Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Naturopathic Remedies to overcome Coronavirus (COVID-19) 


Naturopathic Remedies to overcome Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A virus not only cause damage to the body by itself, but additional damage, sometimes lethal, is caused inadvertently by our own immune system responding to the virus. It is vital to seek the treatment that will allow the immune system to respond appropriately. We, the Naturopathic  doctors focus on supporting the immune system and helping patients to develop an appropriate immune response. You should begin helping your immune system now amidst this outbreak and for the future should another outbreak happen.

The simplest action you can take is to make sure any other chronic health conditions are under control. Those with prior chronic illnesses are more at risk of a lethal form of any influenza or virus than those that were previously healthy. By addressing your chronic illnesses and taking appropriate preventive measures, you may suffer a milder course of a disease. Take heart that this is within our control, but more must be done.


To prevent infection and to slow the transmission of COVID-19, do the following:
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, or clean them with alcohol based hand rub.
  • Maintain at least 1 meter distance between you and people coughing or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing.
  • Stay home if you feel unwell.
  • Refrain from smoking and other activities that weaken your lungs.
  • Practice physical distancing by avoiding unnecessary travel and staying away from large group of people.
  • If someone sneezes with virus, if it drops on a metal surface it will live for atleast 12 hours, so if you come in contact with any metal surface- wash your hands as soon as you can with a anti-septic soap.
  • On fabric, it can survive for 6-12 hours. Normal laundry detergent will kill it.
  • Everyday morning and evening spray the turmeric water mixed with salt and neem leaves paste around your environment.
  • Frequently inhale the natural inhaler (in a cotton cloth tie with a pachai karpooram or edible camphor, omum and licorice [jaeshtimadhu or adhimadhuram]-natural inhaler) used to prevent the upper respiratory infections.
  • Everyday morning and evening put the sambarani smoke (Auroshika sambarani or loban or gum benzoin resin) inside the home.
  • Gargle with a salt water by adding a tspn of pomegranate peel powder twice a day.
  • Drink a warm lemon honey water by adding falooda seeds frequently.
  • Drink amla juice by adding pepper and ginger first in the morning.
  • Take tomato soup thrice a day by adding garlic and ginger with a pepper powder.
  • Instead of milk tea, drink licorice tea (adhimadhuram) with honey in the morning.
  • Drink turmeric tea with betal leaves , tulasi leaves and ginger in the evening.
  • Eat onion with yogurt (curd) daily.
  • Drink nilavembu kashayam with turmeric (200ml) weekly thrice.
  • Take fruits like kiwi, pomegranate, dragonfruit and all vitamin C rich fuits regularly to boost your immune.
  • Drink a glass of orange juice by adding wheatgrass powder.
  • Drink a glass of pineapple juice by adding ginger, pudina(mint) leaves and a pinch of cinnamon powder.
  • Mix 50 ml of amla juice with 10 ml of ginger juice, 5 ml of lemon juice & a ¼ tspn of turmeric powder and drink twice a day.
  • Take a few sips of warm(boiled) ginger water every 15 mins atleast.
  • Avoid taking soda, processed foods, foods and drinks high in sugar, refined carbohydrates, alcoholic beverages etc., because it suppress your immune system.
  • Can drink green tea and chamomile tea 2 times a day.
  • Cheese boosts immune system in elderly. Cheese can help preserve & enhance the immune system of the elderly by acting as a carrier for probiotic or good bacteria.
  • Take more of green vegetables in the form of salads.

A consistent yoga practice along with certain yoga poses in particular can support and boost the immune system. “Yoga resists the autonomic changes and impairment of cellular immunity seen in examination stress” What this means is that yoga helps keep you & your cells healthy even when you are stressed. This is due to the fact that yoga reduces stress systematically in the body, which reduces inflammation overall. some of the yoga asanas boosting respiratory system are:

  • Tadasana
  • Vrikshasana
  • Trikonasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Padangusthasana
  • Vajrasana
  • Gomukasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Bhujangasana
  • Parvathasana
  • Bhastrika pranayama
  • Bhramari pranayama
  • Jalaneti
  • Instant Relaxation Technique (IRT)
Article by :-

Veda wellness center, Nisarga Mane Sirsi, Uttarakannada District,

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