1) Internal Medicine
According to Ayurveda almost all internal ailments are caused
by unwholesome nutrition and lifestyle. Correction of such habits
and involving the patient actively in the therapy play a major
role in Ayurveda Internal Medicine. It can be compared to the
conception of neuro-psycho-immunology.
The guiding principles of Ayurveda Pharmacology include such complex
modem concepts as the action of metabolites or Vibhava. A more
simple thesis of Rasa or taste helps every individual to judge
the proportions of the classical elements and their effect as
remedies for disease.
4) ENT (Ear, Nose
throat) & Opthalmology - Shalakyatantra
Included in Shalakyantantra is the minor surgery of the head organs.
5) Surgery - Shalyatantra
Removal of piles and anal fistula with Khsarasutra (alkaline threads)
has proved a very effective Ayurvedic Surgical method and is spreading
quickly outside India.
6) Geriatric -
As today's population enjoys an increased life expectancy, this
branch of Ayurveda serves to increase the quality of life of the
aged and reduces the onslaught of chronic disease.
The practical application of Ayurveda Toxicology is today only
relevant in hot climatic zones, where there exist a wide variety
of poisonous animals.
Physical therapies are very useful measures to treat psychiatric
ailments. Psychotherapies are other useful treatments.
9) Science of
Aphrodisiacs and Mood Stabilizers - Vajikarana
Only when all the body tissues are properly developed and emotions
are under control, can best possible conditions be achieved to
create new life that will be healthy and good character.
10) Vedic Geomancy
Applied geomancy principles at the location of therapies and at
the residence of the patient will increase the effect of other
11) Medical Astrology
Major operations and therapies should be planned according to
the horoscope of the patient. Astrology can also be used as a
diagnostic and prognostic tool.
12) Medical Ethics
In 1856 a doctoral thesis that compared the oath of Hypocrites
and the qualities required by a physician described by Susruta
(One of the chief ancient Ayurvedic practitioners) from Gustave
Lietard. Medical Ethics are of foremost importance in Ayurvedic
13) Clinical Internship
- 240 hours
The Doctoral Candidate will need to spend 30 days internship with
an Ayurvedic Physician in a clinical setting assisting in the
practice of Ayurveda. (Note: Our Clinics in India and Europe are
available for the students to intern in. They can attend incrementally
if desired during their doctoral course)
1st Year Credit
Hours = 20
2nd Year Credit Hours = 22
Total Credits for Doctorate Degree in Dhanvantari Ayurveda = 42
Credit hours + Internship
Clinic & Internship
Currently FVC is offering clinical programs for FVC graduates
in our Affiliated SEVA clinic's in Switzerland and India. We have
two affiliated hospitals in India (Moffatlal Chaitanya Hospital
in Mumbay [Bombay] and SEVA Hospital in Bangalore). Both the clinics,
and hospitals will be accepting applications for interns from
students after passing mid-term exams. The internship program
offers the Ayurvedic practitioners/doctors a professional setting
where interns & graduates can observe and participate in Ayurvedic
Healthcare practice. The internship program is designed to be
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