Impact of Ayurveda on Today's Youth
Ayurveda has a long history with India as it originated in India about 3,000 years ago, thus Ayurveda is also termed as one of the oldest and most traditional medical practices in India. The foundation of ancient Ayurveda could be seen within the Hindu Philosophical teachings apart from this Ayurveda is also considered a divine medicinal practice that was passed on by the creator of the universe, Hindu God- "Brahma" to the holistic sages further to the disciples and lastly to the common people in the form of "Shlokas" for the well-being of humankind. The healing practice of Hindu systems is considered to be based on four main pillars of knowledge which are known as Yajur Veda, Sam Veda, Rig Veda, and Atharva Veda, as these four pillars describe the medicinal use of various plants. Moreover, the traditional medicine practice of Ayurveda came to light with the help of Sushruta Samhita who taught medicine and herbal efficiencies to a group of physicians with the vision to promote good health all over the world.
Ayurveda is well-known for its various health benefits which are directly related to a person's state of mind and body such as reducing toxins within your body, clearing up energy, strong digestive system, reducing stress, developing a greater sense of well-being, reducing inflammation, healthy skin and hair, healthy medication and cleanse the body with the support of nature. For today's youth, Ayurveda is an essential element as it helps them to strengthen their mind as well as their body, protect them from both infectious and non-infectious diseases, and to improve the quality of their daily life. Youth are facing a huge issue related to an acute imbalance in their diet and lifestyle, thus, to balance the core aspect of youth, they need to boost their metabolism and deliver healthy components to their body as the saying goes a "healthy body leads to a healthy mind". The ancient healing process is regarded as a beneficial factor for the youths as it gives clarity to their mind while helping them to blend their modern lifestyle with natural components and to develop health-oriented habits. The younger generation needs a proper balance between their body, mind, and spirit, thus, the ancient knowledge embraces the quality of youths' life by enabling them to restore their balance by using ayurvedic substances, herbs, or medicines.