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About Ayurveda

The word "Ayurveda" is a Sanskrit word that evolves from the combination of two words, “Ayuh” meaning life and “Veda” meaning knowledge. Ayurveda “science of life” or “wisdom of life” deals with nature and includes all aspects of life. Ayurveda is a 6000 year old science that originated in India and the components and concept of Ayurveda are rooted in Vedas, the ancient book of knowledge that dates back to around 3,000 B.C. The component of the science that deals with health and disease is known as Ayurvedic medicine and came into existence around 1,000 B.C. Learn more >

About Dr. Amala Guha

Amala Guha, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.Dr. Guha's expertise in cancer immunology and her training in Ayurvedic medicine including herbs bring a unique blend of understanding in the field of integrative medicine. She lectures extensively on complementary and alternative medicine and has been a reviewer for the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Learn more >