Just imagine how it will feel if you start thinking like a super computer. You can answer all the questions; can remember all the words in a book through just one glance. However, this is next to impossible but still you can improve your brain power than others with the help of Ayurveda.
How Ayurveda helps to improve brain power
According to Ayurveda, there are three aspects of our brain such as Dhriti meaning retention of knowledge, Smriti meaning memory and Dhi means learning and comprehension. As per Ayurveda, these three aspects of the brain should work in extreme co-ordination to make a person mentally optimal. Here are some tips which will help you improve your brain power.
Eat foods that have a good nutritional value
Eating more and more foodstuffs such as whole grains, vegetables, pulses, dairy products, nuts can help to improve your brain power. According to Ayurveda you need to have six tastes such as the sour, sweet, salty, bitter, astringent and pungent to get all the nutrients. However, stay away from frozen foods and foods that have a little nutritional value.
Eat more and more natural Antioxidants
Natural antioxidants such as Amalaki (Indian Gooseberry) contain Vitamin C, which helps to boost memory. Apart from this, vegetables and fruits and sprouts when consumed also help to boost memory which is damaged by the radicals such as environmental pollution, prescription drugs, smoking and drinking and other factors.
Get at least eight hours of sleep
As per Ayurveda, sleep is the food for the mind. Hence, it is important for you to get a sound sleep for at least eight hours a day. Sound sleep in the sense your mind should be disconnected from any thought and senses. Sleep has the power to enhance your both short-term as well as long-term memory and also provides you an ability to think with a fresh mind.
Stay away from stress
Anxiety and stress cause tremendous pressure to the brain and hence need to be avoided. You can do this easily by resorting to activities which make you happy or are of your interest such as listening to soothing music can also reduce the stress levels. Furthermore, aromas such as that of lavender and sandalwood can also help in reducing stress. The best way through which you can reduce stress is by meditating or practicing breathing exercises such as pranayama.
If you follow these instructions, you will be easily able to improve your brain power.