Ayurveda and said nityam apurusheyam (literally "eternal and not created by man"). Received despite its great principles to external influences (Greek, Chinese, Farsi, Tibet). This system was in Turks for several centuries after the Muslim invasions in northern India since the eighth century. Along with the recovery in Europe and has been shown to Ayurveda. With various European colonialism, especially British, has this drug been repeatedly harassed and prevented from English. Only with independence in 1947, under the influence of Mahatma Gandhi, the Ayurveda was recognized. Today it seems that Ayurveda more interest for a comprehensive approach to the welfare of the medical part (the latter is becoming more and more medical research continuously) generate.
Ayurveda goes back to the origin of the Vedas - the Atharva - Veda particular - hymns India. Ayurveda is a branch of Atharva Veda. Therefore upaveda subordinated Vida. Originally, it was mainly on the principles contained in the healing Atharva - Veda tone or language. The hymns and possibilities for healing and read out was easy, according to the text, and the ability to heal everything. No drugs, as we know it today, developed so far. Then came two medical treatises, Charaka Samhita Sushruta Samhita, details and Ayurveda form. In Indian universities, the students with Hrdayam Astanga Vagbhata a simplified summary of the first two works, especially in southern India. Sushruta Samhita and Sushruta in the first millennium BC.