Ayurveda is one of the priceless gifts given to mankind from india. In spite of innovations in the modern world of treatment’s, there remains a big Space! Yes, many lifestyle disorders and degenerative diseases associated with poor immune system remains untreatable by modern day medicines. Here comes the role played by Ayurveda. Just with a few Ayurvedic herbs and modifications in the food habits,yoga,meditation Ayurveda regained its significance in treating a majority of diseases and disorders. In fact it can be called cure.
Where did Ayurveda come from? According to vedic texts, Lord Dhanwantari emerged directly from the Ocean of Milk with Nectar of Life, called Amrita.
Lord Dhanwantari, who is believed as 17th incarnation of Lord Vishnu, according to legends, specially incarnated to offer health and wellness. He is the earliest practitioner of medicine in India and the first surgeon of the world.
Until Lord Dhanwantari’s birth, there was no presence of Ayurveda in India or in texts of Hinduism. He perfected the natural and herbal remedies and cures for various health ailments, which emerged as Ayurveda.
One of the precious discoveries of Lord Dhanwantari is Turmeric. He was the one who discovered the medicinal benefits of Turmeric. Turmeric is used in almost every food to kill the toxic effect of the foods and known for its antiseptic properties. Similarly, another ingredient he used is Salt.