Seasonal treatments are given to people who are healthy to prevent the attack of diseases and illnesses. According to Ayurveda, the Malayalam month of Karkidaka (Cancer) is time for preventive therapies. During this month, the climate is very damp, with lot of rains. People are prone to diseases of various kinds. In other words, human body becomes extremely sensitive to pathogens.
Childhood is considered as the most important phase in lif, which determines the quality of health, Well being, learning and behaviour across the life span. This may the reason for giving the foremost position for “Balachikitsa” in Ayurveda . The regional growth of indigenous medicine gave significant contribution for the development of primary health care.
Ayurveda is clear on this : All health lets repeat this – All good health starts with digestion, with the proper metabolism of food. Accordingly one of the most important things we can do for our health every day of the year is to eat wisely, Food is considered just as powerful as medicine , For more a lifestyle than a diet,