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(Sanskrit) an ancient medical treatise summarizing the Hindu art of healing and prolonging life

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The Ayurvedic system holds that there are six basic tastes, including the four known in the West (sweet, salty, sour, and bitter) and two others: pungent and astringent.
Dr Shinde said: "The study validates the traditional use of herb as a youth-promoting substance in the Ayurvedic system of medicine.
Frankincense is still used in traditional medicine from North Africa to China, and especially in the Ayurvedic system of India, in which it is known as Balai guggal.
In the Ayurvedic system, each individual is responsible for her or his own health.
Some theorize that the Traditional Himalayan Medicine System (THMS), passed down by word of mouth, was spread along this trade route as well, and that the medical traditions of Tibet and China, and the Ayurvedic system of India have their origins in THMS.
Piper nigrum finds an extensive application in antibacterial preparations belonging to Ayurvedic system of medicine.
It is an important medicine in the indigenous Ayurvedic system of healthcare.
ABSTRACT--The present study deals with the ethnomedicinal flora of the Ayurvedic system of medicine in one of the most remote corners of the Outer Himalayas at the border between India and Tibet.
Into this broad category fall Native American shamanic healing and purging rituals; Latin American curanderismo, with its own distinctive classes of sickness based on humors (hot, cold, dry, or moist) and remedies; India's traditional Ayurvedic system of lifestyle interventions and natural therapies; Oriental medicine (one place where the non-politically correct adjective adheres) with Its prominent reliance on herbs, needle puncture, and site-specific pressure to correct bodily energy patterns, or qi; as well as weight-loss clinics, midwifery practices, and 12-step programs.
Part of the Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine dating back thousands of years, there are 107 marma points on the body where flesh, veins, arteries, bones, joints and tendons meet up.
Then comes a short, inconclusive note by Dieler von Schmadel and Berward Hoch-kitchen (Regensburg) on the doctor-patient relationship in the Ayurvedic system, "The results of an analysis based on a video of consultations in five Ayurvedic medical practices" - video tapes that were taken from private practices in Poona and Bombay, and outpatient clinic consultations of an Ayurvedic hospital in Bombay and Boradi.