According to Ayurveda there are three foundation pillars of a healthy body i.e. Aahar (food), Vihar (lifestyle) and Neendra (sleep). A sound metabolic system is the key to a good immune system. Ayurveda is one of the most renowned traditional systems of medicine that has survived and flourished from ages till date. With the increasing urbanization and changing lifestyles of the public, there are a soaring number of chronic disorders in the society. This happen either due to accumulation of toxins through food, air, water and bad habits or imbalance in body functions due to tension, deficiency in vitamins & Minerals etc., Majority of the population is in the state of “pre-illness” due to above reasons.
It is estimated that nearly 960 plant species are used by the Indian herbal industry, and the turnover of the industry is more than Rs 80 billion. CHH is committed to provide the certified Ayurvedic Medicines, Doctor Consultancy, Ayurvedic Therapy etc., to needy people and believer of Ayurveda. There is very few Patented Products available in Ayurveda but CHH has also included these medicines in the list of medicine. CHH also intends to make efforts in Ayurveda development areas having the required traditional knowledge and skilled man power.
Due the implementation of WTO guidelines, India will increasingly be finding it difficult to meet its demand for drugs for treating different diseases such as hepatitis, obesity, bronchial disorders, neurological disorders, impotency, cardio vascular, diabetes, arthritis disease, siroroga (head related diseases), panduroga (anaemia), apasmara (epilepsy), agnimandyam (indigestion), paksavata (Paralysis), danta roga (teeth problems), visamajwara (fevers), sannipatajwara (fever) and gulma (tumors). The conventional medicines are priced beyond the reach of the common public and we need to import these products at exorbitant prices at the cost of the health of the nation both economic as well as physical.
To overcome such a scenario CHH is working in area of Ayurveda to come up with answers to the latest diseases in a cost effective manner. It is cost effective, without side effect and under reach to maximum population
This ancient medical science had stated long ago that plant extracts could do a lot to strengthen the body. According to Ayurveda, our body can withstand infections only when all the seven layers of our body’s tissues (Rasa, Mamsa, Rakta, Medha, Majja, Asthi and Shukra) are strong. When the seven layers are working together, our Immunity will be boosted.
Ayurveda has said that certain plants and plant products can build ojas (subtle and invisible essence of your body tissues that keep you healthy) to empower our Immunity.
Ayurvedic Herbs to Boost Immunity: Ashwagandha , Reishi, Tulsi, Morinda citrifolia, Blue Green Algae, Neem, Turmeric, Ginger
Ashwagandha is an adaptogen, which means it can decrease stress levels. Stress lowers your immune response and makes the body vulnerable to viral infections. Consume ashwagandha during this pandemic which helps reduce the risk of contracting the coronavirus infection. It is Nervine tonic and useful in epilepsy nervous debility and mental derangement.
Reishi is Medicinal Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) which contains Polysaccharides, Adenosine, Triterpenes and rich anti-oxidant, organic germanium. Reshi is most powerful in all known Immunity Herbs as it detoxifies the cells, boosts oxygen supply to brain and also neutralizes free radicals from the body. Reishi is powerful Adaptogen and alkaline in test. It is the most effective arsenal to shoot out the free radical completely from our body & promotes our Natural Immune System. Reishi intake form a defensive mechanism within our body against all kinds of destructive elements to save guard our body organs.
Tulsi is another wonder herb that is much favoured by Ayurveda. Tulsi or basil is a powerful germicide. Because of its phytochemicals and antioxidants, it can help locate germs, viruses and bacteria the moment they enter your body and destroy them. Simply chew a few leaves first thing in the morning. You can also add a few drops of water boiled with tulsi leaves into your food.
Morinda citrifolia Linn (Rubiaceae) is a traditional medicinal herb that has been purported to be beneficial in the treatment of infections due to its cellular and humoral Immuno-stimulant properties. Morinda knownto help combat general body weakness, boost energy levels and improve the overall physical well-being of the body. Also, it helps in relieving stress and fatigue.it is an ideal choice for all those who want to maintain an active and balanced lifestyle while facing the challenges of modern lifestyle, especially during these dire times of the pandemic.
Blue-green algae refers to several species of bacteria that produce blue-green colored pigments. They grow in salt water and some large fresh water lakes. Blue-green algae have a high protein, iron, and other mineral content which is absorbed when taken orally. Blue-green algae are being researched for their potential effects on the immune system, swelling (inflammation), and viral infections.
Since time immemorial, neem has been respected and widely used as an immunity booster. It is very effective in keeping the body safe from attacks by harmful pathogens, thanks to its anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Neem can also keep your blood clean. It purifies the blood by flushing away toxins and this can strengthen immunity.
Every time your grandmother said you need to consume turmeric for your health, she was right. Turmeric contains curcumin– a phytochemical that can help remove toxins from your body and strengthen your immune system to fight off germs and bacteria. Add an extra dash of turmeric to your meals or consume it with milk.
Ginger has been an age-old remedy for flu and the common cold. It may help against viruses. It contains gingerol – an antioxidant that can power up our immune system and kill viruses. Ginger is particularly good in preventing respiratory tract infections. Add ginger to your meals or you can also have it raw.