Natural Herbs: Scorching summer heat along with dry and hot winds can take a toll on your health. While it’s hot outside, your body also generates heat inside that leads to certain health issues such as dehydration, allergies, and bacterial and stomach infections.
While staying hydrated is the key during summers, also what you eat is even crucial in alleviating your health problems.
As per Ayurveda, it is believed that one should change the diet according to the seasons. Also, the summer season is considered the Pitta season, the time when the heat in the body is on the rise. Preferably, during summer warm foods are generally replaced by cooling and refreshing foods. It is recommended to include foods that are light and easy on the stomach.
Having the right foods and adding up some of the powerful natural herbs in your diet can be really beneficial during summer.
So, here we have mentioned some of the must-have ingredients to keep your body cool throughout this dry and prickly summer ahead.
Citrus and tangy amlas are popular Indian superfoods. Essentially known to be high in vitamin C which is really helpful in keeping your body during summer. Also, amlas have cooling properties that keep the body cool and protected from hot winds. They are really good for regulating blood pressure and improving digestion and metabolism. It helps in flushing out the toxins by regulating bowel movement and leaving a balancing effect on the stomach acids which reduces hyperacidity.
While amla has several benefits, its bitterness is the reason people don’t like to have it daily. But to change that, we have super delicious Amla Juice and Amla Drops made with fresh and pure extracts of amlas. They are absolutely free from any artificial colors and preservatives to keep the essence of this nutrient-dense fruit intact.
Digestive issues, acne, pimples, redness, and inflammation are some of the common problems faced during summer. Neem is one of the revered herbs in Ayurveda that works as an all-rounder to combat all your summertime woes.
Neem is loaded with numerous health and skin benefits. It is known as a natural blood purifier. It helps in removing impurities from the blood and keeps your skin clear and healthy. It acts as a cooling agent and helps prevent skin-related issues.
Because of its bitter taste, consuming neem in the form of capsules is one of the best ways to incorporate it into your diet. Upakarma Ayurveda Neem Capsules are made from pure extracts of neem leaves and are vegetarian capsules, free from any harmful chemicals to offer maximum benefits of this medicinal herb.
Amla / Indian Gooseberry
For ages, tulsi is known for its medicinal uses in Ayurveda. Also, it is widely used for culinary purposes to enhance flavor and aroma. This powerful natural herb works as a detoxifying agent, helps cleanse the internal system, maintains a healthy digestive tract, and is super effective when it comes to acne, sunburn, and dark spots.
Tulsi in all forms is really beneficial but we have got a super easy way of adding tulsi in your daily routine. Tulsi Drops by Upakarma Ayurveda is a hassle-free way that can be mixed in your favorite juice or you can make refreshing summer drinks out of it. By adding these Tulsi Drops, you get the benefits of a total of 5 types of tulsi leaves, having a myriad of health benefits.
Summer months can make you feel tired and lazy. This may also lead to an inability to work and enjoy daily activities. Fortunately, Ayurveda has one such potent Ayurvedic herb – Ashwagandha. The medicinal properties of this natural herb bring physiological and psychological effects. It helps in reducing the fatigue caused by heat and manages stress levels in the body by normalizing the cortisol levels naturally in the body.
Ashwagandha is easily available in capsule form which is packed with the accurate amount of dosage. This is one of the convenient ways of adding this powerful adaptogenic herb to your daily routine.
The best way to stay healthy and energized is by leading a healthy lifestyle. This includes eating a nutritious diet, getting adequate sleep, and following stress-reducing techniques. Additionally, including the above-mentioned super foods in your routine can ensure a healthy and rejuvenated body inside out.
Just a reminder, everybody has a different body type and every ingredient reacts differently to different people. So, it is advisable to consult a health professional for the required amount of dosage for the above-mentioned ingredients or supplements.