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What is Ayurveda?

Updated: Oct 3, 2021

Ayurveda is the traditional Hindu system of medicine (incorporated in Atharva Veda, the last of the four Vedas) and it is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems. It is based on the idea of balance in the body using diet, herbal treatment, and yogic breathing. It stands for the science of life (Ayur = Life, Veda = Science) and it has been practiced in India for thousands of years. Its main goal is to promote good health using natural and herbal ingredients.

According to Ayurveda, everything in the universe – dead or alive – is connected. If the balance of your mind, body and spirit is aligned and in harmony with the universe you have good health. If for any reason this balance is d