Ayurveda is the ancient & holistic system of treatment practiced in India for more than 5000 years. The word Ayurveda belongs to Sanskrit where Ayur means life and Veda means knowledge. Therefore, ayurveda can be classified as knowledge of life or science of life. Ayurveda is considered world’s oldest system of medicine. It is also called Indian Traditional system of medicines. Ayurvedic system tries to keep harmony between the mind body and spirit of a person. This will ultimately improve health condition and prevent recurrence of any illness.
Ayurveda is the most commonly and widely practiced health care system in India. In Western countries it is considered as an alternative medicinal system. Ayurveda is also used by them as a complimentary to their existing medical system and applied for detoxification, rejuvenation, immune boosting allergy prevention etc. Ayurveda principle explains the theory that everybody can lead a healthy and long life through little cares and discipline. It advocates judicious consumption of herbal medicines, intake of requisite nutrition, meditation, exercise and rejuvenation therapies prescribed in the ayurvedic system. Ayurveda can be considered as a gift from nature to the mankind.