Updated: Mar 10
Corona Virus- Panic down and Raising the Immunity Bar the natural way
All doctors agree: To fight viral infections, the first measure is to wash your hands diligently. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), soap and water should be enough when washing your hands frequently and trying to control infection rates. The key is really to follow the washing protocol as one of the measures to control the spread of viruses. Certainly that’s one of the preventive measures.
News sources and authorities identified the new coronavirus outbreak in China that is named coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. Aligned with this virus is an asymptomatic and incubator long period. There is a worldwide growing concern over the spread of this virus that already reached over 80.000 people in China, deaths worldwide reaching almost 3000 people and just recently Brazil with its first case registered. In the US, the State Department of Health and Human Services is trying to communicate as much as possible to control the outbreak. The COVID-19 is such a concern that took over people’s minds and the world’s economy. Part of it has to do with with the announcement from the CDC (Center for Disease Control) that the development of a vaccine will probably not solve the issue classifying it as pandemic.
DONT PANIC!- Rule number one. According to health experts, The disease (COVID-19) probably has a fatality rate less than 2%. There are ways to increase your immunity level and be ok even if the virus spreads to other locations.
TIPS TO AVOID CONTAMINATION THE NATURAL WAY
According to Indian Ayurvedic physician Dr. Jyothi Shamith, detoxification of the liver aligned with the use of immunity enhancing herbs can help a lot. Below are some guidelines:
*Add Triphala powder or tablets to your daily regimen Caesalpinia Crista( Also known as Katuk or Fever Nut). It has an antipyretic action and antibacterial effect that has a close relationship to immunity.
* Use Rasayana herbs (rejuvenative) as Ashwaghanda and Guducci which are well known for their fighting disease properties Manjistha is another herb that can be efficient due to its blood purifying properties.
*Drink Coriander water first thing in the morning. According to Ayurveda it can cool and cleanse the liver especially if mixed with the Manjistha herb. How to prepare the water? Mix 10g of Coriander seeds, also known in India as Dhania seeds and boil like a tea with 500 ml of water. Let it cool overnight and drink it first thing in the morning. Coriander water (Hima) has been used to help with thyroid issues and metabolism as it helps to regulate the production of hormones. It is also a potent anti-bacterial, antiseptic, anti-fungal, disinfectant, detoxifier and anti-inflammatory.
*Use black pepper, cumin and long pepper to protect your respiratory system
*Exercise and move the lymphatic pathways.
* Drink plenty of water.
*Fumigate your home with herbs such as Turmeric, Neem, Guggulu, Camphor. Herbs that have antimicrobial properties. All of the above herbs can be found via Ayurvedic sellers online.
DISCLAIMER: CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR OR AN AYURVEDIC PRACTITIONER NEAR YOU BEFORE FOLLOWING ANY OF THIS ARTICLE’S SUGGESTIONS