Naturopathy and Yoga
Naturopathy and Yoga
Naturopathy is a natural healing science using the healing powers of nature. The principle of Naturopathy is that the accumulation of toxins is the root cause of all diseases. Naturopathy and yoga are the age-old sciences of healthy living. The Department of Naturopathy at NIMS MEDI CITY provides all rehabilitative services concerning specially-abled children and adults.
Naturopathy Services at NIMS MEDI CITY have the potential to support the health, growth development and learning outcomes of physically disabled children. This may be through dietary intervention, nutritional supplements and natural therapies such as yoga therapy, hydrotherapy, acupuncture, massage therapy, music therapy, chromotherapy etc.
Gluten-free casein-free (GFCF) diet, vitamin C, multivitamin and mineral supplement, vitamin B6, magnesium and vitamin B6, folates, vitamin B 12, omega 3 fatty acids etc can improve disorders such as ASD (Autism spectrum disorder).
Yoga has demonstrated improvements in motor skills, social skills, communication skills, self-efficacy, self-confidence, sensory receptivity and attentiveness.
Underwater massage, immersion bath, different hydrotherapy pack, hydrotherapy douches etc improve muscle tone, control hypersensitivity, stimulate the nerves etc.
Acupunctures has demonstrated improvements in improved communication, linguistic ability, cognitive function etc.
It helps to overcome hypersensitivity, increase muscle tone, and also to overcome dystrophy.
The Five Great Elements of Nature
The principle of Naturopathy is that the accumulation of toxins is the root cause of all diseases. Elimination of the toxins in our body is the route to health. The department of naturopathy provides treatments which are based on the 5 great elements of nature that have immense healing properties.
According to Indian mythology, there are five main elements nature comprises of which are Jal(Water), Vayu (Air), Akash (Sky), Agni (Fire) and Prithvi (Earth). These together are also known as Panchamahabhuta, which are also one of the chief attributes that form our body. In India, we use these elements in nature for the treatments.
- Earth (Mud baths, Mud packs)
- Water (Hydrotherapeutic methods in the form of Baths, Jets, Douches, Packs, Compresses)
- Air ( Breathing exercises, Outdoor walking, Open-air baths)
- Fire – Sun baths( Thermoleum baths, Magnetised water, Colour charged oils/water)
- Ether (Fasting therapy, Meditation)
Nutritional supplements provided at NIMS Naturopathy Department
These are the active ingredients taken from turmeric. From 100 gm of raw turmeric, we will get only 1 to 1.5gm of curcumin. This is a high antioxidant which detoxifies all free radicals which are being formed due to the toxin accumulation and as a by-product of body metabolism, which is multiplying in millions every fraction of seconds. Free radical is an unstable atom, if it gets attached the cell, the cellular integrity is lost and become oxidized resulting in loss of function of that cell. If we supplement curcumin daily, the free radical will not get oxidized and become harmless, thereby the smooth functioning of the cell will take place. Moreover, it is absolutely liver protective and will correct all the functioning deformities of the liver. It is also useful in enhancing brain capabilities and co-ordination.
Diet naturals or diet substitutes
Diet naturals are the active ingredients taken from each food items which can act as medicine for the body since food is the medicine for the body. But due to modern food habits, we are not getting proper nutrients instead we are ingesting all sorts of unwanted chemicals or poison, which triggers the onset of different lifestyle disorders. Such diet naturals play a very important role in the development and healing of cell injuries which will contribute a lot in the developmental process of the differently-abled children.
It is the dried powder of separated leaves of the common wheat plant used as a drink or dietary supplement. It can be used for blood production to enhance the functioning ability of each cell by providing an alkaline medium of blood PH value which is essential for the prevention of all lifestyle disorders. it is detoxifying nourishing as capable of enhancing up to 300 enzymatic reactions in the body one teaspoon with a glass of water empty stomach is the dose.
Grape Seed Extract
It is the extract powder of grape seed. It is helpful for attention deficit syndrome to enhance blood circulation, cellular rejuvenation, and nerve function.
Black Cumin Capsule and Tea
It is taken from black cumin THYMOQUINONE is the active ingredient helpful for blood thinning, skin, hair, and cellular regeneration etc. They are also useful in combating the arthritic problem and autoimmune disorders. This also has antidiabetic and antihypertensive properties.
Flax Veg Oil
It is taken from the extract of flax seeds, which improves heart and skin health. It reduces constipation and prevents colon and rectal cancer. It reduces joint pain, maintains right BP and blood sugar levels.
Curcuma longa is potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory and immune-modulating effects. Grape seed extract, Tulsi extract, Rosemary extract, Ashwagandha extract, and Passionflower extract give antioxidant, anxiolytic, carminative, sedative and adaptogen effects respectively.
Prof.(Dr.) M.K.C. NairDevelopmental Medicine