September 17, 2012 by  
Filed under Benefits And Effects of Ayurveda, Featured

Ayurveda is a holistic system of medical science and is the oldest healing science which is almost 5000 years old. Ayurveda contains two Sanskrit words: Ayu which means life or lifespan and Veda meaning knowledge (The Science of Life). Ayurveda, Indian holistic medical system is based upon the universal natural law of balancing the five elements (ether, air, fire, water and earth) that make up the physical body. When there is an imbalance in any of the dosha , it will result in illness and has to be addressed by treatment.

The aim of Ayurveda is to prevent illness and enhance wellness. Ayurveda stresses on proper diet for maintaining good health and treating disease. Ayurveda ensures balance of body, mind and spirit.

Ayurveda is based on the principle of helping the body’s inherent ability to heal itself. There are some fundamental principles of good health and longevity of life in this system of medicine and lifestyle management. Moreover, you can get a cure for the diseases with some easily available herbs, many of which are found in your homes.

Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicines

    • The Ayurvedic approach to an illness is holistic and therefore after an Ayurvedic treatment a person will find an improvement in their physical, mental and psychological conditions.
    • By using ayurvedic and herbal medicines you ensure physical and mental health without side effects. The natural ingredients of herbs help bring “arogya” to human body and mind. (“Arogya” means free from diseases).
    • Ayurvedic practitioners have identified a number of medicinal preparations and surgical procedures for curing various ailments and diseases, not completely curable in other systems.
    • Ayurveda not only helps in treating diseases but also in preventing the occurrence of diseases.
    • Ayurvedic medicines are good even for healthy people since they are restorative in nature and helps in nourishing the body and enhancing mental ability.
    • According to the original texts, the goal of Ayurveda is prevention as well as promotion of the body’s own capacity for maintenance and balance.
    • Ayurvedic treatment is non-invasive and non-toxic, so it can be used safely as an alternative therapy or alongside conventional therapies.
    • Ayurvedic physicians claim that their methods can also help stress-related, metabolic and chronic conditions.
    • Ayurvedic medicine treats the majority of its patients using herbal mixtures, other organic food and substances that have been clinically tested and are now being scientifically validated.
    • Ayurveda has been used to treat acne, allergies, asthma, anxiety, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, colds, colitis, constipation, depression, diabetes, flu, heart disease, hypertension, immune problems, inflammation, insomnia, nervous disorders, obesity, skin related disorders and ulcers.

  • Ayurvedic herbs are extremely good to the overall healthy working of the human body.
  • Ayurveda is not just only about treating diseases. Ayurveda is just about leading a healthy life in a physical, mental and divine level. The food items we eat, the air we breathe, the freshness of nature we experience, the fragrance we smell, the good sights we enjoy, all have potential medicinal values.

The benefits of Ayurveda are numerous and by adapting this lifestyle we can overcome illness and live life to the fullest !!

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