Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Indian mythology

  • The history of Indian medicine and its impact on modern practice

    Kahan MehtaGotri, Vadodara, India India has a rich tradition of medicine that has evolved over the centuries. One such medical practice is Ayurveda, a system that has been used in India for over 3,000 years.1 Ayurveda has its roots in mythology, and the story of the Ashwini Kumars is a testament to the role of…