Most people understand that their bodies and minds are connected but those who practice some form of Ayurveda know that this goes much deeper into the soul and spirit. Ayurveda aims to promote all around good heath rather that attempt to treat specific diseases. Utilizing our surrounding and bodies by learning the connection to our soul and the earth can begin an amazing change for most!
Ayurvedic medicine — also known as Ayurveda — is one
of the world’s oldest holistic (whole-body) healing systems. It was
developed thousands of years ago in India.
is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate
balance between the mind, body, and spirit. The primary focus of
Ayurvedic medicine is to promote good health, rather than fight disease.
But treatments may be recommended for specific health problems.
In the U.S., Ayurveda is considered a form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
to Ayurvedic theory, everything in the universe — living or not — is
connected. Good health is achieved when your mind, body, and spirit are
in harmony with the universe. A disruption of this harmony can lead to
poor health and sickness.
For followers of Ayurveda,
anything that affects your physical, spiritual, or emotional well-being
can cause you to be out of balance with the universe. Some things that
can cause a disruption include:
- Genetic or birth defects
- Climate and seasonal changes
your body works to keep you healthy and your unique physical and
psychological characteristics combine to form your body’s constitution,
or prakriti. Your prakriti is believed to stay the same for your entire
life. However, how you digest food and eliminate waste can influence it.
Every person is made of a combination of five basic elements found in the universe:
elements combine in the human body to form three life forces or
energies, called doshas. They control how your body works. The three
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