Ayurveda is a sister philosophy to yoga. It is the science of life or longevity and it teaches about the power and the cycles of nature, as well as the elements.
I went to Kerala in India, to learn Ayurveda, which was fantastic.
The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. ~
Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.
Foolish the doctor who despises the knowledge acquired by the ancients.
The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth, and he that is wise will not abhor them.
Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can heal the patient with food.
Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.
A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world.
Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach.
Stomach: A slave that must accept everything that is given to it, but which avenges wrongs as slyly as does the slave.
The body must be credited with an immense fund of know-how.
Happiness for me is largely a matter of digestion.
A good digestion turneth all to health.
Anyone who believes that anything can be suited to everyone is a great fool, because medicine is practised not on mankind in general, but on every individual in particular.
In Physic, things of melancholic hue and quality are used against melancholy, sour against sour, salt to remove salt humors.
Let nothing which can be treated by diet be treated by other means.
My soul is dark with stormy riot: directly traced over to diet.
Emotional pain rarely comes up for me now. When it does, for sure, I feel it. But then, fortunately, through my life experience and my practices, I'm able to see it for what it is, and I'm able to use the techniques that yoga and Ayurveda have to offer us.
Science of yoga and ayurveda is subtler than the science of medicine, because science of medicine is often victim of statistical manipulation.