Hundreds of customers shopped for Ayurvedic and other traditional medicinal products here on Sunday, the last day of the Ayush Expo organized by the Madurai District Tiny and Small-Scale Industries Association (MADITSSIA).
Speaking at the Vedic ceremony, Siddha, k. The Director-General of the Central Research Council at Kanakavalli said that special centres for Siddha research should be established in all states to help in the development of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. (Aayush). “We are already doing 30 types of research and have received funding for 81 additional research projects,” he said.
He pointed out that Siddha’s ‘Varma’ was one of the industry’s best-kept secrets as it offered painless and long-term solutions to problems. “It is through such exhibitions that more and more people become aware of alternative medicine,” she said.
He said that people should know about non-communicable diseases and their widespread spread.
Principal (in-charge) of Government Homeopathy Medical College, Tirumangalam N. Karthikeyan said that the items that were commonly used as poisons can be used to prepare homoeopathy medicine. He also told about the origin of Ayurvedic science.
State Licensing Officer (Indian Medicine) m. Pithikumar said that experiencing the Ayush Expo, which successfully ran its sixth edition, was a big awareness measure. “More expos like this need to be organized and other industries should soon benefit our industry,” he said.
President of MADITSSIA. P. Murugan and Vice Chairman, AYUSH of MADITSSIA, J. Jayveenkatesh announced that by the fourth day, around 30,000 people had footprints and sales of worth 1 crore.