It refers to 6 systems of Medicine which were traditionally used in India

They are together called AYUSH

A Ayurveda

Y Yoga

U Unani

S Siddha

H Homeopathy and Naturopathy

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Benefits of AYUSH Medicine

They are Effective, Safe and Inexpensive

India has around 4095 AYUSH Hospitals, 27951 Dispensaries and 8 Lakhs Registered Practioners

 

Drawbacks/Challenges of AYUSH

There is no standardised education for AYUSH

There is no proper Research and Development for AYUSH

 

 

NCERT Questions

Q20

Differentiate the six systems of Indian medicine.

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Other Books

Q1

What are the benefits and drawbacks of AYUSH?

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