Ayurveda: Its Benefits – The Science Of Eight Component


What Is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda or Ayurvaid is an Indian medical science, ages more than 4500 years. The source of the science of knowledge “Ayurveda” is “Vedas”. This Vedas contains practical and scientific knowledge about Ayurvaid, which discussed about health – “Ayurveda”.

Ayurveda is a system of traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent and a form of alternative medicine. By the medieval period, ayurvedic practitioners develop a number of medicinal preparations and surgical procedures for the purpose of treatment of different ailments. We can say practices that are derived from Ayurvedic medicine are regarded as a part of complementary and alternative medicine, from the basis for systematic medicine.

Obtaining  and maintaining the balance with the mind and body with the external environment is of the ultimatum of this knowledge. We all know that living in harmony with nature and in accordance with natural principles ensures complete physical health and peace of mind.

Ayurveda or Ayurvaid was also called “The Science of Eight Components:

These are:

  • General Medicine – Which is used to cure diseases affecting body.
  • Pediatrics – Which is called the treatment of children.
  • Surgery – Which is used to remove of any substance which has entered the body.
  • Opthalmology or ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) – Which is used to cure of diseases of the nose, ear, throat etc.
  • Demonology or Exorcism or Psychiatry – a treatment which is used of mental diseases supposed to be produced by past experiences.
  • Toxicology – System of antidotes. A branch of science concerned with the nature, detection and effects of venoms or poisons.
  • Aphrodisiacs –  is a substance that increases of sexual desire. Many food, drinks and behaviors have had a reputation for making sex more attainable or pleasurable.

In short we can say, Ayurveda or Ayurvaid is a unified system that encompasses all these aspects, it involves nothing more expensive or difficult than adapting your diet and lifestyle. Ayurveda or Ayurvaid is derived from two words, mainly, “Ayus” and “Veda”, understanding the meaning of both the words is important to fully grasp of this discipline. Where “Ayus” – is Body, Senses, Mind and Soul. These four factors are responsible for sustaining the life air in our body and each must be present in order to produce ayus. Whether any of the factors is absent we cannot alive. As we know very well that everything in the earth has physical body and soul. “Veda” – is knowledge or science.

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About the Author: Kabbyik

Kabbyik Mitra is a Content Developer & Technical Writer, the owner of Yoga2all.com. He had started the blog pertaining to health and wellness in 2013, and previously worked for different online platforms on a freelance basis and worked for various organizations. An Indian native, Kabbyik has more than 6-year of experience in journalism and bilingual communications, including health and tech magazines, online writing, proofreading and editing for both national as well as international publications of repute. Kabbyik holds an MBA in Marketing & Financial Management from the Manipal, Sikkim University, India, where he studied as a full-timer. In addition, he is a certified science communicator and writer from Indian Science News Association, completed full-time 6-month training program on science communication and media practice. Kabbyik’s favorite book is An Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nation.

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