Ayurveda is the art of daily living in harmony with the laws of nature. It is the science of life and longevity, considered as the oldest healthcare system in the world. Ayurveda is sprouted in the pristine land of India more than 5000 years back and is considered as the Upveda of Atharva Veda, the last of the four Vedas (scripture). The other three Vedas are Rigveda, Yajurveda and Samaveda.
Ayurveda’s aims and objectives are to maintain the perfect health of a healthy person through prevention and to cure the disease process in an unhealthy person through proper diet, lifestyle, internal medicines and external therapies (Panchakarma). Ayurveda is a practical, clinical, medical science. It has its unique methodology of eight clinical limbs- examination of pulse, speech, tongue, skin, urine, faeces, eyes and form.