What is Ayurveda?
Ayurveda is ancient Indian natural as well as a holistic medicine-medicine system. When Ayurveda is translated from Sanskrit, it means “science of life” (the original word in Sanskrit means Ayur means “longevity” or age and Veda means “science.”
Allopathy medicines (different medicine) are focused on the management of the disease, whereas the prevention of Ayurveda disease, and if the condition arises, its primary cause is to be removed, it provides its knowledge.
The knowledge of Ayurveda first went forward verbally from the descendants of the Sages of India, after which it was written by integrating it five thousand years ago. The oldest text on Ayurveda is Charak Samhita, Sushruta Samhita, and Ashtanga Hruday. This article explains the five elements found in space-earth, water, fire, and sky, which affect our system. For this healthy and enjoyable life, understand the importance of keeping these five elements balanced.
According to Ayurveda, every single person is more influenced by some elements than others. This is because of their nature or natural structure. Ayurveda also ensures various physical structures in three different problems/flaws.
Vata defect: in which the air and space elements are active.
Pitta defect: In those humans where fire defect prevails.
Cough defect: in which the water and earth and element prevail.
The defect does not affect the nature of someone’s body only, but it also influences physical trends (like food choices and digestion) and the nature and feelings of someone’s mind. For example, due to which the earth element and cough defect in the body, their body is healthy and stubborn.
Ayurveda gives particular significance to anyone’s diet or lifestyle (food habits and daily lifestyle ). Ayurveda also guides the lifestyle on how to adapt the weather.
Classification of Ayurvedic Medicine
Treatment in Ayurveda can be divided into treatment therapy and mitigation therapy, i.e., respectively, refinery and palliative therapy.
In purification therapy, the body is exposed to the contaminated elements. Some examples of this are Vaman, Virekan, Vasti, Nasya.
In mitigation therapy, the faults of the body are corrected, and the body is brought back to normalcy. Some of the examples of this are – Deepan, digestive system, and fasting, etc. Both of these medical types are necessary to make mental and physical peace in the body.
Ayurvedic Medicine Body Purification Ayurvedic Therapies in Hindi for Purification
Snehana / Snehapana
Sweating / Sweat Therapy
Post Hypnotics / Foot Massage
Talpothichil / Shirolap (Talapothichil, Shirolepa)