Ayurveda is the ancient Indian system of natural and holistic medicine. Ayurveda is a sanskrit word which when translated in English means " the science of life".
It's India's traditional healing system, which has been practiced over 5000 years. In today's world most of us rely on allopathic medicines. While allopathic medicines tend to focus on management of disease, Ayurveda helps us understand the root cause of the diseases and treats it from its root. It also gives us knowledge about how to prevent it. Ayurveda treats most of the diseases using herbs which is known as herbalism. The medicinal benefits of herbs have been known for centuries. Natural treatment of diseases using ayurveda and herbalism provide numerous benefits.
Baba Ramdev , a well-known yoga teacher is a great supporter of ayurveda and has made quality efforts to spread the knowledge and benefits of ayurveda. He has treated millions of people through his knowledge about yoga and ayurveda. He organize his yoga camps regularly. Camps flooded with attendees is itself a proof of his wide knowledge of yoga and ayurveda and the trust people has gained in him. Earlier, Baba Ramdev used to tell people about the ayurvedic medicines they should take to cure their disease, but it was very difficult for them to find those medicines or to find herbs to make medicine at home. Hence, on the request of millions of people Baba Ramdev laid the foundation of an institute named Patanjali Yogpeeth for the promotion and practice of yoga and ayurveda. Patanjali aurveda produces products in the categories of personal care and food.The company manufactures 800 products including 45 type of cosmetic products and 30 types of food products. Patanjali products are cheaper alternatives in market due to lesser production and marketing costs. Patanjali Ayurvedic manufacturing division has over 300 medicines for treating a range of ailments and body conditions, from common cold to chronic paralysis.