Therapeutic Use of Ayurveda for Health and Fitness

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The sister science of Yoga, Ayurveda is a traditional system of healing and a healthy lifestyle. In India, the Ayurveda therapies and treatments have been an integrative approach to wellness. The Sushruta Samhita and Charaka Samhita-- the earliest Sanskrit work on Ayurveda divides medicine into eight components: Kayacikitsa, Kaumara-bhṛtya, Salyatantra, Salakyatantra, Bhutavidya, Agadatantra, Rasāyanatantra, Vajikaraṇatantra. Whereas the modern Ayurveda Therapy focuses on balancing the three doshas - Vata, Pitta, Kapha through diet and lifestyle patterns for healing and treatment.

Application of Ayurveda Therapy:

  • 1. Digestive diseases: Ayurveda tradition says that good Agni is responsible for a healthy digestive system. For treating the digestion-related problems the Ayurvedic way, here are the following tips:
    ● Constipation: In Ayurveda, constipation is caused due to Vata imbalance. Therefore, consumption of Vata-balancing food like along with home remedies like eating soaked black raisins, drinking hot milk with ghee can treat the problem.
  • 2. Respiratory Problems: Treat the respiratory problems in a healthy manner with Ayurveda. Most respiratory problems like Asthma, cold, congestion occurs from Kapha Dosha.
    ● Asthma: In order to treat asthma, consume Vata and Kapha pacifying foods. Use herbs like Licorice and Trikatu and perform yoga to warm up the body that liquefies the Kapha substances to be eliminated from the body. During luxury yoga retreats in India, undergo Ayurveda therapies for treating the Kapha Dosha.

Make therapeutic Yoga and Ayurveda an intrinsic part of your life to treat diseases holistically and to live healthier.