Dhanvantari
 
Sutra Neti

DEPARTMENT OF SWASTHAVRITTA AND YOGA
Preventive & Social Medicine and Yoga

Nature Cure
Nature Cure is a treatment modality, where natural measures are used for the maintenance of health and cure of the diseases.

Principles
1. Life force or vital force is responsible for the maintenance of health.
2. Accumulation of toxins leads to depletion of life force and disease production.
3. Body has its power to heal by itself " Vis Medicatrix Naturae".
4. Body and mind are integral.
5. Cure is not possible without cleansing of the body.

Panchamahabhuta Siddhanta for the treatment
1. Prithvi (Earth)- Mud therapy
2. Ap (Water)- Hydro-therapy
3. Agni (Fire)- Sun therapy (Helio -therapy)
4. Vayu (Air)- Air bath and Pranayama
5. Akasha (Ether)- Fasting

Along with these therapies healthy diet comprising of positive foods with generous amounts of fruits and vegetables and sufficient quantities of water are essential for maintenance of health and cure of acute and chronic diseases.

Thrataka
Mud  Therapy
Pranayama
 
Pashchimottan Asana
Jala Neti