The nails and their general condition is a mirror reflecting
one's bodily tissues process according to the history of herbal
An interesting fact about the nails is that they are referred
to as the bones’ waste product or in Ayurveda India's
native language; Ashti Dhatu.
The general condition and looks of healthy nails should
be pink in color, smooth and evenly shaped.
This is the condition of your nails Ayurveda herb treatments
and extracts will help you achieve.
An improper or irregular diet will induce various nail disorders
such as the following list, while please note that different
herbal products are available to serve as healing herbal remedies
for the mentioned disorders.
- Split and flaky nails
- White spots
- Vertical ridges
- Discoloration of the nail bed
Following is a list of nails’ condition according to one's bodily predominant Dosha as pointed out by Ayurveda health studies;
- Vata Dosha ; Irregular shape, Pale, Rough and Brittle.
- Pitta Dosha ; Oval shape, Soft, Strong and flexible.
- Kapha Dosha ; Square shape, white in color, thick and large.
According to natural herbal medicine suggests the following herbal nutrition to encourage healthy nail growth;
- Sesame seeds
- Sunflower seeds
- Dairy products
- Dried Fruit
- Dark green leafy vegetables
Another Ayurveda treatment to help the nails grow healthier is an Ayurveda skin care cream made out of almond oil and honey. The herbal vitamins contained in this mixture help to nourish the nails and also turns the skin softer and smoother. Apply said paste to your hands and leave overnight.