Ayurveda, Sanskrit for 'Knowledge or Wisdom of Life,' is a form of traditional medicine native to India and practiced as an alternative medicine throughout the world. The earliest literature on Ayurveda appeared during India's Vedic period and dates back over 5000 years. Ayurveda is grounded metaphysics of the five great elements, Aakash-Space, Vayu-Air, Agni-Fire, Aap-Water and Prithvi-Earth; all compose the universe, including the human body.

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