Best Herbal Supplements and their Health Benefits
The human body needs Vitamins, minerals and nutrients in adequate amount for proper running of body. For this dietary supplements are designed to augment our daily requirements. But synthetic supplements tend to pose health risks so for overcoming this drawback Ayurveda has again given a helping hand to us. One must prefer natural herbs rather than marketed supplements.
What are Dietary Supplements?
Let’s be honest, when we all ate adequate servings of fresh fruits and vegetables? Though we all give the best efforts to eat a balanced and nutritious diet but still we fail to fulfil the recommended amount of essential nutrients. Then people are left with the only option of going for dietary supplements. Basically, dietary supplements are manufactured with the intention to provide nutrients extracted from food sources. According to various surveys and studies, many countries like the United States and Canada have regulated dietary supplements by considering them as a subset of foods and daily diet.
What are the Benefits of Dietary Supplements?
With the increasing demand for cheap and processed food items due to our busy and fast life, we all struggle with our eating habits. This has resulted in making dietary supplements a billion-dollar industry. Nutritional supplements are used by the majority of people of all ages. For instance, pregnant women require more nutrients so they are advised to use extra supplements in order to meet the needs of their baby too. In fact, a multivitamin, calcium and Vitamin D supplement is effective in maintaining bone density. Supplements containing antioxidants are necessary for the elderly and have a positive impact on cognitive function and eye health. Proper mineral and nutrient supply improves immune function and can reduce the risks of many health disorders. Sources of Omega-3 tends to reduce Cardiovascular disorders and folic acids effectively prevent birth defects.
Who Needs Dietary Supplements?
It is understood that nutrient shortfall has its own health consequences which could impact one’s well-being and daily life. National nutrition surveys have shown the decreased intake of essential nutrients. So, for this Institute of Medicine established Recommended dietary allowances (RDA’s) for setting up the optimum targets for desirable consumption of nutrients by an individual. Moreover, the person who is conscientious and totally dependent on our sources find it difficult to get all the nutrients. Health departments have recommended adding Calcium, Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D for optimum health and meet nutritional needs.
What are the Nutrients Present in whole Foods which are Essential for a Healthy Body?
Essential nutrients which include both macronutrients and micronutrients and can be produced by our body or can’t make in sufficient quantity are required to be taken in the form of additional supplements. Macronutrients which includes proteins, carbohydrates and fat are considered as the primary building blocks in our diet. Proteins which are present in every cell from the skin to hair even hormones and antibodies contain proteins. You can go for meat, eggs, nuts or soy, etc. In a similar way, carbohydrates and fats play an important role in providing fuel for the proper functioning of the body. Biomolecules like Vitamins are beneficial for smooth functioning and their deficiency can cause the onset of various health problems. Vitamin C is responsible for boosting our immune system and prevent us from many infections. But most of us fail to fulfil these needs and lead to deficiencies.
Are Synthetic Supplements Safe?
Yes, obviously supplements are safe but these are formulated using active ingredients which can have negative impacts. These synthetic supplements can lead to harmful and sometimes even life-threatening consequences such instances may include using a combination of supplements if one is taking them without consulting any doctor or substituting the prescribed medicines. Synthetic supplements may contain some preservatives or adulterants which can result in sort of allergies, infections, etc. Thus it is a better option that one should go for natural and holistic modes at least they don’t have any side effects.
Herbal Dietary Supplements from Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda is providing pure and natural dietary supplements which can naturally boost our immune system and fulfill nutritional requirements. All these supplements are given below have been formulated under the strict supervision of MD Ayurveda and are totally deprived of any kind of chemical or preservatives.
1. Moringa Capsules
Morninga capsule from Planet Ayurveda is a pure herbal formulation containing standardised extracts of Moringa (Moringa oleifera). Moringa is known as drumstick tree or horseradish tree and is a rich source of antioxidants as well as various bioactive compounds. Moreover, it is a powerhouse if essential nutrients which strengthen the body naturally. Moringa capsules are very beneficial in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels, reduces inflammation, boosts up the immune system, manages blood glucose levels and a great source of Vitamin C and other micronutrients.
Dosage – 1-2 capsules twice a day with plain water after meals.
2. Giloy Capsules
Giloy capsules have been formulated from high-quality. Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). This herb is commonly known as Gudhuchi or Amrita due to tremendous medicinal properties. It possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, anti-microbial and blood purifying properties. Giloy is an amazing Immune modulator and enhances memory, longevity, etc. These capsules can do wonders in recurring fevers as it enhances the functioning of macrophages. Giloy can be very effective in removing general weakness, aids healthy direction and managing liver disorders.
Dosage – 1-2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.
3. Amalaki Rasayan
Amalaki rasayan is another herbal supplement which contains the goodness of Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis). Indian gooseberry or Amla acts as a Rasayana which rejuvenates the body and is considered as an anti-ageing herb. These capsules possess anti-oxidant properties which help in flushing out the toxins from the body. This traditional herb revitalizes the whole body, provides strength to the cardiovascular system and nervous system. Amalaki rasayan is a rich source of Vitamin C which improves immunity and pacifies Tridosha.
Dosage – 2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.
4. Ashwagandha Capsules
Ashwagandha capsules is another Ayurvedic herbal formulation which contains extracts of Withania somnifera. Ashwagandha which is popularly known as Indian ginseng which promotes overall well-being and revitalizes the body. This herb effectively reduces stress, anxiety and promotes blood circulation. These capsules are amazing nervine tonic and provide soothing effects to nerves. These are also known to enhance muscular endurance and builds up the stamina.
Dosage – 1-2 capsules per day with plain water after meals.
5. Coral Calcium Complex
Coral calcium complex contains useful ingredients like Praval pishti (coral), Akik pishti (Agate), Jawar mohra pishti, Mukta pishti, Kamdudha ras and Giloy satva (Gudhuchi). Praval pishti in this combination is responsible for keeping strong bones while Jawar mohra pishti is amazing cardio-tonic and pacifying pitta dosha. Kamdhudha ras is way more efficient in relieving anxiety and stress. Giloy satva naturally improves immunity, fulfil calcium deficiency and balances homeostasis in the body.
Dosage – 1 capsule two times a day with plain water after meals.
Consuming complementary or alternative products as nutritional supplements can help to maintain and to improve physical and mental health. But, everything depends on our choices as opting for herbal supplements formulated from Ayurvedic herbs. Our ancient traditional medicinal system has proved to be a boon to mankind.
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Dr. Vikram Chauhan
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