Ayurveda is an ancient system of medicine originated more than 5000 years ago in India.Its a branch of Atharva Veda and is believed to be authentic and written by sages over a period of time.Its a complete system which mentions about various aspects of human being from life to death and things which are beneficial to human being are explained beautifully in this Vedic system.It aims in healing body, mind, and emotion by using a holistic approach.
Ayurveda broadly has two goals unlike other systems of medicines:
Goal of this system is to prevent illness, heal the sick and preserve life. This can be summed up as follows:
- Swasthyas swasthya rakshanam – Maintaining health of healthy individual by following various ancient principles like Panchkarma, Marma etc.
- Aturasya vikar prashamanam – Treating the diseased person by using various fundamentals tools of Ayurveda.