It is important to protect oneself and others during this time of Coronavirus pandemic. 

Below are guidelines collected from prominent experts and content to help people and providers worldwide fight better with holistic and Ayurvedic remedies. 

Ayurveda is an ancient way of Living. It aims to preserve health & Wellness.The Food we consume plays a vital role in keeping the BODY & MIND in balance and preventing disease rather than treating it. It promotes our Immune system strongly.

Any problem related to the digestive system, eyes, the obsessive mind, common cold and the wounds in the body can be healed  by a 5 days of light and easily digestible diet. Using our nature’s best herbs in our daily meal will help our body fight any seasonal allergies and viruses such as ginger, cumin, turmeric

Boosting Immune System 

Here is what  Global Humanitarian His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar says about improving immune system

Turmeric

This is a miracle of nature. It has multiple properties – antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anti inflammatory. It is used in many cases such as for treat wounds, cosmetic reasons. 

The virus can go via the nose or throat. Gargling with warm water adding some turmeric will help reduce sore throat. 

Read home remedies for sore throat from Readers Digest

Tulasi

This is from the Tulasi plant. It is also known to have anti viral properties. Tulasi drops are available online

Shakti Drops

A Powerful & Effective Immunity Booster

The herbs used in Shakti Drops help in building all-round immunity, act as a rejuvenator and enhance strength.* Use 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day

Amla: antioxidant, rejuvenator

Amruth: immunity booster & restores energy balance

Ashwagandha: fights stress & improves immunity

Where to get Ayurvedic medicines?

Some places where you can get Ayurvedic medicines 

Sri Sri Tattva , Patanjali

Castor Oil

Castor oil is known to have many benefits. There is evidence for its use including for cold and flu. It has been in use for thousands of years.

Marion institute lists many uses including improving lymphatic system, liver and kidney. The lymph is the only fluid that interacts with every cell of the body. It is the vehicle that allows the wastes accumulating around the cells to be removed. The oil may also have antiviral properties. The ricin, a substance in the castor oil, has been shown to kill the HIV virus in test-tube trials.

Nita Sheth Acupressure expert says eating fruit, vegetables can increase immunity. Spleen, thymus, adrenalin points for Acupressure will help

Acupressure

Used for thousands of years in China, acupressure is based on the same principles as acupuncture to promote relaxation and wellness and to treat disease. Traditional Chinese medical theory describes meridians, invisible channels in your body that carry energy called qi (ch’i). They begin at your fingertips and connect to your brain and then an organ or networks of organs to create a communication system. When one of these meridians is blocked or out of balance, you get sick. Acupressure uses specific points along meridians to help restore balance.

Here is an article published in Sri Lanka how Acupressure can fight the virus

Life style Tips (in English and Hindi) 

Dr Vaidya Lokesh Kumar Raturi is a globally renowned Ayurvedic and pulse assessment expert, and trainer associated with Sri Sri Ayurveda. His expertise extends to chronic disease management, meditation and panchakarma treatments.

He gave a seminar on Ayurveda and how it can be used to fight the coronavirus.

Dr Lokesh suggests washing hands when come from outside , keep home clean, do Breathing exercises – pranayamas.

Combating Coronavirus

Learn how to fight Covid-19 from Dr Vaidya Lokesh Kumar Raturi, a globally renowned Ayurvedic and pulse assessment expert. His expertise extends to chronic disease management, meditation and panchakarma treatments.See information of boosting immunity and other tips at www.overseasvbi.org/coronavirus

Posted by Overseas Volunteer for a Better India – OVBI on Monday, March 16, 2020

To see his talk in Hindi, click here

Ashwagandha 

See this video from Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, about fight this virus.  

Many people with ongoing illnesses such as Asthma, Diabetes , Heart Problem , Lung Issues could not handle the virus as well as otherwise healthy people. Research is being done how ayurvedic herb Ashwagandha can help human protein from not binding to the virus protein. 

Alternate Nostril Breathing is good for heart, mind, nervous system 

Food Tips 

Much of immune system goes in digesting food. A light weight food can help. See how having environment friendly diet can help. 

Here are Tips on healthy food diet

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