Cancer Research view on Ayurveda

According to Cancer Research UK, many aspects of Ayurveda can help to ease and relieve symptoms related to cancer. Researches are looking in particular how herbs and plant medicine in Ayurveda can help to prevent or treat cancer.

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine which is thought to be more than 5,000 years old. It is an holistic medicine that looks at all aspects and roots of disease.

Treatment generally is a combination of treatments and techniques to improve the quality of life and restore health and treat different kinds of illness..

The treatments include:

  • Diet recommendations specific to the individual person to restore healthy digestion.

  • Ayurvedic medications and herbal medicines might be used to aid restore balance in a natural way.

  • massage to stimulate various functions such as elimination of toxins, reducing body and mental stress, improves circulation and stimulate the lymphatic system,

  • meditation has been proven to help with stress, anxiety, studies proved that lower blood pressure, and helps with many chronic illnesses.

  • cleansing and detoxification practises suitable to the individual.

  • Yoga, breathing and relaxation techniques. Recent research has shown that practising yoga is effective. The results found that yoga can improve sleeping patterns in lymphoma patients, as well as reduce stress in people with prostate or breast cancer.

https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-in-general/treatment/complementary-alternative-therapies/individual-therapies/ayurvedic-medicine