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rasayana

Ayurvedic medicine
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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In Ayurveda, ashwagandha is classified as a rasayana, meaning"rejuvenative tonic/Traditionally it was widely used in people of all ages for a range of imbalances.
In Ayurveda, ashwagandha is classified as a rasayana, meaning "rejuvenative tonic." Traditionally it was widely used in people of all ages for a range of imbalances.
An overview on ashwagandha: a Rasayana (rejuvenator) of Ayurveda.
marsupium is widely used in Ayurveda as "Rasayana" for the management of various metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes.
Rasayana (rejuvenating) and Vayasthapana (age stabilising) are the properties known in Ayurvedic treatises.
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