The word Ayurveda means "science of life"(ayur=life , veda=science,knowledge)
Among the purposes of this ancient science,the most important are:
-maintaining our bodies healthy by a correct lifestyle
-removing illness by strenghtening our immune system
According to Ayurveda,illness appears when our energies become disturbed-inside our body,and in interactions between human-human and human-nature.
To understand Ayurveda,one must know about the 5 elements that constitute life:Earth,Water,Fire,Air,Ether(=space)
Every element is atributed to the 5 senses that humans possess.
-Earth means stability,shape,mass.
=>Associated sense it SMELL
-Water means fluidity.
=>Associated sense is TASTE
-Fire means warmth.
=>Associated sense is SIGHT
-Air means movement,expansion.
=Associated sense is TOUCH
-Ether means the lack of al resistance.
=>Associated sense is HEARING
That's all for now.Stay tuned to find out more:D.