Dr amina ather ulm 24 july 2012

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Dr amina ather ulm 24 july 2012

  1. 1. Alternate medicine in India Dr. Amina Ather Team Lead Indian foundation for rediscovering traditional knowledge Bangalore, INDIA dramina.ifrtk@gmail.com
  2. 2. Alternate medicine orTraditional Medicine..
  3. 3. Traditionalmedical systems
  4. 4. Academic module….
  5. 5. What is the difference between traditional medicine and alternate medicine…
  6. 6. Culture , ethnicity and its constraints…• Indian culture• Ethnicity• Technology
  7. 7. KaleidoscopeAn instrument invented by Sir DavidBrewster, which contains loosefragments of colored glass, etc., andreflecting surfaces soarranged that changes of position exhibit its contents in an endless varietyof beautiful colors and symmetrical forms.Few pieces of glasses from a kaleidoscope…• Faith based medicine, because of the composition of the medicine !• Patient and doctor have a unique relationship!• Faith , holistic approach , mind and body spirit - - these constituents become symmetrical form ,……..• Medicine / philosophy are the loose fragment.
  8. 8. Why catering to non india citizens…
  9. 9. Philosophy
  10. 10. Literature and concepts
  11. 11. Application of the components
  12. 12. Traid ofwellness…
  13. 13. CauterizationRegimental therapies.. Diuresis Diaphoresis Emesis Purging Venisection Cupping Leeching Massage Physical exercise Fomentation Turkish bath
  14. 14. PULSE DIAGNOSIS..
  15. 15. Qualities (Gunas) in the Pulse Váta Váta Pitta Pitta Kapha Kapha- lively -- - hot, warm - slowlychanging - - jumping - heavymoving - pounding - softly- fast -subtle - beating - stable- light - slightly oily - regularly- clear - moving - oily- rough, hard - cold - sharp- cold ....
  16. 16. Nadi Vigyan-Maharishi Ayurveda Pulse Diagnosis The four levels in the pulse Superficial pulse Subdosha level Dhatu level Deep pulse
  17. 17. Three main Characteristicts of the Healthy Pulse1. Suvyaktam- well expressed2. Nirmalatvam- clear; without Ama, not covering3. Ghanagatratvam- well built; vital, strong
  18. 18. Nadi Vigyan in the Charaka Samhita Charaka Sutrasthana 30.6
  19. 19. Feeling your own PulseCorrect Position of the Fingers
  20. 20. Váta Pitta Kapha
  21. 21. Cultural interventions..
  22. 22. Skills… • Skills in diagnosis are with in their reach. • They are experienced in skills of their own expertise. • They have unique features of their approach.
  23. 23. Diet … • Diet regimen • Constraints of available food. • Taking food as nutrition value. • Medicines with food comodities.
  24. 24. Cross cultures….
  25. 25. Inter exchange need … Transformation
  26. 26. Imports and exports…
  27. 27. Green Pharmacy a revolution of pharmaceutical industry
  28. 28. Food supplements
  29. 29. Herbs in demand…
  30. 30. atheramina@gmail.com

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