"Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship," The word "health" refers to a state of complete emotional and physical well-being. Healthcare exists to help people maintain this optimal state of health. " WHO, 1948- "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity .

In a person who experiences physical health, bodily functions are working at peak performance, due not only to a lack of disease, but also to regular exercise, balanced nutrition, and adequate rest. Physical wellbeing involves pursuing a healthful lifestyle to decrease the risk of disease. Maintaining physical fitness.

Mental health refers to a person's emotional, social, and psychological wellbeing. Mental health is as important as physical health to a full, active lifestyle. Mental health is not only the absence of depression, anxiety, or another disorder. It also depends on the ability to:
• enjoy life, bounce back after difficult experiences, achieve balance, adapt to adversity, feel safe and secure, achieve your potential
• Physical and mental health are linked. It is important to approach "health" as a whole, rather than its different types.

A verse from Sushruta Samhita


According to Ayurveda, the Doshas Vata-Pitta-Kapha, when are perfectly balanced, Agni properly works (13 types of Agnis), wastes are properly excreted, all the senses are blissful, that is when it is called Perfect Health.
Health is of utmost importance according to Ayurveda, every human or animal kingdom activity is governed by good health. Ayurveda tells us about every aspect of health, including Mental Health and experience of Bliss
Balanced health rests upon various factors, including diet, sleep, celibacy, panchakarma, yoga and meditation, intake of rasayanas and spiritual healing, which includes chanting hymns, yagya etc.

Diet plays a very important role, infact, Diet in itself is a ‘Medicine’. It determines the state of mind as well as of the body.

Panchakarma is also very important to balance doshas and prevent diseases. Once the disease has set in, even then Panchakarma is useful as it helps the body clean itself and get rid of toxins.