Ayurveda is a symbol of two words. Ayur means life and veda means knowledge. Collectively it means science of life. Ayurveda is a system of medicine, which deals with natural plants, herbs and minerals. Ayurveda represents a way of healthy living and brings our body close to nature. It gives more stress on nature, precautions and habitat. Ayurveda has long discovered a complete science of healing disease with the help of plants, herbs and minerals. In Ayurveda system of medicine, herbs, minerals, metals and other natural elements are used.
According to Ayurveda, health is the natural state of body, mind and soul. When the natural state comes in contact with unhappiness, it means a body is diseased. Ayurveda prescribes a regular diet along with medicine because diet is as important as the remedy, since the former helps to restore the balance as much as the latter. Ayurveda gives emphasis on the carrier and food habits.