Ayurveda is a system of traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent and a form of alternative medicine. The Ayurvedic system of medication is based on many centuries of experience in medical practice, handed down through generations. Ayurvedic practitioners approach diagnosis by using all five senses.Ayurvedic medicine originated in the early civilizations of India some 3,000-5,000 years ago making Ayurvedic medicine the oldest surviving healing system in the world.
The two principle objectives of Ayurveda are :
- To prolong life and promote perfect health
- To completely eradicate the disease and dysfunction of the body.