Immunity Care in this Monsoon with Ayurveda 

Are you feeling low in energy these days or suffering often from cough, cold, fever-like issues? If yes, this can be due to less immunity. Basically, you can say your physical and mental health contributes to your immunity. If you are living an Ayurveda – nature-friendly lifestyle, you will have the natural vitality Ojas and radiance Thejas. Ayurveda says health is a condition of complete physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Developing immunity also requires your overall development in personal and social spheres. Wondering if there is any sure-shot fast remedy for immunity boosting? Well, no magical wonder formula exists, maybe there are false claims available. Real natural immunity can be achieved only by consistent diet and lifestyle practices and adhering to personal discipline when it comes to the daily routine.  






Karkidaka – points to ponder  

Karkidaka – the rainy monsoon ending season is famous for its refreshing rejuvenating Ayurvedic therapy known as Karkidaka chikitsa. As the energy regaining time period of Visarga kala starts here, you can expect more of bodily strength and immunity, if you prepare your body and mind through Ayurvedic medicines and Panchakarma treatments in this season.  

Basic immunity boosting tips  

  • Do things – thoughts, speech and activities by careful planning and in moderation. Respect your sensory organs and their functions. Never give excess burden to mind and body.  
  • To boost your blood and oxygen circulation, daily workout and Yoga can help you. Cultivate hygienic practises and positive mindset.  
  • Make it habit to take fresh fruits and vegetables at least once in a day. Reduce excess salt, sugar, carbonated drinks in diet, go for boiled water or Ayurvedic herbal drinks like Chukku kaapi .  
  • Add warm soups with pepper, rock salt, turmeric, garlic in it and you can daily consume buttermilk, amla like dietary articles as per Ayurvedic classics.  
  • Use clean, dry cotton clothes and keep your house and premises clean and free from insects and pests. Microbial infections and communicable diseases like cholera gets widespread in this part of year. 
  • Say no to open street food, fruits, vegetables, and impure or unhygienic fruit juices available on the streets.  
  • For ailments like fever, cough, cold etc. Ayurvedic medicines can help to a great extent. You can seek their help without any hesitation as many of the Ayurvedic medicines contain immunomodulatory herbs like Guduchi ( Tinospora cordifolia). 






Ayurvedic immunity care  

Although there are a handful of Ayurvedic medicines for every ailment and supplements like the famous Chyavanaprasha , particular to monsoon and the season of karkidaka , you need to know about these first.  

Amruthotharam Kashaya caplet 

Amruthotharam Kashaya caplet is made from the herbal extracts of classical Ayurvedic medicine Amrutotharam Kashaya. It is antipyretic in nature and makes proper digestion and expelling of undigested matter out of the body.  


  1. A potent traditional remedy for Jwara of Thridoshaja origin (fever occurred due to the vitiation of three doshas of the body; relieves fever, arthritis and other inflammations.
  2. Acts as carminative, digestive, laxative, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and mild analgesic
  3. The presence of Naagara (Ginger) promotes Amapachana (digestion of toxins) and the Laxative property of Harithaki (Terminalia chebula) aids the elimination of Ama (toxins/undigested matter) from the gut.

4.Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) possess antimicrobial, antioxidant and immunomodulatory properties that help to regain strength and keeps all infectious diseases at bay. 


Two caplets twice daily before food. 

Ayurvedic immunity boosting porridge  

Karkidaka Kanji 

When the karkidaka season arrives along with the rains in Kerala, people remember the medicated gruel karkidaka kanji! Not only it is nutritious, but colourful, spicy and delicious. 





  The main ingredient of Oushadha kanji (Medicated porridge) is a special type of rice known as Njavara rice cooked with spices like Cumin, pepper, coriander, cardamom, etc, and herbs like Garden cress, Fenugreek, White-flowered embelia (Vidanga), Indian sarsaparilla (Sariba), etc. ’Njavara’ is a unique variety of rice found only in Kerala and is also used I other Panchakarma treatments to provide strength and vigor to the body commonly known as Njavara theppu. 


Benefits of consuming Karkidaka kanji  

  • Nourishes the body. 
  • Improves Digestion. 
  • Flushes out toxins. 
  • Boosts Immune System. 

Making the Karkidaka kanji – Step wise guide  

  • Wash and drain Njavara rice with water. Crush the Njavara rice slightly in a mixer. 
  • Add the crushed Njavara rice into 1½ cup water in a pressure cooker. Cook for 20 minutes without putting pressure cooker weight. 
  • Open the pressure cooker and add medicinal herb packet ( Pachamarunnu, Podimarunnu, Fenugreek, and Garden cress) and mix well, Add Coconut milk and stir well. Cook by closing the Pressure cooker with weight for 20 minutes 
  • In lukewarm condition add one tablespoon grated coconut, a pinch of cumin (Jeeraka ) and salt as need, and cow's ghee if needed. 

Bipha healthcare and immunity care  

As Bipha healthcare started its journey decades ago, it has contributed to Ayurveda plenty of immune boosting medicines and supplements. Ranging from Kashaya caplets to tablets, Bipha has its own successful journey till date. 

Be it anything regarding authentic Ayurveda, Bipha has its own proven solutions. You can trust the Ayurvedic medicines; 100 % natural, and free from artificial preservatives and additives. Progress in health and life together.  

When you have a whole season to care for your body and mind, why rethinking? Have Ayurvedic monsoon care, and grab the opportunity to be closer to the ancient Ayurvedic wisdom!