Ayurveda is the ancient Indian system of remedy that rejunenates the body and revitalises the mind. Literally meaning ‘the science of life’ Ayurveda explains the knowledge of the do’s and don’ts one has to follow, which favours the well being of each individual to lead a healthy, happy, comfortable and advantageous life physically, mentally and socially. More thantreating ailments, Ayurveda emphasizes “prevention is better than cure”, and demonstrates how prevention in effected.
Ayurveda has gained universal awareness and acceptance for its power to maintain optimum physical, mental and spiritual health for the full life span of an individual. This ancient wisdom that dates back to thousands of years, approch diseases not by trating the affected part, but regard the individual as a whole, to eliminate all toxic imbalance from the body and thus regain immunity and good health.
Modern medicine tries to treat and remove the condition, rather than treating the patient suffering from it. This is stemmed from a view that all the people are more or less the same as opposed to the Ayurvedic principle. Ayurveda makes it special contribution by addressing the uniqueness of each patient and by helping body to heal itself.
The Central principle of Ayurveda is that each human being is unique having a distinct individual constitution, genetic inheritance and predisposition to certain diseases, and a distinct spiritual makeup. Ayurveda approaches the problem from different angles. Pancha karma (Five actions) and Ayurvedic massages are effective in flushing out toxins already in the body and internal system down to the last cell. The body is tuned up by massage, oil bath and other procedures.
Herbal food supplements and health care products builds up the immune system in a natural way. There are specific drugs to strengthen each system of the body, and arrest aging process.
Ayurveda prevents toxins entering into the body by making people keep a watch on their food habits and food Ayurveda finds its foundation in the ancient classical texts of Charaka Samhitha, Susrutha Samhitah, Ashtanaga Samgraham, Ashanga Hridayam, Sargadhara Samhitha, Bhishaga Ratnavali etc., which are the treasury of effective practices and formulations and these form the basis of Ayurvedic pharmaceuticals. Recent scientific research has proved the efficacy of herbs used and also the formulations. Number of Ayurvedic research institutes in different parts of the country as well as the world have taken up scientific research into these health care products.