives you peaceful sleep devoid of headaches or cold.
Though these might seem insignificant, consuming even a tiny proportion of these ayurvedic medicines can keep the germs at bay. So follow these tips and rest assured find yourself boosted with immunity.