About Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Medicine: What It Is + Types Of Treatments

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Ayurvedic medicine is the world’s oldest known system of medicine. It originated around 5000 years ago in India and is now steadily gaining attention and popularity in the west. Ayurvedic treatments by certified practitioners have become commonplace now.  Ayurvedic medicine is accessible and available throughout the United States. Major cities …

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Understanding Prakriti + Vikrti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution

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Prakriti is a commonly used term in Ayurveda. Prakriti means one’s psychosomatic constitution or mind-body type. In Sanskrit, the word prakriti means nature. Vikriti is synonymous with a disorder, disease, or pathological manifestation. The concepts of prakriti or psychosomatic constitution and vikriti or disorder are significant in Ayurveda. They are …

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Ayurveda Definition: Sanskrit, Pronunciation + Ayurveda Today

Ayurveda definition, Ayurveda pronunciation.

Ayurveda is a system of medicine with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent. Globalized and modernized practices derived from Ayurveda traditions are a type of complementary or alternative medicine. In countries beyond India, Ayurveda therapies and practices have been integrated with general wellness applications and in some cases in medical …

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Panchabhautik Chikitsa: A Unique Branch Of Ayurvedic Medicine

Panchabhautik chikitsa, a unique branch of Ayurvedic medicine.

Panchabhautik chikitsa is a unique branch of Ayurveda. It is based on one of Ayurveda’s core philosophies – macrocosm and microcosm. Panchabhautik chikitsa is a principle of analysis and treatment. It was brought into practice by Vaidya Raj Atmaram Vaman Datar Shastri who we’ll refer to as Datar Shastri. Panchabhautik chikitsa is based …

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