is an old science more than 10,000 years old based on holistic approach and
originated in India. Ayurveda is based on the principal of harmonious
relationship between three humors(body fluid) called doshas and
believed that disharmony results disease to body. Ayurveda is not only a
medicinal system but it is a science of life, it says that life is
combination of four essential parts, mind, body, senses and soul. Ayurveda
doesnt confine to physical well being but it also an effect to
spiritual, mental and emotional aspects.
Ayurveda has three main focuses. First one is to heal a disease, second one
to prevent a disease and last one is the longevity or age reversal.
Treatment of ayurveda is intricate and lengthy. Treatment with ayurveda is
based on principle that various natural ingredients like shrubs, herbs,
vegetables and even animals have some medicinal value. Process of making
medicine is also complex and require skill. The medicinal properties of all
the natural herbs have been documented by the practitioners and have been
used for centuries to cure illness and physical and mental well being.
Medicines are made up of herbs, metals, or combination of both and other
animal origins. Treatment also included purification of both internal and
external system, palliative treatment, and rejuvenation therapy, which
consists of massage, mud and other various type of therapies. Ayurveda not
only effects on physical but also alter psychological aspects of human
Balancing the doshas or humors.
Increasing the power of digestion
Maintaining the proper elimination of wastes
Developing a spiritual temperament.
Method to increase the weight and strength of frail patients
Ayurvedic therapy broadly categorized into two parts
Santarpan or strengthening
- Santarpan or strengthening therapy aim
at rejuvenation and aphrodisiacs of body. This therapy enhance immunity,
happiness, mental calmness and longevity.
Apatarpan or wasting
Removal of toxins from the body and
balancing the humor. Therapy includes internal medicines and various
cleansing therapy both internal and external.
Therapy are depends on doshas or humors and the level of disease.
To balance the dosha and reduce the suffering of new disease, various
methods like fasting is advised to cure the disease.
If the dosha and disease is medium level, medicines are needed to cure.
This type of treatment is known as shamana therapy.
If the disease is in chronic stage, shodhana is induced to eliminate the
disharmony between the three doshas or humors.
massage treatment is a branch of ayurveda doesn't always applicable for
therapeutic cure but it helps to regain nutrients from within the body and
also expel the toxins from the body. Mostly disease associated with muscle,
ligaments, bones and nervous system can be fully cured by massage treatment.
Ayurvedic treatment is specially helpful for those who suffer from
arthritis, rheumatism,neurasthenia, high or low blood pressure, insomnia,
paralysis. However, practitioners often prescribed medicines and exercises
and some changes in daily routine.
renowned for some fine ayurvedic resorts and clinic. Ayurvedic clinic and
resorts lure plenty of tourists every year. The serene environment and
natural beauty add more rejuvenation to the treatment. Kerala is perhaps is
the only place in India where still practitioners follow the traditional
methods of massage and medicinal therapy.
The place is blessed with natural splendor and
also with embellished with holy places. Rishikesh
is considered as yoga
and ayurveda capital of
India. Also there are plenty of yoga and meditation resorts and ashrams are
- The place is famous among tourists for excellent beaches and
unlimited fun. Ayurvedic treatment is contemporary . Mostly
have ayurvedic spa resorts, which helps
to cut down many diseases like obesity, blood pressure, and nervous
disorders. This spa cost little, so there are cheap options like 'Ayurveda
natural health Center', which is a proper ayurvedic hospitable.
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