• Case Report
  • Year:2021
  • Volume:2
  • Issue:2

An Initiative for Improving AYUSH Health System at Kolli Hills

Kalyan Maity

Parul Bali

Maa Muktika

J. M. Balamurugan


Indian system of medicine has been a well-established traditional medical system globally. This system is also called AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy) system. AYUSH system believed in holistic approach and treating person as a whole. It is re-emerging in developing countries in order to promote preventive health rather than symptomatic management. Especially in India AYUSH system is developing day by day as an integrative healthcare. Ayurveda is one of the branch of AYUSH system, gaining popularity in last several years. The main concept of Ayurveda lies on tridosha viz vata, pitta, and kapha, regulates bodily functions. As a medicine different medicinal plants are use in Ayurveda to maintain balance in Doshas. On the other hand, to get mastery over mind AYUSH has its another branch called Yoga. Yoga is one of the most scientific philosophy among 6 ancient philosophy. Maharshi Patanjali says yoga is nothing but control over our own mind. Taittiriya Upinashad talks about five layers of human existence viz physical body, Pranic body, mental body, intellectual body and spiritual body. Yoga helps to develop all round personality. Yoga practice also effects on Triguna viz. Sattva, Rajas and Tamas, and overall wellbeing.



Integrative medicine

Kolli Hills