Ayurveda is a branch of medicine that integrates the body, psyche, and spirit to prevent and cure various types of ailments. Ayurvedic medicine is a vast field of study, which has so many branches. Shalya chikitsa, Kayachikitsa, Urdhvanga chikitsa, Jara chikitsa, Vrishya chikitsa, Bala chikitsa, Damstra chikitsa and Graha chikitsa are the eight main sub divisions of Ayurveda.
Naturopathy is an eclectic and holistic alternative medical system that concentrates more on natural medications and the body’s vital ability to cure and uphold itself. Naturopathy works with the principles of morbid matter theory, which believes that accretion of morbid matter in the body is chief cause of all types of diseases. It also proclaims that nature is the preeminent healer and body itself has the capability to reinstate its balanced, healthy state by suppressing diseases.