**Ayurvedic medicine = Ayurveda: Benefits, Uses, Plants...** Ayurvedic medicine or Ayurveda originated in India, is perhaps the oldest system of medicine in the world. This is primarily a science of life. In Sanskrit, Ayurveda means "science of life and longevity." She tries to make sense of life in harmony with nature. It is also ... 10mg/dl (placebo) and 20, 19 and 15mg/dl in the three groups receiving active treatment (P Paranjpe et al Ethnopharmacol 1990. 29 (1) :1-11).