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Ayurveda - The Knowledge of Life

Ayurveda,the traditional medical system in India for over 5,000 years, roughlytranslates as the "knowledge of life" and is based on the principle of living in harmony with nature.

Maintaining life from birth to death is the main purpose of the body.We live in a fast paced world, full of stress, not to mention exposuresto environmental toxins which can cause major imbalances. It can be a struggle for us to have positive and calm minds, or for our bodies to remainhealthy and balanced. On this page we'll introduce you to this wonderful practice and give you simpleand practical information. We'll also refer you to some great sites that will allow you to explore the ayurvedic principles in more depth.


What is Ayurvedic Medicine?
In short it is a philosophy and system of healing the whole person,body and mind. A holistic science of life & longevity and health.It recognizes the uniqueness of each of us. So we have a fingerprint ofsorts made up of our doshas.

What is a Dosha?
Doshas are the structural features of our bodies.There are three types of doshas and all of us have a portion of each one of the doshas within us. This is our unique fingerprint.

The three doshas are:

Vata which is the air principle that is needed for the nervous system to function.

Pitta which is the fire principle which directs digestion, therefore directing metabolism in the circulatory system.

Kapha which is the water principle that relates to mucous, lubrication and carries nutritionthroughout the arteries.

These three doshas together make up the physiologic constitution of an individual. People have a pedominant dosha, but all the doshas have the basic elements within them. Want to know what your dosha is? Check out What's Your Dosha!

Did you know? In Ayurveda, the Amalaki fruit is widely considered to be the most rejuvenating super-fruit. For over 5,000 years, Amalaki has been valued for its rejuvenating, vitality-enhancing, and anti-aging properties. Scientifically formulated with a blend of Amalaki and synergistic herbs,ZRIIis an effective new liquid nutritional drink that is rooted in this ancient wisdom. Created with pomegranate, pear, and grape juice, Zrii is rich in antioxidants, free-radical scavenging polyphenols, and bio-stable Vitamin C. Zrii proprietary amalaki formulation also contains the following rejuvenating and detoxifying herbs: Turmeric - Improves circulation, digestion, and reduces inflammation Tulsi - Improves digestion and intestinal health Ginger- Improves digestion, absorption, and assimilation Haritaki- Serves as a mild-detoxifier Schizandra- Has antioxidant and detoxifying effects Jujube- Protects the digestive system and has mild rejuvenating effects.


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