Protect your throat from viruses

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Your throat is an important part of your body that need protection. The throat provides actions of swallowing. It also contains the epiglottis which helps us swallow with ease, gulp water as well as breathe. The throat comprises of the tongue, hard palate, soft palate, tonsils, epiglottis, the food pipe and the wind pipe. It is important to protect your throat from viruses.

The first line of defence in the throat is the tongue. It is a lymphatic organ that helps trap viruses from entering the body. This causes tonsils to inflame and your body’s defence system acts on the viruses from processing further in the body.

The easiest way to protect your throat from viruses is by gargling. There are two ways of doing this! Salt water gargle, and iodine solution gargle.

Both salt water and iodine gargle are safe. So, if you must head out to shop or visit your family members, consider gargling before you step out so that you can protect your throat and fight COVID.

To prepare salt water, use 100ml water and add 1/4 teaspoon rock salt or pink salt. Do not use table salt. Adding turmeric and lemon juice helps enhance your gargle solution’s ability to protect your body.

Protect your eyes and nose with Ayurveda

protect your eyes, nose, throat with ayurveda

Your nose is one of the sense organs of your body which directly interacts with the environment. Nostrils are connected with your eyes as well as your throat. As we breathe, we take in millions of bacteria and viruses everyday. Our body’s immune system interacts with these bacteria and viruses and prepares its defence systems to fight and convert them into antibodies. This is how all living organisms exist on this earth. So, here are some tips to protect your eyes, nose and throat with Ayurveda.

Your nose is one of the sense organs of your body which directly interacts with the environment. Nostrils are connected with your eyes as well as your throat. As we breathe, we take in millions of bacteria and viruses everyday. Our body’s immune system interacts with these bacteria and viruses and prepares its defence systems to fight and convert them into antibodies. This is how all living organisms exist on this earth. So, here are some tips to protect your eyes, nose and throat with Ayurveda.

Protecting your nostrils is extremely important. Ayurveda prescribes application of certain medicated oils. These oils can nourish your blood vessels and nerves. Oils such as Ksheerabala 101 Tailam are used in certain physical health conditions such as bells palsy, paralysis, and also in sleep disorders, snoring, insomnia and psychological disorders. These oils are used as nasal drops.

There are other oils such as Anu Tailam which are used on a daily basis to maintain health of nostrils, eyes, ears, mouth and throat.

As a family, we use Anu Tailam every morning. Our nostrils are clear and unclogged. There is hardly any mucous accumulation in the nostrils.

Put 1-2 drops Anu Tailam into your nostrils the moment you wake up. That is all. Getting these drops once a day is enough to protect your eyes, nose and throat with Ayurveda.

Contraindications for using Anu Tailam Ayurvedic Nasal drops

People who have adenoids can contact their doctor before instilling Anu Tailam nasal drops.