According to Ayurveda, health is not merely considered to be a state of freedom from ailments or diseases, but rather a state of enjoying uninterrupted physical, mental and spiritual happiness and fulfilment. Ayurveda considers any treatment with a holistic approach to cure body,mind and soul.
Ayurvedic theory of mental health is based on combination of the three gunas, tridosha, and panchabhuta, the combination of these doshas and three gunas inherited at birth indicates an individual’s called Prakriti. The dynamic balance of these above elements creates a good mental health.
Some ayurvedic herbs like Ashwagandha, Brahmi, Guduchi, Turmeric, Mandukaparni etc. has capability to boost the brain function and improves cortisol levels, and at the same time, lowers blood sugar. By promoting healthy brain functionality, it elevates your temper, eventually subsiding your mood swings. This helps to keep depression and anxiety at bay.
Also ayurvedic therapies like Shirodhara, Nasyam, Abhyangam Meditation,Yoga are very helpful to treat psychological disorders.