Ayurvedic Treatment of Low Immunity
Our immune system is our body's defense against infectious organisms and other invaders and helps to fight infections. A Healthy immune system attacks organisms and substances that invade our systems through the series of steps known as the immune response.
About Low Immunity
Low immunity refers to the underactive or weak immune system. Low immunity is caused by various factors such as emotional state, stress, lack of proper sleep, excess of alcohol consumption and smoking. Deficiency of nutrients is also responsible for the underactive immune system.
Weak immune system is characterized by frequent respiratory infections. Cold and flu are the common respiratory infections that occur due to underactive immune system. Loss of weight may occur due to low immunity. Skin infections are the common symptoms of underactive immune system. Weak immunity causes the infectious agents or foreign bodies to cause serious skin infection which in turn interferes with the overall health of the body.
Ayurveda and Immune System
According to Ayurveda, imbalance in any dosha of the tridoshas results in one or the other health problem. Vata, Pitta and Kapha dosha are the tridoshas in Ayurveda. Ayurveda helps to maintain these three doshas of the body and supports the overall health of the body. Ayurveda dose not kill an infection like antibiotics do but it helps to support healthy immune system so that it can fight against disease or an infection.
Herbal Remedies for Low Immunity by Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda provides effective herbal remedies such as Curcumin Capsules, Giloy Capsules, Immune Booster and Tulsi Capsules for ayurvedic treatment of low immunity. These herbal remedies works effectively in immunity enhancement. These herbal remedies are manufactured from 100% pure and natural herbs; without the use of any chemicals, binders, fillers, colors, yeast, starch, preservatives or additives. These herbal remedies are prepared under the supervision of renowned Ayurveda experts.
Curcumin is known as "haridra" in Sanskrit, scientifically known as Curcuma longa. It is used in every kitchen in India since ages as a spice and as medicine to combat wear and tear of tissues to enhance immunity. Researchers have proven that curcumin is very safe, natural antioxidant and immunomodulating agent. The curcumin capsules by Planet Ayurveda contain standardized extract of Curcuma longa. These capsules are purely vegetarian, nontoxic and possess therapeutic properties such as analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti diabetic, antiseptic, anti hypothermic. It removes the toxins from the body. It is effective against vitiated vata and kapha. Vitiated kapha clogs the channels in the body resulting accumulation of endotoxins, haridra effects wonderfully on kapha by stimulating liver and giving strength to the intestines.
Tinospora cordifolia (Guduchi or giloy) is a deciduous climber belongs to the family Menispermaceae. It is found throughout tropical parts of India. Guduchi is described as Rasayan in Charak Samhita . It is the most versatile rejuvenating herb. Because of promoting longevity it is named as 'vayastha' in ayurvedic literature. It's another synonym, 'Amrita' means which originates from 'divine nector'. It is very effective herb that gives strength to every organ of the body and boosts immunity. Its bitter taste boost the agni of all dhatus (tissue metabolism) and Sweet Vipaka nourishes all dhatus (tissue) well. These giloy capsules have ability to stimulate and increase restorative power along with this these capsules helps to produce desired immune response. This herb is utilized as a healing agent in Ayurveda. A variety of plant chemical constituent such as polysaccharides, alkaloids, peptides, lectins etc. have been reported to stimulate immune system. It has soothing property so it is capable in reducing inflammation and stress. Giloy capsules significantly lower serum cholesterol and balances the value of HDL cholesterol. These Giloy capsules are also beneficial in various diseases like gout, fever, inflammation, tuberculosis, hyperacidity, colitis, loss of appetite, worm infestation, malaria, dyspepsia, constipation, liver disorders, skin diseases, general weakness and enhance memory. These capsules help macrophages to combat microorganisms.
Immune Booster, formulated by Planet Ayurveda is combination of pure herbal antioxidants used since ages all over the world. Capsule immune Booster contains Vitis vinifera, Bovine colostrums, Camellia sinesis and Phyllanthus niruri. These herbs together works magically to enhance immune system and guards our body from various diseases. Bovine colostrum is rich in vitamins, antibodies, proteins and minerals. The polyphenols in green tea acts as antioxidants. Vitamin C is a known immune booster, vitis vinifera is rich source of it. Capsule immune Booster give longevity by improving inner strength and immune system.
Tulsi is a common herb in India, even a child knows about it. It is recognized as Ocimum tenuiflorum in pharmacology. It is also famous as 'holy basil' as it is regarded as a holy plant in India, grown in every house. Tulsi is rich in anti oxidant and now various tulsi based green tea are in market worldwide.tulsi leaves are used for medicinal purposes. It cures cough, cold and many respiratory ailments. Tulsi subsides inflammation and allergies due to any reason. It gives strength to the lungs as a result more oxygen is absorbed into the body. Tulsi has been proven for its efficacy against cancer and certain metabolic disorders. Its potency enables it to fight against microorganisms, viruses and bacteria. Tulsi pacifies kapha as vitiation in kapha leads to accumulation of toxins, slowing down of BMI, deterioration of the functions of glands and other organs. It helps in flushing out deep seated toxins by activating metabolism and enhancing immunity. Tulsi capsules reduce stress and keep a joyful and energetic state of mind.
Ayurvedic herbal jam has potent immune-boosting and energizing power. The word 'chyawanprash' was coined after the name of "Rishi Chyawan". He was the first person who regained his youthfulness and strength after using this miraculous tonic. In Charak Samhita, this herbal preparation is regarded as the best and most efficient of all herbal tonics accessible to mankind.
Healthy diet is the first requirement for healthy immune system. Healthy diet is in fact, must for the overall health of the body. Diet for a person who is suffering from weak immune system should rich in natural foods like fruits, vegetables, seeds, whole grains and nuts. A person should limit the intake of fats and refined sugars. Sugar is the main food component which causes damage to the immune system. Diet should include adequate amount of proteins and not in excess. Carotene is the most important food component which enhances the immune system. Soft drinks such as Coke, Pepsi have high acidic pH. Over exposure to such drinks leads to high acidic level in the body and causes low immunity. Hence these drinks should be avoided.