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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.
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.
The government of Mauritius also has a long history of traditional medicine in common with India and both countries share a common culture with respect to the ayurvedic system of medicine.
Indian head massage is based on the ayurvedic system of healing which has been practised in India for over a 1,000 years.
2014, which envisages better access to AYUSH services including Ayurvedic system, strengthening of AYUSH educational institutions, facilitate the enforcement of quality control of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani & Homoeopathy (ASU & H) drugs and sustainable availability of raw-materials for manufacture of ASU & H drugs in the States/UTs during 12th Plan.
Any readymade formula of traditional Indian Ayurvedic System of Medicine cannot be patented since an invention, which in effect, is traditional knowledge or duplication of known properties of traditionally known components has been made non-patentable under Section 3(p) of the Patents Act, 1970.
Based on the studies of herbarium repository of national reference collection of plants maintained by the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and the field studies, the BSI has published four volumes of Red Data Book of Indian Plants and Red List of Threatened Vascular Plant Species of India, which provide information on 1236 threatened plant taxa in the country, including medicinal plants used in Ayurvedic System of Medicine.
National Unani and Ayurvedic Formulary Committee Bangladesh Board of Unani and Ayurvedic Systems of Medicine, 38, Bangabandhu Avenue, Dhaka-1000.