The word Ayurveda comes from the two Sanskrit words Ayur meaning life and Veda meaning science. Ayurveda can be translated as the science of life or the science to prolong life. According to the Indian tradition the first four objectives of human life are DHARMA : To accomplish your destiny ARTHA : To acquire wealth …
The human body consists of seven basic and vital tissues called Dhathus meaning in Sanscrit constructing element. These seven dathus are responsible for the entire structure of the body. The dathus maintain the functions of the different organs, systems and vital parts of the body. They play a very important role in the development and nourishment of the body. They are also part of the biological protective mechanism. With the help of AGNI, the principle of fire and assimilation, they are responsible for the immune mechanism.
Every individual is unique and because ayurveda treats the patient and not the disease it is essential to know the patient's prakruti.
The word Ayurveda comes from the two Sanskrit words Ayur meaning life and Veda meaning science.