Ayurveda is the knowledge of live. Veda also means text. The veda’s are the oldest texts on earth. There are different Veda’s, books, wich can explain the laws of nature
Ayurveda is an health studie, wich is founded in between the Indus and the Ganges, the rivers that flow out of the Himalayas. Ayurveda is used since thousends of years.
With Ayurveda, one does not look only to the body, but also to the mind. The body and mind work together as one. The one affects the other. So you have to look in your mind to find the problems of your body.
So Ayurveda is not only aimed to cure diseases and bring wealth, but also to prevent diseases and such. So a Ayurvedic curer did his job wrong if someone became ill. The purpose of Ayurveda is to become your own preventing doctor with your own experience and knowledge.