What is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is one of the world's oldest holistic health practices that aims to maintain balance in life to prevent disease. Sometimes referred to as Indian medicine, Ayurveda uses natural herbs and spices in conjunction with holistic practices, including mind, body and energy work, to correct imbalances in the body based on the three types of doshas that make up a person's body, namely vata, pitta and kapha.

Ayurveda in Adelaide

What Conditions Can Benefit From Ayurveda?

People turn to Ayurveda for its natural approach to mind-body connection. It focuses on restoring balance through diet, lifestyle changes and Ayurvedic therapies such as yoga, massage and herbal remedies. An Ayurvedic treatment can effectively treat a variety of health conditions, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Infertility
  • Depression
  • Digestive issues
  • Asthma
  • Heart disease
  • Eczema and other skin problems
  • High blood pressure
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Inflammation
  • Sinus problems
  • Obesity
  • Gallstones

How Much Does Ayurveda in Adelaide Cost?

The cost of consulting an Ayurvedic practitioner in Adelaide is approximately $80 to $120. As for the price of a treatment program, it varies according to your health issue, which herbs or modalities you need in your treatment plan, and how long you need treatment. Some practitioners also offer online consultations, which may be cheaper than face-to-face sessions.

How Many Ayurvedic Practitioners are There in Adelaide?

Adelaide has more or less 20 Ayurvedic doctors and lifestyle practitioners. Many of them have been practising Ayurveda for over 50 years and continue to adhere to traditional Ayurvedic principles to help people improve their health and wellbeing. Ayurvedic practitioners often work in herbal medicine dispensaries, holistic clinics or private practice, while others become entrepreneurs who sell Ayurvedic products online.

How Many People in Adelaide Use Ayurveda?

Ayurveda's popularity among Australians has surged in recent years. Many of them even regard the modality as a revolution in health care. Adelaide alone is home to about 70,000 people who use the Ayurveda system for their range of healthcare needs.