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Published 08-04-2022

Ayurvedic Remedies to Take Care of Your Heart and Lungs' Health Post COVID

WEAK HEART AND NERVOUSNESS, HEART, CHEST AND LUNGS

Ayurvedic Remedies to Take Care of Your Heart and Lungs' Health Post COVID

Dr. Shivani Nautiyal

An Ayurvedic Practitioner and Consultant with a specialization in Panchkarma. My goal is to design an individual treatment plan to help each patient to achieve the best outcome possible. Treats Male and Female Fertility problems, Irregular Menstruation, Leucorrhea, UTI, COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Insomnia, Joint Pain, Arthritis, Sciatica, Skin problems, Alopecia, Grey Hairs, Gastric problems and other Lifestyle Disorders with Panchkarma Therapies and Ayurvedic Medicines.

COVID-19 infected over 50 million individuals worldwide, causing 1.2 million deaths. After more than two years of dealing with COVID and its mutations, one thing has become clear: this is not an easy virus to treat. The infection incidence is substantially higher, and symptoms could become serious quickly. Recent data indicates that after recovering from COVID-19, people showed a sharp increase in cardiovascular problems.

After recovery, even when the virus is found to be negative, it takes time for the body to regain power and immunity. As a result, it is necessary to take extra precautions following a coronavirus infection to recover faster and enhance the immune system and healthy organs.

On HealthyBazar, you can find the best Ayurvedic and Unani consultants online, who can prescribe you the best herbal products that can help you deal with the adverse effects of COVID based on your body type and particular needs. You can easily buy ayurvedic products online that can help in restoring your strength. In addition, this blog will provide you with the best remedies that can help you take care of your health post-covid.

The Post-COVID Effect

As testified by many doctors and reports, individuals recovered from COVID-19 sickness may continue to have various signs and symptoms, such as -

  • Cough, low-grade fever, and fatigue, which may recur and remit (being the most common symptoms)
  • Shortness of breath, chest pain, migraines, neurocognitive problems, muscle pain and weakness, gastrointestinal upset, metabolic disruption (including poorly controlled diabetes), thromboembolic conditions, depression, and other mental health conditions are also being reported.
  • In some cases, skin rashes of various types, such as vesicular, maculopapular, urticaria, and chilblain-like lesions on the limbs or extremities (called "COVID TOES"), might develop. 

However, as long as the patient is healthy and does not show any of these symptoms, there is no need to refer to any doctor or investigate them.

Most Common Post COVID Effects

Ayurvedic Remedies for Lung Problems

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Directorate General of Health Services (EMR Division), released a protocol for managing post-COVID symptoms via AYUSH medicines to promote lung immunity. 

1. Ayush Kwath

Ayush Kwath is an Ayurvedic formulation that boosts natural immunity and counteracts common health problems. Take it daily for 1 month (150 ml/1 cup).

2. Samshamani Vati

The ayurvedic medicine Samshamani vati has been used to treat respiratory problems, fever, cough, flu, and other conditions. It strengthens the body's immune system and increases its ability to fight different types of bacterial and viral infections. Take 2 tabs twice a day 500 mg (1 gm per day) with lukewarm water for 1 month.

3. Giloy Powder

Giloy contains powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It helps calm the mucous membrane of the respiratory system, making it efficient for respiratory problems like asthma, cough, and cold. Take 1 tsp (1-3) grams with lukewarm water for 15 days.

4. Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha has anti-inflammatory and Immunomodulator properties. It helps in increasing both the heart and lungs' capacity, enhancing energy levels, and helping fight fatigue-related conditions. 1 tablet (500 mg) twice a day for 15 days. You can also take ashwagandha powder a teaspoon before bed with lukewarm milk for 15 days.

5. Amla

The presence of Vitamin C in Amla leads to its positive effects on respiratory disorders such as asthma, chronic coughs, tuberculosis, and blocked chest. Amla stimulates the body's defense mechanisms, which helps cure infections. Take 1-3 grams of amla powder once a day with lukewarm water or one amla fruit daily for 2 months.

6. Mulethi Powder

Mulethi has bronchodilator and expectorant properties that help in calming asthmatic symptoms, easing coughs (especially dry cough), sore throats, colds, and bronchitis. Take 1 tsp of mulethi powder (1-3) gm twice daily with lukewarm water or honey for 15 days.

Ayurvedic Remedies for Lung Problems

Also Read: Arogyavardhini Vati: How & Why to Use It?

Ayurvedic Remedies for Heart Problems

Following two years of this pandemic, we are seeing how COVID-19 has affected the hearts of those who have suffered from it. However, the heart is a vital organ, and its functioning, blood circulation, and cardiac system are crucial for preventing other types of physical ailments. Thus, it is important to follow a regime post-COVID, that can help strengthen the heart.  There are many herbal remedies and ayurvedic products online available to alleviate heart problems, prevent blockages, and reduce LDL cholesterol levels. Let's look at some of them. 

1. Himalaya Lasuna Tab. (Garlic)

For a healthy heart, start your day by boiling up a cup of milk with a garlic clove, cinnamon, and honey, then drinking it in the morning. You could also start your day by eating a clove of garlic to reap the benefits. If you don't feel comfortable with raw garlic, then you can take Himalaya Lasuna Tab. with lukewarm water in the morning on an empty stomach.

2. Hridyaranava Ras - Baidyanath

Hridayarnava Ras is an herbo-mineral tonic for heart health. It assists in the treatment of cardiac disorders, especially those associated with discomfort in breathing and heaviness in the chest. Hridayarnava Ras also strengthens the heart muscles. It relieves palpitations, chest pain, restlessness, fatigue, and sleeplessness. It contains herbo-mineral ingredients. Thus, it should only be taken under strict medical supervision.

3. Pushkar Mool

Pushkar Mool is a plant that grows in the Himalayan region of Jammu and Kashmir. It has the ability to dilate blood vessels in the coronary arteries and improve cardiac circulation in angina patients. Take ½ tsp. of Pushkar Mool powder with lukewarm water once a day.

4. Arjuna

Arjuna is a wonder herb that helps to manage cardiovascular health. Arjuna bark powder prevents heart diseases and ensures proper functioning by strengthening the heart muscles. It also acts as a cardiotonic. Take a small piece of Arjun bark, soak it in water for 8 hours, then boil the water in the morning to prepare its decoction. Drinking this decoction once a day regularly will help to maintain a healthy heart.

5. Moringa

The drumstick tree, or Moringa, is also known for its cholesterol-lowering properties. Take 1/2 teaspoon of moringa seed powder once a day with lukewarm water to benefit your heart.

Note:

Apart from the medications, the patients have to follow a strict regimen according to the Ayush system of medicine. Therefore, it is highly advised to avoid self-medication for both lungs and heart problems. Instead, patients should visit the nearest authorized Ayush centre for treatment and advice. The other best alternative is to consult an expert doctor at HealthyBazar for the best consultation and buy ayurvedic products online.

Ayurvedic Remedies for Heart Problems

Conclusion

Post  COVID-19 and its complications, it is recommended that traditional medicine be used in order to ensure adequate protection and recover the lost strength and immunity. The use of Ayurvedic medicines could be considered an adjuvant therapy in COVID-19 patients with precarious clinical conditions, deteriorating clinical conditions, or patients with lung and heart complications. For more details regarding the treatment and to receive the appropriate personal consultation with a personalized Holistic Health package including diet, lifestyle and home remedies, etc, contact expert practitioners, Dr. Shivani Nautiyal (Ayurvedic Consultant and Practitioner) and Dr. Asfiya Nazmi (Unani Consultant and Practitioner).

Last Updated: May 2, 2022

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