Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. Ayurveda has been enjoying a major resurgence in both its native land and throughout the world. Tibetan medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine both have their roots in Ayurveda. Early Greek medicine also embraced many concepts originally described in the classical ancient medical texts dating back several thousands of years.
More than a mere system of treating illness, Ayurveda is a science of life and offers a body of wisdom designed to help people stay vital while realizing their full human potential. Providing guidelines on ideal daily and seasonal routines, diet, behavior and the proper use of our senses, Ayurveda reminds us that health is the balanced and dynamic integration between our environment, body, mind, and spirit.
The ancient science of Ayurveda remains relevant even in the modern world due to its principles of harmony, purity, simplicity and true focus on physical, emotional and spiritual health. Incorporating Ayurvedic principles into everyday life is a simple exercise of making small changes that all add up to a happier and healthier you.