Has your child ever been in a situation when they are cramming for an exam and getting stressed because they aren’t able to retain much? Want to know how to increase brain power of your child?
This is where Ayurveda can help. This time-honored healing tradition can positively impact your child’s mental health, ease exam stress and boost performance. Developing psychological balance or an optimum state of mind can ensure that the sense organs function to their fullest – with awareness, sharpness, concentration and longer attention span which all lead to good memory and better decision-making.
According to Ayurveda, the reasons behind low IQ and poor memory can be attributed to malnutrition and chemical imbalances of the brain which could be brought on by medication and antibodies.
Ayurveda states that the biohumor associated with Water and Earth elements – Kapha dosha. When vitiated, Kapha affects the mind causing it to become dull and disinterested.
Similarly, stress and confusion are caused by vitiated Vata dosha (biohumor related to Air and Ether elements). Vata dosha has its seat in the nervous system and memory functions.
Therefore, sound memory depends on both Vata and Kapha doshas being in balance.
Pitta dosha (biohumor associated with Fire and Water) is the driving force in improving IQ and sharpness.
The following herbs for brain health are extremely effective in improving memory and are safe for children.
Brahmi – Boosts blood circulation to the brain, maintains the health of the cerebral vessels
Bhringaraj – Enhances the ability to deal with stress, improves memory and IQ
Shankpushpi – Helps with concentration and retention
Ayurveda states that if waste is not eliminated correctly then the toxins tend to accumulate in the body and block channels in the bran and body. Apart from these brain herbs, you can also opt for triphala for your child. Triphala is an herb that helps with detoxification and bio assimilation of nutrients.
This is an ancient Ayurvedic recipe from the Kachchapata Tantra which was written by the great Sage Nagarjuna. This brain food should be consumed every day for kids to have better power of learning and recall.
How to prepare:
Take daily in the morning after brushing teeth and at bedtime.