‘The science of life’ is the etymological Sanskrit meaning of Ayurveda‚ the ancient and proven natural and holistic healing system of medicine, practised in India for more than 6000 years.
Ayur means “longevity” or “life” and veda means “science”. Despite being an ancient system of medicine‚ Ayurveda is as much relevant and essential now as ever before as it banks on bestowing us with the knowledge and awareness of disease prevention and elimination of its root cause rather than disease management.
In the ancient times, the knowledge of Ayurveda was carried forward orally through a lineage of sages. Finally, around 5000 years ago, the knowledge of Ayurveda was collated and put together in texts such as Charaka Samhita, Sushruta Samhita, and the Ashtanga Hrudaya.
Treatment For Chronic Diseases
Known as the knowledge of healthy living and is not confined only to treatment of illness, Ayurveda deals elaborately with measures for healthful living. Ayurveda has clearly defined the principles of maintenance of health during the entire span of life and its various phases. Alongside, it has also developed a number of therapies and treatments designed for combating a wide spectrum of illnesses, especially chronic illnesses.
Some of the chronic diseases that have found lasting and life changing relief in Ayurveda include:
- Chron’s Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Slip Disc
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Frozen Shoulder
- Stress Related And Other Psycho-Somatic Problems
- Skin Diseases Like
- Cervical And Lumbar
As one of the oldest systems of medicine and health care, Ayurveda has the capacity to deal with both the preventive and curative aspects of life in a most comprehensive way.
What is Ayurveda treatment?
Ayurvedic treatment consists of a strict and wholesome regimen of:
- Panchakarma Procedures
- Suitable Diet
- Activity And Yoga
This comprehensive regime helps in restoring the individual’s mental and physical balance‚ strengthens the body mechanisms‚ builds immunity and capacity to prevent or minimize future occurrence of the disease.