FAQ

Ayurveda is one of the oldest extant health systems in the world with fundamental principles and theory-based practices. The Sanskrit term Ayurveda translates to "knowledge of life". Based on the idea that disease is due to an imbalance or stress in a person's consciousness,  Ayurveda encourages certain lifestyle interventions and natural therapies to regain a balance between the body, mind, spirit, and the environment.

Ayurveda adapts preventive wellness to the unique constitution of each individual. In addition, ancient Ayurvedic physicians produced detailed descriptions of acute and chronic conditions (along with causes, signs, and symptoms) and developed extensive holistic treatment protocols. Preventive care and treatment of illnesses fall under the eight branches of Ayurveda, which include:

  • Kaayachikitsa – Internal Medicine
  • Baalachikitsa – Pediatrics
  • Bhuta Vidya – Psychiatry
  • Shalakya Tantra – Ear, Nose and Throat Treatment
  • Shalya Tantra – Surgery (not practiced in the United States today)
  • Vishagara Vairodh Tantra – Toxicology
  • Jarachikitsa/Rasayana – Geriatrics and Rejuvenation
  • Vajikarana — Aphrodisiac Therapy, Fertility, and Conception

Apply for an online consultation – choose one of our doctors in doctors page, and book the most suitable time for the consultation. After booking you will receive a confirmation e-mail, with temporary password for your Alveda account. The consultation will take place in your Alveda account, so, please, activate your account in a timely manner. During the consultation, the Ayurvedic doctor will give you the suggesttions for improving your quality of life, as well as recommend most suitable, 100% natural Ayurvedic products to improve your health. 

All the Ayurvedic doctors we work with have received Ayurvedic education in India and are experienced practitioners. To make sure of the qualifications of our doctors, we cooperate with official Ayrvedic doctors' organizations, such as:

  • National Ayurvedic Medical Association
  • Ayurveda Hospitals Management Association
  • Ayurveda Medical Association of India
  • Association of Ayurvedic Physicians of India
  • Indian Association Of Ayurvedic Pediatrics (IAAP)

During the online consultation, your doctor will diagnose you and determine which Ayurvedic medicines and doses are recommended for you. Doctor will also compile a list of recommended supplements specially for you, which you can easily buy on our website.

Certain Ayurvedic herbs may produce side effects or interact with conventional medications. To avoid these, inform your doctor if you are using or intend to use any other medicines.

The fundamental concept of Ayurveda is to maintain health. Ayurveda does not look at the disease. It looks at the host and [an individual's] vulnerability.

There are many studies and researches made, that confirm that an Ayurvedic herbal compound was just as effective at treating rheumatoid arthritis symptoms as Trexall (methotrexate) and heart disease and hypertension. You can check the descriptions of the diseases here.

There are many scientific studies that confirm Ayurveda as the real medicine, not just a placebo effect. You can easily find the results of many studies in the field of Ayurvedic medicine on the Internet. There are some sites for your attention:
Genome-wideanalysis correlates Ayurveda Prakriti
Curcuma DMSO extracts and curcumin exhibit an anti-inflammatory and anti-cataboliceffect on human intervertebral disc cells, possibly by influencing TLR2expression and JNK activity
Bridging Ayurveda with evidence-based scientific approaches in medicine

Alternative medicine is becoming more and more popular, especially in the German speaking regions of Europe. Early on, Ayurveda played a leading role in a trend of deeply relaxing wellness therapies. Today, in medical circles, Ayurveda is widely recognized as a system of complementary medicine and has reached the threshold of entry into the realm of evidence-based science. In several European countries, such as Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, Czech Republic, Greece and Netherlands doctors can now study Ayurvedic medicine as part of postgraduate medical training recognized by medical boards and universities.

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