Amid all going scare of coronavirus spread in the nation, it has become a health emergency. The whole country is in panic mode as the outbreak is real that even some sneezes or cough people become panic that they started thinking it might be coronavirus. The symptom of coronavirus is the cold, runny nose, sore throat, cough, and shortness of breath.
Since the symptom of this virus is very tricky as the starting symptom of this flu is like a common cold. The Ayurveda suggests that the most effective way to save yourself from this deadly virus is to keep your immunity tight. As your immunity is the one who is going to protect you from this deadly disease. Here are some of the tips and tricks to boost your immunity and keep the infection at bay.
Stay away from junk food and eat more green:
According to Ayurveda, having good and robust digestion is the key to optimum health. Eating heavy and oily food can disturb your digestive fuel, so it best to avoid them that same goes to cold food and beverages can reduce your digestive fire and cause the severe digestive problem that weakens your immunity. Start including green and healthier food in your diet like yogurt, sauerkraut, cheese, and broccoli and vegetable soups in your diet as these foods support your gut health and boost your immunity. Also, food like black pepper, ginger, and garlic, sprouts keep your immune system strong.
Abhyanga is a way to go:
In Ayurveda, abhyanga or self-massage is practices that calm your nervous system and remove tension from your body and strengthen your immunity. One can choose the oil according to your doshas or use warm sesame oil to do massage. Also, in Ayurveda, the practice of oil pulling and Nasya to remove the bacteria from your oral cavity and your nasal area, which in turn enhances your immunity.
In Ayurveda, the divine practice of yoga is the mandate ritual of your daily Dincharya. In yoga asanas like Uttanasana, downward dog pose, headstand, or shoulder stand in which your head is below your heart, enhance your immunity. Practicing inversion yoga poses to increase the lymph circulation and remove the germs out of the body and especially from your respiratory organ, where bacteria can easily enter. So when you come out from the yoga pose, the gravity pulls the lymph and sends it back to the lymph node for cleansing.
Maintain your sleep cycle:
It is essential to maintain your sleep cycle, as when your body is tired, it becomes vulnerable for any kind of infection. It is one of the most harmful things you can do with your body as to when you sleep; your bodies rejuvenate itself. At this time, your body produces immune- proteins like cytokines that works as an antibody that keep you healthy.
Inoculate herbal tea in your diet:
Include ginger and garlic tea in your diet as garlic is said to be an immune booster also, it detoxes your body, as it is essential to remove impurities your body to produce new cells to keep your body cell healthy. Also, drink warm turmeric milk to your diet and drink basil tea to treat your throat. Basil or Indian tulsi has amazing medicinal properties; it has some very strong antitussive properties that remove mucus and phlegm that will help to remove cough and suppress some respiratory problems.
Lastly, Ayurveda taught us that prevention is better than cure; it is better to take care of your immunity. Drink warm water, wear a protective mask, sip on herbal tea on a daily basis to keep any infection at bay.