History of Ayurveda

The true history of Ayurveda starts from the time of the holy books. The vedas ancient mythology contends that the concept and essence of Ayurveda was revealed by the creator of the world himself- Lord Brahma, The vedas date back to about five thousand years. They preach the philosophy of life. The Atharvaveda contains the principles of healing on which Ayurveda is based. ''Ayur'' means life in Sanskrit. Ayurveda is the most ancient science of healing which enhance longevity.

Ayurveda is a complete or holistic system that integrates the mind, body and spirit. There were many' vaidyas' or doctors in India who managed to preserve some of the knowledge available in these long scripture. Divine plants that sustain long life and good health are now being rediscovered. Today there is a revival of the ancient culture and traditions inherent to Ayurveda which is a true gift of the ancient civilization to the modern world.