When you are trying to get the benefits of Ayurveda then the best way to get it through your food. Dr. Rahul Dogra of Kairali Ayurvedic Group (an institution of Ayurvedic research) says “Ahar (meaning dietary habits in Ayurveda) says that food eaten should have at least one of the six tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent and astringent”. “The right foods promote sattva (purity), detox the body, and rejuvenate it as well, leading to an overall increase in immunity, physical and mental strength, and digestion.” If you would like to consume the all above things, then you have to leave your interim crash diets and instead of it you have to consult some Ayurvedic Superfoods.
Here Are The 7 Ayurvedic Superfoods For You:
Ginger is a flowering plant and it is widely used as a spice or folk medicine. It can stimulate your appetite and can reduce intestinal pain, gas and abdominal bloating. According to Ayurveda, ginger is used to fight against nausea, specially pregnancy-persuaded vomiting. And ginger root can reduce your joint pains as well as it helps to control cholesterol.
2. Indian Ginseng (Ashwagandha Root)
Indian ginseng or Ashwagandha Root is generally used to fight against anxiety, stress and fatigue. It also reduces painful swelling or rheumatoid arthritis. Its leaves are used to apply to painful areas. According to Ayurveda, Ashawagandha can increase the count of sperm in men.
3. Indian Gooseberry (Amla)
Indian Gooseberry popularly known as Amla in India has its own health care recess for its powerful property of antioxidant. According to Dr. Dogra-” It also works as a digestive tonic, cleansing the colon, and removes excess heat from the body”. Amla is enriched with Vitamin C and calcium, it is also famous for its beneficial anti-ageing asset. Amla oil can directly use on hair for fights against dandruff.
4. Clarified Butter (Ghee)
Clarified butter famously known as ghee in India is not only famous for using in Indian cuisines, but also known for its Ayurvedic benefits. Ghee contents with omega-3 fatty acids, which can improve heart health. To maintain healthy eyesight and skin, you can use its superb source of energy.
5. Indian Holy Basil (Tulsi)
Dr. Dogra says, “In Ayurveda, tulsi leaves, ginger and cardamom boiled in water make for a healing potion to treat sore throats, headaches and chest congestion”. Indian holy basil’s (tulsi) juice is used to treat for acne and other skin disorders like ringworm infection, itchiness and rashes. Regular use of this juice can help to purify blood and it can also reduce blood sugar and helps to build immunity in the human body.
Turmeric is currently inclining as an international superfood. Turmeric can consider as an all rounder for its properties of anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral benefits. It can used to treat skin conditions, it can detoxify the liver and it is superb to reduce blodd sugar. Turmeric can directly applied on wounds to heal it speedily. For better digestion turmeric can be taken directly with milk, honey and black pepper.
7. Bacopa (Brahmi)
Bacopa or Brahmi is generally used in Ayurveda to strengthen the brain and nervous system functions. It is tradition in Indian that Brahmi mixed with sesame oil messaging can away stress and improve the smoothness of nerves. However, Dr Dogra has informed that this herb cannot be used without medical consultation because it has some side-effects like nausea, stomach cramps and upsets etc. So please remember do not take it without a doctor’s consult.