Health Benefits of Ayurveda

Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest form of medicine which is the perfect approach in the field of health care. The word Ayurveda was derived from Sanskrit, ‘ayur’ means life and ‘veda’ means ‘knowledge’. The benefits of Ayurvedic medicines are plenty. You can achieve total wellness from a ZevA Ayurvedic Doctor through methods such as guided meditation, yoga, massage, herbal medicine, and body-specific changes in diet.

ZevA Ayurvedic Doctors recommend a well-balanced healthy diet, lifestyle changes, stress relief and various herbal remedies to heal all sorts of conditions by helping you to bring the body back into balance.

Ayurvedic medicine can help you in the treatment of inflammatory, hormonal, digestive and autoimmune conditions, including:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Asthma
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Perimenopausal problems
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and cramps
  • Cancer
  • Dementia
  • Dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation)
  • Herpes
  • High blood pressure or cholesterol

Reduces Stress and Anxiety

Meditation, yoga, herbal treatments, and breathing exercises are some of the techniques that can help reduce stress and anxiety. Research shows that regular yoga practice can improve the nervous functions by triggering neuro-hormonal mechanisms and suppressing sympathetic activity. Other studies suggest that yoga is beneficial for physical health of cancer patients and can effectively fight free radical damage.

Weight Loss or Maintenance

Ayurvedic medicine can help someone shed excess weight naturally using a healthy diet, stress reduction and essential oils.

Grapefruit Oil
  • Grapefruit oil is known to lower cravings and hunger, which makes it ideal for losing weight faster in a healthy way.
Cinnamon Oil
  • Helps to balance blood sugar, which in a long-term will help weight loss and reduce those cravings for sugar.
Ginger Oil
  • Ginger reduces sugar cravings and helps to reduce inflammation in the body.

Helps with Hormonal Balance

Studies have shown that various therapeutic effects of Ayurveda have been effective in the treatment of infertility due to PCOS, which is a common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age, resulting from insulin resistance and hormonal imbalances. There are three main essential oils which can help in hormonal balance.

Clary sage Oil
  • The biggest benefit of clary sage is that it helps balance out estrogen production in the body
Thyme Oil

Thyme oil benefits the body by improving progesterone production. Thyme is a great essential oil you can use to naturally balance your hormones in your body

Sandalwood Oil
  • Sandalwood essential oil is very effective at balancing out testosterone levels in both men and women

Promotes antioxidant rich diet

Ayurvedic medicine promotes mostly plant-based diet filled with a variety of real, whole foods. While each person’s diet depends on body type and needs. Ayurvedic diets include various fresh herbs, spices, teas, vegetables, healthy fats, high-antioxidant foods and protein.

High-antioxidant Food List
  • Goji berries
  • Wild blueberries
  • Dark chocolate
  • Pecans
  • Artichoke
  • Elderberries
  • Kidney beans
  • Cranberries
  • Blackberries
  • Cilantro
  • Green Tea

We know that stress can ruin your quality of life and that lower stress levels are related to better health, longevity, weight management and happiness. A healthier diet, natural herbs, better sleep and improved hormonal balance are likely to play a role in healing with Ayurvedic medicine.

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