Immunity boosting foods have the ability to boost up your immunity system and protect yourself from the frequent attack by virus, bacteria or other micro-organisms.
Ayurveda, the ancient system of medicines and wellness of India, prescribed numbers of immunity booster by the name rasayana(rejuvenator). In the article a list of such top ten easily available and most important foods have been described from a clinical point of view.
1. Haldi (Turmeric) :
Haldi is rich source of curcumin, potent anticancer and anti-allergic natural constituent. Ayurvedic scriptures like Susrut Samhita and Astanga samgraha opines haridra as the prime drug of choice for diabetes.
Turmeric benefits: One of the best immunity boosting foods of Ayurveda. It is also beneficial for skin problem, inflammation, jaundice, piles, anaemia, bronchial asthma.
Dosage: Juice: 10-20 ml
Powder: 1-3 g
Tablet/Capsule: 1-2 tablet/capsule once or twice daily.
According to father of surgery Susrut turmeric effectively alleviates 16 types of diabetes (prameha) mentioned in Ayurveda. Turmeric milk is and excellent remedy for cough & cold.