The Indian Medicine System and Homeopathy- An Overview

A. Abdul Kareem

Dr. G. Yoganandham

Research Scholar, Dept. of Economics, Thiruvalluvar University, Serkkadu, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India

Professor & Head, Dept. of Economics, Thiruvalluvar University, Serkkadu, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract: The Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy include Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, and Homoeopathy in addition to practices like Yoga and Naturopathy. While some of these systems are indigenous, others have over time assimilated into Indian society. The Indian system of medicine has established its value in treating several diseases that Allopathy is vying to treat. The Indian medical system has a long history that is significantly older than the current Allopathy, which begs the question of whether affection is necessary. The oldest and most effective kind of traditional Indian treatment is Ayurveda. India has one of the world’s oldest medical systems. The term for it is Ayurvedic medicine (Ayurveda). Ayurveda is the science of life since in Sanskrit, Ayur means “life” and Veda means “science” or “knowledge.” These include Homoeopathy, Natural Therapeutics, Yoga, Siddha, and Unani. Homoeopathy arrived in India in the 18th century, but it quickly got fully integrated into Indian culture and enriched like any other system, making it a part of Indian medical systems today. Homoeopathy and the Indian System of Treatment are preferred by most Indians for their healthcare practices over allopathic medicine because of cost-benefit analysis. The Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy in India are hence the main topics of this research paper’s overview.

Keywords: ayurveda, ailments, allopathic, cost-benefit analysis, homoeopathy, Indian culture, siddha, Unani.


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