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An Overview of Ayurveda - Holistic Approach to Health Care

Author: Naveen Kumar
by Naveen Kumar
Posted: Jul 15, 2016

A 5,000-yearl-old natural healing system, Ayurveda traces its roots to India’s Vedic culture. Ayurveda is more than just a way to treat illnesses—it is also a science of life. It has been found to improve overall wellbeing by offering a body of wisdom and guidelines on the ideal seasonal and daily routines, proper use of senses, behaviour, and diet. Ayurveda brings balance to the spirit, mind, body, and environment. It allows the practitioner to harness the fundamental energies that govern the outer and inner environments, including structure, transformation, and movement.

Following an Ayurveda lifestyle and getting Ayuvedic treatment can dramatically improve one’s health. Toxins are removed from the body using traditional methods. With toxins gone, the body can start to heal itself. Ayurveda also makes use of ‘opposites’ when it comes to healing. For example, if you are experiencing acidity a burning sensation in your stomach, the use of cooling herbs may be recommended.

There’s a reason why Ayurveda has lasted for thousands of years: it works. This ancient mode of treatment was even able to survive the foreign occupation of India and is now being used even in Western countries. Below are just some of the many wonderful benefits of Ayurveda:

  • Promotes youthfulness and stress-free life – Did you know that stress is one of the leading causes of aging? People who worry all the time and sleep late are likely to find their skin starting to dry and their face wrinkling or developing dark spots. Stress can cause the human body to feel imbalanced and even affect the joints. Thanks to a well-balanced mind and body through Ayurveda, you can banish stress and regain a peaceful stability.
  • Promotes relaxation – Practicing Ayurveda yoga and self-massaging can promote relaxation not only of the body, but also of the mind. You will learn to quiet down your thoughts.
  • Rejuvenates energy – Most people use tea or coffee to stimulate themselves only to find out the effects don’t last long. Even worse, stimulants such as caffeine may have long-term negative effects on the body. Ayurveda can naturally help in rejuvenating the mind and body without reliance on stimulants.

If you are interested in a more holistic approach to health care, visit an Ayurveda clinic or centre to learn about your options. Make sure that the facility is headed by a registered and fully qualified Ayurvedic physician.

About the Author

Ojus Health started its business in Australia in 2008. We offer complete Ayurvedic assessment and Ayurveda treatments in Melbourne and surrounding locations.

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Author: Naveen Kumar

Naveen Kumar

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Member since: Jul 15, 2016
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