Descriptor English: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Ayurvédica
Descriptor medicina ayurvédica
Entry term(s) medicina Siddha
medicina ayurveda
medicina hindú
Scope note: Medicina tradicional que se basa en las costumbres, creencias y prácticas de la cultura hindú.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ayurveda
Descriptor French: Médecine ayurvédique
Entry term(s): Ayurvedic Medicine
Hindu Medicine
Medicine, Hindu
Medicine, Siddha
Siddha Medicine
Tree number(s): E02.190.488.515
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The traditional medicine which is based on customs, beliefs, and practices of the Hindu culture.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
EC economics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 81; was MEDICINE, HINDU 1964-80
Online Note: use MEDICINE, AYURVEDIC to search MEDICINE, HINDU 1966-80
History Note: 81; was MEDICINE, HINDU 1964-80
Entry Version: MED AYURVEDIC
DeCS ID: 8680
Unique ID: D008515
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Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Medicine, Ayurvedic - Preferred
Concept UI M0013255
Scope note The traditional medicine which is based on customs, beliefs, and practices of the Hindu culture.
Preferred term Medicine, Ayurvedic
Entry term(s) Ayurvedic Medicine
Hindu Medicine - Broader
Concept UI M0013256
Preferred term Hindu Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Hindu
Siddha Medicine - Narrower
Concept UI M0438731
Scope note A derivative of Ayurveda Rasashastra alchemy.
Scope note One of the formalized traditional medical systems of India, in which the pulse is the sign for diagnosis. The Siddha physician is trained to distinguish six different pulses, rather than the single diastolic-systolic pulse. (Adapted from: DANIEL, E. Valentine. The pulse as an icon in Siddha medicine. Contributions to Asian Studies, v. 18, p. 115-126, 1984.)
Preferred term Siddha Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Siddha

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