If you are preparing for the holidays, you may find these tips on how to travel on a nice summer help you avoid health problems and frustration.
Do not take a sedative before the trip. During the trip, your mind should be awake. Instead of sedatives, before travel apply self-massage with warm sesame oil. The excess oil off with a damp towel, then take a shower.
Once you arrive at your destination, soak your feet in warm salt water for several minutes. You will feel the stress leaving your body and mind. This is especially useful after a long hike or a long sitting in the bus and plane.
From time to time, spray the face with cold mineral water. This will be cool, to compensate for lost skin moisture and balance the unstable vata dosha (according to ayurveda, the imbalance vata dosha imbalance affects all other doshas).
Spray the face and the neck rosewater. Or, soak a cotton wool rose water and hold it in your eyes closed for several minutes.
Avoid alcohol and coffee during a flight or during long trips. Alcohol and caffeine extract fluid from the body, which leads to the appearance of dry, scaly skin. Also affect the sleep disorder. Instead, eat a juicy, sweet fruit, drink plenty of water and herbal tea.
Dab a little essential oil on the forehead: it improves the circulation, soothe nausea during travel, as well as the stomach.
Constipation is a frequent travel companion, especially if you are traveling in colder regions. That’s why the evening is recommended to take trifalu – it cleans the body of toxins and stimulates digestion.
It is important that during the trip you eat at regular intervals, so that the metabolism working well. Choose light meals, such as salads, boiled vegetables or cooked cereal.