Why has Ayurveda gained a lot of popularity since Covid-19?

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Why has Ayurveda gained a lot of popularity since Covid-19?

Jun 15, 2021, 9:50:30 AM News

COVID-19 has created a stressful situation around- as if it wasn’t stressful enough already! With hospitals and patients getting affected during the lockdown and possibly even after the lockdown situation is over, the healthcare industry has been hit hard! Patients who were lined up for their treatment in March and April have had to scratch their plans to reschedule their treatment and are looking to opt for the treatment after the situation gets better. 


Between the lockdown situation, when everybody has to forcefully stay indoors, it brought back Ayurvedic treatment in India. People started opting for natural homemade remedies and natural supplements to boost immunity and live a healthy life. 


Ayurveda has always been important since its inception in India. It helps individuals to stay fit and healthy on a daily basis naturally. And now, the importance of Ayurveda has grown dramatically over a period of one year. Few herbs such as Tulsi, Turmeric, Ashwagandha, Guduchi, Shunti, Kalmegh, Yashtimadhu act as strong immunity-building agents to protect the body from harmful viral infections and provide relief from cough, cold, allergies, and tough times like global pandemic. These herbs act as an immunity booster for COVID 19 which is the need of the hour. These natural herbs have made one realize their true importance, especially during the pandemic.  


The question is why suddenly Ayurveda gained a lot of attention during the COVID-19?


Everyone knows to survive COVID-19 one must build a strong immunity to fight the deadly virus and Ayurveda is one such channel to achieve and boost immunity during these tough times. Even the Government of India and Ayush ministry and Ayush Kwath emphasize the importance of Ayurveda and home remedies to sustain COVID. Lockdown was the most difficult period for everyone until the Kerala government announced Ayurvedic medicines in the list of “essential items.”


Ayurveda has helped many people during the COVID, even post-COVID recovery to strengthen immunity. People trusted Ayurveda more than ever because it helps cure the illness of the roots which is the need of the hour. Many Ayurvedic Industries gained a lot of sales due to their ayurvedic products. 


People have realized that the key to sustaining a healthy life is by building strong immunity.


The following are a few easy Ayurvedic secrets for maintaining a strong immune system and beating COVID-19 with Ayurveda:


  • Understanding and harmonizing your body.
  • Eating the correct foods to aid digestion and going through a detox process if any toxins are discovered
  • All of our tissues, including our immune system, need to be nourished on a daily basis.


As mentioned above, if one takes all the ayurvedic herbs such as Tulsi, Ashwagandha, Turmeric, Guduchi, and others in their daily lives that will help them to keep their defense mechanism strong to fight off infection. You can follow this home remedy to help strengthen your immunity. 


Ingredients:


  • 3 glasses of water
  • Pomegranate peel-1 
  • Fresh ginger- 1 inch
  • Fresh Turmeric- 1 inch’
  • Fsh Tulsi- 10 leaves
  • Guduchi Powder- 1 Tsp 


Method:


Add all ingredients to a pan and stir it all. Then boil the ingredients for 10 minutes. Strain the ingredients and allow them to cool for some time. You can add 1 tsp of honey, mix well and drink it throughout the day. 


Additionally, one should exercise Yoga and practice meditation to boost immunity. Ayurveda with a combination of Yoga-breathing exercises is best to keep coronavirus disease at bay by building a strong immunity to fight infections and bacteria which is the need of the hour. Also, the market is now flooded with autoimmunity treatment or ayurvedic medicine for immunity and strength. 


Strong immunity is not just restricted to fight coronavirus infections but can also help with good digestion, improve metabolism, help with better functioning of the liver, and balance hormonal functions. These ayurvedic medicines are available in the form of tablets, capsules, supplements, tonic which helps in overall well-being and healthy life. Some most commonly consumed ayurvedic medicines include Chawaynspransh, anti-oxidants, ashwagandha, Giloy, immune booster, and many more. 


This is the most difficult time for everyone, hence it is better to stay safe and practice social distancing, put on a double mask along with taking ayurvedic medicines, and practicing Yoga to boost immunity.


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