Posted On : 24 March, 2014
Ayurveda is an ancient holistic system of medicine and natural healing which originated in ancient India. It is among the oldest known forms of healthcare system in the world that aims at revitalizing the body through natural herbs and medications.
Ayurveda, as most people believe is not just about treating diseases, on the contrary, it is about maintaining mental, physical and spiritual health. Ayurveda says that from the food that we eat, to the air we breathe, to the fragrance that we enjoy, to the good sight, etc., everything that affects the human body has a potential medicinal value.
Understanding The Doshas
According to Ayurveda, diseases can occur when there is an imbalance in the Doshas. The three fundamental bodily doshas are known as:
Thus, Ayurvedic treatment is a method of restoring balance in the human body humour through proper application of medicine by drinking, eating and application by massaging.
Classification Of Herbs Used In Ayurvedic Medicine
The herbs used in Ayurveda are classified according to their taste (rasa), energy (virya), post digestive effect (Vipaka) and post-digestive effect (prabhava). The initial taste indicates the properties that these herbs possess and the therapeutic effect they have on the body. What this means is that, a bitter taste will have a different action on the body than sweet, sour, spicy or pungent taste.
A Small Selection Of Ayurvedic Herbs
When it comes to treating chronic diseases, nothing works better than Ayurvedic Medicines. Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic offers a safe and reliable Ayurvedic Body Treatment in Knox and Alternative Medicine. The clinic offers a wide range of natural healing modalities and remedies to suit the needs of clients. To take control of your health with Ayurveda, book an appointment today.
Dr Gurnam Singh Saini
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
MD Alternative Medicine
Panchkarma Detox Expert
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