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Ayurvedic Workshop for Korean tourists visiting Udupi

Ayurveda Sanctuary, Udupi in association with Ayurveda Korea recently organized a five day Experience and Training Workshop for top level management team from ‘YESIN’, a leading natural therapy organization in South Korea. The main Objective of this Workshop and Certificate Programme was to promote genuine, traditional Ayurvedic practices of India and build awareness among the … Continue reading

Two-day Ayurveda research seminar in Germany

Coimbatore(TH,BL), May 10:  A two-day seminar on research in Ayurveda is scheduled at the European Academy of Ayurveda, Birstein, Germany on September 14 and 15. This seminar, said to be the first International Research Seminar on Ayurveda (IRSA 2014) would focus on nurturing research and research projects on Ayurveda with deeper understanding and appreciation of the … Continue reading

Pharmexcil urges commerce to seek WTO’s intervention on MHRA ban on herbal products

Mumbai (PB), 21th May, 2014: Concerned over the plight of ASU exporters in the wake of UK drug regulator MHRA’s recent ban on sale of unlicensed herbal products in UK, the Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) has sought union commerce ministry’s intervention to move WTO on this issue. Objecting to the anti-industry stand … Continue reading

Care-Keralam to validate all major classical Ayurveda medicine soon: Dr Joy Varghese

Chennai (PB): The ayurvedic medicines from India can be marketed internationally in the near future as all the bottlenecks for exports will be identified and removed soon, according to the executive director of the Confederation for Ayurvedic Renaissance-Keralam (Care-Keralam) Ltd. “Till now there is no data on validation of the herbal drugs. It prevented India … Continue reading

AMMOI urges govt to fill up post of advisor for Ayurveda and four research officers

Chennai (PB): The Ayurvedic Medicine Manufacturers Organisation of India (AMMOI) has urged the union government to immediately fill up the vacant post of ‘advisor to Ayurveda’ in the department of Ayush. Several significant projects are not being implemented for want of the highest technical post of advisor, says the memorandum sent to the union health … Continue reading

Panchgavya therapy dept on the anvil in Gujarat Ayurveda varsity

Ahmedabad (BL):Gujarat government is mulling to start a department of panchgavya therapy in the Ayurveda university and colleges across the state, an official of Gauseva and Gauchar Development Board (GGDB) said here today. “The state government is mulling to start a department of Panchgavya therapy in Ayurveda colleges and universities of the state,” GDDB chairman … Continue reading

Ayush docs to get allopathy training

Bengaluru (DC): Following the orders from the Planning Commission, the State Health and Family Welfare Department has recommended Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) to start an 18-month course in modern (emergency) medicine for Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) practitioners to practice allopathy. The initiative is being taken up to upgrade and improve … Continue reading

2 Nepali manuscripts added to UNESCO’s list

Khatmandu(PTI), 20th June, 2013: Two old Nepali manuscripts in the field of Ayurveda and Tantrism have been added to UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register, the UN body’s office here said. Nepali manuscripts the ‘Nisvasattatvasamhita’ and the ‘Susrutasamhita’ that are, respectively, the earliest surviving tantric manuscript and the oldest document in the field of Ayurveda were … Continue reading

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