What is Ayurveda?

What is Ayurveda?

  Admin      08 Jan 2020

What is Ayurveda?

As per various sources, Ayurveda was started around 6000 BCE; however, according to other concepts, Ayurveda has existing since Indus valley civilization. According to Indian Vaidyas in Jodhpur, Ayurveda has been recorded a medical text as a health care tradition.

What is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is one of the worlds’ ancient holistic medical therapy for the whole body. Which has a deep belief that a healthy body and wellness depend on a balance between body, mind, and soul. Ayurvedic doctor in Rohtak syas that in Ayurveda all things are composed of five basic elements: — earth, fire, space, water, and air, which are known as “doshas.”


According to the Vedas, the human body has been divided between three-part.

  1. Vata doshas: A combination of air and space
  2. Pitta doshas: A combination of fire and water.
  3. Kapha dosha: A combination of water and earth.


Benefits of Ayurveda

Ayurveda tries to find the root cause of the disease and decimate them. Some primary benefits of Ayurveda are — Weight Loss and Maintenance. Healthy and Glowing Skin and Hair, stress and reduce inflammation, help to control cholesterol, blood pressure.

Ayurvedic therapies have contraindications and the potential for adverse effects or side effects because they include herbal elements.

Ayurveda specifically designs treatment for each person according to their requirements. The cleansing process, which is being used in Ayurveda, is called “panchakarma,” which is designed to reduce symptoms and to restore harmony balance. It is performed by specialized ayurvedic doctor/clinics.

8 ways to diagnose illness

Ayurveda has eight, called Nadi, Mostra, Mala, Jihva, Shabda, Sparsha, Druk/ Netra, and Aakruti.

  • Nadi:- Nadi Pariksha is an ancient diagnosis technique in Ayurveda to accurately diagnose mental, physical, and emotional imbalance in the human body.
  • Mootra:- In Ayurveda, Urine diagnosis was developed by one of the Ayurveda scholars, a unique technique for the examination of the Mutra, Tailabindu pariksha. The pattern and distribution of oil drop on urine have been considered to determine the prognostic features of the disease.
  • Mala:- Mala (Metabolic wastes) gives such information about physiological and pathological states of the body.
  • Jihva;- Jihva/Tongue is an integral part of an ayurvedic diagnosis, helps in assessing “status of digestion” with the observation of tongue color, shape, and coating.
  • Shabda: Vakindriya/Shabda (organ of speech) has explained as swarabheda in Ayurvedic. By diagnosis of different kinds of swarabheda cause of the disease can be identified.
  • Sparsha:- In Ayurveda, blood impurities, as well as imbalances in Vata and Kapha, can be diagnosed through Skin, as Skin reflects the health of the entire body. By detoxifying and cleansing from the inside out, Ayurveda eliminates all this problem.
  • Druk/Netra:- Netra Tarpana is an ancient method in Ayurveda, which used to rejuvenate and relieves the stress accumulated in the eyes by lubricates and revitalizes the eyes.
  • Aakruti:- Every part of the body organ is linked with face, which is called akruti/face pariksha, by face mapping in Ayurveda can find deficiency on a particular organ.

However, it has been prescribed that before going for any Ayurveda treatment, individuals should contact any Ayurvedic doctor in gurugram.