||Ayurveda 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
Over time we accumulate
stresses from a variety of sources such
as the environment (i.e. weather,
polution, poor air and light quality),
negative emotions, inappropriate diet,
etc. What may be stressful for one body
type is often supportive to another.
Ayurveda 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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