Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Lifestyle
Ayurveda is an Ancient Medical System which comes from 5 000-year-old tradition visioned by Vedic Seers. This knowledge was passed from heart to heart and from teacher to student for a millennia. Ayurveda is truly a Holistic Science which encompasses everything into harmonious co-existence of an individual with the whole of environment.
Ayurvedic principles are preventive in its nature. The specifically formulated diet and lifestyle, in accord with each individual constitution, meant to prevent disease so that there is no need for medical interference. That said, Ayurveda has developed a highly sophisticated use of herbs for medicinal purposes. Illnesses caused by environmental stress, a build up of toxins and improper eating habits are seen as the main cause of disease. This can be diagnosed by feeling the pulse, examining the eyes, tongue, skin by an Ayurvedic physician. But the basic principles are very simple to learn and by including the Ayurvedic lifestyle into your day you will see improvements in yourself and in your relationships. By balancing the five tastes, adding medicinal herbs and spices to your diet as well as tuning into your body and connecting to nature you can heal yourself on more than one level.
Ayurveda means "Knowledge of life" to find out more read on.