Best Effects of Ayurveda You Must Know

Ayurveda is an ancient tradition that has been in place in India for last 5,000 years. According to Ayurvedic beliefs, factors such as stress, unhealthy diet, weather and strained relationships can influence the balance that exists between a person's doshas.

The benefits of Ayurveda have been proven over centuries and practiced in daily life to sustain health. Ayurveda consist of eight branches; general medicine (kayachikitsa), surgery (Shalya), disease of ear, nose and throat (Shalakya), pediatrics (Kaumarbhrutya), toxicology (Agadatantra), psychiatry (Manas roga), Rejuvenation (Rasayana) and sexual vitality (Vajikaran).

Over 80 % of the population opts for alternative therapy as curative and preventive healing. 

Here is the list of herbs for the follwing ailments that have proven to be the most effective and natural in terms of complete treatement, infact many have got the benefit not only Indians but also people around the globe.


Some forty neurological disorders are classified in Ayurveda as vata disorders. Herbs commonly used for neurological disease include Brahmi, which is said to enhance memory, reduce insomnia, and act as a mild sedative, and Centella asiatica, or Gotu kola, valued as a memory enhancer. 


A number of herbal compounds have been used to prevent atherosclerosis, and to address other risk factors, such as obesity, elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Among the most promising is guggul, an extract from the mukul myrrh tree, since it is widely used in India for the reduction of cholesterol.


Ayurvedic herbs are used both internally and externally to treat arthritis and muscle disorders. Herbal compounds and massage also help relieve chronic pain.


Ailments are treated with yogic breathing and Ayurvedic preparations, including the herbs Sida cordifolia and Tylophora asthmatica, which are used to treat asthma.


Ayurvedic preparations have been used to treat upper and lower gastrointestinal disease, and are considered especially useful in liver disease. Irritable bowel disorder, as well as peptic, gastric, and duodenal ulcers, are treated with Ayurvedic herbs. Ginger is recognized as a digestive aid in Ayurveda.


Ayurveda places a great deal of emphasis on preventing cancer with diet, lifestyle changes, exercise, and the use of various Ayurvedic compounds, most notably the extract of Semicarpus anacardium nut and the flowers of Calotropis procera, as reported by Smit in 1995.

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