Prevention is better than cure. Proper
care, well in advance, will prevent unnecessary health
problems. Unfortunately, prevention, which largely involves
proper family atmosphere and social conditions, does
not accrue much financial benefit to big manufacturers,
multinational companies and specialists and they are
not taking any positive result oriented step.
beings are using herbs, plants and trees for getting
relief of various ailments, dates back to the very earliest
periods of human history. These practices had gradually
developed into a system of Ayurveda,
India's Vedic Medical System.
The advantage of herbal medicines compare to allopathic
medicine is that there are no side effects instead these
drugs produce side benefits to our body.
word 'Ayurveda' comes from the word 'ayur' meaning 'life'
and the word 'veda' meaning 'to know'. Ayurveda means
'the science of life',and
deals with each and every aspect of our life. According
to the ancient physician - sage
Charaka, life is a unified state of body, the
cognitive organs, the mind and soul.
This system of medicine practiced in India and was stressed
on the prevention of disease, maintenance of health,
in addition to treating an ailment and still it followed
closely across the entire country and worldwide.
Ancient Vedic texts indicate the system is the oldest
being practiced prior to 4000 B.C. and some believe
it is even 8000 years old. Ayurveda and Traditional
Chinese Medicine (TCM) are very similar being based
on universal natural bi-polar
concepts that matter and energy are one. Ayurveda largely
encompasses spiritual philosophies and is a practice
of mind, body and spirit. It is about being in-tune
with your body and living naturally in natural.
it's a unique, indispensable branch of medicine, a complete
naturalistic system that depends on the diagnosis of
the body's humours to achieve the right balance. The
Primary position given to ‘humour’ equilibrium
indicates its importance in maintaining health. (humour
means – Dosas or Dosha-one of the certain liquids
(toxic materials) in the body, said to determine a person’s
physical qualities) There are 3dosas viz. vayu, pitta
and kapha. Vayu (Vatham= Air)
regulates all the nervous functions including motions
and sensations in the body. Pitta (Fire)
regulates all the enzymatic functions including digestion
and metabolism. Kapha (Water)
serves as a matrix to lubricate and hold together different
organs of the body. Any dis equilibrium is considered
to lead to disease.
believes in the treatment of not just the affected part,
but also the individual as a whole, making it the natural
way to perfect health and harmony of life.