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Immunity Disorder 

Our immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues and organs that work together to defend against germs. It helps our body to recognize these foreign invaders and its main job is to keep them out, or if it can't, to find and destroy them. 
If our immune system cannot do its job, the results can be serious. 

Disorders of the immune system include:
  • Allergy and asthma - immune responses to substances that are usually not harmful
  • Immune deficiency diseases - disorders in which the immune system is missing one or more of its parts
  • Autoimmune diseases - diseases causing your immune system to attack your own body's cells and tissues by mistake

There are three types of immunity which protects our body from any infection.

Innate immunity - this type of immunity is present at birth and provides the first barrier against microorganisms which causes infections. Everyone is born with innate (or natural) immunity, a type of general protection that humans have.

Adaptive Immunity - it is the second barrier to infections and acquired later in life as - immunity after an immunization.

Passive immunity is "borrowed" from another source and it lasts for a short time. For example, antibodies in a mother's breast milk provide an infant with temporary immunity to diseases that the mother has been exposed to. This can help protect the infant against infection during the early years of childhood.

Everyone's immune system is different. Some people never seem to get infections, whereas others seem to be sick all the time. As a person gets older, he or she usually becomes immune to more germs as the immune system comes into contact with more and more of them. That's why adults and teens tend to get fewer colds than children - their bodies have learned to recognize and immediately attack many of the viruses that cause colds.

The lymph, or lymphatic, system is a major part of the immune system. It's a network of lymph nodes and vessels. Lymphatic vessels are thin tubes that branch, like blood vessels, into all the tissues of the body. They carry a clear fluid called lymph. Lymph contains tissue fluid, waste products, and immune system cells. Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped clumps of immune system cells that are connected by lymphatic vessels. They contain white blood cells that trap viruses, bacteria, and other invaders, including cancer cells.

White blood cells are the cells of the immune system. They are made in one of your lymph organs, the bone marrow. Other lymph organs include the spleen and thymus. 

The higher mortality rate is observed due to AIDS, it is the best example of immune disorders.

In Ayurved it is known as Byadhikshamata "OJA", and described two types as Par and Apar Oja.

Disorders of the immune system include:

  • Allergies

  • Autoimmune Diseases

  • Immune Complex Diseases

  • Immunodeficiency Diseases

  • Cancers of the Immune System

Symptoms of Lack of Immunity 

  • Recurrent infections from cold & cough

  • Lack of energy without any pathology

  • Easily trapped by diseases

  • Less power to fight against diseases

  • Easily tiered and over stressed

Root Causes

  • Microorganisms

  • Genetic

  • Virus

  • Faulty life style and food habits

  • Pollution

  • Stress

  • Metabolic disorders

Herbs which is useful :


Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum): 

Bhava Prakash uses two words, apetarakshasi and bhutaghni, to give emphasis to the bactericidal property of tulsi.

The word, bhutaghni, in Sanskrit means "bactericidal." Bhuta, in Ayurveda, means bugs that you can't see (such as microbes), and it can also mean spirits (which are hidden pests as well). The word, apetarakshasi, also means "bactericidal." Rakshasa is another name for bugs in Ayurveda.

Tulsi in particular is a very good herb because it has both anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. It can boost one’s immunity and also rejuvenate after a bout of illness. Not only can it help boost your immunity level, but also help you recover faster. The Ocimum sanctum L. has also been suggested to possess antifertility, anticancer, antidiabetic, antifungal, antimicrobial, hepatoprotective, cardioprotective, antiemetic, antispasmodic, analgesic, adaptogenic and diaphoretic actions.

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Amla (Phyllanthus emblica)


Amla , or Indian gooseberry, is a popular fruit that has long been valued for its rejuvenating properties, according to traditional Ayurveda. Preliminary evidence suggests that amla may help boost the immune response, presumably due to its vitamin C content.
Amla also offers wide health benefits and mainly a preventive role in almost every health disorder. Benefits of Indian Gooseberry can be attributed to its properties as antioxidant, anti inflammatory agent, anti-microbial and gastro intestinal tonic. It helps in preventing cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, scurvy, reducing cholesterol, high blood pressure, asthma and enhance iron absorption. Amla finds immense benefits for hair growth and skin care.

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Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia):

The plant is used in Ayurvedic rasayanas to improve the immune system and the body's resistance to infections. The bitter principle present shows antiperiodic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties.  Stem decoction for oral use. Giloy is helpful for counteracting infection and promoting resistance to illness. It is also helpful in the treatment of fever, rheumatism, gout and jaundice. It is also useful in the case of bird flu and chicken gunia.

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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

Ashwagandha is one of the main herbs for promoting ojas and rejuvenating the body. It is a well known semen promoter and it treats impotency and infertility. It increases physical endurance and improves sexual function.

The strong anti stress properties include both mental and physical stress and exhaustion. Furthermore, this test indicates the low order of toxicity of the plant, supporting the Ayurvedic view that it is safe for long-term consumption. It has also exhibited antibacterial and anti fungal activities in a raw or unprocessed state and it has antibiotic effects. It is used in many general tonics and preparations, such as Baidyanath Chavanaprash.
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Neem (Azadirachta indica):

It is used in Ayurveda for skin disorders, pimples, diabetes, tumours, obesity, arthritis, viral fevers, jaundice and as a blood purifier. In order to increase immunity of the body, neem leaves are also taken internally in the form of neem capsules or made into a tea. The tea is traditionally taken internally to reduce fever caused by malaria. This tea is extremely bitter. It is also used to soak feet for treating various foot fungi.  It has also been reported to work against termites. In Ayurveda, neem leaves are used in curing neuromuscular pains. Chewing of 8-10 neem leaves early in the morning for twenty-four days protects the body from diseases like diabetes and hypertension.  The body also becomes immune to skin problems by this medication.

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Diet that helps :

Patients should drink fresh water, milk , buttermilk, sugar cane juice and easily digestible foods.

Some useful foods / fruits in boosting immune system:
  • Foods High in Vitamin C  like citrus fruits and juices (such as orange and grapefruit), broccoli, strawberries.
  • Foods High in Vitamin E like almonds, sunflower seeds, peanut butter
  • Foods High in Zinc like cashews, peas
  • Foods High in Carotenoids like carrots, papaya, mango
Lifestyle :

One should follow his own consense & follow the right path. To keep your immune system healthy, it's important to get sufficient sleep, exercise regularly, and manage your stress. 

Yoga :

Ayurvedic Supplements which is useful in Immunity Disorders :

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Immun Guard Capsules

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Chyawanprash sepcial 

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