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  • Ayurveda And Traditional Medicine

    1.1. General The World Health Organization defines traditional medicine as "the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical and mental illness" .India has the unique distinction of having six recognized systems of traditional medicine, viz. Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Yoga, Naturopathy and Homoeopathy. Of these, Ayurveda is the oldest and the most popular to this day. Under the traditional system of medicine, alternative medicines are derived from herbs, minerals, and organic matter, while for the preparation of herbal…

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  • Ayurveda Essay

    INDUSTRY PROFILE AYURVEDA AN ANCIENT METHOD OF TREATMENT Ayurveda is composed of two terms, Ayu which means ‘life’ [longevity] and Veda which means ‘knowledge’ [science]. Hence, the term Ayurveda means ‘science of longevity’. This is an established, time tested and practiced science. Ayurveda is a part of Atharva veda and it is considered to be the oldest known system of treatment survived all these years can be verified with the fact that this unique system of treatment survived all these…

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  • The Importance Of Integrative Health

    The healthcare world is moving form treatment to prevention. Integrative health is a huge way to make preventive care successful and long lasting. The practice of Ayurveda specifically, teaches people to practice self-care according to their inherent needs. Moreover, it helps create a sense of self physically, emotionally, mentally, socially, spiritually, and environmentally. All of which allow for a more purposeful and fulfilling life. If someone is living a healthy life style then disease and…

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  • Navigating Quality Information

    This article was published in the International Journal of Ayurvedic medicine, which describes itself as “An international peer reviewed online open access journal. It is intended for the publication of original research articles in the field of Ayurveda and other allied systems of medicine.” It is a realtivley small jorunal only publishing four issues a year, it also reports that all of its articles are reviewed by at least one peer revieewer. The author, Sanjeev Rastogi is an associate…

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  • Importance Of Ayurveda Essay

    While we all are busy in our lives, it is necessary to take regular breaks and replenish our energy to keep mind and body to work on their optimum levels. Ayurveda, which is recognised worldwide as the science of living, has been in existing since the last five centuries, providing us with everyday techniques to be fit and healthy. Along with teaching human beings to be healthier and stronger by easy practices, Ayurveda educates us with plenty of ways to stay calm and composed. Looking at the…

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  • Traditional Medicine In India

    Traditional medicine plays a major role in the healthcare system in rural sectors of India. This type of medicine involves the utilization of herbal products to maintain balance in one’s body to prevent illness. The medicinal traditions of Ayurveda and Siddha have been considered to be originated in India and have played an important role in the healthcare system for many centuries after previously being used for therapeutic purposes. “The World Health Organization estimated that 80% of the…

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  • Samavaya Vigyaniyam: Inherent Relationship

    Article 41: Samavaya Vigyaniyam (Inherent Relationship) Introduction The chief aim of Ayurvedic system of medicine is equilibrium among tissues, which is defined as Dhatusamya in Ayurveda. This is also known as Karya. For production of the Karya, six types of Karanas are described in the Ayurvedic medicine treatise, Caraka Samhita. > Samanya > Visesa > Dravya > Guna > Karma > Samavaya. These Karana are further divided into two distinct types, which is based on the existence …

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  • What Is Complementary Medicine Or Alternative Medicine?

    conventional medicine may define as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). There is a particular difference between these two: complimentary medicine is used together with conventional medicine, whereas, alternative medicine is applied in place of conventional medicine. For example, one may use chemotherapy and acupuncture together as for the treatment of the disease and this is considered complimentary medicine. On the other hand, if one don’t agree with any chemotherapy and don’t use…

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  • Patanjadi Case Study

    become more concerned about their personal health in this millennium and they have also inclined themselves to maintain quality life through consumption of products which provides satisfaction and also protecting their health. For choosing a healthy lifestyle, they have inclined themselves to Ayurvedic or herbal therapy for nature cure. Ayurveda or Ayurvedic products in India which is developed after centuries of experiments, which is also known as the traditional holistic medical system. It…

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  • Complementary Therapies Essay

    mind body therapies, energy medicine, biologically based practices and manipulative and body based practices. Definition The following are some key terms which are normally used in complementary therapy: acupuncture, healing touch (HI), holistic nursing, naturopathic medicine, Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Acupuncture is a technique which involves thin needles being inserted into the body it is also one of the main components of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Healing Touch is…

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