Ayurvedic Medicine

By: Creative Health Centre  16/06/2011
Keywords: NUTRITIONAL THERAPY, ayurvedic medicine

Dating back at least 5,000 years, Ayurveda is a system of healing from ancient India and is centred around taking responsibility for one's health. It is helpful for all imbalances and illnesses experienced today and is a natural, preventive, holistic compliment to Western medicine. The translation of Ayurveda implies that knowing the body and being able to listen to its needs empowers us to make choices that support our highest good for health, growth and purpose. Balancing the constitution with diet and lifestyle keeps the body, mind and spirit resilient.

Going against the body's wisdom causes imbalance or illness. Learning elements of an Ayurvedic lifestyle is the beginning of a healing path, helping the body eliminate toxins that have built up over years. It is an exceptional way of preventing illness. Lifestyle practices include tongue scraping, self-oil massage, breathing techniques for balance, yoga and exercise, meditation, aromatherapy and herbs.

Keywords: ayurvedic medicine, NUTRITIONAL THERAPY

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