Malayala Manorama
December 11, 2005

Ayurveda an answer to lifestyle disease

Trissur: Ayurveda is the right answer to the current lifestyle diseases, opined the Vaidyaratnam Global Ayurveda Summit. The changing lifestyle and mental depression has resulted in high blood pressure, heart ailment, excessive fat and diabetes.

Kerala can produce various life saving medicines for India and the whole world when a merger of Ayurveda and biotechnology happens, said Dr Muhammed Majeed, CMD of Bangalore based Sami Labs Limited who was delivering the key note address on Ayurveda and Biotechnology at Vaidyaratnam Global Ayurveda Summit.

Gugulipid developed by Sami Labs is useful in controlling cholesterol. The company has come out with a cure for cancer through selenium enriched garlic, informed Dr Majeed.