Reasons Why Drinking Excessive Water is Damaging to Health?

We all focus on consuming water in huge quantities. All of a sudden, it has become a trend to consume more and more water. Merely consuming a specific quantity of water is incorrect. Consuming large amounts of water can be unwholesome to the system.  Drinking excessive water1

Owing to the fact that our body is 70% of water content, it becomes essential to consume water in an appropriate quantity and in a desired condition.

Health Damages on Consuming Excessive Water

Drinking Excessive WaterThe flow chart below finely explains the harmful effects of drinking excessive water

Excessive water intake

Dilution of enzymes

Lowering of digestive fire

Indigestion

Fever leading to damage of body tissues

If you drink excessive water then it will gradually lead to indigestion which in turn will result into fever damaging the tissues.

Contra-indicated conditions for excessive water intake

If you have any of the health conditions mentioned below, be watchful of amount of water you consume.

  • Eye disorders Drinking water eye disorder
  • Swelling
  • Indigestion
  • Ascitis
  • Fever Drinking water fever
  • Diabetes mellitus

In above said conditions, prefer consuming less water.

Therefore, make an intellectual use of water and assist your health rather than consuming water in bulk. In Ayurveda, we always consider subjective conditions. For queries and consultation, write to me at vdshruti@gyanherbal.in.

 

 

Comprehensive Guide to Bathe the Ayurveda Way

We all know the significance of bathing. Bathing is not merely a task but it significantly contributes to good health. Also, it depends on what time and with what you’re bathing. Bathing enriches one with these qualities if practiced properly.   Bathing

Importance of Regular Bathing:

  • Kindles the digestive fire which helps in digestion and burns the toxins
  • Imparts luster and glow to the skin
  • Removes the tiredness and energizes
  • Eliminates negative thoughts and gives peace of mind
  • Purifies the soul and cleanses the body

What’s the Right Time to Bathe? Bath morning

The ideal time to bathe is in the morning hours. People who bathe in the afternoon hours attract diseases. Bathing in the evening hours is traditionally accepted.

Can we bathe after eating?

It is very essential to bathe on empty stomach. Avoid consuming anything for at least an hour before going to bathe. It affects health and slowly collapses the digestion.

Any specifications?

As a general rule, always use lukewarm or water at normal temperature over the head and warm water or cold water for the rest of the body.

Using warm water for the head, affects the eyes and hair. So, people with weak eyesight or with acute hair fall must take a notice of this.

Any herbal combinations for a refreshing BATH? Bath Ubtan

Ayurveda advocates the use of UBTON for bathing. An ubton is a natural scrub and an ideal replacement to caustic soaps. It can be prepared using powders of triphala, amahaldi, haldi, belgiri, multani, neem patra etc.

Contra-indications?

Bathing is not permitted in all conditions. A few health conditions require no bathing. In case of fever, diarrhea, ear and nose disorders (avoid head bath), indigestion and bloating of abdomen, bathing should be avoided.

In case you are practicing anything wrong, kindly correct it and draw the real benefits of bathing. For free online consultation, write me at vdshruti@gyanherbal.in.