As we all know the year 2020 is turned out to be the worst nightmare for all of us. During this hard time, we have to look after our health as well as our loved ones. Ayurveda is an age old Indian traditional system of medicine. It deals with herbs and more natural procedures. There is no cure yet but to fight COVID-19 Ayurvedic Herbs can be exceptionally effective as there is no side effects using natural herbs which people has been using since hundreds of year in Asia. Using these herbs can boosts your immunity to fight COVID-19. Here are few preparations which you can consider consuming on regular basis.
Below are the few options that might help you to remain healthy and also boost your immune system naturally. In this article we have focused more on drinks to boost immune system. Also, please consult a physician or dietitian before you make any dietary changes based on this article.
3 simple ways to boost your immune system naturally
If you want readily available solution then you can get some herbal tea or green tea from the market but these are processed and it won’t give you the benefit what you are looking for. Another way is to make more natural tea at home using the ingredients BASIL (Tulsi), Cinnamon, Black pepper and dry ginger. These herbs are proven for below qualities.
- Supports liver function and helps detoxify the body
- Reduces risk of heart diseases
- Regulates the digestion
And many others, but collectively all of the above herbs help to improve your general health and eliminate toxic elements from your body and keep it clean.
Recipe to make herbal tea:
- Take all 4 herbs in the same quantity (about 5 grams each)
- Boil them in water (300 ml) and reduce it to half
- Then you can also add jaggery or lemon juice in it as per your liking
- You can have it once or twice a day on an empty stomach
make sure you are not allergic to any ingredient present like cinnamon before consumption.
Golden Milk / Turmeric Milk
If you have issues with dairy product then you should not try golden milk. You don’t need gold to prepare this golden milk. So, we all know that milk is a rich source of protein and what we add here is turmeric powder (that will make our milk gold standard). Turmeric is one of the best herbs that nature has gifted us. The active Principal of Turmeric is Curcumin. Which is one of the powerful anti-inflammatory factor and also strong antioxidant agent which will eliminate toxic material from your body and prolong cell life. So, the question is how we can prepare this formulation. here is the answer,
- All you need is 150ml milk and Turmeric powder
- Now, boil the milk and add 1tsp of turmeric powder
- Then cool it down
- That’s it! we have Our Golden Milk. You can take this in the morning or at night before bedtime
So here I have explained major 3 formulations that are widely used for immuno-enhancement. These all formulation have minimal to no side effects. I advise you that if you have a serious condition of the heart or are diagnosed with various allergies, first you should consult an ayurvedic physician. Other than this there are also some procedures which will help you to stay healthy.
1) Instillation of medicated oil in nostrils (commonly known as Nasya)
2) Oil pulling therapy
3) Medicated steam inhalation
Take good self-care, let nature keep you healthy.
In the digital age, it has become very easy to get herbs online. Amazon and other online retailors do carry most of the required herbs. Giloy powder is one of them. It is extracted from root and stem of climber commonly known as Giloy (Tinospora Cordifolia). Giloy is Traditionally used in Ayurveda from centuries. But after recent studies, its active constituents got attention of people. In stem and root of Giloy there are many groups of chemical likes,
- Group of alkaloids
- Glycosides, etc.
Collectively these all compounds used for treatment of many diseases and it has effects like anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, etc. It well helps you to improve your general health with its tremendous effects. There is also saying that “Giloy is one plant with many uses”. You can find this powder in any Ayurvedic shop or ecommerce platform.
How to use:
- Boil water with 1tsp powder in it
- Cool it down to normal temperature
- You can have it once or twice in day as per your comfort