Ayurveda Doctors Busy at National Games Venues Across State – The New Indian Express

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:The debut run of Sports Ayurveda at Commonwealth Games 2010 was certainly a hit. The service of the Sports Ayurveda team is much sought after at the National Games too. For proof, check out the rush at their pavilion in the Games Village.  This is the first time that Sports Ayurveda services are being utilised in National Games. After the Commonwealth Games, the only other national sports event that the team has offered its services to is the school games. The team has been sending two doctors to national school sports meets.  A team of around 40 doctors and an equal number … [Read more...]

How Himalaya made ancient Ayurveda popular across the globe

It was in the seventies that Himalaya Drug Company began to explore markets beyond India and focused on research and scientific data to establish the safety and efficacy of its herbal products. Image: Today Himalaya is present in 91 countries and by 2020, global revenues will account for 50 per cent of its business. Photograph: Courtesy, Himalaya Herbals We are talking about the year 1975 - that's nearly 40 years ago when Himalaya moved its base from Mumbai (then Bombay), the commercial capital of India, to a deserted outpost in Bangalore, a city known for its greenery and weather. This … [Read more...]

Many Aurvedic medicines are found to have metallic compounds and likely to be banned all across the world.?

Many Aurvedic medicines are found to have metallic compounds and likely to be banned all across the world.? Why Indian government does not sponsor a research which will get into details of this issue ? While Aurvedic medicines made from plants are quite safe, those made from metallic compounds have been found to contain toxic levels of lead, mercury and arsenic. Some claims have been made that in the process of manufacturing these medicines, "their molecular structure is altered due to heating and process of fine grinding". How this is possible ? Can molecular structure get altered so … [Read more...]