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Benchmarks for training in Ayurveda
source:WTMF 2020-05-30 [Education]
Benchmarks for training in traditional / complementary and alternative medicine

Contents
Contents.......................................................................................................................... iii
Acknowledgements ........................................................................................................ v
Foreword........................................................................................................................ vii
Preface .............................................................................................................................. ix
Introduction ..................................................................................................................... 1
 1. Origin and principles of Ayurveda ..................................................................... 3
  1.1 Concepts and fundamental principles .............................................................. 3
  1.2 Ayurvedic pharmacology ................................................................................... 4
  1.3 Ayurvedic pathology........................................................................................... 5
  1.4 Ayurvedic therapeutics....................................................................................... 5
 2. Training of Ayurveda practitioners..................................................................... 7
  2.1 Categories of training .......................................................................................... 7
  2.2 Category I, Type I training - Ayurveda practitioners ..................................... 7
  2.3 Category I, Type II training - Ayurveda practitioners.................................. 15
  2.4 Category II, Type I training - Ayurveda therapists....................................... 16
  2.5 Category II, Type II training - Ayurveda dieticians...................................... 16
 3. Training for dispensers and distributors of Ayurveda.................................. 19
  3.1 Curriculum for dispensers of Ayurveda ........................................................ 20
  3.2 Curriculum for distributors of Ayurveda....................................................... 20
 4. Safety issues........................................................................................................... 23
  4.1 Use of Ayurvedic medicines............................................................................. 23
  4.2 Safe use of metals, minerals and poisonous substances............................... 23
  4.3 Incompatible combinations .............................................................................. 24
  4.4 Adverse reactions and contraindications ....................................................... 24
  4.5 Contraindications in therapy............................................................................ 25
  4.6 Use of metals, minerals and poisonous substances ...................................... 26
References....................................................................................................................... 29
Selected bibliography .................................................................................................. 31
Annex 1: Glossary ......................................................................................................... 33
Annex 2: WHO Consultation on Phytotherapy, Milan, Italy,
20–23 November 2006: list of participants................................................................ 41
Annex 3: Selected medicinal plants........................................................................... 45

 

 

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