Ayurvedic Medicine

What is Ayurveda ?

Ayurveda is the traditional system of healing medicine and healthcare that has been practised in India since 3000 BC. It is a comprehensive health science with its own principles, diagnostic methods and therapies. Ayurveda views the body as a miniature of nature itself. It details the many physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects necessary for health. Ayurveda holds as its central belief that health in all parts of the body is due to the relative balance of three bodily Doshas or elements: Vata, Pitta & Kapha. The Tri-dosha Theory forms the basis of Ayurveda’s holistic approach to health & disease and also offers practical guidance for the prevention and management of diseases. Ayurveda can help with most health problems.

Ayurvedic Medicine has two basic components –
  • Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine
  • Panch-karma Holistic Detox Therapies
The aim of Ayurvedic Medicines and Panch Karma therapies is to regulate the doshas as well as to eliminate the toxins, as it is based upon the belief that the disease is caused by imbalance of the doshas and accumulation of toxins in the body.
 

Consultations

An Ayurvedic Consultant determines your constitution and assesses your health by a full medical history and a physical examination. The duration of the initial consultation is one hour. After a clinical diagnosis is made, the consultant will discuss the most appropriate course of treatment including herbal medicines, therapies, specific diet, life style and daily regimens. Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine Indian Herbs are an integral part of Ayurvedic Medicine. They are specially formulated in India and include leaves, flowers, seeds, roots and bark. Each herb has healing properties, which are used for specific purposes and perform particular functions.

The doctors prescribe a combination of herbal formulations specifically suited to treat you and your condition. The wide range of herbal formulations includes powders, tablets, decoctions, medicated oils etc. Each prescription is therefore tailor-made. The length of treatment can vary from a few weeks to several months.
 

Panch-karma Holistic Detox Therapies

Panchakarma is a form of detoxification therapy where the toxins causing the illness are eliminated from the body. This therapy is done for a minimum of seven days. In preparing the body for Panchakarma, the patient has to undergo a series of treatments including intake of medicines, massage with medicated oil, and fomentation through sauna or steam bath. These pre-panchakarma treatments will be followed by the main Panchakarma therapies of Virechana (laxatives), Basthi (enema with medicated oil) or Nasya (nasal instillation) etc.
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