The traditional hindu System of medicine (incarporaled in Atharva veda) which is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems and uses diet, herbat treatment & yogic breathing.
Ayurveda a natural system of medicine originated in India more than 3000 years ago. The term Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge). Thus Ayurveda translates to knowledge of life.
The theory of ayurveda is pseudoscientific Ayurveda is one the the worlds oldest holistic healing systems. It was developed more then 3000 years ago in India It is based on the belief that health & wellness depends on a delicate balance between the mind, body & spirit.
Its main goal is to promote good health, not fislit disease. Those who practice Ayurveda believe every person is made of 5 basic elements found in the universe: Space, air, fire, water and earth. These combine in the human body to form 3 life force or enargies called doshas. They control how your body works.
They are Vata dosha (fire & water); and kapha dosha (water & earth). Everyone inherits a unique mix of the 3 doshas. It’s believed that your. Chances of getting sick & the health issues you develop are linked to the balance of your doshas.
An ayurvedic practitioner will create a treatment plan specifically designed for you. They’ll take into account your physical & emotional makeup, your primary life source & the balance between all 3 of these elements.
The goal of treatment is to cleanse the body of undigested food, which can stay in body and lead to illness. The cleansing process called panchakarma is designed to reduce your symptoms & restore harmony & balance.