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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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