Some Ancient Health Tips from Ayurveda

Hari Om

Ayurveda tatwamasi

1.Ajeerne Bhojanam Visham.

When previously taken Lunch is not digested, taking Dinner will be equivalent to taking Poison. (We can certainly know and feel ourselves if the earlier food is digested or not. Hunger is one signal that the previous food is digested.)

2. Ardharogahari Nidhraa

Proper Sleep cures half of your Diseases

3. Mudhgadhaali Gadhavyaali

Of all the Pulses, Greengrams (In Tamil, ‘Pachcha Payaru’ or ‘Payatham Paruppu’) are the best. It boosts Immunity. Other Pulses all have one or the other side effects.

4. Bagnaasthi Sandhaanakaro Rasonaha

Garlic even joins broken Bones.

5. Athi Sarvathra Varjayeth

Anything consumed in Excess, just because it tastes good, is not good for Health. Be moderate.

6. Naasthimoolam Anoushadham

There is No Vegetable that has no medicinal benefit to the body.

7. Na Vaidhyaha Prabhuraayushaha

No Doctor is Lord of our Longevity. Doctors have limitations.

8. Chinthaa Vyaadhi Prakaashaya

Worry aggravates ill health.

9. Vyayaamascha Sanaihi Sanaihi

Do any Exercise slowly. Speedy exercise is not good.

10. Ajavath charvanam Kuryaath

Chew your Food like a Goat. Never Swallow food in a hurry. Saliva aids first in digestion.

11. Snaanam Naama Manahprasaadhanakaram Dhuswapna Vidhwasanam

Bath removes Depression. It drives away Bad Dreams.

12. Na Snaanam Aachareth Bhukthvaa.

Never take Bath immediately after taking Food. Digestion is adversely affected.

13. Naasthi Meghasamam Thoyam.

No water matches Rainwater in purity.

14. Ajeerne Bheshajam Vaari

Indigestion can be addressed by taking plain water

15. Sarvathra Noothanam Sastham Sevakaanne Puraathanam.

Always prefer things that are Fresh. Old Rice and Old Servant need to be replaced with new. (Here what it actually means in respect of Servant is: Change his Duties and not terminate.)

16. Nithyam Sarvaa Rasaabhyaasaha.

Take complete Food that has all tastes viz: Salt, Sweet, Bitter, Sour, Astringent and Pungent).

17. Jataram Poorayedhardham Annahi

Fill your Stomach half with Solids, a quarter with Water and rest leave it empty.

18. Bhukthvopa Visathasthandraa

Never sit idle after taking Food. Walk for at least half an hour.

19. Kshuth Saadhuthaam Janayathi

Hunger increases the taste of food. (In other words, eat only when hungry.

20. Chinthaa Jaraanaam Manushyaanaam

Worrying speeds up ageing.

21. Satham Vihaaya Bhokthavyam

When it is time for food, keep even 100 jobs aside.

22. Sarvaa Dharmeshu Madhyamaam.

Choose always the middle path. Avoid going for extremes in anything.

GF’ Blessings.