Ayurveda is the oldest system of medicine but it is still struggling to achieve the faith of patients as there are several myths and misconceptions prevalent among them related to Ayurveda.
Myths Associated with Ayurveda.
Unlike Modern medicine, there are no specialists in Ayurveda such as an orthopedician, gastroenterologist, dermatologist, cardiologist etc.
Ayurvedic treatment does not need a doctor. If anybody gets cured with an ayurvedic medicine, he advises 10 other people to go for the medicine without proper consultation of a qualified Ayurvedic doctor.
Ayurvedic medicines are free from side effects. Any object or thing that has an effect is bound to have side effects.
Ayurvedic medicines take a long time to show their effect. There is a disbelief that Ayurvedic medicines are slow in action which holds back many impatient patients from resorting to Ayurvedic treatment.