Ayurvedic Treatments in India, Therapy of Ayurveda

18 May


Ayurvedic medicine is a system of traditional medicine native to India and is a form of alternative medicine. The earliest literature on Indian medical practice appeared during the Vedic period in India. Over centuries, ayurvedic practitioners developed a number of medicinal preparations and surgical procedures for the treatment of various ailments. Current practices reportedly derived from Ayurvedic medicine are regarded as part of complementary and alternative medicine. According to Ayurveda there are three vital principles, which regulate and control the biological functions of the body. They are known as Vata, Pitta and Kapha, the three subtle forms of the elements –air, fire and water. It is very important to maintain a proper balance between the three as any disturbance or imbalance in their equilibrium can lead to several kinds of ailments and diseases. Ayurveda stresses the use of plant-based medicines and treatments. Hundreds of plant-based medicines are employed, including cardamom and cinnamon. Some animal products may also be used, for example milk, bones, and gallstones.

Kerala is well known for its age-old Ayurvedic therapy. Ayurveda in Kerala is indeed gaining momentum worldwide for its holistic effect on the body and mind. One can also avail many comprehensive Kerala Ayurvedic tour packages, which are worthwhile. This age-old holistic treatment has become one of the primary revenue earning sources for India in terms of health tourism. Tourists from India as well as from abroad, are keen on Ayurvedic therapy forming part of the package deal for a tour of Kerala. The beach resorts or spas which offer Ayurveda treatment also supplement you with diet, yoga and meditation classes, and massage therapy.

The beautiful climate and the natural abundance of forest with large different varieties of herbs and medicinal plants make Kerala a wonderful destination for Ayurveda. The most favorable time to book tours for Kerala Ayurveda is in the monsoon, when the atmosphere remains dust free and cool. Various types of Ayurvedic therapies are practiced in Kerala. The most prominent one include the Abhyangam, Dhanyamla Dhara, Dhara, Kativasthi, Ksheeradhoomam, Njavarakizhi, Sirovasthi, Snehapanam, Udvarthanam, Urovasthi, Vasthi and the Yoni Prakshalanam. These treatments ranges from seven to fourteen days or even more depending upon the package you are choosing. Each of these packages has some distinct medicinal value and helps in attaining the harmony of mind, body, and soul.

So you can Enjoy in this summer to take Ayurvedic Treatments in India.

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Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Travel India


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