A Comprehensive Review of Researching the Safety and Efficacy of Ayurvedic Medicine


  • Ashleigh Plumptre Department of pharmacy, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.


Ayurvedic Medicine, Gastrointestinal, Musculoskeletal, Panchakarma, Herbal Medicines


Ayurvedic medicine, a profoundly old medical system with roots in India, has drawn attention from all over the world for its holistic outlook and all-natural treatments. This in-depth analysis guides readers through the Ayurvedic medical system’s theoretical underpinnings, therapeutic approaches, safety issues. This article offers profound insights into the possible benefits and limitations of Ayurvedic medicine within contemporary healthcare frameworks by fusing traditional wisdom with modern scientific research.
Ayurveda, which has been practiced for over five millennia, emphasizes the complex interactions between the mind, body, spirit while attempting to achieve internal balance and harmony. Ayurveda explains the causes of health and illness using the triad of doshas—Vata, Pitta, Kapha—and elemental theory. Herbal medicines, dietary changes, meditation, physical therapy are all part of its therapeutic toolbox, with Panchakarma serving as the regimen of choice for detoxification.
Ayurvedic treatment has shown promise results in the fields of gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, mental health, but more thorough research is still required. Due to possible herb-drug interactions and variations in product quality, safety concerns are of utmost importance. Regulatory actions are taken to safeguard the integrity of Ayurvedic products and to standardize them.
Harmonizing conventional thinking with current methods is essential as Ayurvedic medicine gains acceptance in contemporary healthcare. This fusion needs to take place with respect for cultural diversity and moral awareness. The holistic concept of Ayurvedic medicine resonates strongly, urging careful study, cooperation, responsible integration into the web of international healthcare.


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