01/5Give your immunity a boost with these Ayurvedic tips

Give your immunity a boost with these Ayurvedic tips

The entire world is in a state of lockdown due to the much-dreaded coronavirus pandemic. And this is the one time that you must ensure that you stay safe and healthy. One way to ensure that you don't fall sick easily is by boosting your immunity. While you may know of certain ways to do that already, trying something extra won't hurt you either. So, if you're looking to up your immunity levels this season, here are some Ayurvedic tips that you should keep in mind. Trust us, they'll work wonders for you.


02/5Eat the right foods

Eat the right foods

As per Ayurveda, it is very important for you to know what your dosha (energy) is and there are three types - Vata, Pitta and Kapha. All three must be aligned in order for you to feel fine. If you're someone who is often anxious and hyperactive, your dosha is Vata and you need to consume foods like herbal teas, butter, nuts, warm cereal, warm milk, lean meat and fresh fruits. For someone with the Pitta dosha (often angry and impatient), foods like pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, chickpeas, tofu, seafood, brown rice, sweet and bitter veggies work the best. And for the Kapha dosha (lethargic and sleepy), foods like lightly cooked veggies, barley, corn, skim milk, lean meat, flaxseeds and spices should do the trick.


03/5Take a nap

Take a nap

Rather than staying up late and then waking up at odd hours and messing up your entire schedule, stick to what your normal sleep timings are or else it could totally screw with your sleep cycle. Now that you're at home, take some time to also take power naps in between as these can help your body and skin heal and grow.


04/5Opt for a body massage

Opt for a body massage

If you're feeling tired, sore and lethargic, the best thing for you to do is to opt for a body massage. All you need are some healthy oils like sesame oil or sunflower oil and you're good to go. Pour the oil in a bowl and then start by taking some on your palms and rubbing it on your body. Massage your entire body with the oil and it'll help you relax and melt your stress away.


05/5Bathe like a Queen

Bathe like a Queen

Don't just take a shower or soak in the tub. Light up some scented candles, opt for some Epsom salts and use essential oils like eucalyptus, rosemary, pine, cedar, ginger etc. These have properties that can help improve your mood and can also make you relax. Trust us, you won't feel like stepping out of the shower.