Benefit From Ayurvedic Supplements
Sushruta, the historical sage-physician of 1500 B.C., in his book Sushruta Samhita describes 1120 illnesses, 700 medicinal plants and several mineral- and animal-based preparations for treating several diseases. Ayurveda and Ayurvedic supplements, which originated in the Indian subcontinent, are back in trend. Recently, the annual Ayurveda Research Conference was held in Sri Lanka to aid the development of the Ayurveda field. This conference was attended by several countries, including the UK, USA, New Zealand, Germany and France.
Ayurvedic Supplements: Health Benefits
It is a proven fact that herbs and plants, consumed in the right proportions, can help combat deadly diseases. Ayurvedic supplements are a safe and natural remedy to several ailments and help build the body’s defense. The following are some benefits of herbal supplements.
* They enhance the absorption and digestion of food * Herbs can strengthen and boost the immune system * Herbs can fight flu, viruses and dermal bacterial infection and improve complexion and the quality of the skin. * Cancer and autoimmune disorders can also be treated with herbal medicines * While undergoing treatments for chronic diseases, Ayurvedic herbs and supplements can nourish the body, and strengthen the bones and teeth * Some herbs contain antioxidant property, which enhances fertility
Ashwaganda, calendula, chamomile, baptisia, red clover, yucca and marshmallow are some herbal supplements that act as adaptogens and immunity enhancers. In China, supplements are also derived Astralagus to enhance vitality and healing.
Ayurvedic Supplements: Application
Some Ayurvedic supplements are meant for consumption and others for external application. Encapsulated and fresh herbs, flower essences as well as essential oil dilutions are meant for consumption. The effectuality of herbs differs in different medium of ingestion and each media has its unique effects on the body. Herbs intended to cure internal organs are generally consumed with water, honey, oil, ghee or milk. An Ayurvedic diet is prescribed only after taking into consideration the age, gender, body constitution and the season.
Herbs meant for external application are used to treat skin problems. These medicines are usually in the form of oils, liniments, ointments, lotions, pastes and body wraps. External herbal treatment generally cures joint and muscular problems, dizziness, wounds, cuts and skin diseases.