The relationship between Ayurveda and immunity is an old one, forged in full health, well-being and leading a disease free life. Ayurveda has immense immunity boosting properties. It is probably the only discipline that views health from holistic standards connecting the mind, body and soul. Our immunity is eventually in our hands and simple steps recommended by Ayurveda can help you strengthen and boost it. Here are some of the best immunity boosters and how they help you:
Giloy: Recently, the Indian Ministry of AYUSH, Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy, cleared 3 ancient herbs for clinical trials to be conducted in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Giloy was one of these herbs. It boosts immunity considerably and is known to cure chronic fever among patients. A concoction enhancing the nutritional value of Giloy is one where 2 inches of ginger, 3-4 tulsi leaves, 1 finger long Giloy stem, two black peppers and 2 corn are also added to the mix. Once a day and half a glass is the recommended dosage for this.
Ashwagandha: A team of Portland researchers decided to study the effects of Ashwagandha on immunity. Led by a Ph. D scholar of National College of Natural Medicine’s Helfgott Research Institute, the results showed that whole cow’s milk consumed with Ashwagandha, can increase the number of white blood cells in the body. Composed of naturally occurring steroids and rich in flavonoids plus essential anti-inflammatory factors this herb is a completely natural immunity enhancer.
Neem: The recorded usage of neem dates back to as far as 5000 BC, for various agricultural and domestic purposes. A biochemical powerhouse, there is proof that the tree possesses more than 70 different terpenoids or terpenes that are exceedingly beneficial for immunity.
Amla: Amla is mostly known for its positive influence on one’s skin and hair. But it’s enriching contents of Vitamin C and antimicrobial properties help to detoxify the system. Its free radicals also reduce oxidative stress, provide you with a healthy Body Mass Index and is also known to relieve coughs and colds. For more information, please log on to the blog section of the website.