About Karma Ayurveda

Karma health & Ayurveda is a Pure Ayurvedic Health clinic located in Rosny park Hobart, Tasmania. Karma health & Ayurveda is established to promote Ayurveda sciences in Australia; which is an old traditional medicinal system in South east Asia pacific region. Ayurveda is pure natural medicinal science which uses herbs, natural therapies and lifestyle management with Ayurveda to promote health and wellbeing. Karma health & Ayurveda aims to promote health and longevity among individuals through Ayurvedic medicines and therapies. We have been providing Health consultations, authentic Ayurvedic treatments and guidance for last 8 years in India and Australia. Karma health & Ayurveda is We aim to provide the authentic Ayurvedic services to the clients for best results and achievements. This way, we also provide our services in various chronic diseases, myopathies, Pain management and stress management where conventional medicinal system have specified very limited or no options for cure. We’re proud of how effective our treatments are, and we are eager to carry on and land our helping hand to thousands more!

What Is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is an evidence based clinical care using traditional Ayurvedic methods of body assessment techniques such as pulse reading, individual based physical and metabolic assessment. Ayurveda was introduced thousands of years ago with full literature of diseases, their diagnosis, prognosis and possible Ayurvedic herbal management and therapies. Ayurveda is unique among all healthcare disciplines in the world with its emphasis on removing the root cause of disease and suffering. Health promotion is one of the strongest and important aspect in ayurvedic medicines which aims for individual treatment as well as individual healthy life and longevity. The basic principle of Ayurvedic treatments are the identification of individual doshas; which means the body constitution. According to Ayurveda, every individual inherits three dosha from birth Vatta (Air), Pitta (Fire) and Kapha (Liquids). Along with the doshas, individual body is structured with five basic elements; Earth (Solid), Water (Liquid), Air (movements), Fire (digestion and heat) and Space (Empty Space and Holes).

The modern comparison of these terms can be:

    • Vatta (Air): Body movements, nerve conduction etc
    • Pitta (Fire): Digestive juices, bile juices etc.
    • Kapha (Mucous liquids): synovial fluid, respiratory mucous, the mucous in each and every part of body etc.
    • Earth (solid): bones, muscles and other solidity in body
    • Water (liquid): Blood, plasma etc
    • Air: The flow in body eg. Blood flow
    • Fire: The digestion, body heat etc
    • Space: the empty/hollow parts in body. sinuses

Every individual has some doshas and elements in dominant phase naturally which decides the body constitution of the body. It also directly emphasizes the type of diet, lifestyle, activities and values required for healthy living for an individual. Ayurveda has classified the techniques to assess the individual body analysis such as threefold examination, Eight folds examination and Ten folds examination. Ayurvedic therapies and herbs treats the individual naturally to reverse the toxins and ailments of sufferings. Ayurveda utilize the herbs and its preparation for disease management, cure and care. Panchkarma is one of the most effective Ayurveda therapies which is used in various ailments and has shown positive results with no side effects. Panchkarma includes five therapies to treat individual’s disease and suffering. Five therapies include: Vamana (Vomiting), Virechana (Purgation), Nasya (Nasal), Vasti (Enema) and Shirovasti (Head therapies). These therapies are used based on individual assessments & requirements; are capable to detoxify the body and rejuvenation.

Herbs & Its Use

A Ayurvedic herbs are plant derivatives; The role of Ayurvedic herbs has been descried in details in ayurvedic literatures with their mode of use, mode of action, qualities and benefits. The use of Ayurvedic herbs restore wellness to your whole system by treating the underlying causes of imbalance while alleviating perceivable symptoms. This imbalance in Physical humors is believed to be the root cause of any suffering and hence their equilibrium is necessary for healthy living. We often use some herbs in our daily meals without knowing their health benefits. Herbs have always been a vital component of an Ayurvedic lifestyle, from garden herbs and cooking spices to complex healing formulas.
Some commonly used herbs in kitchen and dinning table are:

Turmeric: Turmeric is one of the most popular herbs, widely researched and commonly used Ayurvedic spices in our daily dietary supplements. A number of studies have demonstrated the numerous health benefits of turmeric consumption. Turmeric is a herb which comes form root part of plant “Curcuma Longa”. It has been widely used in Asian countries for centuries as dietary supplements and herbal medicines and preparation. Now the western labs and scientist are continuously researching to prove the extra ordinary health benefits of Turmeric. Some of the health benefits of turmeric are: Anti-inflammatory action, it nourish muscle and joints, Immunity booster, helps in blood glucose regulation, healing property and supports the nervous health and reduce cholesterol. According to Ayurveda, Turmeric is pacifier of all three doshas (vatta, pitta, kapha) and have been used in effective management of Bile disorders, Arthritis, Digestive issues and respiratory disorders. Turmeric is consider as an herbal antibiotic which inhibit the growth of Bacteria, yeast and viruses and promotes health. Turmeric also helps in detoxification of the body and blood as it kindle digestive fire reducing and excreting the AMA (Toxin) and Kapha. It has been an essential spices in cooking and dietary habits in South Asia region since ages. Now the profound research and widespread knowledge have attracted people from all over the world for regular consumption of turmeric. Numerous researches are being conducting to identify its use in Cancer and auto immune disorders.

Black pepper: Black pepper is also known as King of spices and is one of the most commonly used spices in the world. Black pepper, when added to food instantly enhance the aroma and taste of the food. Is is an essential ingredient of hundreds of cuisine and food products. Although its considered as an kitchen spice but many of us might not know its health benefits. Black pepper holds a number of digestive health benefits. It is one of the main herb considered as herb of choice to ignite the digestive juices and hence digestion. According to Ayurveda, Black pepper is light, dry and hot in nature with pungent and bitter taste. It has the property to pacify Kapha & Vatta and aggravates Pitta. When added to food, it increase the digestive secretions promoting  appetite and digestion. It also have an cleaning and calmative properties and hence excrete the toxins present in the body. Black pepper also increases the bio-availability of the nutrients. for eg. when added to turmeric, it increases the bioavailability of active compound of turmeric called “curcumin”. Black pepper is also considered effective against parasitic infection due to its hot nature. It is recommended that Black pepper should be consumed on regular basis with meals.

  • Cumin seeds: Cumin seeds
  • cardamom
  • Cloves
  • Basil leaves
  • Fenugreek