Memory - this property of the human brain, which allows to record, store and reproduce the information if necessary. Without this unique ability of our body can not imagine life. Through memory, we use our own experience and the experience of previous generations in our daily lives.
For memory is influenced by many factors. Someone better remembers what he saw, someone - he heard. In such cases, talk about the visual or auditory memory. It is best stored Items of interest. Is well known resistance memory of feelings. But each person periodically there is a situation when he forgets something. Such a situation, memory disorders - the result of insufficient supply of nutrients to the brain.
If we consider the property of the brain from the perspective of Ayurveda, the majority of memory disorders caused by stagnation or Kapha, Vata or excitation. And in order to improve memory, it is necessary to limit and balance Vata and Kapha it. As Pitta is having an acute and penetrating nature, it promotes good memory.
In most cases, to preserve the memory and even improve it easy.
In Ayurveda, there are many simple but effective recommendations for improving memory. This, above all, a healthy lifestyle that includes a balanced diet, avoiding harmful habits and physical activity.
With regard to the nature of food, these foods: carrots, beets, spinach, sweet potatoes, grapes, almonds, ghee, milk, be sure to include in your diet.
It is useful to drink carrot and beet juice.
One of the best means of prevention of atherosclerosis of the brain - walnuts. According to the ancient oriental doctors, people catastrophically losing memory, should eat at least 20 nuts daily.
Excellent effect on brain activity and parsley. All parts of this plant contain ingredients that could derive from the body of salt. Very good in the diet of people with memory problems, include foods that contain a lot of potassium. This baked potato, dried apricots or fresh apricots, aubergines, sunflower seeds.
As for herbal medicines, for the strengthening of memory used in Ayurveda special herbs, known collectively as Medhi, which means "strengthening the mind and memory».
They have a beneficial effect, increasing the lumen of blood vessels of the brain, increasing brain blood circulation and well "toning" memory.
The most effective among them - is Brahmi (Gotu Kola), ginkgo biloba and saffron. Also used dzhatamamsi, bringaradzh and shankapushpi. These herbs can be used alone or mixed in equal proportions: Brahmi - 1 part dzhatamamsi - 1 part bringaradzh - 1 part shankapushpi - 1 piece.
Insist teaspoon of this mixture in a cup of hot water for 10 minutes and drink on an empty stomach in the morning and evening during the month. It improves cerebral blood circulation and help eliminate memory disorders. To consume this tea can be arbitrarily long.
Before going to bed drink milk with saffron and brahmi: boil the milk, add spices - ¼ tsp ¼ tsp saffron and Powder Brahmi (Gotu Kola) for one cup of milk. Give infusions over 15 minutes.
This drink significantly improve memory, and the duration of such treatment is not limited.
In addition, a beneficial effect on memory has aloe juice (1 tablespoon) with black pepper (pinch) and powdered mustard seeds (1/8 teaspoon). To accept such a composition should be two or three times a day.
Here are a few recipes of Ayurvedic medicine, which can be used to improve memory:
· Very good improves memory black cumin oil, cooked in a broth of mint add 7 drops of oil of black cumin and honey to sweeten. Drink in the form of heat and an empty stomach 1 times a day.
· To improve memory, you need to 1 times a day to eat 3g of ground black cumin seeds mixed with a teaspoon of honey, washed down with warm water.
· When amnesia to improve memory is good to make a paste of cumin 1 teaspoon with medom- crushed cumin seeds mixed with 1 tablespoon honey. Take a daily basis.
Another recipe that can be used in amnesia: a pinch of finely ground pepper mixed with honey and take 2 times a day.
From practices to help strengthen and restore memory can recommend meditation. So if you forget something, just quietly sit and stay "forgetfulness." Try to "deepen" and unearth forgotten episode. And suddenly you remember it!
It is good to apply the practice of pranayama breathing. Breathing, alternating nostrils can improve cerebral blood flow. But to carry out this practice, it is better under the guidance of an experienced instructor.
Useful daily walks, they improve blood circulation and help to strengthen memory, especially when carried out at a rapid pace. Walk half an hour a day at least five times a week.
Oil massage is another way to improve your memory. Rubbing gotu kola oil into the scalp and the soles of the feet to stimulate the reflex zones and helps to activate the memory.
Train associative thinking. Most use the association to memorize. Suppose someone calls you his name. Try to associate the name with what is already familiar, or imagine a picture that will accompany the sound.
Very well coached memory memorizing poems. And, of course, try to write down important information, and if necessary again and again to her back. In addition, make a list of your affairs, and shopping.
"Home remedies Ayurveda" the author Vasant Lad.
"Taste of life. The healing properties of herbs and fruits, "the author BV Ragozin