God created human, animals, and plants. No need to say! Humans can interact and move, animals can interact and move so it is logical but why plants? They cannot move, speak, even defend themselves in any trouble but they are believed to heal humans as well as animals, in ailment. Therefore plants are created for the welfare of human and animals, for the food of humans and animals.
Besides these, plants are bound to perform many more duties. They are known for the healing factors which are carried in their cells and nature describes each of them separately. Since, according to the ancient Indian system of human science, plants and human have a very spiritual connection. Plants turn solar energy into protein and this protein is human digestible. Plant transforms sunlight into chlorophyll and this chlorophyll is assimilated by the human body.
Plants, having medicinal and healing properties, are called herbs in Ayurveda. These herbs are loaded with natural healing powers that can be accessed and utilized by humans since an era.
Ayurveda is the oldest form of science which understands each of the disease and attack on the root cause by certain herbs having medicinal powers. 5,000 years old Ayurveda compiled the health benefits of thousands of the herbs and left them here for the good of humans. And these studies are still utilized by the health practitioner or you can say, Ayurvedic experts. For instance, an allergy is considered to be the most chronic disease and modern medical science seems a failure. But still, Ayurveda is proficient in providing aid in cough, cold, and so. Ayurvedic treatment for cough, sneezing, nasal and other related allergies are coming through the flying colors.
The below-mentioned herbs hold a special place in Ayurveda and are easily available anywhere. Avoid the dreadful effects of the disease by adopting them into your daily life.
Anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric purify the blood, eases body pain, improves skin complexion, treats acne, cleanse the body and so on. The health benefits or turmeric are numberless. Actually, turmeric balances all the three body doshas, the Vata, the Pitta, and the Kapha, thus bring symmetry of organs with regards to their better performance. Therefore consume turmeric in any way. Make it a part of your daily life. Add in food, consume in capsules form, apply as a paste on the skin or mix in the milk. Any form of ‘The Spice of Life‘ is equally favorable. It helps improve the immune system thus few consumptions will make you feel stronger.
Effective in rectifying Pitta disorders works as a purifier and detoxifier both internally and externally. It is really dominant in treating skin and eyes infection or allergies. This is the most trusted herb while recommending any ayurvedic remedy for skin allergy. It does magic on skin acne, wounds, eczema, and psoriasis. It is available in gel, oil and powder form. Even you can apply the paste of neem leaves directly on the skin and also on joints to reduce the pain.
As the word sounds, Brahmi does wonders for the brain and nervous system. Even if have ever seen the herb, its leaves develop in a shape like a brain. This also corrects the Pitta disorders as well as balances the brain, decalcifies the pineal gland, remove toxins from the body, improves memory, enhance intelligence and so on. Brahmi can be consumed in water, in milk, tonic or in the form of oil. Taking Brahmi in the morning rejuvenate both the body and mind.
Cardamom in warm milk or even with coffee removes excess Kapha from the body. It is capable of neutralizing the excessive acidity of caffeine and brings joy to the heart and mind. It is the easily available kitchen ingredient in the Indian families thus must be consumed once in the night.
It increases the vital force of the body thus considered one of the best herbs having anti-aging properties. People these days are overstressed due to the over working hours. Ashwagandha could be the best stress booster. Just boil with the milk, add honey and consume sip by sip. Adding more to the compliments, Ashwagandha is a fat-soluble herb. Isn’t it like killing two birds with one stone.
Herbs should be a part of your healthy lifestyle. They have a proven history of their healing powers and so much safer than prescription or the over the counter drugs. Nature has provided us with so many natural and herbal remedies we just have to utilize her bounty and use them for a natural way of life.
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