Budgetary Provision for Ayurveda – Business Standard

Ayurveda education is regulated under the provisions of Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 read with amended Act of 2003 and Regulations made thereunder. As per the Indian Medicine Central Council (Minimum Standards of Education in Indian Medicine) (Amendment) Regulations, 2012, Ayurveda Education is aimed at producing graduates, having profound knowledge of Ashtanga Ayurved supplemented with knowledge of scientific advances in modern medicine along with extensive practical training to become fully competent to serve the healthcare services.For providing focussed attention to the growth … [Read more...]

Ayurveda may offer solution for Alzheimer – Business Standard

Extract from an Ayurvedic plant may provide the answer to Alzheimer’s disease for which no effective drug is available at present.The Centre for Neuroscience of the Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore, is engaged in research into this.Revealing this, Centre Professor and Chair Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath said, P K Warrior of the Arya Vaidyashala of Kottakal, Kerala, had suggested to her an Ayurvedic plant. Finding that no new drug had come out to treat Alzheimer’s and that several drugs had failed in the last 10 years, the Centre had taken up Warrior’s suggestion to take a look at the … [Read more...]

Restoring health and well being through Ayurveda – Manila Standard Today

My fascination with Ayurveda started during a brief trip to Kerala, in Southern India. This is a state famously known as “God’s Own Country,” inspired by the scenic backwaters and wellness retreats that define its landscape. During my stay at the Coconut Lagoon Resort, I experienced my first ayurvedic massage called” abhyanga.” This is a full body massage done by two therapists in a synchronized way. What made it distinct from a regular massage was the large quantity of herbal infused oil used during the procedure. I later learned that herbal oils were the very heart of ayurvedic treatments. … [Read more...]