Ayurveda – A Complete Science of Life

The oldest healthcare system in India is Ayurveda and at We Volunteer in India, AVI, the volunteers get a chance to learn about Ayurveda right from the basic. For the purpose of healing, a lot of herbs are used in Ayurveda and these are known for centuries for providing relief from number of aches and inflammation. In order to treat number of fatal diseases, the Ayurvedic practitioners use to create the medicines by mixing various types of herbs in it.In addition, there’s lot more related to health and fitness that attracts volunteers from all around the world to come and learn about it from the country where it originated. At We Volunteer in India, we offer this opportunity to volunteers to explore Ayurveda and know about its amazing facts

When these medications are taken as per the dosage that are recommended then without any side effects, these use to provide a protective shield against number of health ailments. There are number of herbs that are used as tonics for the general purpose like rebuild, nourish and clean at the cellular level and some are there that are intended to deal with some specific body organs.

Ayurvedic Pathology

Ayurveda gives us a model to look at each individual as a unique makeup of the three Doshas (Prakruti) and thereby design treatment protocols that specifically address a person’s health challenges. When any of the Doshas ( Vata, Pitta or Kapha ) becomes imbalance, Ayurveda will suggest specific lifestyle and nutritional guidelines to assist the individual in reducing or increasing the Doshas that has become imbalance.

Sattvic Diet

An intricate understanding of the affects of different foods on the health (mental, physical as well as spiritual) of a person is provided by the sister science of Yoga known as Ayurveda. It is considered in Ayurveda that purity of both mind and body is promoted by Sattvic food as it is indented to cultivate a clear, calm and compassionate mind. Any food derived from animals is not included in Sattvic food and they are vegetarian. Generally the following things are consisted in a Sattvic diet:

  • Vegetables, organic fruits
  • Dairy products
  • Nuts and whole grains
  • Lentils and beans
  • Plant based oils
  • Sweet foods, honey
  • Spices like basil, cinnamon, coriander, turmeric and ginger

The loving intention that includes the manner in which the foods are cut, spices are added and dish is prepared greatly enhance the quality of the food. Sattvic diet is recommended to people who are healthy and balanced as a general rule in Ayurveda.

So, if you wish to volunteer in India and learn Ayurveda then you must have a look at number of programs offered at We Volunteer in India– AVI. Come forward and educate yourself while helping those in need.