Fever, cough, and fatigue are some of the most common symptoms of Covid-19. While medical supervision is needed, making some diet and lifestyle changes can help you strengthen your immune system and make a good recovery from the respiratory infection.
Ayurvedic doctor Dr. Rekha Radhamony took to Instagram to share a sample Covid Ayurvedic protocol that may come in handy for those with mild symptoms who have been prescribed home quarantine. However, people with severe symptoms should see a doctor at the earliest.
According to Dr. Note Radhamony.
Warm water with dry ginger and tulsi leaves
How to do it?
Boil water with a piece of dry ginger and reduce it to half the amount, add tulsi leaves and drink several times a day.
Have freshly cooked, hot meals
Have rice porridge or moong dal soup without salt and without fat (ghee, oil, etc.) for lunch and dinner
Leave the stomach half empty after each meal
Dinner before 7pm
Spices and cooking
Add spices like cinnamon, pepper, cardamom, star anise, and cloves to your diet.
Include dried ginger in cooking
Get at least eight hours of sleep every night. “immunity is restored and replenished when you sleep. But don’t sleep during the day, ”she said.
If you have symptoms, skip fruits entirely.
If you’re asymptomatic, you’ve got pomegranate and grapes.
Have well cooked vegetables. No raw vegetables or salads.
Bitter ones are the best – bitter gourd, ash gourd, etc.
Reduce eggplant, tomato, potato, and pepper in your diet.
Read a book, talk to people, listen to music, or do something that will help you relax and make you happy.
Avoid smoking and alcohol.
Dr. Radhamony recommended 1000 mg of guduchi. If the cough persists, mix a tablespoon of honey with pepper powder and take 3-4 times a day.
If you have Sore throat If you are overloaded, gargle with Himalayan pink salt and a teaspoon of dried turmeric powder.
“If you have respiratory problems, drink the following brew twice a day before you eat,” she said.
How to do it?
Boil two glasses of water
Add half a teaspoon of trikatu churna, which is equal parts dried ginger powder, pepper powder, and long pepper powder.
Reduce to half a glass. Add the tulsi leaves.
Add Palm Jaggery taste.