Ayurveda and Ayurvedic treatment is an ancient Indian system of preventive health care. According to this system, bodily health is determined by three biological principles, called doshas: Vata (air), which regulates movement; Pitta (fire), which regulates metabolism; and Kapha(water)., which regulates structure. “Ayur” means life and “Ved” means knowledge (“knowledge of life.”). This holistic science practiced for more than 5000 years is the knowledge of complete balance of the Body, Mind and spirit, including the emotions and psychology, on all levels. It includes in its consideration, longevity, rejuvenation and self-realization therapies through herbs, diet, exercise, yoga, massage, aromas, tantras, mantras, and meditation. An approach to physical health, mental clarity and spiritual fulfillment, that goes back to the rishis or sages of ancient India and then codified in the Vedas, the sacred texts of Hinduism.