What is Ayurveda?
Ayurveda with 2 words Ayu & Veda means "the knowledge of life
". Ayurveda shows the way of living healthy life with natural remedies, healthy lifestyle and diet.
What is Ayurvedic Medicine?
Ayurvedic medicines are prepared from natural herbs & purified essential minerals in different forms to treat diseases.
How are the Ayurvedic medicines prepared?
Ayurvedic medicines are prepared as per the ancient texts and manuscripts written thousands of years back by sages. Ancient sages picked up many herbs & minerals from natural resources, and after doing immense research by focusing on rejuvenation, aphrodisiacs, detoxification, etc., had come with natural formulations for curing diseases.
What are the types of Ayurvedic medicines?
Ayurvedic medicines are prepared in various forms such as powder or Churna, Guggulu, Bhasmas, Vati / tablets, Kvath / Kwath or decoctions, semisolid medicines, Ras or Essence of herbs, Asavas / Aristhas or fermented medicines, Medicated Oils for external and internal usage.
What are the Benefits of ayurvedic medicines?
The present trend is to avoid the risk of side effects from medicinces & get the disease treated in a natural way. The benefits of ayurvedic medicines are they do not contain steroids. Modern medicine contains antibiotics, steroids & other chemical based compounds which causes side effects. Ayurvedic medicines will have some long term advantages on health & that helps to prevent the illness & future illness by improving immunity. Other benefit is that Ayurvedic medicine acts on the root cause and cures the disease completely.
Yoga and Benefits
Meaning of word Yoga
is "to add" and main objectives of Yoga is relief from physical ailments, self-realization, good health and mental state. There are many physical poses & postures, which comes under yoga. Yoga helps to create a positive aura, which helps to lead a peaceful life. It helps to maintain flexibility of the body. Yoga poses or Asanas enhances proper functioning of circulatory system as well as respiratory system. It helps to boost strength, prevents anxiety, depression & encourages positive thoughts. Yogasanas or yoga poses can be practiced by anyone with some limitations. Yoga should not be practiced vigorously. In case of surgeries, avoid doing yoga poses but can do pranayama & other breathing techniques. Proper clothing is indicated, especially loose clothing & cotton clothing is preferred. Before starting yoga, one should get relieved from natural urges, & preferably do yoga empty stomach. One should practice Yoga in "Bramh Muhurtha", that is auspicious time between 4AM to 6AM.