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Ayurveda is an ancient medical science. The word, ayurveda is composed of two words of Sanskrit, ayur (meaning life) and veda (meaning knowledge). Thus Ayurveda is a medical science of Ancient India. It deals with matters relating to health, day-to-day life and longevity (long life).
Ayurveda is a traditional system of medicine and medication, based on experience and observation. This system of medicine and medication is more than 3000 years old. According to mythological story, Dhanvanteri was the first physician to use Ayurveda. In modern India also, Ayurveda is being used. Indian Government give equal importance ayurveda as other pathies. Ayurveda physicians working and contributing in field of medicine all over India. Due to no side effect tharapy ayurveda has also reached outside India in countries like the UAE and Saudi Arabia and several persons from other countries also take advantage of ayurveda.