Ayurveda, is one of the ancient science of healing originated in India 5,000 year ago. In addition to several ayurvedic medicines for the prevention of various diseases, ayurveda also recommends a number of anti-aging supplements or foods called rasayanas.
Rasayana is derived from the Sanskrit words Rasa means juice, essence and emotions and 'ayana' means 'path'. Thus the literal meaning of rasayana is 'the path of juice'. These rasa nourishes our body and stimulates the immunity of the body and keeps us healthy. This is one of the most effective rejuvenation therapies of ayurveda that keeps the body young and agile and helps to promote the health and longevity in the body in addition to the treatment of various ailments. The major benefits of rasayanas includes long life, Increase in memory power, good health, young looks, glowing skin, Calmness, and resistance to diseases.
Rasayana therapy involves use of special drugs according to the need of the patient. With the use of these drugs one attains the physical, mental and spiritual benefits. The medicines in rasayana therapy are purely herbal made completely from natural ingredients such as herbs and spices, ghee (purified butter), raw honey, dried fruits, Sucanat (unprocessed sugar), and natural flavors. Moreover, they are prepared from hand following the old traditions using utensils of copper, iron, and clay.
The components of rasayana help you to improve health, immunity, vigor, vitality, and thus, give longevity to the body. The herbs used in rasayana helps to maintain the normal functioning of the enzymes in the tissues and help to stimulate the nervous system and thus promote a proper physiology and psychology in human body and mind. And thus, it helps you to gain long, healthy, disease free life, intelligence, power of memory, youth and luster.
Some of the most discussed and beneficial ayurvedic rasayan are Chyavanaprasha, Pippali rasayana, Triphala rasayana and Shilajita rasayana. Chyavanaprasha is an ayurvedic combination of amla or amalaki (Indian gooseberry), mixed with ashwaganda, pippali, cardamom, nutmeg and cinnamon in a base of clarified butter and honey in specific ratio. It is quite effective in maintaining youthfulness, vigor, and vitality of the body. If consumed on regular basis, it helps to enhance the skin complexion, glow and fights dermal bacterial infection. In addition to that, it also sharpens the sense organs, increases the digestive fire, desire for sex and strength of the body.
Triphala Rasayana is prepared by mixing equal quantity of madhuka (mahua tree), tavakshir (East Indian arrowroot) pippali (long pepper), saindhava (long salt), and each one of the loha (iron), suvarna (gold), vacha (Acorus calamus) with either honey, ghee or sugar. Triphala Rasayana stimulates the ojas, the finest product of digestion that prevents from many diseases to occur and makes the skin shine and radiate its natural glow. It is also useful in case pf high cholesterol, liver disorders, slows down aging by maintaining the balance of vata, pitta and kapha in the body and also heps you in weight loss. In addition to that, it helps you to enhance the digestive fires of the stomach.
Pipali rasayana is a combination of Piper longum and Butea monosperma (palash). It is very important as s a powerful stimulant for the digestive and respiratory systems. It is very useful for stimulating purification process in the body as it helps in transportation of necessary nutrients in the body and help in the removal of wastes from the body and thus helps to stimulate digestion, assimilation and metabolism of food. It also stimulates the better circulation of blood and enhances the immune system.
Similarly, shilajit rasayana is decomposition of vegetable substances, which is made by combining a number of different herbs including Triphala, Dashamula, or Ashwagandha. Consumption of shilajit makes you feel more energetic and helps you to rebuild the nervous system and helps you to fight general debility and fatigue.
Moreover, all these rasayanas follows a dietary and herbal approach and can be used on a daily basis for long-term results. You can literally see noticeable results in a few weeks or less. In addition to that they are very cost effective and easily available.
Disclaimer: This content has been purely developed for knowledge point of view and is not an alternative to any medical advice by a medical professional. You are requested to visit a professional physician or health specialist for any medical advice for any medical condition.
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