Ayurveda originated as a part of vedic science. literally Ayurveda is the science of life. It is a System for manifesting health and curing disease through adherence to natural rhythms and cycles.
Veda has taken Ayurveda as its special branch for healing both body and mind. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the entire universe of matter, mind and consciousness. Ayureda mainly includes herbal medicine, dietetics, body work, surgery, psychology and spirituality.
Purpose of ayurveda
The purpose of Ayurveda is to protect the health of the healthy and to alleviate disorders of the diseased.
- The Preventive aspect deals with methods, recommendations and ways of life.
- The Curative aspect deals with providing relief to the diseased.