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Wednesday, April 7th, 2021


Ayurveda is one of the oldest written health and healing sciences. Its meaning in native Sanskrit is ‘science of life’. The first written text is thought to be the Charaka Samhita, dating back 3000 years (400-200bc). But other contemporary cultural perspectives, for example, are the product of a common philosophy and way of thinking with China’s cultural heritage that gave birth to disciplines and practices such as kung-fu and thai-chi. Undoubtedly, its history goes back to the long periods of humanity, when the skill and oral tradition were more effective than writing, to the periods when writing was not used. Ayurveda is the product of a tradition in India where all this accumulation is systematized in Sanskrit.

Due to the lack of scientific tools, ancient and pre-human peoples, which have difficulties to study in detail, have tried to shed light on the subject by understanding the effective relations in the whole of nature. By treating human beings as a reflection of the whole, an attempt is made to analyze and heal the nature of human beings with effective forces in nature. In this way, inferences have been made in order to ensure harmony in nature in the body and to preserve the order that separates the healthy from the unhealthy. It classifies the forces of nature under three main concepts. Vata is the balance of energy represented by the space and the air that fills it, it is about movement, Pitta is the balance of fire and water, the body’s power to metabolize the outsider, Kapha is the cooperation of earth and water, it is about the power that building the body and particules of that. In addition, each is a representation of psychological, emotional, and behavioral balance or problem situations. While you are insightful and thoughtful in the state of order, a disorder in your Pitta is thought to transform you into an angry, jealous person.

Ayurveda has frequently used the use herbs to maintain balance, heal and cleanse the body. In addition, attitudes like avoiding excesses such as too fatty or frozen food in the diet or living in a balanced temperature are considered to be helpful to prevent the development of the disease. In addition, a more advanced classification for treatment was made and treatment practices were examined under different headings. These are: Kaya Chikitsa (Medicine), Shalya Tantra (Surgery), Shalakya Tantra (Ohphtalmology), Prasuti Tantra & Stri Rog (Gynaecology and Obstetric), Bal Roga (Paediatrics), Agad Tantra & Vyavahara Ayurveda (Jurispudence and Toxicology), Bhoot Vidya (Demonic seizures Psychology), Rasayana & Vajikarana Tantra (Rejuvenation & Aphrodisiacs).

Ayurveda tends to be approved by modern medicine as beneficial alternative ancillary medical practices. However, metals with toxic effects have been found in 5 ayurvedic herbal recipes as medicine, the application of these treatments can be fatal, especially for children. However, it should be remembered that all modern medical drugs are toxic to varying levels and uncontrolled use is always dangerous. Understanding oneself as a part of the natural balance can provide the necessary motivation for treatment by providing the necessary symbolic tool to think about what is happening in the body and mind, and can help people to analyze what they need. Devotion, knowledge and interpretation will help you understand the beneficial aspects of ayurvedic practices for your health.