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Household items that are the Ayurvedic replacement for your medicines

By NirogStreet Desk| posted on :   02-Nov-2017| Ayurveda

A very sad outcome of our modern lifestyle is that we have stopped giving our body the opportunity to take time and recover from the minutest disorders. The basis for all our lives has become synthetic and artificial. Firstly our rash lifestyle takes a toll on our health and secondly, the dependence of our body on medicines has affected our immunity very poorly.

This habit of ours to expect an immediate cure for the simplest of health issues takes a toll on our own health. The way avoid this is a little time consuming, yet effective. It all begins with improving lifestyle. For certain diseases, medicines are a necessity. For the rest, another good practice would be to avoid medicine consumption wherever possible. With the kind of life we lead today, it is difficult to change it immediately. However, if we make certain changes here and there and a little precaution in our everyday routines, we can definitely lead a better life.

Let us take a look at some items that you would easily find in your kitchen and which can cure your petty worries in no time!

CAROM SEEDS

These are a great remedy for any stomach related issues we face from day to day like indigestion, burning sensation of the gut, or gastric problems. Carom seeds help to make your gut stronger and are hence used in flavoring water for babies. It helps to keep their stomachs cool in summers. Carom seeds, fenugreek seeds and black salt consumed with warm water immediately relieves any gastric ailments. They are also a great element for skin cleansing and to keep your hair away from premature graying.

CHYAVANPRASH

This is an essentially ayurvedic preparation made from gooseberry or amla pulp. This helps to boost immunity during winters. It has a lot of herbs that helps to keep you warm. When consumed with milk, they help you to build your immunity. Chyavanprash helps you to cure any respiratory disorders you may be facing. It eliminates phlegm that gets stuck in the chest. Try consuming this ayurvedic medicine twice daily through the winters and this would boost your immunity.

GARLIC

This particular ingredient has very high nutritional content and very low calories. Garlic has proven heart-disorder curing qualities. Consuming raw garlic on an empty stomach daily keeps away any heart ailments and it also regulates cholesterol levels in your blood. It also cures indigestion and lowers high blood pressure issues.

CINNAMON

Cinnamon is another cupboard spice that works wonders. The most effective cinnamon preparation is the cinnamon tea that cures loose motion. Cinnamon sticks cooked in water, reduced from two cups to one helps to perfectly cure an upset stomach.

ALOE VERA

Commercially popular as a beauty gel, aloe vera actually has many properties. Aloe pulp eaten on an empty stomach gives smooth and healthy skin. Aloe vera gel applies in the roots of your hair gives a dandruff free-well nourished scalp. Also, when applied to the hair, it prevents split-ends and gives you longer hair. Aloe vera gel applied on skin gives you a natural glow that you can carry all day long!

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