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Ayurveda Panchakarma, the latest health trend

New Delhi (TOI): First, it was yoga. Then, it was gyms. ‘Spinning’ as a form of exercise then took over as the new rage. Soon, power yoga, artistic yoga and martial arts infiltrated the fad circles. And now, it’s the time of the Ayurveda Panchakarma to bask in the limelight. Well-known faces of the city’s … Continue reading

Coconut Development Board join hands with CareKeralam

KOCHI (ET): Coconut Development Board has joined hands with CareKeralam, a joint venture of ayurveda companies and Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development corporation ( Kinfra) supported by Ayush, for implementing and promoting projects on coconut by adopting technological expertise under Technology Mission on Coconut. The association is for studies on use of virgin coconut oil as … Continue reading

Jail inmates of Anantpur to grow medicinal plants for Ayurveda firm

HYDERABAD (TOI): Inmates of the Prisoners’ Agricultural Colony, Anantapur, will soon be cultivating medicinal herbs for a drug company. A yield of one tonne of Alfalfa could fetch about Rs 60,000. The revenue so earned will go to the A P Prisoners’ Welfare Fund. The prisoners who work in the farm, however, will get a … Continue reading

A university for Ayurveda in Kerala

Thrissur(PTI) Kerala government has decided to set up a university for ayurveda system of medicines, Finance Minister K M Mani said today. Handing over the NABH (National Acreditation Board for Hospitals and Health Providers) Certification to the private sector Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre here, he said the main objective of the proposed university … Continue reading

Dept of Ayush plans to support effectiveness studies of 500 select ASU drugs for better global recognition

New Delhi (PB): The Department of Ayush may initiate a scheme to support biological activity and effectiveness studies of 500 select Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani (ASU) medicines so that they get a wider acceptance in the international markets and as part of further streamlining the regulations and standards in the sector. The Steering Committee of … Continue reading

Ayurveda centres in Japan

Sri Lanka (SLN): WISNET Corporation, one of Japan’s leading welfare and health service institutions will establish 500 ayurveda centres in Japan with Sri Lankan assistance, WISNET Corporation chairman Yukinori Takahashi said. He said arrangements are in place to invest a large sum in Sri Lanka for seaweed farming and to develop the ayurveda system. “Japan … Continue reading