Ayurveda

The History and Spread of Ayurveda

Ayurveda began as an appendix to the youngest of the Vedas, the Atharva Yeda. Later on, possibly between the 8th and 10th centuries –about 900 years before Christ was born—the most important of all Ayurvedic texts, the Charaka Samhita, appeared. Ayurveda's most famous surgical text, the Sushruta Samhita was also compiled around this time. While… Continue reading The History and Spread of Ayurveda

Ayurveda

Ayurveda: The Science of Life

What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is traditional Indian medicine and is the most ancient system of medicine known to humankind. It is believed to be at least 5000 years old but some say it’s even older. Therefore, often called as “the Mother of Medicine” and is recognised by World Health Organisation as alternative medicine. Ayurveda is… Continue reading Ayurveda: The Science of Life