Do’s and Don’ts

Respiratory Problems
● Light, sour, salty, oily and hot substances, jaggery, milk, gram, warm drinking water, old liquor, dry ginger, black pepper and long pepper should be included in the diet.
● Oleation, sudation, vomiting, medicated smoke inhalation and gargling is useful.
● The use of garlic, radish, honey and curd together in the diet is beneficial.
● The patient should avoid bathing, grief, anger, excessive intake of liquid diet, suppression of natural urges, sleeping during the day, without a mattress.
● Also avoid exposure to cold, dust, wind etc.

● Easily digestible food is advised.
● Buttermilk is useful.
● Avoid overeating.
● Gargling with salt water, hot bitter medicated water are useful.
● Fasting
● Diet should include – milk, wheat, black gram, ladies finger, white gourd, coconut, old rice.
● Hot surroundings, heavy spicy fried food, sour, excess fluid food, should be avoided.
● Nutritious diet is advised.
● Milk, clarified butter, green vegetable, fruits, wheat, non vegetarian diet, liver soup is advised.
● avoid hot spicy diet, exertion, exposure to Intense sunlight.

● Light liquid diet, cooked vegetable, buttermilk, fruit juices( lemon, pomegranate), coconut water is advised.
● Heavy, spicy, oily food should be avoided.
● Rest is advised. avoid physical exertion.

Bleeding Disorders
● Cows milk, fruit juices, clarified butter is advised. Avoid hot spicy or oily food.
● Working near a fire, hot places should be avoided. Rest is advised.

Skin Diseases
● Diet should include – milk, clarified butter, wheat, green vegetables.
● Rest is advised.
● Avoid exertion, working near fire or in sunlight.

● Light nutritious diet is advised.
● Avoid fried, heavy, sweet diets.
● Excess intake of curd, carbohydrates, milk products should be avoided.
● Day sleep, sedentary jobs, oily food, smoking, alcohol, sour food, jaggery should be avoided.

Eye disorders
● Foods that are warm, oily, heavy, sweet are advisable.
● Minimise : Foods that are dry, pungent, bitter ,sour,salty and astringent.
● Green leafy vegetables ,beets, carrots, asparagus, cucumbers and sweet potatoes are good.
● Include fish, green leafy vegetables, eggs, sprouted grains, citrus fruits, nuts, legumes, carrots, cod liver oil.
● Apply oil on sole and massage daily.

Nervous and Skeletal system disorders
● Diet include- Foods that are warm, oily, heavy, sweet, sour and salty.
● Reduce – Foods that are cold, light, dry, pungent, bitter and astringent.
● All diary products pacify vata dosha
● Vata raducing spices: peas, green leafy vegetables, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, courgettes, spinach(small amt). Its best to avoid sprouts and cabbage.

Urinary disorders
● Drink more water.
● Avoid spicy, bitter, salty foods
● Include barley, liquid food items more.
● Coconut water is like nectar in this case.
● Include beans, fruit juices more.