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Any of a number of health-promoting regimens that a person uses regularly to maintain health and harmony, activate tissue repair and arrest or reverse the effects of ageing. Rasayanas may be herbal or behavioural: a herbal rasayana is a preparation of 10 to 20 distinct herbs, as well as fruits or minerals, and may be administered in pastes, powders, pills, teas or tinctures; behavioural rasayanas include asanas (yogic exercises), pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation.
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rasayana(ra-sa-yan′a) [Sanskrit rasa, juice, essence]
In Ayurvedic medicine, rejuvenation of the body or replenishment of energy levels. It is one of the eight fundamental forms of treatment.
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