CategoriesAyurveda

AYURVEDIC FOODS FOR ENERGY

jambira or lemon

1.We all are made up of different types of energy and this point comes from the ancient Vedic texts or Ayurveda, is a 5,000-year-old medical philosophy and practice, predicated on this idea.
2.A state of equilibrium with one’s self (svasthya) is Health but which is inextricably linked to the environment.
3.Proper diet and nutrition is required for a healthy well-being.
4.The Concept on food or Aahara ranging from diversity of natural sources, properties of food in relation to seasons and places and respective to their specific function both in physiological and pathological states are enlisted in Ancient Ayurveda text.
5.Biomedicine and modern nutrition is very different from the epistemic perspective on health and nutrition in Ayurveda.
6.According to Ayurveda, Ahara is considered as one of the three pillars of lifeand another two being Swapna or sleep and Abrahmacharya or regulated sexual life.

The classical Ayurveda text dedicates elaborate sections on foods.

“We are what we eat”

Some Ayurveda healing food might be good for your health are enlisted below-

JAMBIRA OR LEMON

1.Lemons are ENRICHED WITH Vitamin-C, they are both purifying and nourishing. It helps to stimulate digestion.
2.Enriched with the power of detoxification.
3.Helps to relieve sore throat.
4.Possesses Cancer-fighting Properties.
5.Prevents kidney stones.
6.Aids in digestion.
7.Helps to regulate blood sugar.
8.Promoting weight loss.
9.Helps in clearing the skin.

GHRITA OR GHEE

ghrita or ghee
Ghrita or Ghee

1.In Ayurveda Ghrita is among the best rejuvenating and longevity-promoting foods.
2.It aids digestion and calms the nerves.
3.Ghritam rate of absorption is high, i.e. it is considered as an excellent medium for transportation of the nutrients of consumed food items to the tissues.

DATES AND FIGS

Dates & Figs
Dates & Figs

1.It’s an excellent source of energy.
2.Possesses tissue building capacity.
3.Amount- Eat 1 to 2 dates and figs every day.

ALMONDS-

almonds
Almonds

1.They are nourishing and life-supporting.
2.Ayurveda suggests to blanch and peel almonds as skin of almond is slightly toxic.
3.Eat one night soaked and peeled almonds daily to increase strength and energy.

MUDGA OR MOONG DAL

mudga or moong dal
Mudga or Moong Dal

1.Moonga dal is considered as the best legume in Ayurveda.
2.It is light and easily digestable.
3.When people are sick or need of very light food it is a great option.
4.It is enriched with Vitamin A, B, C and E and contains lot of minerals like Iron, calcium potassium etc.
5.It is a great option if you want to lose weight.

SHUNTHI OR GINGER

shunthi or ginger
Shunthi or Ginger

1.It is often referred to as “VISHWA BHAISAJYA” or the universal medicine.
2.It helps to remove harmful toxins or Ama out of the body.
3.It is good for your gut or promotes good digestion.
4.Shunthi or Dried ginger is more beneficial in affects than the Wet Ginger.
5.Add a thin slice of fresh ginger with lemon juice and salt, and consume it before a meal at least 20minutes before.

CUMIN SEEDS

cumin seeds
Cumin Seeds

1.It helps to aid digestion.
2.It helps to reduce the aggravated doshas.
3.It helps to remove toxins
4.Consume it at the starting of the day.
5.Take a 2 to 5grams of powdered cumin and ginger and consume with warm water.

TAKRA OR LASSI

takra or lassi
Takra or Lassi

1.It is a famous beverage prepared by mixing 1 part yogurt into two parts water.
2.Takra in Ayurveda is considered as an excellent nutritive digestive aid, taken during or after a meal.
3.Flavor the lassi either with sugar or honey and a little ground cardamom or with toasted ground cumin seeds and salt.

PHALA OR SEASONAL FRUITS

phala or seasonal fruits
Phala or Seasonal Fruits

1.Seasonal Fruits, specially the juicy one are both highly nutritive and purifying.
2.For maximum healing value, the juicy fruits should be completely ripe.

VEGETABLES

Vegetables
Vegetables

1.Vegetable especially green leafy one is both nutritive and purifying.
2.Some of the vegetables recommended in Ayurveda are- Sweet and bitter vegetables such as asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, capsicum, Spinach, green leafy vegetables, lettuce, parsley, sprouts and carrot etc.

GO DUGDHA OR COW MILK

go dugdha or cow milk
Go Dugdha or Cow Milk

1.In Ayurveda, It is considered a vitalizer.
2.It is recommended especially for those emaciated after injury.
3.It is advisable to take milk separately from the salty, sour, bitter and the tastes other than Sweet taste.

AMBU OR WATER

ambu or water
Ambu or Water

1.Ambu is universally beneficial for everyone.
2.It promotes digestion and keeps body hydrated.
3.It is required by the body for proper functioning.
4.In Ayurveda, Ushna Ambu i.e. Luke warm water is particularly effective for removing ama.

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