Ayurveda is a form of medicine which has been practised for thousands of years in India. The word ayurveda means “knowledge of life”. The main purpose of Ayurvedic medicine is to cure diseases and to promote longevity by natural means. The basic principle behind Ayurveda is that everything in nature can be classified into five elements called Panchamahabhutas or five great elements. These are earth, water, fire, air and ether (space).
Eat fruits that are in season
It’s important to eat fruits that are in season. Fruits that aren’t in season will have been shipped from thousands of miles away, and you’re better off eating fresh local produce if possible. This also means you’ll be getting the freshest produce, which is ideal for your health and wellness.
When it comes to seasonal fruits, there are some obvious ones like strawberries and blueberries in summertime, or cranberries during autumn. But there are also less-obvious seasonal fruits—like pomegranates and quinces, and persimmons! These can be hard to find at grocery stores outside of their designated seasons (September through December). If you can’t get these at a local farm stand or farmers market then look online; many vendors sell them year round just not locally due to poor weather conditions during those months (or lack thereof).
If you live somewhere warm enough all year round then consider taking advantage of this by growing your own fruit trees such as mangoes or papayas (depending on how large a space you have available).
Drink two glasses of warm water on waking up in the morning
Warm water is considered to be very good for health. It helps in flushing out the toxins from your system and keeps you hydrated. Moreover, if you drink warm water on waking up in the morning, it will prevent you from getting thirsty throughout the day and also keeps your digestion healthy.
Additionally, warm water has antioxidant properties that can help improve your skin complexion and keep it glowing naturally.
Daily oil massage is good for the skin
In Ayurveda, massage is considered to be a great way to nourish your skin. The ancient Indian healing system recommends massaging your body with a good quality oil every day. To make the most of this simple practice, here are some dos and don’ts from Dr. Chitra Ramkumar:
- Use a high-quality oil—one that’s pure (no additives), unrefined, and cold pressed
- Massage in long strokes on both sides of the body (alternate hands)
- Use as much pressure as feels comfortable; do not overdo it or apply too much pressure at one time; be sure to maintain an even rhythm throughout the massage
- Begin at your feet and move up toward your head
Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years. It aims to promote good health by balancing the body and mind through cleansing, detoxification, diet, exercise and meditation. Ayurvedic practices are well known for their ability to prevent disease, slow down aging and boost immunity through natural means.