DIPLOMA IN AYURVEDIC PHYTOTHERAPY
(Dip. A. P.)
Duration : One year
Total Hours : 200hours
75 HOURS : Lectures, Demonstrations, Practicals.
75 HOURS : Self study, Essays, Assignments.
50 HOURS : Project on the given topic.
Lectures will be conducted on regular basis, every week
or fortnight. The lectures will be from the faculty
of professors who specialise in ayurvedic Medicine
Study materials will be provided.
Total Modules : FOUR (4)
Introduction to Ayurveda Studying Basic concepts of Ayurveda like
Panchamabhootas (Five great Elements), Tridoshas (Three energies), Saptadhatu
(Seven body tissues). Trimala (Three waste products).
Agni (Digestive Fire), Ama (toxins).
Studying concept of Prakruti(constitution)
understanding how to analyse a Constitution & many more principles of
( DIP AP-2)
Principal of Ayurvedic Pharmacology to study the Pharmacodynamics
herb in general. To understand the Functioning of any
herb. Concept of Rasa (Taste) Veerya (Potency), Vipaka
(Post Digestive Effect), Prabhava (Special Effect),
Guna (properties) & Karma (Action). Concept of Anupana
(Vehicle for the herb), Auishadhi Sevan Kala (Time of
Administraion of herb), Matra (Dosage) etc.
Study of Panchakashaya Kalpana (5 Basic Methods of using
Ayurvedic Pharmacology Study of important Herbs acting on each body system.
Studying the actions of these herbs in details, indications, contraindications,
(Dosage) Anupana, etc.
Clinical Phytotherapy studying basics of Dignosis, some simple diseases and
simple herbal remedies for them.
Requisites for admission : Background of Natural Therapies
Assessment : Assessment will be done by Ayurvedic specialists from India.
Assessment by 4 methods :
1) Theory examination - written
examination - Viva Voce
3) Essay, Assignments and projects done in the whole