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Ayurveda

Ayurveda,  literally means “Knowledge of Life” is over 5,000 year old medical system from India. According to Ayurveda, everything on this planet (including our bodies & minds) consist of five elements: earth, water, fire, air, and space. Every individual is a unique combination of these five elements. Disease develops when we disconnect from nature, when we forget where we come from and who we truly are. Ayurveda helps us to understand our unique constitution, so we know which foods, activities, yoga poses, etc are the best for us.

The traditional Hindu system of medicine which is based on customs, beliefs, and practices of the Hindu culture. Ayurveda means "the science of Life": veda - science, ayur - life. Now-a-days ayurveda is being looked upon as a much preferred set of medication for treating various ailments. It is actually wise to cure diseases using natural medicines, as herbal remedies do not render any kind of ill effects on the body.Ayurveda stresses the use of plant-based medicines and treatments.

Source: http://www.ayurveda-holistic-medicine.com/


Yoga and Naturopathy

Naturopathy and Yoga are traditional medical systems, which deal with an individual on all aspects of well being. It is based on the principle of morbid matter theory, which is mentioned in ancient books and considers that the improper lifestyle and environmental factors are causes to disturb the normal and harmonious functions of the body.

Naturopathy can be defined as a drugless, non-invasive, rational and evidence-based system of medicine imparting treatments with natural elements based on the theory of vitality, theory of toxemia, theory of self-healing capacity of the body and the principles of healthy living.

The concept of Body, Mind and Soul is the very basis of yoga, which is derived from the word “yuj”, means to unite with the ultimate divine. It is the oldest and holistic system for mind – body fitness.
 

Meditation is conscious sleep, while sleep is unconscious meditation. It is the journey towards Self, transcending body and mind. It is the art of living in the present moment with cessation of thoughts. It calms the restless mind and helps in stress management and stress related ailments associated with modern Hi-tech era.
 

With the regular practice of Asanas, Pranayama and Meditation, one can enjoy good vital capacity, good body-mind coordination, cheerfulness and good balance between various functions such as neuromuscular coordination etc.
 

It is high time to Return To Nature and follow Naturopathy and Yoga


Unani

A modified Greco-Arabic medical system flourishing today as unani medicine. It was the product of Arab physicians and scholars captivated by Greek philosophy, science, and medicine. It is practiced today in India and Pakistan, largely as a type of herbal medicine.The Unani System of Medicine has a long and impressive record in India. It was introduced in India by the Arabs and Persians sometime around the eleventh century. Today, India is one of the leading countries in so for as the practice of Unani medicine is concerned. It has the largest number of Unani educational, research and health care institutions.The basic theory of Unani system is based upon the well- known four- humour theory of Hippocrates. This presupposes the presence, in the body, of four humours viz., blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile. The human body is considered to be made up of the following seven components are:
 
Arkan (Elements)
  • Mizaj (Temperament)
  • Akhlat (Humors)
  • Aaza (Organs)
  • Arwah (Spirits)
  • Quwa (Faculties)
  • Afaal (Functions)
Source: http://www.nium.in/origin.htm
http://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/44776?p=terms&conceptid=D019367

Siddha

Siddha System of Medicine also known as Siddha Vaidya in India, is the oldest among the Indian Medical Systems namely Ayurveda, Siddha & Unani & its also the oldest medical system in the world. Since number of people, preferring natural health remedies and herbal health remedies are increasing day by day and Indian medical systems like Ayurveda are gaining popularity all over the world, I think  its the best time to give you some information about Siddha Medicine Which Is Far More Advanced than Ayurveda In Usage of Herbs, Metals, Minerals As Well As Animals in preparing highly effective medicines and not to mention, Siddha System of Medicine is the Oldest Medical System in existence.
Siddha System of Medicine is an integrated part of Indian System, which is very potent and unique system when compared with other traditional systems in existence. Siddha Medicine is contributing much to the health care of human beings and Siddha Vaidya could be considered as the crown of all the traditional arts of the ancient world owing to its richness and simplicity


Source: http://www.siddhaphysician.com/


Homeopathy

Homoeopathy today is a rapidly growing system and is being practiced almost all over the world. In India it has become a household name due the safety of its pills and gentleness of its cure. A rough study states that about 10% of the Indian population solely depend Homoeopathy for their Health care needs and is considered as the Second most popular system of medicine in the Country.
 It is a form of alternative medicine in which practitioners claim to treat patients using highly diluted preparations that are believed to cause healthy people to exhibit symptoms that are similar to those exhibited by the patient. A system of therapeutics founded by Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), based on the Law of Similars where "like cures like". Homeopathy is the second most widely used system of medicine in the world. Its growth in popularity in the United States has been around 25 to 50 percent a year throughout the last decade.

Source: http://www.indg.in/health/ayush-1/homeopathy/

 

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