Before I discuss any of the other parts of Ayurveda, I thought it best to first begin with the basics: the three doshas.
Dosha in Sanskrit refers to bodily humors, kind of like energies or forces. 1,120 more words
Ayurveda differs from conventional western medicine in that it acknowledges each individual as a unique being in nature and takes into consideration the ongoing imbalances that accumulate from day to day, season to season, year to year. 419 more words