On internet you can search and find a lot more information about Ayurveda. Ayur means life and Veda means science or knowledge, so in short Ayurveda is knowledge of life, it is so beautiful expressed.
Ayurveda is an ancient medicine from India, probably existed for about 5000 years. It is a holistic healing system, based on the belief of balancing between mind, body and spirit
Maharishi Ayurveda (MAV)
In early eighties the proponent of transcendental meditation, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, reviewed the old ancient Vedic knowledge and did it more available, more understandable for modern people, he also emphasized the role of consciousness in our health. He worked with world’s foremost Ayurvedic physicians to restoring the old Vedic knowledge to its complete value. It is a total approach to natural health care in form of balancing mind, body, environment by enliven the inner intelligence of mind and body. The most important part is prevention of disease and treating the disease at its source rather than the symptoms.
To enliven the inner intelligence, we have to get balanced in wholeness by eating proper food and with a lifestyle according to our constitution. Our behavior and daily routine have also a great influence on our health. We have to consider all aspect of our life, even the environment, the age, the cycle of the nature and the universe. To get connected to all of these aspects we have to meditate twice a day, which is important aspect of Maharishi Ayurveda.
Background: https://www.imavf.org/maharishi-mahesh-yogi/ and