Ayurveda is a discipline of the “upaveda” or “auxiliary knowledge”. Ayurveda is a gift to the world from Kerala, a southern state of India. Kerala is the placeof all traditional Ayurvedic learning and practice. Kerala is known as ‘Gods own country’ and Ayurveda is acclaimed as ‘God’s own Therapies’. Ayurveda is a comprehensive system of herbal therapies originated in India thousands of years ago. ‘Ayur’ means life and ´Veda´ means science. Thus Ayurveda means science of life.
It gives a total approach to health and longevity. This holistic system of medicine is supposed to be the oldest form of health care system available on planet today. This is a unique system of therapies which believes in not only preventing the ailments of body alone but also the mind and spirits. The Ayurvedic therapies can be practised on anybody regularly as a prophylaxis measure, thus helping in prevention of disease.