Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that’s truly stood the test of time. First originating in the Vedic culture of India, it’s actually considered by many to be the oldest healing science there is.
What is meant by “Ayurvedic medicine”? This system is based on the premise that there are three doshas, or body types, and depends on body composition, metabolism, digestion and other factors. Ayurvedic medicine addresses this components.
According to a report published by University of Maryland Medical Center, Ayurvedic medicine and an appropriate Ayurvedic diet can help treat inflammatory, hormonal, digestive and autoimmune problems.
Ayurveda is heavily practiced in India and Nepal, where around 80% of the population report using it. Ayurveda therapies have varied and evolved over more than two millennia. Therapies include herbal medicines, special diets, meditation, yoga, massage, laxatives, enemas, and medical oils (Ayurvedic Medicine, 2019).
Ayurvedic Medicine: In Depth. (2019). https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/ayurvedic-medicine-in-depth
Miller, K. (2019). What is Ayurveda? https://www.webmd.com/balance/guide/ayurvedic-treatments