"A person will be called healthy, when their physiognomy is in equilibrium, their digestion and metabolism work well, their tissue and excretion functions perform accordingly and their soul, mind and senses are in a stable condition, and they have intrinsic happiness."
Sushruta, Ayurvedic Doctor, 1000 B.C.
Ayurveda is a life philosophy that deals with the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. It arose over 5000 years ago in India and represents the oldest traditional medicine system in the world. The first written traditions reach back 3000 years.