Investigating Ayurvedic Medicine
Dive deeper into Ayurvedic Medicine though the following internet resources. After reading the materials, answer the following questions in a two page (minimum) essay
Holistic Online: Ayurveda
Dr.Weil.com: What is Ayurvedic Medicine
WebMD: Ayurvedic Medicine
University of Minnesota: Taking charge of your health and wellbeing
Answer these questions in your essay:
1. What does the Sanskrit term Ayurveda mean in English?
2. Where did Ayurveda originate and how long ago?
3. What are the 5 elements of Ayurveda, and how do they relate to the body?
4. What does the term dosha mean?
5. Briefly describe the three main doshas.
6. What are some of the common diagnostic procedures? How would the doctor use -pulse, visuals, etc.- to arrive at a diagnosis??
7. What are some of the common health practices and treatments?