Seasonal Food Regimen for Autumn (Sharad Ritu)

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Autumn seasonal food
Autumn seasonal food

Sharad Ritu (Autumn)Seasonal Food Regimen

Ideal daily regimen to be healthy

Morning (Things to do)

  • Wake up early between 4.30 am- 5.00am or 45 min before sunrise.
  • Drink 1-3 glasses water kept in copper vessel.
  • Evacuate your bowels regularly & wash your hands, feet and face.
  • Danta – Dhavan – Brusing teeth (Neem, Babul, Khadir, Pilu Meswak)
  • Jivha Nirlekhana (Tongue scraping)
  • Gandusha/ Kavala – Gargling & Mouth rinsing with medicated water.
  • Nasya – 2 drops instillation of medicated oil in each nostril.
  • Exercise (according to season).
  • Self – body massage with oil followed by powder (according to season)
  • Bathing & Grooming.

Ratricharya (Night Regimen)

  • Supper – Within 3 hours after sunset or 8pm & bed time- 2 hours after supper (10pm)

Diet

  • Eat when you are hungry, at regular time, in right quantity (Based on Agni), warm meals, balanced diet (food containing all six tastes (Rasa), neither too fast neither too slow & compatible foods.

Seasonal regimen:

 Diet modifications

  • Madhura (sweet) and Tikta (Bitter) foods in taste and light or digest foods are advised.
  • Foods prepared from wheat, green gram, sugar candy, honey, patola (Trichosanthes dicia) are preferred.
  • Avoid hot, pungent, sour and salty foods in taste, oils, meat of aquatic animals, curd etc.

Lifestyle modifications:

  • Application of paste of Chandana (santaul album) on the body & evening moonlight walk are preferred.