Ayurveda is not simply a treatment method. Ayurveda is a way of life. The ‘Sanskrit’ term Ayurveda translates to ‘knowledge of life’. It emphasizes good health as well as prevention of illnesses. The treatments used in Ayurveda consist of massages, Yoga, meditation, acupuncture, dietary changes, etc.
Even though Ayurveda originated from the eastern side of the world, now most of the westerners have also embraced this way of life. Here are some of the celebrities that has endorsed in Ayurveda.
Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, has always followed a more unconventional path. When he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he opted to use Ayurveda treatments.
Gwyneth Paltrow was once seen with circular marks on her back. This was a sign of her engaging in a treatment method called cupping which is said to increase blood flow, open pores and allow toxins to leave the body.
Princess Diana was said to have taken on reflexology treatment, a stimulation of the feet, hands and ears that would impact other more troublesome parts of the body.
Elle Macpherson has stated that she has regularly undergone acupuncture treatments and that her doctor used a lot of herbal remedies for her illnesses.
Christy Turlington Burns started practicing Yoga when she was 18 years old and was later introduced to Ayurveda.
Supermodel Kate Moss is said to have received acupuncture treatments to overcome her cocaine addiction. The therapy is said to have reduced withdrawal symptoms and a more effective way of treatment for those who are suffering with substance abuse issues.
Actor Richard Gere started meditating at the age of 24. He’s stated that it’s a creative process that helps to find the ‘space between thoughts’ and that his experience has been different each time.
Sri Lanka is one of the countries that embraces Ayurveda even in the day-to-day life. Egyptian actress Ingi Abou Zeid recently visited one of the best Ayurveda retreats in Sri Lanka, Amuna Ayurveda Retreat and had an unforgettable stay enjoying the Ayurveda treatments and getting herself rejuvenated. She was extremely happy about the experience she had and she’s eager to return.