Focusing on health in the hectic and stressful lives that we lead today is becoming difficult. Incorporating relevant herbs in your daily diet is the first step towards a healthier you. Ayurveda texts and modern research say that herbs contain compounds that have beneficial health properties that can help prevent many lifestyle disorders and rejuvenate our bodies. Dr Shruthi M. Hegde, Ayurveda Expert, The Himalaya Drug Company, suggests incorporating the following herbs in your daily diet to practice preventive wellness and take a concrete step towards maintaining good health. (IANS)
We all know that for a healthy diet we should include a variety of fruits and vegetables. But something we don’t hear as much about are herbs.
India is a country with varied seasons and summers can be very notorious. Indian herbs are one of the best alternatives to evade problems related to heat, such as heatstroke, allergy, acne, rashes, excessive sweating. Ayurveda has been using Indian herbs for treating many ailments.
A path breaking research by scientists from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) may provide relief to the many people who suffer from Alzheimer’s. According to preliminary findings, the ashwagandha root (an Ayurvedic extract) could help cure Alzheimer’s. While research is still under way, if proven, this could be the answer that researchers have been searching for – a cure for Alzheimer’s. While we don’t need to go in search of the exotic variety, there are many common herbs that we can incorporate in to our daily cooking, and avail of their health benefits. The herb is known to provide relief from respiratory problems, and is useful in the treatment of asthma, fever, cold and cough, and heart diseases.