The Department of Pharmacognosy, NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences organized a guest lecture on "Ayurveda: an evidence-based science of life with translational value" by Dr. Sathyanarayana B, Principal, Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences, Manipal on 23rd July 2022 at 11.15 AM at Seminar Hall (III floor, New block) of the institute.
Prof. Dr. R. Narayana Charyulu, Vice-Principal welcomed and introduced the guest to the participants. Prof. Charyulu recalled the transformational journey and several research initiatives of the institute which has made it a preferred institution for aspirants who wish to pursue quality pharmaceutical education.
Dr. Sathyanarayana started his speech with basics of ayurveda and its role to control health and mind of human beings to keep them healthy. He presented and explained several research articles which were considered as evidence for the scientific approach of the traditional medicinal system. He discussed about different types of ayurvedic formulations, their importance and methods of preparation and emphasized on the correlation of taste of ayurvedic medicine and the treatment of diseases based on the reported research works as scientific evidence.
Ms. Pavithra P Prabhu, Asst. Professor was the master of ceremony and Dr. Santanu Saha proposed the vote of thanks. The teaching, non-teaching staff and students of the institute and group institutions of the university participated in the lecture.