Ayurveda is an ancient medicine system of the Indian subcontinent. It is said to have originated in India about 4000 to 5000 years back. The main concept of Ayurveda is that it personalizes the healing process. Ayurveda blends our modern lifestyle and healthy habits with the ancient wisdom of using natural substances, medicines, and herbs to help us lead a healthy and disease-free life. The word ‘Ayurveda’ means the ‘science of life. The earliest literature on Ayurveda appeared during the Vedic period in India. Ayurveda is attributed to god Dhanvantari, the physician to the gods in Hindu mythology, who received it from Brahma. Dhanvantari, also spelled Dhanwantari, in Hindu mythology. Dhanvantari is the Hindu god of medicine and an avatar of Lord Vishnu. He was the king of Varanasi. He is mentioned in the Puranas as the god of Ayurveda. He, during the Samudra Manthan, arose from the Ocean of Milk with the nectar of immortality. Sushruta is widely regarded as the 'Father of Indian Medicine' and 'Father of Plastic Surgery and he wrote one of the world's earliest works on medicine and surgery. Ayurveda was composed between 500-1000 BCE in Sanskrit scriptures. The healing properties of the herbs were written in the form of poems which are called Shlokas, all of which are compiled into the Vedas which are forms of ancient Hindu knowledge. Hippocrates is considered to be the father of modern medicine because in his books, which are more than 70. He described scientifically, many diseases and their treatment after detailed observation. He lived about 2400 years ago. Hippocrates is believed to have laid the foundation stone of what is now known as medicine. The purpose of Ayurveda is to protect the health of the healthy and alleviate disorders in the diseased. Ayurveda cures the disease permanently and removes all the bacteria from the body. It supports a better lifestyle through which you can improve your overall health. The specific aim of Ayurveda is to restore the individual balance between mind, body, and spirit.