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“There is nothing on this earth which is not a medicine”.
Such a profound statement as described in the Charaka Samhita, one of the foremost Ayurvedic classic text describing the efficacy and profoundity of nature’s oldest medicine.
Ayurveda, India’s ancient system of medicine has a vast herbal pharmacopoeia dating back to 3500 – 1800 BC, as stated in the Rig Veda, another ancient text, which is one of the first documented text on the therapeutic properties of plants presented to mankind, by the ancient Indian sages. This text also depict the traditional uses and benefits achieved from the usage of these remarkable herbs.
In the ancient Charaka Samhita text, Sage Charaka has categorized all substances in three groups. These three groups are the foundation for understanding the base upon which Ayurvedic herbal medicine developed from.
These three categories are:
* Animal source
* Mineral source
* Plant source
Ayurveda Massages at the Mahima Center in Kendall, the richest source is the category of plant origin, whereby the selection of the part of the plant will vary in medicinal value as other parts of the plant.
For example, the roots in some plants may have a highly tonic property whilst the bark may have different attributes and the leaves or flowers may also differ.
Before we dwell into this intricate and remarkable Science of Ayurvedic herbs, we will first take a journey into understanding the basic principles whereby allowing the capacity to fully appreciate and enjoy this wondrous journey.
Oftentimes referred to as the “gentle medicine or science”, Ayurveda is a medicine that is very effective and safe without secondary effects.