Ayurveda is an ancient life science which was evolved around 5000 years ago in the Indian subcontinent. The principles of Ayurveda were expounded by ancient seers (scholars) and were extended to the following generations.
Ayurveda is the system of medicine that evolved in India and has survived as a distinct entity from remote antiquity to the present day.
Even though the Origin of Ayurveda is from the Indian subcontinent the popularity of Ayurveda in Kerala is more compared with other Indian states.
Ayurveda explains disease as an imbalance in the harmonious state of the body or mind. This imbalance can occur due to internal factors like imbalance in body humors [doshas], external factors like trauma, toxins or at the level of mind.
The desire for Health and long life is one of the main aspirations in man since ages. According to Ayurveda, health can be defined as being rooted or placed in one’s self in terms of physical, mental, social and spiritual wellbeing.