Ayurveda Archive

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Yogi cleared of animal parts row

A leading Indian yoga guru has been cleared of mixing human bones and animal parts in his medicines. Uttaranchal state Health Minister Tilak Raj Behad told the BBC Swami Ramdev‘s medicines contained no objectionable ingredients and were purely herbal. He …

Exploring an alternative medicine

FOSTER CITY — When conventional Western medicine isn’t working, a Foster City doctor says, more and more people are turning to Ayurveda — an ancient Indian healing science that treats health problems through diet, exercise and herbs. “In conventional medicine, …

Balm from the East

The effectiveness of the ancient Indian healing art of ayurveda is getting a closer look in the U.S. Jon Mejia experienced heart palpitations after a particularly stressful period running his Santa Monica consulting firm. His doctor diagnosed an abnormal heart …

West ‘hijacking’ Ayurveda

Hindustan Times (India), Jan. 12, 2003 http://www.hindustantimes.com/ Vijay Dutt The big and famous like England’s future monarch Prince Charles, Pop Queen Madonna, Cherie Blair, QC and wife of Prime Minister Blair and Cher have taken to Ayurveda, the centuries-old Indian therapy, …