Aromatherapy from ayurvedic perspective - Dr. Vishwanath Guddadar
Dr. Vishwanath Guddadar, BAMS, RAD, PGDP, PGDPCAP, Florida, USA - Vaidya Vishwanath grew up in Pune, India which is hub of traditional Ayurvedic gurukul teachings, following the principles of Ayurveda as part of his culture. He has dedicated his career over the past 1 ½ decades to the science of Ayurveda. Vaidya Vishwanath received his bachelor’s degree in Ayurvedic medicines and surgery after completing five and a half years of training from Bangalore University. He is specialist in panchakarma (Physical and Mental Purification Therapy) and preventive cardiology. He has completed his post graduate diploma in panchakarma and preventive cardiology from Pune, India. He is also certified spine health specialist from Maharashtra university of health sciences, Nashik, India. Vaidya Vishwanath completed his yoga and meditation teacher training program from Swami Vivekananda Yoga and Anusandhana Samsthana. He has worked with Dr Deepak Chopra, one of the world’s foremost authorities on mind-body balance, holistic harmony, and physical wellness. He is dedicated to spreading the ancient wisdom of this science of life to the world keeping it truly traditional and authentic. His main fields of interest are Mind – Body medicine.
Topic: Aroma Therapy from Ayurvedic Perspective
Abstract: Aromas(Gandha Dravya) are an important tool in Ayurveda for maintaining wellness and for healing. Aromatherapy can be used to protect prana, regulate digestion and metabolism, and to boost immunity. Aromas have a subtle, yet extremely powerful influence on our manasa and sharira.