Ayurveda defines therapy as any method that involves the process of balancing the doshas.
According to Ayurveda, in a living body all the ailments and sufferings are due to the disharmony and disequilibrium of the doshas. Hence the Ayurvedic therapies' main aim is to treat disorders, prevent disease and rebalance the body doshas, dhatus, malas and mind gunas.
Ayurvedic therapies eliminate toxins from the body, increase immunity and soothe the senses thereby enhancing general physical and mental well-being. The therapies are directed to eliminate the disease completely, permanently.
Ayurveda has the following step by step approach to healing:
- Balancing the Doshas
- Increasing Digestive Power
- Maintaining Proper Waste Elimination
- Enhancing Immunity
- Cultivating a Spiritual Temperament.