“India needs to bring traditional medicine system, such as Ayurveda, in to main stream “. – Dr. Naresh Trehan, Renowned Cardiovascular Surgeon
Ayurveda is a holistic medicinal practice, also ancient in its roots. Centuries have passed and the expert physicians still can attest to the effectiveness and safety of ayurvedic treatments. The thing is that Ayurveda is a nature based medicinal practice. An old saying says that each and every plant in nature has some or the other serving purpose, and especially for the medical world.
This is one reason Ayurveda is a much more holistic practice than all the modern medicines in the world. It’s true that people are not well-aware about this boon to mankind, but just because people are blind to miracles, does not mean they don’t exist.
Ayurveda is known to be a holistic treatment not only because it cures ailments and diseases, but also because the treatments provide a holistic health in all aspects of the body and mind. Ayurvedic techniques are a combination of chikitsa, massages, medicinal herbs, drinks and the diet all it the best combination. This combination is served to you as a method to correct your “DOSHAS” (faults).
To get into the kinds of “doshas” is another topic altogether but, there are ways in which one may customize an ayurvedic treatment for certain parts of the body that they may be concerned about. If one is interested, they have ayurveda courses in Kerala, along with ayurvedic beauty courses in India for people interested in learning Ayurveda and dermatology.
Here are a few ayurvedic drinks that detox, heal and help in cleansing your body quickly:
- The Giloy – Tulsi Juice
Giloy is the ayurvedic root of immortality. It is a medicinal herb known to treat diabetes and arthritis, reduce stress and anxiety, slows the signs of aging. Tulsi on the other hand is a holy plant with tremendous medicinal properties it clears the respiratory system, works on oral hygiene, reduces stress, and has cardiovascular benefits. The common property of the two plants is that they both work wonders through and in the digestive system. The juice of giloy tulsi helps in
- Reducing inflammation in the body
- Boosting the immune system
- Increasing stamina
- Purification of blood
- Curing cold, fevers, mild infections
- Reducing stress
- Triphala Juice
Triphala translates to: tri (3), phala (fruits). The triphala is a combination of the Haritaki, Amalaki and Bibhikati fruits. Bibhikati is a fruit that works wonders in boosting the immune system, dental hygiene, treating asthma and indigestion, and healing wounds. Amalaki is a miracle fruits that has positive effects on diabetes, constipation, Hemorrhoids, hepatitis high cholesterol levels, hypoglycemia and inflammatory genital infections. Haritaki is another super fruit that works on cleansing the digestive system, healing wounds, improves sexual functioning, prevents lung infections and cystic fibrosis, retains memory life and curbs diabetes. This is again a juice that has holistic benefits from cleansing to healing aspects. The main benefits of drinking this juice are:
- A good heart health
- Relives constipation
- Good for the respiratory functioning
- Rich source of antioxidants and antiseptics
- Cleanses and strengthens the body from the within
2. Noni juice
Noni is also a super-fruit of an evergreen tree. The fruit has amazing benefits, the Noni fruit is rich in anti-oxidants, fights parasites on and in your body, curbs inflammation, soothes joint pains, and treats several skin conditions, also treats diabetes. The undeniable holistic benefits of the Noni juice are as follows:
- Fights pains and inflammation caused by tumors
- Boosts immunity
- Promotes weight loss
- Aids cellular repair
- Reduces cholesterol
- Prevents parasitic diseases
Ayurveda is a wonderful holistic treatment that perceives the patient as a part of nature, a larger universe and the cosmos rather. The cures move ahead of objectivity of the patient; and hence working intrinsically on every patient providing them, with an all encompassing healing of their entire being.
This is a hard thought to get a hold of in this fast paced century, but the world of Ayurveda is definitely very holistic in its approach. Next time you have a chance to be a part of this Healing practice, take interest and watch yourself existing in the most relaxed form of you!