Stress is a universal element of the modern human practice, and while some ‘stress’ is appropriate, even useful, it is also clear that too much 'stress’ can be quite harmful, and can compromise the health of an individual physically, mentally, and emotionally. Role of Ayurveda Ayurveda offers a different yet beautiful perspective on stress management, but to better understand it, the article will first discover the probable consequences of excess stress and establish a proper understanding of the response of humans through tension. There are following five steps to mitigate the stress 1. To slow down 2. To indulge in quality self-care I. To take a bath II. To drink herbal tea III. To practice oil pulling IV. Do Ayurveda oil massage, known as Abhyanga V. To practice Nasya VI. To sit in nature VII. Read an inspiring book VIII. Get sufficient rest 3. To stick to a daily routine 4. Therapies to the quiet body-mind organism (Pranayama, Yoga, Meditation) 5. Eat a healthy diet Stress Management through Ayurveda
The role of stress in the cause of several diseases acquaints in Ayurvedic science and modern medicine. The 'stress’ is called sahasa in Ayurveda. Sahasa increases the receptiveness of the body to various diseases by causing loss of immunity. Avoidance of tension is the best way for treatment and, if it is not possible, the body should be well guarded by taking proper care of the diet and sleep, sleep here points to adequate rest required by the body. Further, it is advisable to take several chemical herbs regularly to increase the coping capacity of the body. According to Ayurveda, stress on the body and mind is the foremost reason for all problems, physical, social, family, economic, relationships, mental, and spiritual problems in our life. Ayurvedic treatments for stress, through following therapies- Swedana is the loosening of toxins through herbal steam therapy. Abhyanga is the body rejuvenation through warm oil massage. Pizhichil is the muscular toning through an oil bath. Shirodhara is nervous distressing through a rhythmic flow of medicated oil on the forehead. Shirovasthi is nervous rejuvenation through medicated oils that are retained on the head using an elongated cap. Thalam is nervous relaxation through an herbal mix applied to the crown of the head. Thalapothichil that is nourishment to nervous tissue by application of medicated paste on the head. Njavarkizhi that is stress relief through full-body massage with medicinal rice gruel contained in a pouch. Elakizhi that is therapeutic massaging with warm pouches containing herbs. Ayurveda aims to quiet the fluctuations of the body and mind to manage stress. The target is to pacify this vata energy. Many ways can lessen the wind of Vata through lifestyle measures, through sleep, through botanicals. Ayurveda explains that vata is what energies disease in the long term, so pacifying and quieting vata is a foremost consideration for health and long life.
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