Sunday, August 28, 2005

Heart-friendly herbs

... In Ayurveda, ischemic heart disease (IHD) is known as Hridroga. ... In Ayurveda, kapha (hardening of arteries) is the major underlying mechanism of heart diseases. ...

Sunday, August 21, 2005

Mashelkar said the “right way” to pursue herbal medicines would be to use traditional knowledge as a starting point to launch scientific investigations to isolate the “active ingredient” of a plant and put it through animal and human clinical trials.

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Efforts on to popularise home remediesWith the arrival of the British and popularisation of allopathic medicines, the traditional home remedies, including Ayurveda, suffered a major setback