Ashwagandha (Indian ginseng) is known for its anti-inflammatory properties which makes it the popular choice to combat arthritis (osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis). This herb is loaded with different minerals such as phosphorus, calcium, potassium and magnesium. If you have chronic backache, weak muscle strength and general fatigue, then add ¼ tsp of ashwagandha powder to a cup of water or warm milk twice daily during the late morning and afternoon.
Praval Pishti (Coral calcium) is one of nature’s best sources of Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3). It also contains magnesium, Vitamin C and trace minerals. Because its chemical composition is very similar to human bones, coral calcium is commonly used as a bone tonic.
Moti Pishti (Pearl calcium) is another of Mother Nature’s remedies for osteoporosis derived from pure pearls. A powerhouse of highly absorbable calcium, its healing properties include being anti-hypertensive, anti-inflammatory, antacid, adaptogenic, antioxidant, anti-stress, antidepressant, etc.
Both of these when used together make a powerful calcium-rich combo for your bones as they banish Vata imbalances. Chewing a handful of sesame seeds every morning to get approximately 1200mg of natural calcium. This is a great option for those who can’t take dairy products.
If you want to know how to increase bone strength naturally, make a bone building pick-me-up with one part black or white sesame seeds, half part shatavari, with ginger and raw sugar or jaggery added to taste. Consume an ounce daily to get a good dose of bio available calcium.