Ayurveda and the mind – Management of mental illness.

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Ayurveda has a well – developed branch of Psychiatry and clinically proven practices of treating mental ailments and also physical problems related to psychological imbalances. Mental diseases like depression, anxiety or sleep problems are seen very common amongst people with a very unhealthy lifestyle that includes a poor diet, lack of physical activity, lack of social engagement and too much stress.

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Ayurvedic approach to psychology

According to Ayurveda, only a sound mind has the power to keep the body in sound health! It happens when there is a perfect balance of mind, body, and soul. Mind is named Manas. Tamas (darkness) or Rajas (brightness) in the mind are the factors of the Tridoshas. Ayurvedic treatment Parramatta concentrates on the aspect of mind and body together. There are specific mental treatments in Ayurveda to cure physical as well as mental disorders.

Mental ailments and treatments in Ayurveda

Ayurvedic treatment for mental illness includes a holistic combination of diet and lifestyle changes, Yoga, Massage, Aromatherapy, and ethical or spiritual counseling. Apart from that, mantras, meditation, fasting, and vows are also used.

Specific herbs like Bacopa Monnieri, Ashwagandha, Kava, Centella Asiatica, and Saffron may also be prescribed for treating psychological disorders. Collectively called ‘Medhya Rasayanas’, these herbs are clinically proven to nourish neurological tissues and are used as nerve tonics.

Panchakarma treatment Sydney is usually done as a common method to treat mental illness. Panchakarma is a combination of five treatment processes like:

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Nasya: A nasal therapy of pouring certain medicinal liquids or powders into the nose.

Vamana: Inducing vomiting by giving medicinal potions.

Virechana: Purging of vitiated tumors are eliminated through anal route, for the purification of the lower half of the body.

Vasti: It is only a gentle Ayurvedic medicated enema. A purificatory measure where suitable medicines in the form of enema through rectal, vaginal or urethral routes

Panchakarma has some effective therapies for mental diseases. Specific herbal formulas are prescribed in Ayurveda, which detoxifies and clear any blockages that may be present in the brain channels as well as rejuvenating and strengthening the mind. Depression, Insomnia, Schizophreniaetc. can be treated effectively by Ayurveda. Mental ailments once cured ayurvedically has only rare chances to reoccur.

Ayurvedic Superfoods that boost health

Benefits of Ayurveda

The fast life of today has an effect on our health. Many lifestyle diseases like Diabetes, Obesity, Blood Pressure are on the rise. An effective way to control these is by watching what you eat. People turn to Ayurveda in Sydney to cure diseases and maintain optimum health as it has no side effects. In fact, there are some Ayurvedic Superfoods that boost health.

Ayurveda states that the right foods contribute to sattva (purity), detoxify the body, and rejuvenate it as well. You’ll experience an overall increase in immunity, strength, and digestion.

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Check out the Ayurvedic superfoods listed below…

Ginger

An Ayurveda superfood with anti-inflammatory properties, Ginger stimulates appetite, and reduces intestinal pain, gas and bloating. Fresh ginger can be used to fight nausea. Dried ginger root if mixed with Almond oil and rubbed on joints reduces pain. It also lowers cholesterol levels and gives relief from migraines.

Ashwagandha Root (Indian ginseng)

In Ayurveda, Ashwagandha is popularly used for fighting stress, anxiety, and fatigue. It can also relieve painful swelling or Rheumatoid Arthritis. Ashwagandha is also considered beneficial for increasing sperm count in men.

Amla (Indian gooseberry)

The powerful antioxidant properties of Amla has made it an Ayurveda superfood. Amla cleanses the colon and removes excess heat from the body. It is a rich source of natural Vitamin C and Calcium & is also a digestive tonic. Amla is also known for its anti-aging properties & Amla oil helps fight dandruff.

Turmeric

An international superfood due to its anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties! Turmeric is generally used to treat skin conditions & detoxify the liver. It also lowers blood sugar & can also be applied directly to treat wounds. Along with Ayurvedic treatment in Parramatta can be treated more effectively.

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Tulsi

Ayurveda states that boiling Tulsi leaves, Ginger and Cardamom in water makes a healing potion to treat sore throats, headaches, and chest congestion. Tulsi juice is also beneficial in treating acne & other skin disorders like ringworm infections, rashes, and itchiness. Regular consumption of Tulsi also helps purify the blood, reduce blood sugar and build immunity.

Brahmi

Brahmi or Bacopa is used to balance Vata, Pitta and Kapha Doshas in our body. It also helps to sustain the brain and nervous system functions. Brahmi mixed with sesame oil is used to massage away stress and soothe the nerves.

Get in touch with us at Ayur Healthcare to buy your Ayurvedic superfoods.

Ayurvedic Remedies for Effective Weight Loss

In the busy lifestyle of today, obesity is also becoming a major problem in India these days. To reduce weight, people hit the gym, rely on a variety of medicines and more. Ayurveda the holistic medicine of India has become popular as an effective form of weight loss Ayurveda treatment Parramatta.

list of the best ayurvedic medicines for weight loss which consumed in a balanced quantity would have a great impact on your health as well.

Ayurvedic Herbs

Lemon- Honey

Mix 2 tbsp lemon juice with 1 tbsp honey in lukewarm water (1 glass) and consume it in the morning on an empty stomach. It will reduce your appetite and also detox your body.

Pepper

Fat metabolism is enhanced by the Piperine found in Pepper. Adding a pinch of Pepper with lemon and honey helps to boost the process.

Cabbage

Eating Cabbage induces the burning of fat within your body. If eaten raw as a salad, it can also be a healthy substitute for unhealthy snacks.

Horse gram

Soak a cup of horse-gram every day and eat it in the morning. It can burn fat. Drink a glass of buttermilk after it for getting better results.

Triphala

An Ayurvedic combination of three herbs, Indian Gooseberry, Black Myrobalan, and Haritaki. Consuming Triphala powder twice – on an empty stomach and before going to bed at night every day.

Guggul

Guggul, an Ayurvedic herb is basically used to treat high cholesterol, obesity, acne, Arthritis, Triglyceride, and other diseases. Eat Guggul every day, an hour after taking lunch to control weight loss.

Kalonji

Kalonji is effective to maintain the Body Mass Index. Take 3 to 5 mg of Kalonji with warm water on an empty stomach every day.

Aloe Vera

Drink Aloe Vera juice with honey on an empty stomach in the morning. Do not eat anything for an hour after drinking the juice. It will surely drain your excess body fat.

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Ajwain

Boil 2 tbsp Ajwain with 2 glass water till the water gets reduced to half. Consume it on an empty stomach in the morning and also at night for better results.

Try these ayurvedic medicines with proper guidance from an Ayurvedic Doctor in Parramatta to shed that extra weight. All the best!

Homeopathic remedies for common ailments

Homeopathy in Parramatta, or Homeopathic Medicine, is an alternative system of medicine that embraces a holistic, natural approach to the treatment of illnesses. Homeopathic products are manufactured from plants, minerals or animals. These products are often made as sugar pellets to be placed under the tongue, ointments, gels, drops, creams, and tablets.

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Here are some Homeopathic remedies for common ailments

Arnica (mountain daisy): A great remedy used in sports medicine and first aid. It deals with the shock and trauma of the injury. Arnica helps to reduce pain and speeds up the healing process. Arnica can also be used as a topical external application in a gel, ointment, or spray form for healing sprains and strains as well as black and blue bruising.

Chamomilla (chamomile): It soothes the irritable infant suffering especially from teething or Colic. When the infant cries incessantly, and nothing seems to provide any relief, Chamomilla calms down the child. A great relief for the parents!

Hypericum (St. John’s wort): It is the first medicine to consider for nerve injuries especially to the fingers, toes, and back. Used for any injury with shooting pains.

Magnesia Phosphorica (phosphate of magnesia): Used as an effective remedy for cramps, including menstrual cramps.

Ignatia (St. Ignatius bean): It is reputed as one of the leading homeopathic medicines for people having acute grief, anxiety, and depression, especially after a death or separation from a loved one.

Allium Cepa (onion): Used as a frequent remedy for the common cold and hay fever. It gives relief when there is a thin, watery, and burning nasal discharge that irritates the nostrils.

Nux vomica (poison nut): It is the medicine for ailments made worse by using conventional or recreational drugs. Nux Vomica is also a common remedy for treating symptoms of overeating or drinking too much alcohol.

Rhus tox (poison ivy): As the most common remedy for sprains and strains Rhus Tox is especially indicated when a person experiences pain on the initial motion which is reduced the more the person continues to move. Also often given to people with the flu or arthritis who experience a similar type of pain.

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Consult Ayur Healthcare for detailed guidance on Homeopathic Consultation in Parramatta to cure the common health problems.

 

Attaining optimum menstrual health through Ayurveda

Women usually lead a very busy life. Many of them are homemakers and have a professional life too. Even if they are just homemakers, their everyday routine involves multiple roles like mother, wife and as the person who takes of everything at home. Such hectic schedules lead to constant physical strain due to lack of rest, low nutrition or overeating and sometimes involve mental strain. Natural health issues arise from pregnancy, menopause, hormonal imbalances, etc. These could lead to hypertension, diabetes, fatigue, etc.

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We at Ayur Healthcare, the premier Ayurvedic clinic Sydney, Australia are ever involved in the care of women’s health through Ayurveda and holistic medicines including Homeopathy. These help in providing the right care and direction for effectively resolving the health issues of women in a gentle and ongoing way during various stages in life.

One of the issues that can be tackled is in having an issue-free menstrual cycle every month through proper routines, food habits, and ayurvedic care, Parramatta. Ayurveda has offered many time-tested methods and medicines to take care of women’s health issues related to menstrual cycles. Through proper diet and routine as well as yoga and ayurvedic medicines, one can achieve optimal health that will take care of the issues in the menstrual cycle.

All the roles of the feminine in the loving, life-giving, nurturing and the beauteous concepts of the feminine nature are understood in Ayurveda and celebrated over the ages. And prime to this is the emphasis on achieving a trouble-free menstrual cycle for women of all ages. All the aspects including emotional, physiological and psychological are taken into account. The issues with conceiving, pregnancy, and childbirth and postnatal care are also part of the services that arise in Ayurveda.

Many of the health issues like Acne / Pimples, Alopecia (Hair Loss), Backache, Chronic fatigue, Emotional disturbances, Gastritis, Hormonal disorders, etc too can be resolved holistically through gentle Ayurveda treatments and therapies at the Ayur Healthcare Clinic at Parramatta in NSW, Australia.