Ayurveda dates back more than 5000 years. The first Written records of Ayurveda have been founded in the Vedas, The Oldest and the largest body of knowledge in History. This science of life started as an oral tradition, with the knowledge being passed down by the rishis, who studied nature and its laws, and analysed their effect on human beings. Extensive research and writings on Ayurveda have taken placed right from the ancient times. One can even find texts on Ayurvedic surgery.