5 elements for Ayurvedic medicine

Did you know that for Ayurvedic medicine the whole universe is made up of energy? Yes it’s true. Since this energy exists through five different states of density and will give rise to the five elements, check out what they are:

·         Ether

Corresponds to space and allows the existence of everything, enabling communication between one part and another of the human body, and can be represented for example by:

– Abdominal spaces.

– Intracellular spaces.

·         Air

It is gaseous and has air qualities, being light, limpid, dry and dispersing, being responsible for all movement and change, being present in the lungs and abdomen as well as in any other movement in the human body.

·         Fire

It has the quality of light and heat, being dry and without upward movement. It is responsible for the perception as well as for all the transformations in the body. It is involved with temperature, body color, glow in the face and hair as well as light in the eyes.

·         Water

It is considered as a type of liquidity or fluid movement, keeping everything harmonious and united, does not have a form of its own. In all body fluids is present, as for example in blood, urine, feces, saliva and mucus.

·         Earth

It is matter, solidity and stability, being heavy and hard, generating form and substance for the body, being part of the physical structure of the body, being present in the organs, muscles, feet and tendons.

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