One of the most important aspirations of any woman is to be healthy and beautiful. But the modern way of life of the majority is clearly not conducive to it – office work at the computer, bad ecology, stress and stress …
As in such an environment to reveal its beauty, to become healthier and more harmonious, Ayurveda tells us – one of the oldest theories about health and methods of maintaining it.
Originating in India more than five thousand years ago, Ayurveda translates as “the science of life. ”
Already thousands of years ago, Ayurvedic doctors were able to do complex surgical operations, such as caesarean section and skin transplantation. In 1976, Ayurveda was recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an effective alternative medicine system. How to maintain beauty, health and harmony in the soul, the correspondent of SE explained.
Today, Ayurveda is becoming increasingly popular. Among those who trust her wisdom, there are many stars with a worldwide reputation: Madonna, Nicole Kidman, Demi Moore, Elton John, Richard Gere.
“Ayurveda is an integral science. She says that a person can be healthy and happy only when his body, mind and soul are in order, says Anna Zabrodina, a specialist in Ayurvedic oil massage at the center “Unparalleled. ”– Ayurveda suggests using natural and natural methods – simple nutritious food, herbs, spices, oils, physical exercises, massage, sounds of nature, precious stones, as well as various special procedures that are tailored for each individual. ”
Ayurveda proposes to stop chasing after fashionable diets or exhausting yourself in the gym, striving for some uninhibited ideal, to accept your uniqueness and use what is really useful. Perhaps the only complication of Ayurveda for a modern woman is that it requires a thorough and holistic approach to the whole life – it is not only regular eating and caring for oneself, but also serious work with your mind and lifestyle in general.
Nevertheless, there are a number of effective methods that every modern woman can use to preserve health, youth and beauty.
1. Proper nutrition. According to Ayurveda, the basis of beauty is excellent digestion and assimilation of food. It depends on the condition of the skin, hair, nails, as well as a feeling of vivacity and lightness.
It is recommended to take freshly prepared food in a relaxed atmosphere, under relaxing music. The set of products and spices for its preparation is very individual. In Ayurveda there are no universal recommendations or prohibitions on the use of specific products. But preference is given to fresh organic food – food containing a large number of whole grains, fiber, little fat.
Useful foods with a low content of refined sugar, animal proteins. Strong stimulants, such as coffee and carbonated beverages, are best avoided.
The most useful for you are products grown on the terrain where you live. Eat only when you feel hunger, thoroughly chew food.
2. Oily massage. His Ayurveda advises to conduct regularly – both independently and with a specialist. Massage can be performed on the entire body, as well as separately on the feet, palms, head, face.
“This massage is very pleasant and useful for any woman. Soft touches to the body give a feeling of calm and relaxed, relieve stress and soothe the mind. This massage improves blood circulation, rejuvenates and increases immunity. This is an excellent tool for skin care of the body – oils nourish it and remove toxins, are good prevention of cellulite. The massage session gives a huge burst of energy, clarity of mind, a sense of renewal, love for yourself and for peace! “- Anna Zabrodina shares her experience.
Make up the massage oil: take the main oil (sunflower, sesame, jojoba) and add the essential oil that you can choose according to your taste. 60 g of the main oil – 20 drops of ether.
Massage the body or parts of it in large circular movements, rubbing the oil into the skin. After the massage, rest 10-20 minutes and remove excess oil on the body with a napkin.
Oil for massage can be selected according to your needs. For example, smells of lavender, ylang-ylang, roses soothe and eliminate stress;rosemary warms and stimulates memory;smells of lemon, mandarin, orange, on the contrary, refresh and tone, improve mood.
For women, roses, lavender, rosemary, violets are especially useful – they strengthen the sensual sphere and make the woman more tender and sexual.
After the oil massage, it will be useful to take a bath in which you can add a few drops of essential oil or an infusion of herbs. It is not recommended to use soap, as it destroys the natural protective layer. To reduce this effect of soap will help essential oils and herbs added to it. Take any unrefined liquid soap (1 cup) and add 5 drops of essential oil of lemon, orange, mint or any other pleasant to you. Also in this mixture you can add half a cup of herbal infusion.
3. Essential Oilsare highly valued in Ayurveda and have an unusually wide range of beneficial effects on the physiological and mental state of a person. They are recommended for use in aromatic lamps, worn around the neck in special ceramic vessels, used in cooking and flavoring them with tea.
Take a tin can and lubricate its walls with two or three drops of your favorite oil. Pour tea in there, cover it, shake it and let it brew for a few hours.
4. Yoga, breathing exercises, meditation– Such practices allow a woman to make joints flexible, energize the body with energy, relieve stress caused by negative emotions, listen to oneself and become filled with wisdom. Try in the evenings for at least a few minutes to sit in silence or under meditative music and listen to the sensations in your body, trying to “turn off” the flow of thoughts.
In Novosibirsk, for unknown reasons Ayurveda is rather meager – only in the Siberian Ayurvedic Institute in Akademgorodok. There you can get a doctor’s consultation and go through various ayurvedic procedures. The cost of them – from 1200 rubles. and higher. You can take an Abhyanga course, or an oil massage, in some beauty parlors of Novosibirsk and Akademgorodok, as well as with individually practicing specialists. The cost of one session is from 600 rubles.
You can buy special Ayurvedic medicines made in India only from natural ingredients. So, for example, a moisturizing face cream costs 400 rubles. , Cream of cellulite – 680 rubles. If desired, you can make this ancient science your way of life and become more and more healthy and beautiful.