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What’s Inside Your ‘Ayurvedic’ Calorie Burner And Immunity Booster?

What’s Inside Your ‘Ayurvedic’ Calorie Burner And Immunity Booster?

Aug 17, 2021

What qualifies as an Ayurvedic medicine? How are they tested? How are new ones allowed? The core pharmacological questions open up a Pandora’s box of doubts and complexities.

The Vaidyan’s Vial: Stirring A Mix Of The Old And New

The Vaidyan’s Vial: Stirring A Mix Of The Old And New

Jul 19, 2021

Ayurveda presents a fascinating but complex story of evolution. It has embraced modernity patchily, and perhaps not enough in the right processes. Especially with safety concerns.

Ayurvedic Medicines: Caught Between The Classical, The Modern And The Pseudo-Modern

Ayurvedic Medicines: Caught Between The Classical, The Modern And The Pseudo-Modern

Apr 21, 2021

What counts as an Ayurvedic medicine? The classical canon is still robust in living practice. But there’s also a plethora of new ‘proprietary’ brands. Are they really ‘Ayurvedic’?

The Difficult Conversation Between Ayurveda And Allopathy

The Difficult Conversation Between Ayurveda And Allopathy

Mar 18, 2021

We have “never claimed any cure for Covid-19”, say the real Ayurveda experts. But it’s a real cusp for medical knowledge—even if integration poses vast, profound challenges.

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