Over the last few months, Corona Virus has taken over the world. Once get infected, the Covid-19 slowly moves down the respiratory tract and produces inflammation in the lungs (in some cases). 8 in 10 might show mild symptoms, but others might feel severe symptoms like shortness of breath and ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome). This is the high time to take care of your lungs and keep them healthy. In Ayurveda, there are some herbs and foods that might be beneficial for the healthy functioning of your lungs. So, even if you get the virus (God forbids), your internal system will be strong enough to fight it. Let’s see those magical herbs and foods one by one: –
Triphala is the magical combination of amalaki, haritaki, and bibhitaki. It is highly beneficial for balancing the doshas in the throat area. Many singers gargle with Triphala water before their performance. Gargle it once a day, if you want to strengthen your throat area. You can try AyurvedGuru’s Triphala Churna if you’re looking for the best quality.
Ayurvedic Herb Pippali supports the healthy functioning of the lungs. Pippali is extremely helpful in sinus congestion. Drink it with hot milk for the best mucus releasing experience.
Sitopaladi Churna is highly beneficial for removing Kapha dosha from the throat. This sugary mixture is known to melt the mucus and soothe the irritated throat. It is a simple mixture that contains sugar, bamboo manna, cardamom, and cinnamon. You can also try AyurvedGuru’s Sitopaladi Churna if you’re looking for the best quality.
Flax Seeds & Walnuts
Omega 3 present in Flaxseeds and Walnuts is not anti-inflammatory but also protects the tissues of the lungs. A handful of Walnuts are enough to combat respiratory diseases like Asthma.
Turned out, Turmeric has so many other health benefits other than adding yellow colour to our cuisines. Curcumin present in Turmeric has many anti-inflammatory properties and is known to provide relief to the respiratory tract. Start drinking hot turmeric water to experience its benefits right away.
Apples & Vitamin C Foods
Many pieces of research in the west have shown that Vitamin C rich foods like Oranges or Lemons are helpful in preventing chronic lung diseases. Apples also contain a high level of antioxidants and are helpful in protecting the lungs against pollutants and inflammation.
We hope that you liked our list of Ayurvedic Herbs & Foods for healthy lungs. We all must be extra-careful for the health of our lungs, during Covid-19 lockdown period. Ayurvedic Panchkarma Treatments like Abhayanga & Nasya are also very helpful for the good health of Lungs.
AyurvedGuru was established 25 years ago under the esteem guidance of Dr Manoj Virmani. He has been treating patients naturally from chronic diseases. If you’re suffering from lung problems like Bronchitis or Asthma, you can try AyurvedGuru’s Packages for the same. Here’s the link to Asthma Package & Bronchitis Package.