Tag Archives: ayurveda

Diabetes-Centric Ayurveda Day Tomorrow

On the occasion of National Ayurveda Day, the Ministry of AYUSH is organizing a one day National Seminar on “Prevention and Control of Diabetes through Ayurveda” tomorrow (28th October 2016) at New Delhi amid divergent opinions surfacing on some recent Ayurvedic medicines released in the market. PMO Minister of State Jitender Singh will inaugurate the seminar and Minister of AYUSH ...

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CSIR’s Anti-Diabetes Ayurvedic Drug BGR-34 Priced ‘High’ Hits Markets

Though not gone through clinical tests on humans like many allopathic drugs, a partically validated anti-diabetes herbal drug called BGR-34 was launched commercially by a Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) lab in Lucknow on Sunday, assuring that it has no side effects. Priced relatively much higher than an allopathic drug at Rs.5 per tablet, the drug manufactured by ...

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Donkey Milk Shows New Path to Telangana Nomads

The donkey milk, known for its therapeutic value since ages, is back again in Telangana with the price quoted higher than a cow milk but pediatrics insist that mother’s milk for the first six months is the safest way to keep babies healthy. In pre-vaccination period, donkey milk was given to infants to develop resistence against cold, breathing problems, whopping ...

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India Foils UK Company’s Bid to Patent Turmeric, Pine Bark & Tea for Treating Hair Loss

India once again thwarted a UK firm’s bid to patent its traditional Ayurvedic knowledge. Europe’s Leading Dermaceutical Laboratory-Pangaea Laboratories Limited tried to take patent on a medicinal composition containing turmeric, pine bark and green tea for treating hair loss. Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL), a Unit of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, located the patent application filed at European ...

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Why PM Modi planted ‘Kadamb’ sapling on World Environment Day?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today planted a Kadamb sapling (Neolamarckia Cadamba), at the Race Course Road lawns, to mark the occasion of World Environment Day, and there is more to the choice as it has ‘vaastu’ significance too. The Prime Minister also placed a traditional earthen-pot (matka) along with the sapling, which is a traditional way of conserving water, and ensuring ...

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Turmeric can help treat oral cancers quelling HPV in mouth

Advocated in ancient Hindu civilization as Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric was known to have boosting powers of immunity earlier, depending upon the digestible form and absorption levels. The familiar yellow spice common in Indian cooking, is now found to helpful in treating oral cancers caused by a virus, says a study co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher. One of the herb’s key ...

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