Considering the present scenario, immunity is the only thing which the mankind needs to fight with the deadly virus. And not all the medicines provide you the immunity needed. Amplifying the body’s immunity has a vital role in maintaining an optimum health.
As we all know, prevention is always better than cure. And there is no appropriate vaccine for Covid-19, it will be worthwhile if we look forward to take safety measures to boost our immunity at this point of time.
Ayurveda, being known as the Science of Life, breeds several ways through which we can boost our immune system. Some are listed below:
WAYS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
Immunity Booster 1
Ingredients: Amala or Gooseberry
How to have it: On an empty stomach, have an amala on a regular basis.
Benefits: Gooseberry is burdened with benefits like Vitamin C, Beta Carotene and is a rich source of antioxidants, which has a big hand in boosting immunity. 1 Amala = 20 citric fruits
Immunity Booster 2
Ingredients: 5 Grams of Neem Leaves
How to have it: Take 5 grams of neem leaves and grind it to make a fine paste using mortar and pestle. Put it at the back of your throat and swallow it. It might taste the worst, but it’s the best mate for your stomach! Have it on an empty stomach and do not eat or drink anything for an hour.
Benefits: Neem is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal agent. Do not take neem for more than 15 days. Besides, neem also treats eye diseases, nose bleeding, stomach upset and liver problems.
Immunity Booster 3
Ingredients: Giloy and Brahmi
How to have it: One can have the readily available Giloy (Immunity booster) or Brahmi(memory enhancer) juice in the market. Tablets form is also available in the market; one may have that too.
Benefits: Subsume these herbs into your daily regime to boost your immunity, memory power, strength and intelligence.
Remember: These herbs produce heat in your body, so make sure you’re having buttermilk by your side.
Immunity Booster 4
Ingredients: 5 Grams of Phyllanthus Niruri; also known as Stone Breaker
How to have it: Take 5 grams of Phyllanthus Niruri leaves and grind it to make a fine paste and then swallow it on an empty stomach every morning.
Benefits: Phyllanthus Niruri leaves help in fighting against gall bladder and kidney stone. It strengthens your liver and rises immunity and is the solution for Hepatitis B.
Immunity Booster 5
Ingredients: 1/2 inch of freshly peeled ginger
How to have it: Grab ½ inch of freshly peeled ginger before meals.
Benefits: Ginger is loaded with a lot of benefits. It has anti-oxidants properties. The herb stimulates your metabolism and results in boosting your immunity.
HOW TO BOOST IMMUNITY AGAINST COVID 19
To maintain your body in the correct shape, physically and mentally is very big deal and people are finding ways to do so. But Ayurveda has the solution for everything.
While it is crucial to maintain our hygiene by washing hands frequently, applying alcohol – based sanitizer and wearing a mask which covers your nose and mouth, whilst going out in public.
But then the question arises, ‘How to Boost the Immune System When One is Indoors?’ There is a solution for this too. Some ways to uplift one’s immune system when he’s at home are listed below:
1. IMPROVE YOUR DIET
The food you consume plays a key role in maintaining your immune system. Eating low carb food will help you control blood pressure. It will also help diabetes fall down and focus on a protein-rich diet to keep your body in good shape. Consuming food which is rich in Beta Carotene, Ascorbic Acid and other essential vitamins, on a regular basis will also help in keeping your body in shape.
2. Have Proper Rest
Good snooze for at least 7-8 hours a day is the best way to help the immune system grow. Lesser sleep will leave you tired and impair. The lack of sleep will prevent the body from doing its work and this will diminish other body functions that will have a direct impact on your immunity. Lack of sleep adversely affects every part of your body functioning.
3. Don’t Prance Exercise
A good diet should be led by an exercise routine. Exercise regularly, even light exercise will go a long way in releasing the toxins from your body. It is recommended to exercise for 30 to 45 minutes, depending on your stamina. If you have not started exercising yet, then, the right time is always NOW. A Regular exercise improves metabolism, which has a direct relation with body immunity.
Immunity plays a vital role in maintaining one’s health,
Which is much more important than wealth!