Shreevarma's insight to Blood Purifying Herbs
Blood donation is an act of human kindness, which is acknowledged every year on 14th June as World Blood Donor day. This important day is about raising awareness of the safe blood’s requirement and to appreciate this beautiful gesture. Blood not only saves millions of lives but plays an important role in transporting nutrients, hormones, and oxygen to the tissues. To ensure proper functioning of our body, we should make sure to keep our blood purified and free of toxins. This World Blood Donor Day, Shreevarma brings you some Ayurvedic herbs which can help you purify your blood.
An excellent blood cleanser, neem possesses medicinal properties, i.e. antimalarial, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal. In Ayurveda, neem is usually used in treating disorders which require detoxification of the liver and bloodstream. Not limited to this, neem also treats many skin ailments, arthritis, ulcers, and more.
Amla, also known as Indian Gooseberry, improves the quality of blood by wiping out toxins from the body. Regular intake of amla juice promotes blood circulation, increases haemoglobin & red blood cell count, and helps in assimilation of the iron. Amla is rich in Vitamin C, which further helps reduce the aggravated tridosha.
In Ayurveda, guduchi is considered as a powerful herb, which effectively cleanses the blood. It helps to eliminate the accumulated toxins from the consumption of tobacco and alcohol. Guduchi can control the uric levels by strengthening the urinary system. Not limited to it, guduchi also balances the three doshas in our body.
Manjishtha is a bitter and astringent herb, which eliminates toxins from the bloodstream and dissolves the barriers in the blood circulation. With its cooling and blood purifying properties, manjishtha can effectively treat skin conditions such as acne, darkened spots itching and leukoderma, while improving the complexion of the skin.
Tulsi is one of the herbs that are extensively used in foods. It can effectively cleanse the blood and eliminate toxins from liver, kidney, and the blood through urine. With many medicinal benefits, tulsi also has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Since it is a sacred plant in Hinduism, it is also known as ‘The Holy Basil.’
Triphala, a mixture of baheda, harde, and amla, has been in use for over 1000 years in Ayurveda. These herbs with their antiviral, laxative, healing, and antibacterial properties promote healthy blood purification. At the same time their laxative property helps in detoxifying and cleansing the body to help us live a healthy lifestyle.
Methi, an Ayurvedic herb which is widely used in Indian cooking, has many medicinal benefits. Not only does it help in the blood purification process, but promote healthy skin and hair as well. With its laxative, nutritive, and electrolyte balancing properties, it controls diabetes and improves the cholesterol level.
By adding these herbs in your daily diet, you can not only keep your blood purified but save other lives effectively with healthier blood. Though many people find themselves too old to donate blood or with less iron to donate blood. It is safe to give at any adult age. In the big picture, with the help of Ayurveda you can promote a healthy lifestyle by adding herbs in your diet. Shreevarma Community for almost two decades has been healing people all across the world with a balanced diet as per the traditional system of Ayurveda.