AYUSH Ministry Clarified on Scroll.in article On Claims About Anti-Diabetic Drugs

This is with regard to the article dated April 15 published on Scroll.in entitled “Under the Microscope: AYUSH Ministry’s dubious claims about Ayurvedic drugs for Diabetes, Malaria” (Editor’s note: The headline was subsequently changed to “Under the microscope: Questionable claims about Ayurvedic drugs for diabetes, malaria”). The above mentioned article, which is stated to be … Continue reading AYUSH Ministry Clarified on Scroll.in article On Claims About Anti-Diabetic Drugs

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First Integrated AYUSH Hospital In Tripura

Alternative medicines hospital, first of its type in State set up at Kailashahar in Unakoti, has the facility of Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Yoga.The Tripura health and family welfare minister Sudip Roy Barman inaugurated the fifty bedded hospital in presence of MLA Bhagaban Das, Nitish Deb, vice chairman of KMC, Dr Shailesh Kumar Yadav, MD NHM … Continue reading First Integrated AYUSH Hospital In Tripura

Ayush min promoting ‘unscientific drugs’: Congress

PANAJI: Congress on Monday claimed that the Union Ayush ministry, headed by North Goa MP Shripad Naik, is promoting drugs which have no scientific standing and which have been associated with many consumer complaints. The Ayush ministry, which received a budgetary allocation of Rs 1,739 crore for 2019-20, is wasting money on advertising ‘unscientific’ medicines … Continue reading Ayush min promoting ‘unscientific drugs’: Congress

Use Of Earthworms In Ayurveda

Earthworms are called bhunaga and are quite often used in Ayurvedic medicine. In Rasa Tarangani, a book on rasa sastra, methods to prepare bhunaga satwapatana have been dealt with in detail. Similarly, Rasa Ratna Samuchayam explains in detail how balls of copper are obtained from earthworms. Bhunaga satwapatana is dealt with in the chapter on … Continue reading Use Of Earthworms In Ayurveda

MOU between India and Bolivia on AYUSH

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Monday gave ex-post facto approval to two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) between India and Bolivia in the fields of Traditional systems of medicine and homeopathy and geology and mineral resources. The MoUs were signed in Bolivia in March 2019, said an official statement. The agreement in the Field of … Continue reading MOU between India and Bolivia on AYUSH

Herbal supplement kratom is tied to more U.S. deaths

U.. health officials say overdose deaths U.S. health officials say overdose deaths involving the herbal supplement kratom have caused 91 deaths in 27 states. the pplement kratom have caused 91 deaths in7 states. Kratom –Mitragyna speciosa (commonly known as kratom) is a tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family native to Southeast Asia. M. speciosa … Continue reading Herbal supplement kratom is tied to more U.S. deaths