The traditional medicine of india , is not a science artificially imposed upon living beings.
Ayurveda is made up of two sanskrit words " Ayu " which means life and
"veda" which means the knowledge.
To know about life is Ayurveda
Ayurved is based upon a profound understanding of the spirit of life and the movement of its force.
Ayurveda has a holistic approach to individual where in it does not differentiate between the Body and the Mind and they are interrelated and intigrated.
So that happens to one influences the other.
It is a science based upon the observation of living being and their actual to their environment. Many scholars believe that knowledge of Ayurveda spread out from INDIA and influenced the ancient chinese system of medicine, unani medicine and the medicine practiced by hippocrates in Greece.it also emphasize on preventive health care.
Many Ayurvedic practices were handed by word of mouth and were used before there were written records.Two ancient books written in sanskrit on palm leaves more than 2000 years ago are thought to be the texts on Ayurveda........
CHARAK SAMHITA and SUSHRUT SAMHITA.
Ayurbeda views a person as a unique individual made up of five primary elements
The elements are
Panchakarma Treatments are the primary therapeutic, purification, detoxification and rejuvenation treatments in Ayurveda. ‘Panchakarma’ means five essential therapeutic treatments which include vamana(Induced vomiting through the oral administration of medicines), virechana(Induced purgation through the oral administration of medicines), snehavasti (ano-rectal administration of medicated oils), kashayavasti (ano-rectal administration of medicinal herbal extracts)and nasya (nasal administration of medicated oils/ medicinal herbal extracts). All of these are not commonly practiced together in all cases. Ayurveda recommends panchakarma treatments equally for prevention of diseases, restoration and rejuvenation of health and therapeutic management of diseases. On a wellness perspective, Panchakarma Treatments are done at anytime as an aid to keep the body immunity and metabolism strong and to prevent toxins accumulating in the body. It enhances and restores the essential balance of body and mind.