Ayurvedic medicine has been popularly used in India and neighboring countries for centuries, usually to treat and prevent various diseases.
In order for one to maintain overall health, the use of all the elements of Ayurveda is essential – proper nutrition, lifestyle and exercise, and the use of herbs and botanicals. Healthy eating is the foundation of a strong and healthy body.
Ayurveda recommends eating seasonal fresh foods, cooked without oil, with all the meals. Along with nutrition, lifestyle and exercise are important components of health.
Ayurveda suggests that a balanced lifestyle should include a diet according to an individual’s body type, daily gentle exercise such as yoga or walking, and a regular sleep rhythm.
The use of herbs, botanicals, and other natural products found in Ayurveda can also contribute to a person’s health when used appropriately.
Ayurvedic herbs have different actions on the body and are used to treat a variety of conditions.
There are also natural products for topical use, such as massage oils and balms to help heal skin conditions, reduce inflammation, and improve circulation.
By using herbs, botanicals, nutrition, lifestyle and exercise, combined with appropriate use and caution, one can bring their body back into balance to promote health.
This holistic approach to wellness allows one to open themselves up to the healing powers of Ayurveda in order to enjoy optimal health.