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Basic Ayurvedic Remedies For Your Child's Everyday Problems!

Written and reviewed by
BAMS
Ayurvedic Doctor, Faridabad  •  13years experience
Basic Ayurvedic Remedies For Your Child's Everyday Problems!

Our body has certain mind body principles. According to Ayurveda, and these are known as doshas. The three doshas include Vata, Pitta and Kapha doshas. They create an equal balance in the body and are found in every system, organ and part of the same. Vata governs a child’s creativity, communication, nervous impulses and intelligence whereas, Pitta takes care of digestion, growth, transformation and metabolism. Lastly, the Kapha takes care of calmness and serenity.

You can know about the constitutions of these three doshas with the help of an Ayurvedic expert. This way one can know what illness or problems their child might face in the future. Here are a few Ayurvedic elements that can be beneficial for your child in general:

  1. Ragi, rava and wheat can be added to soup or boiled with goat milk or cow milk.
  2. When the teeth of the child start to grow, you can give them rice gruels.
  3. Bocapi moneiri, pierorhiea and elitoria are herbal Ayurvedic medicines that are helpful for a child’s brain development.
  4. Memory and intelligence can be increased or enhanced with the help of herbs like Brahmi, Shankhpushpi etc.

In case your child is suffering from some of the common illnesses, you can opt for the following Ayurvedic treatments:

  1. Abdominal pain
    • Ajamoda and saunf powder boiled in water and given in lukewarm water
    • Jeera or Saindhav dissolved in water
  2. Common cold

    • Tulsi juice with honey, two to three times a day
    • Ginger juice sips with lime in lukewarm water
  3. Diarrhea
    • Sharbat or bilwa fruit pulp with sugar in water.
    • Pomegranate fruit powder is given with pomegranate seed juice.
  4. Throat infection
    • Give yashtimadhu stick for chewing
    • Salt and turmeric powder boiled for gargling
  5. Vomiting
    • Clove, sugar, saunf and puffed rice soaked in water
    • Elaichi powder and yashtimadhu powder with ginger and lime powder
  6. Worms
    • vidangarishta seeds with milk
    • Palash beej powder with honey for licking

Ayurveda is a natural method for healing health problems and various kinds of illnesses. It not only eliminates the disease but also creates antibodies for further use. Ayurveda causes no harm or side effects and can be taken by people of any age. The kind of medicines or remedies you need will depend on the kind and type of doshas you have. 

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!


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