Ayurvedic treatment for Anxiety

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AYURVEDIC TIPS FOR ANXIETY

The concept of Yuktivyparshraya Chikitsa refers to Aahar, Aushadha and Dravya Yojana to counteract vitiated vata and rajas. Additionally a satvic lifestyle with medication etc can help improve satva (Mind).2

Intellect promoting or Medhya drugs such as Mandukaparni (Centella asiatica Linn.), Yastimadhu (Glycirrhiza glabra Linn.), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia (Wild) Miers) and Shankhapushpi (Convolvulus pleuricaulis Chois) are beneficial in these conditions.

Ayurveda describes Satvajya (councelling), Daiva Vyapashraya Chikitsa (Worship Enchanting etc) that may be beneficial. 2, 3, 4

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

A wholesome healthy diet is essential for mental health and happiness.

Use of madhur rasa, milk, ghee, sweet dishes and satvic food etc influences the pravar satva (Higher mental equilibrium).2

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Many yogasanas as exercise regimen are shown to be efficacious and helpful in reduction or management of stress.2

Some asanas that are helpful are as following -

It is a whole body exercise and is particularly helpful because it encourages you to breathe deeply and rhythmically.2

The Cobra pose tones the abdomen by stretching it. It also helps alleviate stress and fatigue and also improves blood circulation, thereby reducing anxiety.2

 

Savasana has a regenerative effect on the mind and the body. It provides relief from any kind of stress and strain in few minutes. It is a good activity for managing restlessness, insecurity, frustration, anxiety, and fear.2

 

Paroxysmal gamma waves produced in brain during the Bhramari Pranayama which is associated with positive thoughts, feelings of happiness and acts as a natural antidepressant.2

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