In Sanscrit, "Ayur" means life and "Veda" means knowledge.
Ayurvedic Medicine is a system of healing originating in India that uses herbal treatment and yogic breathing.
Ayurveda is based on the principles of 3 doshas. Doshas refer to the energy that makes up each individual.
Vata dosha - body motion, blood circulation, breathing, blinking, heartbeat.
Kapha dosha - energy that controls growth in the body, water supply to all body parts, skin moisture and maintains the immune system.