The Vitamin Booster - Amla
Also known as Indian Gooseberries, Amla is a common remedy for flu, cold and allergies. This tangy pungent fruit packs a punch of flavour and nutrients. Vitamin C is considered a key vitamin for immunity and Amla is packed with Vitamin C along with a blend of flavonoids for added protection. With its potent free-radical fighting power, Amla can not just slow down ageing but also help recover some damage done through age and sun. Along with antibacterial and antioxidant properties, its rich fibre content keeps the gut healthy and free of any infections. When consumed regularly, Amla can clear cholesterol build-up reducing the risk of heart diseases such as stroke or attacks.
The Classic Staple - Turmeric
No Indian home or meal is complete without its spices. They are known to add a new dimension of flavour to your meals but also help heal your body as you enjoy them. One ancient & widely used spice is turmeric. Its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties have made it a classic not just in meals but also in medicine. This golden-hued spice is rich in carotenes, Vitamin C, flavonoids, iron, zinc, and many more essential nutrients. A very potent yet delicious spice, turmeric can work against a variety of concerns. Turmeric milk is served to cure fevers while it is also topically applied and ingested to promote wound healing. Rich in a compound known as curcumin, it has both anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. A complete all-rounder. It helps the body fight against external stressors and infections while reducing inflammation for a healthy heart and brain.
The Healer that Protects and Purifies – Giloy
Giloy is another ancient Ayurvedic herb, that has found several praises in the ancient texts. According to one of the oldest texts in the compilation, the Charak Samhita, Giloy can heal all the three types of doshas or imbalances in the body. This herb is a powerhouse of antioxidants that is rich in Vitamin C and carotenes. Giloy’s anti-inflammatory properties are beneficial for many concerns including severe conditions such as arthritis. It is also anti toxic, anti-bacterial and antipyretic making it helpful to purify the blood and fight off diseases such as UTIs and dengue. Because of its wide range of healing, it is both cardio and hepato (liver) protective. This versatile herb is also an adaptogen that helps decrease stress and hypertension, making it a complete all-rounder.
The Rejuvenator of Good Health - Ashwagandha
When it comes to vitality and alertness of the body, there is one herb that has always reigned and that is Ashwagandha. An adaptogen, it is one of the most precious herbs to be used in the field of Ayurveda due to its ability to revitalise the body and the mind. Ashwagandha can help lower cortisol levels that help reduce stress and improve brain function, memory and alertness. It enhances the body's natural defence through cell-mediated immunity and prevents free radical damage. It is loaded with Vitamin C and iron and helps the body's resilience to stress and inflammation. With these anti-inflammatory properties, it helps to control blood pressure and cholesterol making it an excellent neuro and cardioprotective adaptogen.
The Zing of Relief - Ginger
Another classic home healer is ginger. It is a common ingredient that is a part of many cuisines and cultures not just for the spicy zest but for its soothing abilities. Often found in teas and homemade tonics, this spice is a remedy for many ailments. Rich in the active compound gingerol, it has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties, making it a reliable helper for immunity. Ginger is also packed with Vitamin C, folates and riboflavin. As a medicine, it helps against symptoms of nausea, pain and congestion especially during colds, flu and other viral infections. Gingerol being microbial and antifungal also helps keep the sinonasal cavity and oral cavity clean and free of infections. Fresh ginger can also slow the process of cell ageing due to free radical damage. From its soothing aroma to its taste, ginger is an all-round remedy for health.
While each of the ingredients has its own signature health-boosting abilities, the synergy of their benefits helps create the ultimate booster for good health and immunity. Apart from having the combined power to fight off a variety of infections and ailments, this blend helps to build resistance and energy for a healthy and fortified immune system for the long run.
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Written by Shamooda Amrelia, Doorbeen Creatives