Ayurveda is the ‘Science of Life and Longevity’. Practised since the pre-Vedic period, Ayurveda in India is indeed one of the well recognised traditional systems of medicine emphasizing the divine use of mind, body and the spirit in the prevention and curing of ailments. Quite ideally therefore Ayurveda as a holistic treatment procedure maintains a definite relationship between the metaphysical state and the illness of an individual. There are eight branches of Ayurveda known as the ‘Asthanga Ayurveda’.

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There are eight distinct branches of Ayurveda which offers a rather holistic treatment