World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7th April under the guidance and support of the World Health Organization that draws the opportunity of worldwide attention to the importance and value of good and positive health. The theme of World Health Day 2020 is to support nurses, midwives, and health workers. This World Health Day will mainly focus on the vital role that is played by nurses and health workers in providing health awareness and cares globally. This day reminds us to remain healthy by taking good care of ourselves and support the health workers who are at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nowadays, the famous quote Health is wealth is apt. Leading a healthy life these days is not that tough but it requires dedication, commitment and efforts on a day to day basis. The main ingredients required to alter your daily regimen in a holistic living are sound sleep, physical exercise and changes in dietary habits. Including a healthy food plan such as immunity boosters and regular exercise in your daily activities, can keep you fit and active. Ayurveda is a perfect solution to maintain a healthy mind by balancing all the forces i.e.mind, body and soul. This traditional alternative medicinal system has been helping society since ages in healing the illnesses without any side effects and it has been the right path for everyone. So Ayurveda plays an important role in building a strong immune system. Ayurvedic remedies help your body to maintain a healthy immune system. In Ayurveda, the immune system is called the Ojas that is a fine vital force. The body’s first line of defense is the immune system that helps fight against viral or bacterial actions. Ayurveda Experts or practitioners have stressed that some of the medicinal herbs such as Neem, Giloy, Shilajeet are considered to help improve the immune system and fight against the deadly virus. In India and various other locations, people are now getting allured by the authentic and traditional benefits of Yoga and Ayurveda that helps us balance the mind, body, and soul. Consuming Neem, Giloy juice, Tulsi, Turmeric and other herbs and fruits helps to boost your immunity and keeps your mind healthy. As per Ayurveda, an efficacious daily routine and adopting healthy habits such as Dincharya or Ritucharya should be maintained that further helps stimulate the immune system and cleanses the body from impurities and contaminants. Ayurvedic formulations are available in capsules, tonic, tablets, and supplements possess immune-boosting properties that can be taken to promote overall health, healthy mind, and well-being.
Here are a few simple daily habits everyone should follow and Ayurvedic practices using which you can get a good healthy mind and happiness into your life,
According to Ayurveda, drinking water from a copper vessel or cooking in iron/brass/steel utensils provides all the important micronutrients and minerals such as copper, zinc, iron, and magnesium to your body. All these minerals keep you away from certain illnesses such as anemia, inflammation, digestive problems, hormonal imbalance, and others.
Keep a regular exercise schedule as it improves blood circulation. Along with it, practice Yoga and meditation to calm your mind and strengthen your internal organs.
It is important to take a sound sleep. Wake up early with the sun and get to your bed to sleep early. Waking up early keeps your mind healthy and calm and also helps maintain the balance of mind, body, and soul. This practice also improves your digestive system.
Maintaining your bowel movement helps in preventing certain illnesses. In the night, take a glass of lukewarm water with a tsp of ghee or take Tripahala churna that helps promote bowel movements and helps in easy excretion due to its laxative property.
Brush your teeth at night – Brushing your teeth at night helps you avoid cavities, toothache, and pyorrhoea. Oil pulling is done by swishing a small amount of sesame oil in the mouth for about 5-10 minutes that helps killing bacteria due to its antibacterial property.
Massaging using herbal medicated oils helps improve blood circulation. Self-massaging or Abhyangam therapy for at least once a week improves overall health by applying oil to the head and entire body. Oiling your whole body helps you induce sound sleep.
Eat Nutritious and wholesome – Eat all the fruits and vegetables that contain vitamin C and antioxidants as these components prevent the cell damage.
Try to maintain a gap of 4-5 hrs in between your meals. Eating food again without getting eaten food digested might lead to the accumulation of ama i.e., toxins, so eat accordingly. Or you can also control your appetite by chewing a piece of ginger along with a pinch of salt and lukewarm water.
Always eat freshly prepared food that is light and easy to digest.
Kairali Ayurvedic Group, a 100-year-old Ayurveda brand, provides various therapies and treatments. One of its sub-division, Kairali Ayurvedic Centre an Ayurveda Treatment Centre aims in holistic healing to treat certain illnesses. It offers the most authentic treatments close to nature that emphasizes healthful and enlightened lifestyle. Kairali provides various treatments and therapies such as Panchkarma , Abhyangam that help you relax, revive and rejuvenate the body and mind. An ayurvedic authentic ancient practice, to enrich the mind, body, and soul into the everyday lives of people.
So Ayurveda experts in Kairali Ayurveda Centre have suggested that improving the body’s immune system may help minimize the effects and fasten the recovery from diseases. Kairali Ayurveda Centre believes in providing health through Ayurveda and always keeps our body detoxified and keeps its immunity at its best.