Ayurveda is an ancient traditional form of Indian medicine which can be used in a number of different ways to help treat various problems that the individual may have. The treatments involve a lot of essential oils that contain a selection of different plant based ingredients and that can be used to treat patients and help via the use of aromatherapy methods. Many people are now choosing to use essential oils and Ayurveda that are used within this treatment to help them with problems that they may have in life, both mentally and physically. Working out which essential oils are best to use is usually done by testing several different recipes via trial and error. These essential oils are more or less effective depending on the type of individual that use them.
Different oils are effective for different types of Ayurveda treatments. For instance, if you are having problems with your breathing, The Kapha type of ailments will have the best effect, promoting stimulation, relaxation and warmth to the body. These oils include ingredients such as pine, basil and sage and often have a fragrance that is strong and stimulating.
Another type of oil which is available is known as the Pitta type. These are most effective for individuals who are suffering from problems with the skin such as rash and fevers, as well as fevers, anger and stress. These oils tend to be more fruity and flowery and combine ingredients such as basil, mint and sandalwood. The other type of essential oils which are often the most popular is that of the Vata type. This type of oil is most commonly used for problems such as anxiety, insomnia, headaches and dry skin. These oils are strong in their smell and are often at their best when they are warmed up and applied in an energetic way to the individual.
These essential oils are all at their best when they are used in massaging sessions and are designed to rejuvenate the individual who use them. They are also known to have uplifting and mind opening powers, giving the individual who uses them a sense of awareness and higher appreciation of the world. It is for this reason that these oils and their use in the practices of aromatherapy are often used in places of religious worship and meditation.