According to a survey of W.H.O., the ayurvedic business would be App. $ 5 Trillion by the year 2050. Which means herbs will play a major role in caring for global health in the 21st century.
Presently the traditional ayurvedic medicines have taken 50% share in europian markets. In the U.S. Alone it has gained a market share of App. 12%. In Asian countries, traditional markets have dominated the markets with a whopping 195% share.
Ayurveda way of healing:-
Ayurveda is one of the worlds oldest holistic healing systems. as per Ayurveda, it is believed that health and wellness depend upon a delicate balance between the mind, body and spirit. it focuses on good health, providing treatment, concentrating on specific health problem. herbs are used to cure diseases.
In Ayurveda, it is believed that every person is made up of five basic elements found in universe i.e. space, air, fire, water and earth. these elements combine in the body and form three forces or energies called doshas. They are Vata dosha (space and air) Pitta dosha (fire and water) and Kapha dosha (water and earth).
Everyone has these three doshas in different and unique proportions. one dosha is always stronger than other doshas in everybody and that decides the nature of the body, that is how everyone’s body reacts to the same herbs differently. when this balance between the doshas in the body gets disturbed person gets health issues.
Ayurveda believes that it is the most powerful of all doshas. it controls body basic functions like cells multiplication. it controls the mind, breathing, blood flow, heart function and ability of the body to remove waste through intestine. this dosha use to get disturbed by irregular dietary habits, fear, grief, and irregular sleeping habits. if Vata dosha is the main life force in a person body, on getting the balance disturbed, conditions like anxiety, asthma, heart disease, skin problem and rheumatoid arthritis can occur.
This energy controls digestion, metabolism and certain hormones associated with appetite. it is affected by eating sour and spicy foods. if it is the main energy of body on getting disturbed it may cause heart disease, high blood pressure and infections.
This life force controls muscle growth, body strength, stability, weight and immune system. it gets disturbed by sleeping during the day, eating too many sweet foods and eating things that contain too much salt and water. On getting disturbed it may cause asthma, breathing disorders, cancer, diabetes, nausea after consuming food and obesity.
Treatment in Ayurveda is provided by observing and considering the above facts. It also requires a deep knowledge of herbs.
Wishing all to be in a healthy state.
(For awareness purpose only).