Ayurveda means Ayurvedic Medicine. It's a medical system from India. It's a combination of two words actually. Ayur mean 'Live' and Veda means 'Science'. The art of Ayurveda relies on the balancing and integration between the body, mind, and spirit. The combination resulting a great maintain and improvement in the skin, body, and neurological system.
Now, Ayurveda practitioners have lots of expertise in the practice. Some of them had trained in the Western medical practice (i.e. medical school and nursing), Ayurveda Education Center, and Naturopathic Medical System, to provide comprehensive science related medical quality improvement and a variety of treatment, as well as handling and processing the substances or agents of the products, packaging, and following good manufacturing practice (GMP) - a standard for manufacturers related to foods and medications.
Ayurveda and Yoga had recognized by the government of India. The first recognition given by the government stated in the Indian Medicine Act in 1970.
There are several mandatory items from Central Council, included a standardized training for prescription, advicing the central government about recognition or withdrawal of medical qualification in the traditional medicine of India, maintaining the central register of Indian medicines, revise the register, and some other listing act. More detail about Ayurveda mandatory by Central Council, see Department of Ayurveda, India Government's website.
The area of Ayurvedic medicine including supplementation for general health and personal care. You can see some the formula using Ayurveda ingredients on the specific categories.