Ayurveda FAQs

Ayurveda FAQs


What is Ayurveda?

Ayur — ‘life’

Veda — ‘science’ or ‘knowledge’

Ayurveda is an ancient system for living well.

Ayurveda is the world’s oldest healing science which is based on treating conditions with natural ingredients extracted from herbs, fruits and minerals that are plentiful available in nature. Ayurveda has been used for 5000 years to treat all sorts of human conditions from difficulty sleeping to trouble with digestion.

You can read more about Ayurveda here

How is Ayurveda different from prescription medicines?

While prescription medicines focus on treating systems in the short term, Ayurveda takes a long term and preventative approach towards healing. Ayurvedic formulations try to address the root cause of an individual’s ailment keeping in mind the uniqueness of each patient’s body. 

Do Ayurvedic supplements require a prescription?

Ayurvedic supplements are natural products and do not require any prescription before consumption. However in  case you have any pre-existing conditions, please do let us know. We can consult our ayurvedic physician and advise you accordingly. 

Where do Ayurvedic ingredients come from?

Ayurvedic ingredients used in Deja formulations are extracted from natural sources such as fruits, herbs, plants and naturally occurring minerals. All our formulations are prepared under strict quality standards. All our suppliers are ISO 9001:2015 and GMP certified. 

Do Ayurvedic products have any side effects?

Our Ayurvedic supplements & formulations use natural herbal ingredients which are safe with no major side effects. If you have any pre-existing conditions, please do let us know. We can consult our ayurvedic physician and advise you accordingly. 

In addition, in case you taken Deja products and feel that they are having an unwanted effect, please inform us immediately at hello@deja.life.

Can Ayurvedic products be taken with other medications, including prescription drugs and supplements? If yes, can they be taken at the same time?

Yes, ayurvedic supplements can be taken safely along with prescription drugs. However, it is advised that you check with your primary health care provider as well. To be extra precautious we advise to leave a 20 minute gap between taking Ayurvedic supplements and any other medication. 

Can Ayurvedic supplements be taken along with other vitamin and mineral supplements?

Yes, Ayurvedic supplements can be taken along with other vitamins and minerals.

How often should I take Ayurvedic products and supplements?

All Deja’s products have a suggested dosage and the frequency of consumption. This information is available on the product page on this website and also printed on the label of the product.  In case you have any pre-existing conditions, please do let us know. We can consult our ayurvedic physician and advise you accordingly. 

Can Ayurvedic products be taken continuously for a long term or should they be taken with a break?

Ayurvedic products can be taken continuously as per the prescribed dosage mentioned on the product or as advised by an Ayurvedic physician. In case of any unintended effects, please do let us know and we can put you in touch with Ayurvedic physician immediately. 

Can I take the products with antidepressants? Will there be any interaction with other drugs (prescription or otherwise such as escitalopram or any other)

Yes, Ayurvedic supplements can be taken in parallel with your existing medicines. No prescription drugs should be stopped or altered without consulting a physician.

Do Ayurvedic ingredients cause any allergies?

Ayurvedic ingredients are natural products and are not known to cause any allergies or side effects. However, in case you do suffer from any allergies please do let us know. We can consult our Ayurvedic physician and advise you accordingly. 

Can the products be taken during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult your physician before consuming Ayurvedic supplements In addition, please do let us know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. We will consult our Ayurvedic physician as well, and advise you accordingly.

How long does it take to see the effect of Ayurvedic products?

Since Ayurveda is a natural healing system, Ayurvedic medicines and formulations can take some time to have an effect, and given this builds up over time they should generally be taken consistently for 1-3 months for proper effects. 

Are your products gluten free?

Yes, all Deja products are gluten-free.

Are your products vegetarian or vegan?

All Deja products are 100% vegan and natural. Our formulations are made of natural herbal ingredients. In addition, no part of our production process utilises any ingredients or raw materials which are from animal sources. 


If you have any more questions, please email us at hello@deja.life and we will be glad to assist you.