What is Ayurveda?

"Ayurveda" is a Sanskrit word that translates to "life wisdom" or the science of life. It is the indigenous health science of India, and a holistic (mind-body-spirit) healing modality.

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  • Ayurveda's Tools:  

  • Food as primary medicine

  • Healthy daily routines and rituals

  • Herbs to kindle digestion, burn toxins, and rebalance the nervous system

  • Treatment according to dosha or personal constitution. 

  • Ayurveda naturally restores optimal health and balance. 

Ayurveda is natural, seasonal, and mindful healing. It uses food and lifestyle as primary medicines. It focuses on enhancing and supporting our digestive fire or gut health (agni), and burning or eliminating toxic metabolic waste (ama) from the body. Treatment protocols include nutritional therapies, herbal medicine, yoga, mediation, internal and external oiling of the body, and mama point therapy (light pressure applied to specific energy centers of the body).

Ayurveda is an elemental system of healing. It treats "dosha" or an individual’s unique constitution based on the panch mahabhutas or 5 Great Elements. Our system acknowledges a patient's original constitution or genetic code (prakruti), as well as the current state of imbalance of doshas (vikruti). Also looking to thermogenics (heating versus cooling), restoring equilibrium of temperatures, in order to restore digestive and hormonal balance to body systems. 

It gives a patient all the tools to restore their own health and vitality, using food as medicine, herbs, and practical lifestyle solutions. It is simple and effective. It allows you to understand yourself, so that you know how to live to create health and balance 24/7. 

It is a powerful way to take your health and your life into your own hands. Are you ready to get started?

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