What is Ayurveda?

The basic aim of Ayurveda is to prevent and treat illness

The Ayurvedic medicine in short is called “Ayurveda”. It is one of the world's oldest whole-body healing systems and was developed more than 3,000 years ago in the south Asia country India.

The practice is based on the belief that health depends on a delicate balance between the body, mind, and spirit and its main objective is to promote good health. Some people think that it is useful for fighting disease but the real benefit and advantage of Ayurveda treatments may be geared toward specific health problems.

In many European countries and in United States, it’s considered a form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Origin 

Ayurveda has a deep root in Hinduism. It's philosophy contends that the body, mind and soul are all connected to the outer world and when the relationship among these elements of one's personality is disrupted, health problems arise among people. The exact date of its origin is not known but it is calculated that it arrived more than thousands of years ago while some predict that it came to origin around 3,000 - 4,000 years ago.

Significance

Ayurveda helps us to lead a healthy lifestyle and helps us to attain a fresh mind with the help of natural herbs and medicines. It is a way of life and can significantly bring a person who is suffering from bad habits.

Uses

Ayurveda can help in weight loss, stress relief, and glowing skin. It can cleanse the body and mind along with controlling diseases like cholesterol, blood pressure and heart diseases. It also helps in improving immune systems and digestive problems. It works with the intake of healthy foods, herbs, Ayurvedic medicines and yoga.

The basic aim of Ayurveda is to prevent and treat illness. If you practice yoga, a part of Ayurveda then it will be beneficial for you.

Before consuming Ayurvedic medicines, you should always take your doctor's advice first.

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