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Dr. Rintu Merene John is an ayurveda doctor with 14 years of experience . Working as a consultant at vettukattil hospital ,Muvattupuzha.
Q: What is the meaning of Ayurveda?
A: Ayurveda comes from the words 'Ayur' meaning longetivity and 'veda' meaning knowledge. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that includes herbs, diet and yogic breathing techniques in treating diseases. It teaches lifestyle habits for maintaining good health too.
Q: What are ayurvedic medicines?
A: Ayurvedic medicines are obtained from natural sources and their active principles in treatment. It uses plants and minerals to make medicines.
Q: Are ayurvedic medicines effective?
A: Ayurvedic medicines are effective in several acute as well as chronic ailments.
Q: Are ayurvedic medicines safe?
A: Ayurvedic medicines are safe when they have been taken after prescription of a licensed professional. Overdosing make lead to side effects. Although there arent too many studies proving the same, millions of patients have benefitted.
Q: Is it safe to use ayurvedic medicines in pregnancy?
A: Ayurvedic medicines are said to be safe during pregnancy, but they should be taken only under supervision.