AYUSH

AYUSH SYSTEMS Ayurveda Ayurveda is the Science of Life, is a 5000 year of wisdom distilled intoa system of practice having its historical roots in the Indian subcontinent it. Ayurveda is a science dealing not only withtreatment of diseases, but, is a complete way oflife. This system of Health stresses on theprevention of body ailments in addition to curingthem. Curative Ayurveda has main eightbranches: General Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychology &Psychiatry, E.N.T. &Ophthalmology, Surgery, Toxicology, Nutrition, and Aphrodisiacs.Ayurvedic principles of Health & Disease revolvearound the concept of 3 doshas – Vata, Pitta &Kapha. According to Ayurveda, our human body isa mirror of physical surroundings. Ayurveda hasmade several contributions for Medicine; Susrutha, father of Surgery who lived in 700BC was an Ayurveda physician. 

Yoga & Naturopathy Yoga today, is no longer restricted to hermits, saints, and sages; it hasentered our everyday lives and has aroused a worldwide awakening and acceptance in the last few decades. The scienceof Yoga and its techniques have now beenreoriented to suit modern sociological needs andlifestyles. Experts of various branches of medicineincluding modern medical sciences are realizingthe role of these techniques in the prevention andmitigation of diseases and promotion of health. Naturopathy is an art and science of healthy livingand a drugless system of healing based on well-founded philosophy. Naturopathy is a system of treatment which recognizes the existence of the vital curative force within the body. Naturopathy techniques involve: Diet Therapy, Fasting Therapy,Mud Therapy, Hydrotherapy, MassoTherapy, Acupressure, Acupuncture, Chromo Therapy, Air Therapy, Magnet Therapy, Nutraceuticals etc.

Unani Medicine The foundation of Unani system was laid by Hippocrates. Unanimedicine, otherwise called Islamic Herbal Medicine is a Greko Arabic medicine which is based on the 4 fundamental principles – Dam (Blood), Belgum (Phlegm), Safra (Yellow Bile), Sauda (Black Bile). The balance of these principles provides health, while the imbalance of any or all results in diseases. The treatment approach of Unani is to balance the imbalanced principles through a 4-fold approach; Lifestyle modification, Diet therapy, Internal medicine and Regimental therapy. Regimental therapy is very popular in Islamic culture which is otherwise called Hijamaor Wet Cupping. Natural herbs are used as internal medications, commonly used herbs are; dried ginger, black pepper, cinnamon, aloe vera, amla etc.

Sidha Siddha system is one of the oldest systems of medicine in India. Thisprinciples and doctrines of this system, both fundamental and applied, have a close similarity to Ayurveda, with specialization in iatrochemistry. The drugs used by the Siddharscould be classified into three groups: herbal product, inorganic substances and animal products. The Siddha Medicines which contains mercury, silver, arsenic, lead and sulfur have been found to be effective in treating certain infectious diseases. Sidha system is not recognized in several countries because of the lack of research proving the safety of mineral & metallic preparations. According to the Siddha medicine system, diet and lifestyle play a major role in health and in curing diseases. 

Homoeopathy The word ‘Homoeopathy’ is derived from two Greek words, Homoismeaning similar and pathos meaning suffering. Homeopathy, a system of medicine discovered by a German doctor, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, treats the patient with highly diluted substances, with the aim of triggering the body’s natural system of healing. Homeopathy is based on the principle - treat ‘like with like’, that is; a substance which causes symptoms when taken in large doses, can be used in small amounts, to treat those same symptoms. The Government and the people of India accepted homeopathy widely and it is flourished and updated by research & clinical practice. The ultra-dilution of homeopathy medicine is widely accepted as nanomedicine and it is offered as the medicine of the new millennium. Indian Homeopathy stands as a strong arm of AYUSH India. 

Sowa-Rigpa Sowa-Rigpa - commonly known as Amchi system of medicine is one ofthe oldest, living and well documented medical tradition of the world. It has been popularly practice in Tibet, Mongolia, Bhutan, some parts of China, Nepal, Himalayan regions of India and few parts of former Soviet Union etc. The majority of theory and practice of Sowa-Rigpa is like “Ayurveda”. Gyud-Zi (four tantra) the fundamental text book of this medicine was first translated from India and enriched in Tibet with its own folklore and other medical tradition like Chinese and Persian etc. The impact of Sowa-Rigpa along with Buddhism and other Tibetan art and sciences were spread in neighboring Himalayan regions.