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LET THIS MONSOON BE DISEASE FREE!!

According to Ayurveda, during monsoon, Vata (air) is aggravated and pitta (heat) is accumulated in the body. Too much humidity creates fermentation and acidic mucous or a cough and congestion. During monsoon, many people suffer from vomiting and diarrhea because of high pitta or a cough and congestion because of humidity. By the end of monsoon, many people start feeling a lot of gas formation or joint pain, because of aggravated Vata (air).

How to balance your Prakruti during Monsoon to stay Healthy?

1. For cough, cold and congestion:

Diet: Avoid taking wheat items and milk.
Home remedy:

  • Fresh Basil leaves – 20
  • Cinnamon sticks – 1 inch long
  • Black peppercorns crushed – 3
  • Fresh ginger crushed – 2 inches long
  • Fresh turmeric – 2 inches long (or 1 tsp. turmeric powder)
  • Jaggery (optional) – as a sweetener
  • Water – 4 cups
  • Boil the ingredients in water and reduce it to two cups. Filter and drink warm, 3-4 times a day.

2. For vomiting and acidic feeling :

Diet: Avoid spicy, sour and fermented foods and pickles.
Home remedy:

  • Black Raisins (Manuka) 20 Nos.
  • Liquorice (Jeshtimadhu) powder ½ Tsp.
  • Mirobalan (Amla) powder 1 Tsp.
  • Cumin seed (Jeera) powder ½ Tsp.
  • Fennel seed (Badi saunf) powder ½ Tsp.
  • Dry Ginger (Sont) powder ¼ Tsp.
  • Cardamom (Elaichi) powder ¼ Tsp.

Soak black resins in one glass of water overnight. In the morning, smash the raisins well and filter. Add all other ingredients in the filtered raisins water and drink in the morning on empty stomach.

3. For Diarrhea:

Diet: Stay on khichadi

Home remedy: Pomegranate juice (3-4 glasses daily).

4. For Joint Pain:

Vegetables

Diet: Avoid wheat, maida, fried and fermented foods, red meat. Have lots of vegetables.

Home remedy:

  • 1 tsp cumin seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp dry ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp ajwain seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp Black Salt
  • 1 pinch of asafetida
  • Mix well in half a glass of water and drink 2-3 times a day.

General Dietary Guide Lines for Monsoon

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Spice up your food, not just with chillies, or by reducing the chillies. Use garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, asafetida, turmeric. Keep the gas away and the keep the immune system normal.

Many people get swelling in the body during monsoon. Hence, avoid wheat, rice, and sour food, as they create more swelling.

  • Have more of Mung Daal, Chickpea lentil, Oats, Corn, Ragi, Khichadi, Millet Rottis.
  • Vegetables like snake gourd, bottle gourd, green gourd, soft gourd, pumpkins.
  • Fruits: Seasonal fruits like pomegranate, apple, litchi, cherry, Banana, papaya.

Good Lifestyle

  • Fasting 3-5 days in a month only with mung and vegetable is very much recommended.
  • Once a week, follow only-water fasting. This burns all the toxins and keeps digestive fire active.

These were some proven natural monsoon health care tips which can safeguard your body.
Stay safe this monsoon, with our monsoon health care tips, backed by the power of Ayurveda!

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Preventing Monsoon Diseases

Monsoons are what everyone waits for, at the end of the summer season. The first few showers seem like a blessing in disguise as at this point. People have had enough of the scorching heat and debilitating humidity. Forget people, even animals seem to stare at the skies, waiting for the clouds to gather and pour torrents and gushes of water droplets from above. However, all things in the universe come with their advantages and disadvantages. The monsoon, along with the refreshing showers and cool climate, brings with it all sorts of diseases that spread pretty quickly because of all the moisture in the air.

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Ayurvedic Treatment for Hair Loss | Ayushakti

 

Treatment for Hair Loss
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No one wants to lose their hair, for women it is especially traumatic. Men can still shave their heads and look hip, even sexy. Most women don’t want to be bald. When hair loss strikes a doctor is a girl’s best friend. Before looking at any Ayurvedic treatment for hair loss, we should understand why it occurs. The most common reasons that cause hair fall include the following:

  1. Lack of nutrients that are an essential in the body
  2. An excess of chemicals applied to your hair
  3. Unhealthy diet
  4. Hormonal imbalance
  5. Dandruff or other scalp disorders.
  6. Excess of stress

Understanding the factors that cause hair loss here are some natural ways to get bac

 

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  1. Egg Mask: this is one of the most effective remedies for dull hair. Eggs have healing properties as the whites of its work to replenish and restore the softness of the hair. Eggs contain zinc, sulfur, iron, it is the most amazing mask for your hair to grow out thicker. While applying make sure to spread it equally with your head, leave it on for fifteen minutes then wash it off. This should be done regularly to help your hair grow faster.egg mask                                                                    Source:http://bit.ly/2c9iiN0
  2. Curry Leaves and Coconut Oil: Curry leaves are mostly used in Indian cuisines, but it is the most effective herb for graying hair that also aid in promoting hair growth. Curry leaves work better when you make it into a paste and apply it to your hair, you could also eat it as it will do the same. As far as everybody knows, coconut oil is by far the best remedy for hair loss. Take half cup of coconut oil (depending on the length of your hair). Add 7 to 8 fresh curry leaves to it and boil it together. Don’t burn the leaves; just bring them to a boil. You will find black residue forming; apply this residue to your hair. Use this twice a week to see the difference. This mixture will help in hair growth and also fight gray hair.
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  3. Rosemary Oil: This oil is one of the best oils to reduce hair loss, it is prepared from rosemary herb. Take two tablespoons of shampoo and mix two tablespoons of rosemary oil into it. Shampoo your hair with this mixture. You can also massage your scalp with equal amounts of olive oil and rosemary oil.rosemary                                                                       Source: http://bit.ly/2c44Yqn
  4. Potato: It is very rich in vitamin A,B and C it is a natural remedy for hair growth, dryness etc. Take 1 ½ cups of potato juice in a bowl. Add a teaspoon of honey, a little bit of water and 1 egg yolk and mix it together. Apply this mixture to damp hair and leave it on for 30 minutes. Wash off with a mild shampoo.
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  5. Cumin Seeds: this has numerous essential nutrients for healthy, shining hair. Applying the paste on your hair promotes hair growth. You should soak the seeds in olive oil for the night, apply the paste to the areas that you need hair and after fifteen minutes wash it off with shampoo. This should be done at least once a month.
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With these tips, you will have lush locks of hair in no time.  Healthy hair, Healthy you.

 

Facing skin problems this monsoon

Nothing resonates a person’s health like nourished, glowing skin. However, living in the highly fast-paced city like Mumbai where the dust and pollution can cause your skin to get damaged and infected. This makes maintaining healthy skin a task that’s nearly impossible. However, natural home remedies for skin problems offer a variety of unique treatments that work, besides those products that are sold in major department stores.

An Ayurvedic skin treatment program includes cleansing, toning, exfoliating, and moisturizing the skin. Ayushakti’s Ayurvedic skin treatment in Mumbai also has special formulas to help with specific skin care problems, such as eye treatments and special techniques for facial massage.

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What causes skin problems?

Skin related problem occur mainly due to high pitta (heat) in the body and at times are accompanied with kapha (plegm) and vata (air). When the heat and toxins settle in the skin, it causes itching, rashes, redness, boils, inflammation and in severe cases, puss. In some cases when the toxicity increases in the blood, it aggravates the immune system, which starts to attack its own cells, causing auto-immune skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema.

 

How does natural or Ayurvedic skin treatment work?

Natural skincare requires using naturally derived ingredients without any chemicals added to them. Herbs, roots, essential oils and flowers are used extensively in natural skin care products. A number of skin care products producers have started using natural ingredients in their products. However, the best natural skin care treatments are those that you make by following a recipe.

Some of the popular natural skin care ingredients are; jojoba rose hip seed oil, safflower oil, shea butter, bees wax, witch hazel, aloe vera and chamomile. The benefits of chamomile and aloe vera have been scientifically proved. Shea butter and jojoba are considered as natural moisturizers.
What is Skinotox by Ayushakti?

Your skin is the largest organ in your body and is always exposed to external environmental conditions. Skin problems not only affect a person externally but they also impact your overall life. Skinotox is an ancient form of Ayurvedic skin treatment that focuses on cleaning your skin internally, on the deep tissue levels. It is a highly effective form of treatment and shows the positive results within 15-30 days, but the condition can last much longer in more severe cases. So what are the true benefits of Skinotox? Let’s find out:

  • Relieves the toxins accumulated through pitta, reducing itching, redness, thick, hard and flaky skin.
  • Helps reduce and relieve pain and inflammation
  • Reduces the frequency of recurring skin allergies, rashes, boils, etc.
  • Reduces acne, pimples and dark spots that are left behind after a pimple
  • Rejuvinates skin cells

 

Living in a citty like Mumbai exposes your skin to dust and pollution, making the skin dry. The excess sweat that is secreted by the skin leads to itching, red spots, and wrinkled skin, making the skin look dull and lifeless.

People of all skin types, particularly, those of vata body constitution, should take good care of their skin during summer. Taking care of your skin, based on skin types and season, will go a long way in giving your skin a healthy look in the long run.

If you have tried all forms of skin treatment and have not find a suitable treatment program, then it’s a sure sign that you should try Ayurvedic skin treatment in Mumbai. Consult with our expert Ayurvedic therapists and get the best skin treatment plan for yourself.

Stay Safe This Monsoon With Ayurveda – Ayushakti | India

 

Monsoon

When rain comes people can be seen dancing and rejoicing in many ways. But this is also a season for many diseases, infections and health problems. Due to  the sudden change in temperature, the immunity of our body becomes low and makes us susceptible to many diseases. Following proper monsoon Ayurvedic care tips can prove to be beneficial to stay healthy.

According to Ayurveda rainy season is also the time for aggravation of Pitta, which the functional energy of our body dominant in fire element, and is primarily responsible for metabolism and digestion of food. Digestion is weak during this time. Diseases caused by Pitta like hyperacidity, indigestion, skin disorders (boils, eczema, and rashes), hair loss, and infections are common in this season. To stay away from illnesses, one must follow these Ayurvedic health tips during monsoon.

It is the time when the humidity levels in the atmosphere are high, which also leads to reduced vital body fluids. Due to lack of oxygen in the air, often people complain of breathlessness and weakness.

Follow simple Ayurvedic health tips during monsoon to stay fit and healthy

  • The digestive system gets weakened due to dehydration in summer. This leads to low digestive power. This is further weakened by vitiation of doshas and dhatus due to monsoon. Hence following a diet that increase power of digestion and strengthens the digestive system would be beneficial in the rainy season.
  • Drink boiled and cooled water mixed with little honey. Drink plenty of water and keep your body well hydrated.
  • Avoid heavy, hot, acidic, sour (pickles, chutneys, chilies, yogurt, curry, etc.) and salty food as it promotes water retention, indigestion, hyperacidity and bloating. Avoid deep fried foods, junk food and meat. Avoid salads and leafy vegetables.
  • Eat light and easily digestible foods, vegetable soups, cooked or steamed vegetables, zucchini, squash, pumpkin, steamed salad, fruits, moong dal, khichree, corn, chickpea flour, and oatmeal etc. Stick to foods prepared out of old barley, rice and wheat.
  • Adding ginger and green gram in daily diet.
  • Use ghee, olive oil, corn oil and sunflower oil for cooking as they are lighter. Avoid heavy oils like mustard oil, butter, peanut oil, and other heavy and heating oils.
  • Do not indulge in heavy exercises like running, cycling etc. which increase Pitta (heat). Yoga, walking, swimming, and stretching are good.
  • Be careful while eating out and make sure you go to a place which is clean and hygienic. Completely avoid eating food which is exposed to atmosphere, like the ones sold by roadside vendors.
  • Bitter taste neutralizes Pitta, so eat a lot of bitter vegetables like bitter gourd (karela), and bitter herbs like neem, fenugreek, and turmeric as it prevents infection.
  • Massage with sesame oil at least twice a week also keeps you healthy during the rainy season. For some people sesame oil can be a little heating, so they can use coconut oil.
  • Eat warm food. Wash vegetables with clean water and steam them well to kill germs. Avoid eating uncooked foods and salads.
  • Always keep the surrounding dry and clean. Do not allow water to get accumulated around.
  • Keep your body warm as viruses attack immediately when body temperature goes down. Do not enter an air-conditioned room with wet hair and damp cloths, and always dry your feet and webs with soft dry cloth whenever they are wet.
  • Do not allow kids to play in stagnant polluted water filled puddles.
  • Massage your whole body with sesame oil at least twice a week also keeps you healthy during the rainy season. For some people sesame oil can be a little heating, so they can use coconut oil.

I am sure you can apply the above Monsoon Ayurvedic health tips and enjoy the season without falling sick. Follow these Ayurvedic health tips during monsoon and fight the diseases stay healthy this monsoon.

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