Maharishi AyurVeda® Integrative Medicine (MAVIM) Consultations
Ayurveda is the world’s oldest and most comprehensive system of natural medicine and is the traditional system of medicine of India.
Maharishi AyurVeda is the modern revival of the complete and authentic practice of Ayurveda by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Founder of the TM technique. Maharishi AyurVeda returns Ayurveda to its original consciousness-basedSM approach and includes practice of the TM technique as its foundational recommendation.
The key Maharishi AyurVeda goal of all recommendations is to balance and enliven the inner intelligence of the body responsible for its natural healing ability.
MAVIM consultations are only offered by medical practitioners (MD or DO) trained in Maharishi AyurVeda.
MAVIM consultations include the following:
1. Creating a Maharishi AyurVeda Health Profile for a Personalized Medicine Approach
MAVIM consultations provide personalized medicine where recommendations are matched to the individual’s unique mind-body characteristics
Through questionnaires, Ayurvedic pulse assessment and meeting with your physician the practitioner determines your MAV Personal profile including, body type, digestive type, imbalances in the key principles of biological intelligence and status of the need for cleansing programs.
2. Dietary Recommendations
Dietary recommendations are matched to a variety of factors in your personal profile including body type, imbalances, cleansing status, and strength of digestion and metabolism
3. Lifestyle and Daily Routine
Your physician will provide recommendations for lifestyle matched to your personal profile including eating behavior, tips for improving digestion and elimination, exercise, sleeping patterns, cleansing and seasonal routines
Your physician will provide personalized spice recommendations for food and use of “spice-waters” to cleanse and balance the mind-body system
5. Detox and cleansing
Your physician will evaluate from an Ayurvedic perspective your need for cleansing and give Ayurvedic cleansing recommendations if needed.
6. Herbal recommendations
Most clients will receive two types of herbal recommendations.
a) General balancing and nourishing preparations that can be used on an ongoing basis
b) Preparations that aim to rebalance and enliven the inner intelligence in specific areas of bodily function
Access to Online Material on the Major principles in Maharishi AyurVeda
Consultations include access to the online, 7.5-hour Personal Wellness Course by Stuart Rothenberg, MD and Nancy Lonsdorf, MD.
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to foundational Maharishi AyurVeda principles and how to apply them in daily life.
Note on Modern Medical Evaluation
Your MAVIM consultation will be provided by a physician licensed to practice medicine in your state. Some physicians will integrate your MAV recommendations with standard modern medical health care. Please determine the level of modern medicine provided through discussion with the physician’s office before you begin the program.