Stoptober: Stop Smoking in October!
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This is something that happens in UK. At least that’s what I hear on the radio. October is the Stop Smoking Month promoted by the NHS where everyone is encouraged to stop smoking for 28 days or more.
In line with this please find below certain Ayurvedic approaches that help towards stopping this habit.
After every smoke/cigarette have a mug of Tulsi Tea. Click here to Buy.
Jala Neti or Nasal Wash with warm salt water solution with ½ tspn of sesame oil every morning as soon as you wake up. This helps to cleanse the nasal passages and helps to get rid of toxins accumulated due to smoking.
Daily intake of Buttermilk: 1/4th yoghurt and 3/4th water to blend together. Add some cumin powder if you wish to. Usually best time is around around 11am and 4pm. These are the times people are prone to smoke. hence consuming buttermilk helps to reduce this urge.
Ayurvedic oil flow therapy to forehead. Did you know Shirodhara is also known as the Ayurvedic version of hypnotherapy? It works wonders with all kind of addictions. Contact an Ayurvedic therapist for this treatment. Receiving this treatment either every 4 days or every week for 6 weeks will do wonders for any kind of addiction.
Tulsi Herb Capsules:
Usually 2 capsules two times a day will help with reducing smoking habit. Tulsi is a respiratory system rejuvenating herb. When taken regularly this actually helps to reduce the urge to wanting to smoke. Click Here to Buy
Turmeric Herb Capsules:
Usually 2 capsules three times daily after meals will work wonders to help stop smoking. Turmeric is known for its anti bacterial and anti viral properties. When people are looking to stop smoking, this may affect the system and sometimes they suffer from secondary illnesses. Turmeric helps to strengthen the immune system. Click Here to Buy
Shitali or cooling breath exercise is also beneficial as this helps to make the body more alkaline and helps to reduce the bad effects of smoking.
Focus on more nourishing foods like milk, dairy, cooked rice, porridge, soups. These help to get rid of the dryness and dehydration caused due to smoking.
Triphala mouth wash every morning helps to reduce urge to smoke as soon as you wake up. Add 1/4 tspn Triphala to a mug of warm/hot water for a mouthwash every other morning on empty stomach. Click Here to Buy
Tulsi mouth wash every morning helps to reduce urge to smoke as soon as you wake up. This also helps with boosting immune system and strengthening the lungs and throat. Add 1/4 tspn Tulsi to a mug of warm/hot water for a mouthwash every other morning on empty stomach. Click Here to Buy