ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Indigenous Systems of Medicine

Indigenous Systems of Medicine
Mainstreaming the ayurveda, yoga, unani, siddha, homeopathy systems should imply deep changes in maternity care. Big changes there are, but in the wrong direction. Aiming to reduce maternal and...
Using the framework of medicine as culture and focusing on the indigenous medicine of ayurveda, this paper examines the relationship between health, culture and medicine, and its social reproduction...
Dargahs have come under attack in recent times, following the tragic death of 25 mentally ill people at Erwadi in Tamil Nadu. The tragedy invited a Supreme Court suo motu intervention against local...
The relation between experience and knowledge has been the subject of several debates in the sociology of knowledge, especially with regard to medical knowledge. The disease is experienced by the...
This is an attempt to answer two questions on the manufacture of ayurvedic products in Kerala. First, has the performance of the ayurvedic sector been impressive? Preliminary analysis shows that the...
The demand for cure and for the care of a growing range of health conditions which elude any particular system of medicine has made pluralism in therapeutic options a way of life. The spread and...
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