Ayurveda is a deep and ancient science that helps us lead healthy, optimal, holistic and productive lives. Our older generations live long and healthy lives only by practising certain lifestyles based on ancient science.

Today a lot of western research comes from our indigenous knowledge, be it Ayurveda or Yoga. Unfortunately, Ayurveda is a lost science in India today. Thankfully, the post-Covid transition to continued inner wellness has brought Ayurveda back into focus.

Here are some simple and effective Ayurvedic tips that you can incorporate into your daily life for health and wellness. Aditi Amit Deshmukhji is giving us this information. She is the founder of 21 Organic, a social entrepreneur and a promoter of Ayurveda.

Eat before sunset

Our digestive system works best when the sun is shining brightly in the sky. It is difficult to digest food after sunset, thus leading to a build-up of 'ama' or toxins in the body which then lead to digestive problems like bloating, indigestion and other health problems.

Ayurveda believes that an unhealthy gut leads to various health problems. At night, our digestion slows down due to which the digestive process becomes slow. That's why Ayurveda recommends eating before sunset.

Add a miracle spice like turmeric

Turmeric is such a spice which is easily available in every Indian kitchen. Indians have always known that turmeric has medicinal properties, which are now being proven by many western studies. This miracle spice has potent anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that help reduce common cold and throat infections.

Turmeric is also rich in powerful antioxidant compounds that protect heart health and has anti-carcinogenic properties. Using turmeric in ghee masks or combination with curd or chickpea flour is an effective remedy for blemishes, hyperpigmentation and dark spots on the skin. It cures acne due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-septic and anti-bacterial properties.

Consume Ashwagandha daily

Ashwagandha is known in Ayurveda as a 'Rasayana' or a potent rejuvenator that has significant immuno-modulatory properties. This herb is highly effective in boosting the immune system against diseases and is also a potent adaptogen that helps the body cope with physical and mental stress and anxiety.

It is an antioxidant that improves the immune system and helps slow down the ageing process by effectively scavenging free radicals that damage the skin and health. It enhances the body's immune system and ability to stop ageing.

Easy and recommended ways to consume Ashwagandha are Ashwagandha tablets, AshwagandhaChurna (powder in milk, soup etc.), Herbal Ashwagandha tea, AshwagandhaGhrita (Ghee preparation), AshwagandhaAvaleh (Jam), Ashwagandharishta (Ayurvedic liquid preparation) or Ashwagandha syrup is through.

Follow a sattvic diet

Ayurveda believes in a sattvic diet which includes rice, fresh fruits, vegetables, ghee, nuts, honey, milk and legumes. In Ayurveda, food should be easily digestible, fresh and clean, should not contain any artificial ingredients or preservatives and should be prepared with love and peace.

Eat hot, freshly cooked food. Don't microwave your food. Avoid processed foods like canned and frozen.

Ayurveda is a way of life and is best practised by making small changes in your daily life.

Ayurveda's definition of health


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One is in good health when the entire three doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) digestive fire (digestion, assimilation and metabolism) all tissues and components of the body (dhatus) (whole physical body) all excretory functions (physiological functions of urine and defecation) live in perfect order with a pleasant disposition and contented mind, senses and soul.

You can also keep your health healthy by trying these Ayurvedic tips daily. If you also have any health-related problems, then tell us in the comment box below the article and we will try to solve them through our stories.

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