PATH 4 – CONSCIOUS TOWARDS CARING FOR OURSELVES
Treating Our Bodies As Our Temples
The center-stone of the practice of Ayurvedic medicine and care is Hygiene. The tenets of Ayurveda elaborated this as regular bathing, cleansing of teeth, skin care, eye cleansing and oil application. Ayurveda is the treasure trove of plant-based medicines. The therapeutic properties of each plant and its parts are documented in Ayurveda. The treatise elaborates on the benefits of various combinations and methods of preparations of these therapeutic lotions, balms, poultices etc. Usage of various oils for consumption and anointing, smearing, head massage etc. are prescribed along with their benefits for healthy living.