is one of the oldest known medical systems. Because it is holistic
in nature, it treats the whole person, but also suggests that we
all have a unique composition established at conception.
time we accumulate stresses from a variety of sources such as the
environment (i.e. weather, pollution, poor air and light quality),
negative emotions, inappropriate diet, etc. What may be stressful
for one body type is often supportive to another.
provides a system so that appropriate practices and guidelines for
each dosha, or general body type, are determinable.
The information in this section is here solely to introduce the principles
of ayurveda. You can get an idea of what your dosha may be by taking
the following quiz.
the Dosha quiz >
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