Organic Clothes – A Natural Healer
Organic Clothes – A Natural Healer . In modern days, we have started to understand the value of the word “organic”. Starting from the milk we drink, the vegetables and groceries we use in our day-to-day life, we have now gone organic. How about organic clothes? ‘Clothes maketh a man’ goes the proverb, but wearing organic clothes not only maketh a man but also heals him.
These naturally healing clothes are techniques that are handed down from generation to generation in India. In the making, cotton collected for weaving is genuine organic cotton, and is purified using cow’s urine, which is a traditional Indian system of medicine. The bleaching of the yarn is done using an herbal concoction where cow’s urine is mainly used. And this is again, not from any other cow, but cow fed with only organic food. After this, it is dipped in a natural adhesive where many herbs, aloe vera, camphor are all used.
The colors are also organic, from plants and no artificial dyes are used for this process. Turmeric, a natural anti septic, is used to give the yellow color for the clothes, The indigo shade is obtained from the neela amari plant, which is known for its anti-venom properties. Tulsi leaf or the holy basil leaf, which is loaded with natural medicinal properties, is used to obtain the green color. Another natural anti bacterial and antiseptic herb, neem, is also used to obtain the green color.
These organic clothes are eco-friendly, non-polluting and chemicals-free. Apart from these benefits, these clothes are a cure for many ailments like arthritis, rheumatism, depression, skin-ailments, insomnia and even diabetes. They also make you go stress-free and fresh. People suffering from certain skin problems like psoriasis, allergies can use these clothes to help them feel better. People who have skin cancer, and are undergoing chemotherapy use these clothes to make them cope better with the trauma and feel cooler. These clothes made out of a wide range of natural herbs produce better cure for all the ailments.
The body odour is gone off naturally, thanks to the herbs that are both medicinal and produce natural aroma. As we sweat, skin absorbs the herbal properties of the clothes thereby promoting wellness to the skin. “Health is Wealth” is the old saying, but health lies not only on what you eat but also on what you wear. And as always,’ Prevention is better than cure’.