Unga

dc.contributorCicchini, Emily
dc.contributorKishi, Coco
dc.contributorGong, Ming
dc.contributorOlmanson, Justin
dc.contributorRobertson, Suloni
dc.contributorMedina, Sarah
dc.contributorRaghavan, Nithya Saundara
dc.contributorGreen, Sarah
dc.creatorShankar, Jishnu
dc.creatorRanjan, Rakesh
dc.creatorNik Ilieva, Gabriela
dc.creatorJoshi, Himanshu
dc.date.accessioned2018-06-28T20:22:20Z
dc.date.available2018-06-28T20:22:20Z
dc.date.issued2010-09-10
dc.descriptionDescription of the “Unga" plant and its importance in Ayurveda. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that has developed and flourished at least since the time of the fourth Veda, Atharva-Veda. In fact, the sway of Ayurveda, literally, the “scripture of longevity” has been such on the mind of the populace that it has sometimes been called the fifth Veda. It is often thought of as a “holistic” system of medicine that brings into balance the three vital components of the body through the use of herbs and specific dietary practices. Scholars have pointed out that Ayurveda was so developed even in the ancient times that one can find references to surgery within it, referred to as “Shalya Chikitsa.” Not many Ayurvedic doctors practice Shalya Chikitsa now, for that part of medicine has been taken over by modern medicine and hospital based surgery. However, the principles of Ayurveda are still recognized to be universally applicable and therefore, very popular in India and the Indian diaspora. There are many reputed indigenous pharmaceutical companies that produce Ayurvedic medicine for sale all over the world.en_US
dc.description.departmentAsian Studiesen_US
dc.description.departmentSouth Asia Instituteen_US
dc.description.departmentHindi Urdu Flagship
dc.identifierdoi:10.15781/T2M61C70S
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/65496
dc.language.isohinen_US
dc.relation.ispartofAyurvedic Practiceen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States*
dc.rights.restrictionOpenen_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/*
dc.subjectMedicineen_US
dc.subjectMedicine, Ayurvedicen_US
dc.subjectTraditional medicineen_US
dc.subjectHindien_US
dc.subjectHindi language--Technical Hindien_US
dc.subjectHindi language--Study and teachingen_US
dc.subjectUrduen_US
dc.subjectUrdu language--Technical Urduen_US
dc.subjectUrdu language--Study and teachingen_US
dc.subjectIndiaen_US
dc.subjectPublic health--Indiaen_US
dc.titleUngaen_US
dc.typeLearning objecten_US
dc.typeVideoen_US
dc.typeWebsiteen_US

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