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the ancient Hindu art of medicine and of prolonging life.
Contemporary Examples

Coconut charcoal has been used in ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years.
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Here are 15 home remedies taken from the ayurvedic tradition that you can try the next time you have the opportunity.
Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion Ari Meisel January 20, 2014

Behind her late middle-age rejuvenation was the spell of a Hindu practitioner of ancient ayurvedic arts.
The Sexy Side of Maggie: How Thatcher Used Her Softer Quality Gail Sheehy January 10, 2012

This is the ayurvedic program focused on health and well-being.
Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt February 19, 2011

(Hinduism) an ancient medical treatise on the art of healing and prolonging life, sometimes regarded as a fifth Veda

an ancient Indian system of holistic medicine drawn from Vedic literature that seeks to balance individual imbalances through adjustments in diet, exercise, and sleep and involving herbs, aromas, meditation, and yoga to address health issues

Ayurveda states that all disease begins with an imbalance or stress in the individual’s consciousness.
Word Origin

Hindu for ‘complete knowledge of the totality of life’

1917, “pertaining to traditional Hindu science of medicine,” from ayurveda “science of life,” from ayur “life” + veda “knowledge” (see Veda).


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