Ayurveda is one of the ancient medical practice that is practised in India for more than 5000 years. It is believed to be superior than other types of art of healing. If you are considering to get Ayurveda treatment of medicine, then here are unique 11 facts pertaining to the practice.

Fact 1: The principles of Ayurveda are pretty basic however extremely effective

Ayurveda classifies the human body to be made up of 5 elements that include space, fire, air, water and earth. So if there is an imbalance in these elements, it makes the person ill. A realignment is required of these elements so that the disease can be cured.

Fact 2: There are total of three doshas that define who you are

A person belonging to one particular dosha has special characteristics. It is mainly due to a dominance of one particular dosha, a person gets their unique temperament.

Fact 3: By analysing the three doshas, a practitioner can tell the kinds of ailments one is most likely to get.

Fact 4: Various factors are weighed for a diagnosis

The usage of ‘Astavidha rogi pareeksha’ or as we call it the eight methods to examine a person is used in Ayurveda. A doctor analyses the body to understand which factor might be imbalanced and prescribes medication accordingly.

Fact 5: The body is looked as a whole in Ayurveda

Ayurveda calls disease as a disharmony (or imbalance in energy movement) between the mind, body and soul.

Fact 6: Your immediate environment influences your health

Where you live, what you eat, the colours that you find yourself attracted to can easily be explained by the method of Ayurvedic deduction.

Fact 7: Ayurveda is vast and one cannot associate it with just herbs alone

Ayurvedic medicines primarily use herbs, but then again, they are not restricted to them only. Various other substances like ghee, butter, milk, honey, gingelly oil, molasses, rock salts, ashes, minerals etc also find their use in Ayurveda.

Fact 8: Ayurveda completely eradicates the problem and not just the symptoms alone

Ayurveda functions using compounds that form/run our bodies. During the course of Ayurvedic treatment, the doctor finds the root cause of the problem, then looks for the underlying reason causing it. Once the doctor finds the reason, they treat the factors and eradicate them completely.

Fact 9: Live your life the Ayurveda way

The word Ayurveda comes from two Sanskrit words; first is ‘Ayur’ that means life and second ‘Veda’ that means knowledge. The basic scripture of Ayurveda entails living life the Ayurveda way.

Fact 10: Ayurveda offers many specialities

Ayurveda has a lot of specialities to offer. So, if you are looking for an effective treatment methodology, try using Ayurveda.

Fact 11: The basic principles on which Ayurveda is based on offer better treatment than various other allopathic medications/practices.