Author: Lee Yong-Joo 1//Kim Jung-Suk 1//Kim Hyung-Kyo 2//Ryoo Hee-Chang 2
Korea Ayurveda Research Center., Seoul, Korea //Skin Care R&D Center of Skin Science and Cosmetics ENPRANI CO., LTD 
Conference/Journal: J Intl Soc Life Info Science
Date published: 2004
Other: Volume ID: 22 , Issue ID: 2 , Pages: 340 , Word Count: 83
Ayurveda is a holistic system of healing which evolved in ancient India some 3000 - 5000 years ago. According to Ayurveda everything in the universe, including human beings, is composed of the Panchamahabhutas (five elements). And, the three main energies: Tridoshas form human body. It teaches us to balance tridoshas in order to achieve optimum health and well-being. Ayurvedic medicine is based on metabolic body type (dosha) theory. Ayurveda is staged for convert modern medicine and various researches tried to combine current medicine with Ayurveda.