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Mercury ban may hit Ayurveda

Varanasi (ToI): Faculty of Ayurveda, Banaras Hindu University, is worried that the ancient Ayurveda system of medicine may collapse if a global ban is imposed on the trade of mercury, considering only its harmfulness and without realising that the inorganic form and sulphides of mercury (rasa sindoor, which is proven harmless) have wider application in … Continue reading

AMAI demands setting up of ayurvedic research university in Kerala

Chennai (PB): With Kerala still remains a favoured destination for specialized treatment in Ayurveda despite continuous neglect from several quarters for its growth, the demand for establishing an ayurvedic research university in Kerala is getting stronger. Reiterating its stand on the issue, the Ayurvedic Medical Association of India (AMAI), in a pre-budget memorandum to the … Continue reading