Herbs for a healthier life
We all know how difficult it is for us to follow a diet plan these days. We live in a world where we need apps to remind us to drink water. If this is the condition, then what more can we expect?
There are times when we go to our grandparents and they feed us with their mouthwatering dishes. On asking them the reason for the appetizing flavor, they simply tell us it’s all basic. Let’s see what basic they were actually talking about.
When you hear the word herbs, you might get an image of Rishi Munis pressing some leaves. But, it’s not that complicated. Dr. Durga Arod, B.N.Y.S., a doctor at Swami Parmanand Prakritik Chikitsalaya has shortlisted some of the best herbs for a healthier life for everyone.
Here is her list of herbs that you must add in your diet:
It is one such herb that prevents inflammation and acne formation in the body. It has even more benefits in the summers because this is the time when acne formation is at its peak.
You can use Neem in various dishes like Kadhi. You can add 5-6 leaves of Neem directly in the pan. It will give the dish a strong flavor added with other health factors.
The way to a happier world is through a healthier gut. Triphala is one such herb that helps you digest the food. It is a natural colon cleanser, regularizes bowel movements fluently, and keeps intestines healthy.
You can use Triphala available in powdered form. You can take this powder with milk 1 or 2 hours before you go to bed. Another use of Triphala at SPPC is in Enema therapy in which a liquid is injected in the small intestine to remove obstacles.
Popularly known as the “strength of the Stallion” in India, Ashwagandha strengthens the immune system. This herb helps you cope with stress. This herb is used as anti-anxiety, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties.
You can take Ashwagandha in powdered form. You can take this with a glass of milk in the morning or 1 to 2 hours before you go to bed.
Ashwagandha is also used in medicated oils in therapies like Potli massage, Shirodhara and Abhyanga etc.
This herb is sacred in India for many historical reasons. But, here we’ll tell you its importance on scientific interest.
Tulsi is beneficial for respiratory ailments. It’s a well known anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory. It is advisable to have around 1 or 2 leaves of Tulsi everyday in the morning. But, make sure you don’t chew the leaf.
This herb is highly useful for its immune boosting, rejuvenating and anti-rheumatic properties. Guduchi is loaded with a myriad of medicinal properties. This herb is also being used in modern medicine for skin disorders, arthritis, and immune support.
You can take a table spoon of this powder boiled in a cup of water, once a day just before food.
Being healthy does not simply mean going to the gym or working out, but also having a good diet that placates your body. As in the previous blogs we have given you the information about all the 3 ‘Doshas’, you must see which Herbs for a healthier life you must inculcate in your diet more often.
Now that you have known all the herbs for a healthier life that Dr Arod has listed for you, you can now start trying these herbs for yourself. These herbs are not only for your medicinal use, but you can also take them every day or as per doctor’s recommendations. Do contact us if you want to develop a healthier lifestyle by making healthier moves. Make the first move now. Call us 22478881 / 83.
Also read How to Spring Clean Your Body this Summer.
Courtesy: Piyush Prakash