What is Ayurveda?
Ayurveda is a holistic approach to maintaining health, focussing on disease prevention. Ayurveda empowers individuals with the knowledge to understand their own unique nature in order to maintain health and wellbeing.
There are many Ayurvedic Therapies used in Ayurvedic clinics. For example Shirodhara is the systematic and continual pouring of warm oil across the forehead and can have profound effects on relaxation and an excellent stress reliever.
Agni. All diseases arise from impaired Agni. Symptoms may include, feeling bloated, heartburn, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea. To keep to busy schedules, we either ignore these signs completely or buy over the counter remedies.
Herbs in Ayurveda
Each herb in thi section features an overview of the plant, habitat and its uses. Herbs in Ayurveda are well documented over millennium each with characteristics describing their nature, heating, cooling, sweet, bitter or drying to name a few.
The recipe section is where APA members try to give a flavour of Ayurveda and how food and spices alongside Ayurvedic approaches to diet can be used in everyday life as well as within a medicinal approach to health.