We all want to look young and feel energetic all the time. Aging, being a natural process cannot be stopped but it can be delayed by following a healthy lifestyle. Ayurveda gives us anti-aging tips that help us to know the effective ways to slow down the aging process. There are ancient therapies and modern treatments that effectively reduce the effects of aging.
We try to slow down aging by following certain lifestyle, behavior, treatment, medicine, surgery and therapy. The phenomena that cause aging are described below:- A cell may replace itself with a weaker cell each time. A cell will do this if it hasn't had the right nutritional foods available to it. This process is called degeneration.
A cell can replace itself with the same strength cell. This means the body doesn't improve. That is, you have a chronic condition. The cell is capable of replacing itself with a stronger and better cell. This will happen only if the cell has an abundance of energy and the right raw materials. This process is called regeneration. This is anti-aging.
Some foods which usually cause degeneration and aging are, High levels of carbohydrate, Sugar, Milk (especially homogenized milk) and Cheese, Caffeine - Including Tea, Coffee, chocolate, Cigarettes, White flour, Micro waved food, Artificial sweeteners (especially aspartame / NutraSweet), Alcohol, Processed foods, Preserved meat, Moderate to high levels of meat, Meat from animals on unnatural diets (e.g. pork), Vegetable oil, Deep fried foods, Chips.
Anti Aging Tips
Intake of Anti Aging Herbs (that are Rasayanaas in Ayurveda) In Ayurveda anti-aging can also be understood in terms of RASAYANAA: and it is said in Ayurveda that: "Jara Vyadhi Nashanam Tad Rasayanaam" Rasayanaa simply means, that which makes new again or helps restore ones youthful state of physical and mental health as well as expand our state of happiness.
The word Rasayanaa, i.e. rasa + ayana refers to nutrition and its transportation in the body. Such a state of improved nutrition is claimed to lead to a series of secondary attributes like prevention of aging and longevity, immunity against diseases, mental competence and increased vitality of the body.
'Rasa', the literal meaning of Rasa is the essence of our food after digestion, first Ras Dhatu (Chyle) forms, Ayan means way or path.
Therefore, simply the factor which increase Ras Dhatu and nourishes all the seven Dhatus is called Rasayanaa. So, in therapeutic process Rasa is concerned with the conservation, transformation, and revitalization of energy. Rasa nourishes our body, boosts immunity and helps to keep the body and mind in the best of health.
The Aim of Rasayanaa: "Labho Payo Hi Sastanam Hi Rasayanaam"
The Rasayanaa Therapy enhances the qualities of Rasa, enriches it with nutrients. With such enriched excellent Rasa, one attains longevity, memory, intelligence, freedom from disorder, youthfulness, and excellence of lustre, complexion & voice, optimum development of physique and sense organs, mastery over phonetics, respectability and brilliance.
So Rasayanas give hundreds benefits and always if this is taken after purification, has given very good results.
Maharishi Ayurveda has a vast range of Rasayanaa that have given very good results:
To summarize, Rasayana are very good natural Anti Aging and these are promotes of good health and helps to be become a part of Maharishi Ayurveda's aim of "creating a disease free society".
In ancient time the Sages had a very long life, even up to 500 years and that is only possible due to Rasayanaa intake, so according to Ayurveda, Rasayanaa is very essential for a long and healthy life.