8 Key Ways to Boost Immunity, Ayurveda-Style.

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)

1. Stay Hydrated

Ayurveda warns 'Apdathukshaya' (dehydration) harms balance, urges daily fluid intake of 3-4 liters for vibrant health, and avoids indigestion, heart, kidney issues.

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2. Ayurvedic Diet for Immune Boosting

Ayurveda promotes dosha-based diet for immune health. Vitamin C-rich foods, antioxidants, leafy greens, and fiber guard gut and prevent infections.

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3. Immune Strengthening Herbs

Ayurvedic morning rituals: Herbal tea with tulsi, ginger, and long pepper. Amla juice for daily immunity. Black pepper and turmeric enhance meals for stronger defense.

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4. Reset Your Sleep Cycle

6-8 hours of sleep is crucial for immunity, aiding detox and repair. Avoid 'Ratrijaagaranath' per Ayurveda; limit screens, sleep in darkness for health.

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5. Manage Your Stress Levels

Manovyatha' stress harms immunity, causes inflammation. Ayurveda suggests meditation, yoga, hobbies, and herbal head massages to combat stress and balance doshas.

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6. Exercise Regularly

Exercise boosts fitness, improves sleep, and stress control. Ayurveda advises moderate activities like cycling, walking, and yoga for daily health.

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7. Supplements for Immunity

Ayurvedic supplements like triphala, ginger, amla bridge nutrient gaps, boost immunity with vitamins, survey shows only 24% of the people who have good immunity in India.

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8. Ayurvedic Medications for Immunity

Ayurvedic formulations like Amalaki rasayana, Arogyavardini vati, Chyawanprash cater to individual health needs, balancing doshas for holistic immunity.

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