Ayurvedic Tips for Rainy Season | Managing Vata Prakop

Monsoon is considered as a season of garma garam chai, rain drenched selfies and roasted sweet corn. But lowered appetite, food poisoning and constipation due to tempting road-side food is what follows next. Now either one can ignore signs of imbalanced health or practice good health tips for monsoon season.

Ayurveda considers rainy season as time of Vata prakop. Managing imbalanced Vata, accumulated during summer, can lead to a much better monsoon experience. So, here are a few Ayurvedic Tips for Rainy Season by Western Maharashtra’s most trusted panchakarma venue- Prakruti Ayurvedic Health Resort for a better and healthier life.

Dos and don’ts for rainy season-


  • Have freshly cooked food. Include sesame seed oil (til tel) in cooking as well as massaging.
  • Get panchakarma treatment at the dawn or atleast during monsoon.
  • Take precautions to stay away from common cold and viral infections.
  • Wipe your hair dry once you reach home drenched in rain water.
  • Focus towards enhancing digestive system.


  • Avoid outside food that might have germ infections.
  • Overlook surfacing signs of bad health.
  • Ignore cough, cold and fever.
  • Delay getting medical attention for infection between toes.
  • Forget personal hygiene and change wet clothes after coming home.

Useful ayurvedic herbs for rainy season-

1. Triphala

Made from amalaki, haritaki, and bibhitaki, triphala churna is one of the best churna ayurveda every introduced to mankind. Amalaki is an antioxidant, haritaki works as natural cleanser and bibhitaki protects health. This ayurvedic powder improves digestion and brings in mild detoxification for those who consume it regularly.

2. Ashwagandha

One of best herbs in ayurveda- ashwagandha provides horse like health vitality and well being to humans. It has exceptional ayurvedic healing properties and aids preventing as well as heals multiple health problems. Major health benefits of ashwagandha include hormone balancing, anti-inflammation and stress relieving.

3. Soonth

Ginger or dried ginger powder (soonth) works wonders for digestive problems and respiratory disorders which can be life saving during rainy season. Dry ginger cures gases, improves appetite and digestive system whereas it also used widely for cough and cold remedies as it manages phlegm effectively.

Panchakarma for rainy season

Basti kriya in panchakarma treatment

Depending upon one’s prakruti i.e. fundamental health, appropriate solution among niruh basti, matrabasti, mutrabasti, uttar basti and vranbasti are selected.


In this panchakarma therapy, medicinal vapour is inhaled, held and exhaled in a suggested manner to clear harmful virus and bacteria out of one’s body system.


Essential oils and medicinal preparations are instilled in nostrils in nasya. This heals vata problems and nourishes eyes, ears, throat, brain and respiratory system.

However, ayurvedic treatments like basti, dhoompan, nasya are largely based on one’s prakruti considering lifestyle, diet and birthdate. Health analysis as per birth date is not any horoscope but is scientifically supported by several vedas. Understanding climatic atmosphere, seasonal food intake etc. before, during and after conception plays an important role for determining a person’s lifetime health. Understand your health constitution as per your birth date by visiting Know yourself through your birthdate at Prakruti Ayurvedic Health Resort