Ayurveda have you ever put ice on a cut to stop the bleeding or seen a medical professional do that why does that work why do we do that while heat expands cold contracts applying cold to a wound.
Will help to constrict the blood vessels to help slow the loss of blood. Similarly, super cold beverages shunt blood away from the stomach related parcel.
And similarly, blood is like an energy that fuels our cells tissues, and organs when we reduce the flow of blood. We’re potentially weakening that system.
Ayurveda sees digestion as fire and so it sees it as if you’re putting ice and ice water straight onto a fire. And that can potentially weaken digestion which Ayurveda sees. As central to optimal health additionally, your body is always seeking to regulate body temperature.
And when you put ice-cold in. It has to rev up and work a little harder to balance and regulate your body temperature. So when you’re hot instead of putting ice input. Ice to the back of your neck or to your temples or plunge.
Your feet into an ice-cold foot bath. When it’s warm outside sip room temperature water with mint as a refreshing cooler. Otherwise, Ayurveda recommends sipping hot water with our meals to optimize digestion