Monsoon arrives with a risk of numerous diseases, especially the ones related to Vata dosha in Ayurveda. Prevention is the only solution, and it is necessary to boost immunity power. Rather than balancing it with pills, drugs or vaccines, the Immune system should be balanced with proper and balanced nutrition, exercise, yoga, meditation, herbal and mineral support. Several Ayurvedic practices could help in boosting the immune system.
When the blood is impure, the body is prone to diseases. Ayurveda endorses cleansing the blood as a healthy measure against the extraction of toxins and to boost immunity, improve heart health and prevent diseases. Here are some excellent Ayurvedic herbs for blood purification and general detoxification of the body.
Ayurveda suggests treatment to cure kidney stone in the following levels: Ahara (diet), Vihara (lifestyle) and Aushadha (medicines). Certain kidney care foods, and herbs alleviate kidney pain and disease. The most essential for healthy kidneys is to keep yourself hydrated.
With modern science looking into the 5000-year old Ayurvedic treatment to combat communicable diseases, the credibility of Ayurvedic treatment is rising manifold. With the growing body of scientific studies that backs the ancient knowledge, here are some common herbs which are proven to have anti-cancer properties.
During seasonal changes, weak immunity makes the body vulnerable to disease-causing germs. According to Ayurveda, Ojas is produced when the body receives best nutrition and is disease-free. Enhancing Ojas protects your child against seasonal allergies. Here are a few ayurvedic tips on how to boost your child’s immunity and protect the Ojas.
We spend almost a third of our lifetime asleep. With sleep, our body rests, detoxifies and rejuvenates. The careful regulation of sleep is essential to both cognitive and physiological functioning. Ayurveda identifies the importance of adequate sleep (neither too much or too little).
The digestive fire is strongest during winter. The cold weather ignites the digestive fire, and the body requires more fuel to stay warm and healthy. In such cases, our body looks for nutritive diet, with larger quantities of food. The winter diet needs to be supportive and balance vata dosha and kapha doshas.
Unbalanced blood sugar, the root cause of diabetes, results in hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia, and weight gain. High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) increases the need to urinate, weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision and headaches. Stress, illness, infection or skipping insulin, lack of strenuous physical activity can increase your blood sugar. Over the years, Ayurveda has studied the root causes and analysed remedies for problems relating to unbalanced blood sugar.
Workplace stress causes anxiety, fatigue, increased anger, problems with relationships, inability to focus properly, stress headaches, insomnia and a variety of stress-related diseases. Stress at the job occurs when the mind, body or emotions receive an overload of stimulus.
Ayurveda and Yoga hold different but mutually supporting roles for each other. Ayurvedic guidelines help to create the lifestyle and understanding of the external world necessary to support and preserve health. Yogic guidelines support the spiritual perspective revealing that there is more to life than health, financial success and family life.