Did you ever think that how our body treats itself from a disease? How are some diseases prevented by the body and what’s the mechanism behind this? The answer to all questions is Immune system or Immunity of the body. As soldiers protect their specific country from enemy, the immune system of a human being defends the body against various diseases. A well-conditioned immune system is essential for survival otherwise body would come under the attack of various infections causing viruses, parasites, bacteria or other organisms.
But sometimes due to unfavorable circumstances, the immune system loses its strength and development of many diseases occurs in the body. Diseases like leukemia, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and many other life-threatening diseases can take your breath away if you have a weak immune system. Thereby maintaining a healthy immune system is very necessary to survive. In this article, we will read about various aspects of the immune system and how one can give strength to the immune system by natural remedies.
Immune systems can be defined as a system of various biological processes that provide protection to an organism against disease. Immune system detects and takes needed action for the variety of pathogens, viruses, bacteria as well as cancer cells or other foreign particles like wood splinters and various other disease causing germs. Working efficiency of an individual’s immune system is at its peak during adulthood, but lower down in childhood and old age.
SYMPTOMS OF LOW IMMUNITY
Here are some common sign and symptoms which can be observed by an individual suffering through decreased power of immune system
1. Long Duration Spike in Stress Level
Undergoing stress for a long term will lower down the working efficacy of your immune system. Stress reduces the white blood cells, lymphocytes which plays a crucial role in fighting off infection in the body. So if you feel stressed all the time, it means your immune system is not in healthy conditions.
2. Always Have a Cold
An average person sneezes or sniff through about two or three colds annually. But most people get infected again with cold within seven to ten days. Constant suffering through cold shows signs of weak immunity power.
3. Tummy Problems
Increased frequency of gas, diarrhea, or constipation is a sign and symptoms of weak immunity. About 70 percent of the total immune system is present in the digestive tract and provides protection to the gut from being infected.
4. Decreased Speed of Wound Healing
If you feel like your wound is healing very slowly after getting a scrape, cut or burn, it means the immune system is not healthy. Because the healing process depends on immune cells present in the body.
5. Intermittent Occurrence of Infections
Your immune system is sending you red flags about its health if you have annually faced more than four ear infections, need more than two antibiotics courses, suffering from chronic sinusitis more than three times and developing pneumonia more than two times.
6. Feel Tired All the Day
The feeling of being tired and exhausted all the day is a major symptom of a weakened immune system.
CAUSES OF LOW IMMUNITY
Some common causes which can make your immune system weak are
1.Poor lifestyle Habits
Poor lifestyle habits are responsible for lowering the power of the immune system. The habits including lack of exercise, habit of smoking, drinking alcohol, eating unhealthy foods or taking synthetic supplements trigger the decreased functioning of the immune system.
Diseases such as HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, leukemia, multiple myeloma and many more can suppress the working of the immune system and lead to death of individuals also.
3. Disturbed Sleep Cycle
Immune system can become weak if there is any disturbance in the sleep cycle. There is a decreased level of stress hormone (cortisols) when we are sleeping. This hormone can suppress the function of the immune system if someone is undergoing lack of sleep hours.
TOP FIVE SUPPLEMENTS TO GIVE STRENGTH TO IMMUNITY
The weak immune system acts like an invitation for numerous diseases in the body. So it is essential to maintain a healthy immune system for keeping yourself away from a variety of diseases. The best method of increasing immunity is consuming natural herbal remedies which have a tremendous effect on body health without giving any side effects.
To help with the patients of weaker or average immunity persons, PLANET AYURVEDA prepared a marvelous AYURVEDA IMMUNITY COMBO & ADVANCED” PACK. This pack is a pure herbal formulation containing high quality extracts of immune boosting herbs. This pack is totally vegetarian and independent from any chemical, color, preservative, starch, binder or any synthetic material. Take a look on this immune strengthening pack.
AYURVEDA IMMUNITY COMBO & ADVANCED by PLANET AYURVEDA
- Giloyghan Vati
- Shwas Ambu Chai
- Ashwagandhaghan Vati
- Brahmi Chyawanprash
- Immune Booster
1. Giloyghan Vati
Planet Ayurveda manufactures Giloyghan vati by using pure extracts of Giloy (Tinospora Cordifolia) herb which is known for boosting immunity, antimicrobial and antipyretic property. Giloyghan vati also prevents chronic viral and bacterial infections.
Dosage: 2 tablets twice in a day with normal water after meals.
2. Shwas Ambu Chai
Shwas Ambu Chai is the mixture of several immune boosting herbs such as
- Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum)
- Adrak (Zingiber officinale)
- Lavanga (Syzygium aromaticum)
- Maricha (Piper nigrum) & many others
Regular consumption of this formulation will help you in the prevention of various diseases and improving the functioning of all body systems.
Dosage: 2 cups twice during them day.
3. Ashwagandhaghan Vati
Ashwagandhaghan Vati by Planet Ayurveda is a pure herbal formulation consisting of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) herb. This herb has its use in various medicinal treatments due its property of reducing anxiety, depression, stress and increasing immunity, testosterone levels and brain health.
Dosage: 2 tablets twice daily with plain water after meals.
4 Brahmi Chyawanprash
Brahmi Chyawanprash made in the house of Planet Ayurveda is a very effective remedy in increasing the power of the immune system, maintaining equilibrium between Tridosha (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) and enhancing overall health. The herbs formulated in this chyawanprash are
- Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)
- Bala (Side cordifolia)
- Bhumi Amla (Phyllanthus niruri)
- Nagarmotha (Cyperus rotundus) & many others.
Dosage: 2 spoons twice in a day with milk after meals
5. Immune Booster
Herbs like Grape seed (Vitis vinifera), Go piyush (Bovine colostrums), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) and Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri) are used in the house of Planet Ayurveda while manufacturing Immune booster capsules. As the name indicates, these capsules provide strength to the immune system.
Dosage: 1 capsule two times daily with normal water after meals.
As we read about five remedies above, eat them and sit/relax on the couch by dropping the worry about being infected by a disease due to a low weakened system. A good immune system provides you longevity and ensures proper working of all body organs.