Dr Sonica Krishan is Author and Speaker in the areas of Healthy and Joyous Living through Ayurveda, Meditation, Yoga and other Contemplative practices. She is also Health Writer, Columnist, Editor, Ayurveda Consultant at Herboveda and Holistic Healing Coach. Dr Sonica is open for National as well as International Collaborations with interested people / institutions in fields of Ayurveda, Meditation and Yoga.
You are susceptible to colds, flu and other illnesses if you have low immunity. Therefore, it is important to build your immunity in order to stay away from illnesses and healthy. Ayurveda recommend herbs such as aamla, turmeric, ginger, aloe vera, mulethi, and Ashwagandha for a stronger immunity. Incorporate these into your diet for a healthy immune system.
Aloe vera has blood purification properties that helps treat acne, allergic rash, swelling and blemishes. Neem (Margosa) is a natural cleanser that flushes out toxins and prevents pimples and skin eruptions. Paste of gram flour, turmeric and sandalwood works as an antiseptic. Rose water or saffron and water paste, applied on face keeps skin smooth and glowing.
Are you in the habit of holding on to natural urges, sometimes or often? As and when you suppress your natural urges, this interfere with the balanced state of Vata dosha, or the air body humor. Suppressing your urge to urinate causes urinary infections; to sneeze causes headaches, vertigo, and blurred vision; to drink water causes fatigue and heart problems; to sleep causes general malaise, lethargy, and indecisiveness; to cry causes eye ailments, chronic headache.
Celebrate just being young! Are you bothered about early signs of aging These may include early graying of hair, dry and wrinkled skin, dark circles below the eyes, flabby skin etc. Blame it on food adulteration, modernized sedentary lifestyles or even environmental impinge. The signs of aging have become obvious and deluding! Stay Young with Ayurveda!
Bhastrika Pranayama - Sit in the asana position. Inhale deeply into the lungs and exhale through both nostrils. Kapal Bhati - While sitting in asana position, the breath that is exhaled is made to puff out with force, Bhujangasana - lie on the stomach, feet joined at the back, hands below shoulders, Slowly breathe in and lift your waist upwards and backwards.