January 15, 2016

AYURVEDA WONDERS

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Panchakarma, a treatment for accomplishing balance in body, psyche, and awareness

Ayurveda is more than an arrangement of recuperating – it is a science and specialty of living that encourages us to accomplish wellbeing and lifespan. It stresses on precaution and mending treatments alongside different strategies for filtration and revival. Panchakarma is a vital piece of Ayurveda which accomplishes an adjusted condition of body, brain, and cognizance through detoxification and revival.

Ayurveda is known for its natural and holistic medicine since ancient times and has proven itself to be one of the most advanced medical system in the world. The word Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit root ayur means “longevity” or “life” and veda means “science” means,“ hence making it as ‘the science of life”.

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source: wikipedia

source: Wikipedia

How do Ayurveda works?

Ayurveda is based on two fundamental theories, the Pancha Mahabhuttas and Tridosha theory. Philosophy of Ayurveda follows that life on the earth and universe is made of the five elements. This method applies to living beings where it is believed that human body is also made of 5 basic elements i.e. space, air, fire, water, and earth. For a healthy body and mind it is important to have a balance between all the Pancha Mahabhuttas of our body as these elements combine into life forces in the form of Doshas making each of us unique, physically and mentally. All the five elements combine to form three types’ Doshas:  Vata, Pitta and Kapha whose combination determines physical and mental health.

 

Understand Nature of Ayurvedic Dosha’s

Vata: Vāta (wind) is key factor which helps in governing all the important movements in the mind and body.  This key factor controls blood flow, elimination of wastes, breathing and the movement of thoughts across the mind specially mobilizes the function of the nervous system.

Pitta is the bilious humor which is secreted by the stomach and bowels and flowing through the liver and spleen, heart, eyes, and skin whose main quality is heat. This energy principle of Pitta uses bile to direct digestion and enhance metabolism. Pitta dosha governs metabolism and transformation in the body.

Kapha governs all structure and lubrication in the mind and body. It also controls weight, growth, lubrication for the joints and lungs, and formation of all the seven tissues — nutritive fluids, blood, fat, muscles, bones, marrow and reproductive tissues. Kapha dosha governs the structure and fluid balance in the body.

As Ayurveda’s focus is on avoidance of illness by resulting in a healthy way of life by seeking a balance through healthy food, exercise, meditation, relaxation and cleansing.