Ayurvedic Medicines

  • Ramdev trust challenge IT notice May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev's trust have challenged the action of the Income Tax department to slap a tax demand of Rs 58 crore on their income through sales of ayurvedic medicines. "Since inception we have been doing charity in terms of providing medical relief and other such activities to...
  • Kerala's Ayurveda industry in jeopardy May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Rs 600 crore Ayurveda industry in Kerala is facing its biggest challenge. The state government is clamping down on what it considers dubious claims by three companies that promise magical remedies. Products worth almost Rs 2 crore have been seized and the three major companies may lose...
  • Ayurvedic medicines face EU ban from May 1 February 3, 2011

    London: A ban on the sale of Ayurvedic and other herbal medicines will take effect across Europe from May 1 following a European Union directive introduced as a response to growing concern over adverse effects of such alternative medicines. Users and promoters of such medicines have called the EU directive called...
  • Viagra ingredients found in ayurvedic medicines May 7, 2010

    New Delhi: After adulterated foods and drinks, now concerns are being raised about fake ayurvedic medicines and fake Viagra pills. A pharmacy institute DIPSAR has found that some ayurvedic medicines are adulterated with allopathic salts used in medicine like Viagra. "We evaluated 16 herbal preparations and found five of them to contain...