By Terry Robson

Delivering a valid creation to the diversity of remedies and philosophies in the box of complementary and replacement drugs, this publication deals a scientific clarification of the philosophies and practices that underpin those scientific practices. the increase in acclaim for complementary medication is tested in addition to demanding situations of constructing a extra built-in approach of healthcare. Such questions as what's complementary medication? What proof is there to help its use? and What can orthodox medication research from holistic perform? are spoke back. between issues mentioned are natural drugs, therapeutic massage, aromatherapy, yoga, and ayurveda.

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Sattva is the principle of harmony and brings lasting happiness. Rajas is the principle of dynamism and brings pain in the long run. Tamas is the principle of inertia and brings dullness or lack of feeling. Intro to Comp Medicine pag egyp 20 10/12/03 4:30 PM Page 20 AN INTRODUCTION TO COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE The three gunas are particularly important in how Ayurveda understands the functioning of the mind. As Sattva starts to predominate, the mind becomes clearer and is better able to avoid harmful activities.

Ultimately they realised that we experience the universe through our five senses; accordingly Ayurveda describes five elements, one for each of the sense organs. These are earth, water, fire, air and space, which correspond to the solid state, the liquid state, the power to transform the state of a substance, the gaseous state and the space in which everything exists. It is held that every substance in the universe is made up of these five elements and can be classified according to its predominant element.

Ayurvedic treatment modalities Ayurvedic treatment is based around the removal of the cause of doshic imbalance or disease. To facilitate this process the Ayurvedic physician is required to be different things at different times. They may need to act as a teacher, a priest, a counsellor, a motivator, an initiator of change and even as a cook. The physician works to support nature, which is seen as fundamentally intelligent. As nature’s innate healing power is respected, the burden of treatment rests on the physician’s shoulders, but not the burden of cure.

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