Ayurveda is the time tested Indian system of medicine. Ayurveda, the science of life. is a system of medical treatment existed more than 5000 years. The Rishies of ancient India contributed this to the world, and is based on a holistic approach to life. It has a different system of approach, than the simple materialistic, to life and disease. It relates the body and mind with the environment.
Ayurveda was the only system of medical treatment available in the past decade, popular and accepted by all in India. The influence of the west, the advancement of allopathic system etc. paved the way for acceptance of modern medicine instead slowly. Ayurvedic medicine components engulfed the whole of natural resources like vegetation and its contents in different forms, metals and animal contents etc. to certain extend. There was a vast resources of knowledge about the positive and negative effects of these contents and are accepted as none toxic and causes little side effects. Not to degrade the good effects & contribution of modern system, it has contributed a variety of side effects by the use of chemicals for treatment. Because of this these medicines are banned from time to time. But still new medicines are to be depended, which again is sure to fail after a certain period. These synthetic inanimate pharmaceutical products are causing threat to the immune System of the body also. The new wave of diseases contributed by anti biotic resistant bacteria and other deadlocks in the health care field have prompted researchers to look for a more environment friendly natural method. Some of the chronic diseases are without remedy in the allopathic system. This resulted in the change of approach in health care management. The importance of the patient rather than the system of approach is gaining prominence. All over the world there is an awaking to this reality and alternate medical systems (Traditional Medicine) are making a come back.
Here begins the resurgence of Ayurveda. The track record of curing chronic diseases by Ayurvedic system, its minimal side effects and cost efficiency are accepted world over. The western countries started establishing Ayurveda centers accepting and recognizing Ayurveda as an alternate system of medicine. Similar trends have started in gulf and other developed countries.
Ayurveda and its potential in the field of Health care management were diffused in the past by various reasons. It is time for us to open the gate of true research, consolidate results and emerge as a new force capable of contributing a major share of the health care. It is in the hands of the new generation of Ayurveda Doctors, seeking Knowledge in this field, the future of Ayurveda. It is their contribution that is going to be crucial for the future of Ayurveda. We strive to make available the requisite condition so that the students coming out of our institution will be torch bearers for the future of Ayurveda.