In this age of technology, we are constantly moving. Our modern on the go lifestyle does not allow us to take a break and focus on ourselves. We are always too busy and due to our busy lifestyle we tend to neglect our health and wellbeing.
However, this pandemic has shown how dangerous a situation can get when we neglect our health. It has also allowed us to re-shift our focus onto ourselves and life a healthy lifestyle which can benefit both our physical and emotional state of wellbeing.
This is where Ayurveda steps in. Ayurveda dates back to the Vedic era and consists of the organic study of human physiology and psychology and a holistic method of healing.
These days, discussions and practice of this ancient healing science has been on the rise as many people get benefitted. With many clinics, you can also opt for online Ayurvedic consultation to discuss your health issues.
Now let’s learn more about the origins of Ayurveda and how it can enhance the quality of your life.
Origin of Ayurveda
The origin of Ayurveda dates back to the Vedic ages and links to four ancient Vedic texts called Yajur Veda, Rig Veda, Sam Veda, and Atharva Veda. These four Vedas were deeply studied by the ancient sages and based on the knowledge derived, CharakaSamhita, a detailed and thorough description of all aspects of Ayurvedic medicine and SushrutaSamhita, a book about surgery were written. These two sources are the oldest written records of Ayurveda.
How does Ayurveda Work?
According to Ayurveda, all human bodies are different and comprises of three primary functional en energies called doshas in Ayurveda. And they are named Vatadosha, Pitta dosha, and Kaphadosha in Ayurveda. These three doshasoriginates from the five natural elements – air, water, space, earth, and fire.
Though the above three doshas are present in every human body, the optimum levels of these differ and are depended on each body’s constitution. Ayurvedic treatment focuses on reducing, restoring, or maintaining these doshas to an optimum level and offers a multitude of natural remedies for doing that. The ingredients of Ayurvedic treatments are extracted from plant-based or mineral-based natural resources.
How to Incorporate Ayurveda in Your Daily Life?
Ayurvedic treatments comprise of complex composition of natural ingredients. And these are available in various different forms such as Ayurvedic oils, pills, powders, balms, and a whole lot of different products. So, you can easily incorporate these treatments in your daily lives.
Let’s find out how you can incorporate Ayurveda in your daily schedule.
Today, several Ayurvedic products are available in the market that you can use externally in the form of face packs, essential oils, faced creams, herbal waters, and more. Since these Ayurvedic products are made from natural formulas, those with sensitive skin type benefits a lot by using these products. Ayurveda treats several skin issues such as skin pigmentation, hydration, radiance, inflammation and many more.
Ayurveda also treats a lot of common hair problems such as hair fall/loss, itchy or dry scalp that can be a source of stress in an individual. Herbal formulations like Ayurvedic hair oils promote hair growth and also have conditioning, anti-dandruff, pigmentation, and scalp cleansing properties.
Due to the pandemic we are going through, we have our eyes glued to screens all the time. This creates a lot of stress and strain on our eyes. On top of that, our eyes are constantly exposed to radiation and air pollution. All of these can lead to eye diseases and allergic disorders.
Ayurveda offers safe and comprehensive treatments to such conditions. Processes such as Netratarpana is a restorative Ayurvedic treatment that helps in soothing itchiness and nourish the ocular tissues.
These are the most common disorders that can be wholesomely treated by following Ayurvedic principles.
These days several treatment centers offer online Ayurvedic consultation. So, you can get help at any time and treat yourself wholesomely.