Ayurveda has been one of my favorites holistic healing techniques. I strongly believe prevention is better than cure. Follow a diet and exercise regimen every single day and you will never be sick! Try all possible natural ways of healing first and have complete belief that you will heal naturally without side effects. 

Ayurveda is one such system of natural healing originated in India thousands of years ago. Let me explain you what is the principle behind the system and how does it work. 

The Principle

According to Ayurvedic philosophy, the entire cosmos is an interplay of the five elements -Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether. These five elements are grouped in to three basic types of energy that are present in everybody and everything. These are vata, pitta and kapha. These are termed as doshas” which means “impurity”. As long as the doshas are in normal quantity they maintain the harmony and balance in both body and mind. If they are out of balance they create a disease. 

How does it work?

The 3 Doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha are the foundation pillars of Ayurveda. In a Ayurvedic way of healing, the healer will first identify what type of dosha the person has and applies a specific treatment to balance the dosha. It starts with an internal purification process, followed by a special diet, herbal remedies, massage therapy, yoga, and meditation to regain the natural balance.






Vata constitutes primarily of Air and Ether. Governs elimination, nervous system and respiration. 

Pitta constitutes primarily of Water and Fire. Governs digestion, absorption, assimilation and metabolism. 

Kapha constitutes primarily of Water and Earth. Governs bodily functions concerned with physical structure , and fluid balance.


Moving quick, light , cold, minutes, rough dry, leads the order doshas.

Hot, sharp, light, acidic, slightly, oily

Heavy, oily, slow, cold, steady, solid, dull


Creativity Flexibility Proper Nourishment Strong Immunity Sound Sleep

Normal heat and thirst Strong Digestion Sharp intellect Good Skin

Muscular strength Strong Immunity Healthy Joints Vitality and Strength Stability of mind


Dry or Rough Skin Constipation Fatigue Underweight Insomnia Intolerance of cold Fear and Anxiety

Skin inflammations Heartburn Premature graying Heartburn Baldness Irritability Visual problems Excessive heat

Oily skin Sinus congestion Obesity Slow Digestion Nasal Allergies Lethargy Dullness

Highly recommend to take the  Dosha Quiz from the verified site to know your Dosha. Based on your Dosha, here are Ayurveda suggestions curated from top sites

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Techniques include healthy lifestyle, good digestion, stress relief, skin rejuvenation, anti-aging,  better sleep, detoxification,  and many more.

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The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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