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CENTRAL AYURVEDA RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS)
Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India

Welcome to the Central Ayurveda Research Institute, Bangalore

Clinical Research :

The clinical section provides medical services on outpatient basis with facilities for free consultations by the experts, basic clinical investigations, Ayurveda medicines, Yoga, Panchakarma, Marma therapy. The section also organises special clinics, outreach programmes and undertakes Clinical Research Projects. Since inception the Clinical Research Unit has served more than 3 lakh patients. The clinical section is a recognised centre for Pharmacovigilance and therefore any adverse drug events and misleading advertisement are monitored and reported regularly.

Intramural Clinical Research Projects (IMCRP) and collaborative studies :

Completed Projects

Clinical evaluation of herbal formulations in the management of Kuposhana (Malnutrition)

Clinical evaluation of herbo-mineral preparations in the management of ARSHA (Haemorrhoids)

Clinical evaluation of Brahmi Vachaghanavati in the management of Manodvega (Anxiety neurosis)

Evaluation of Shamana therapy and Shodana Chikitsa in the management of Tamaka Swasa (Bronchial asthma)

Clinical evaluation of herbal and herbomineral formulations in the management of Vyanabalavaishamya (Hypertension)

A Multicentric Open Clinical Trial on Dhatri Louha in Iron Deficiency Anaemia.

Documentation of Reported Episode of Prevention/Treatment of Vector Born/Infectious Disease of Ayurveda and Siddha

Multicentric Open clinical trial of Rajapravartinivati in Kastarthava (Dysmenorrhea)

Clinical evaluation on the Rasayana effect of Ashwagandhavalehya in apparently healthy elderly persons

Clinical evaluation of VyoshadiGuggulu and Haritaki Churna in the management of Obesity (Sthaulya)

Evaluation of Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Brahma Rasayana in Apparently Healthy Elderly persons

Prospective, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled comparative trial to evaluate quality of life with AYUSH QOL 2C in patients of non Metastatic Breast Cancer as an adjuvant to Chemotherapy

Clinical Trial to Study the effect of Chyavanaprasha on Aging in Apparently Healthy Elderly Subjects

Clinical evaluation of Vatari Guggulu, Maharasnadikwatha and NarayanaTaila in the management of Osteoarthritis knee

Clinical Evaluation of Ashwagandha Churna and PravalaPishti In The Management of Osteopenia / Osteoporosis

Clinical Evaluation of Kanakasava and Trivritachurna in the management of Bronchial Asthma (Tamakaswasa)

Clinical Evaluation of efficacy of Trayodashangaguggulu, Maharasanadi kwatha & Prasarani Taila in the Management of Gridhrasi (Sciatica)

Preparation of hard copies and Transcription of Ayurveda/medical palm leaf manuscripts and rare books from Karnataka

Swasthya Rakshana Programme under Swachh Bharat

Impact assessment on AYUSH Advisory/ AYUSH based preventive measures in COVID-19 situation” through AYUSH Sanjeevani Mobile app

A prospective non-randomized open label controlled interventional study on the effect of Guduchi Ghan Vati/ Sudarshan Ghan Vati as a prophylactic measure among Containment Zone population exposed to COVID 19

Evaluation of Add on Efficacy & Safety of An Ayurvedic Formulation AYUSH PJ -7 in the Management of Dengue Fever & Prevention of its complications – A Double Blind Clinical Study (Belagavi and Kolar Centres)

A systematic review on Safety and Efficacy of Ayurveda interventions for Urolithiasis

Clinical Evaluation of efficacy of Trayodashangaguggulu, Maharasanadi kwatha &PrasaraniTaila in the Management of Gridhrasi (Sciatica)

Clinical Evaluation of AYUSH PE Eye Drops in the Management of Acute Allergic Conjunctivitis

A systematic review on Safety and Efficacy of Ayurveda interventions for Glaucoma

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards Ayurvedic medicine use among the Diabetics –a cross sectional study

Ongoing Projects

Randomised Placebo controlled prospective Phase II clinical study of an Ayurvedic coded drug AYUSH-D on glycemic control in prediabetic subjects

Randomised Placebo controlled prospective Phase II clinical study of Ayurvedic coded drug AYUSH-D”in the management of type2 Diabtetes mellitus as add on therapy to Metformin

Validation and Reliability testing of Diagnostic Methods in Ayurveda

Evaluation of AYUSH GMH in the subjects of mild to moderate non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) - A Double Blind Randomized Control Clinical study

AYUSH Hospital Management Information System (A-HMIS)

Evaluating the Efficacy of Ayurvedic Intervention as Add on to Conventional Treatment and Explore the Interaction of Epigenetics, Neuro/Gut Biomarkers and Neuroimaging in Pediatric ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)

An observational study to document the potential safety issues and prescription trends of selected Rasausadhis

Research Projects to be initiated

An open label clinical trial to evaluate clinical efficacy and safety of Ayush AGT in Dandruff (Darunaka)

A Collaborative Double Blind Double Dummy Prospective Randomized Controlled Research Project on classical Ayurveda Management versus Methotrexate in Rheumatoid Arthritis (AMRA STUDY)

MCCRP- “Evaluation of AYUSH GMH in subjects of mild to moderate non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)-A double blind Randomized controlled clinical study”.

Clinical Evaluation of Vidanga churna and Vyoshadi Guggulu in the Management of Medoroga (Obesity)

Randomised Placebo Controlled, Double blind clinical trial to evaluate the effect of Trikatu in Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Outreach programmes :

Tribal Health Care Research Project (THCRP) in Karnataka

The institute conducts outreach clinical research programmes with public health orientation for tribal caste population.Tribal Health Care Research Project was initiated in the year 2014 and THCRP team has reached out to 37,160 tribal population and 14,066 patients were treated through house hold survey and medical camps were conducted in 143 villages till date.

Ayurveda Mobile Health Care Project (Scheduled Caste Sub Plan)

The institute conducts outreach clinical research programmes with public health orientation for Scheduled Caste population and was initiated in the year 2015. SCSP team has reached out to 43,287 population and 23,129 patients were treated in selected 36 villages through 952 tours. The following projects have been taken up under this

✅ Profiling of Demographic, health status and Non communicable Diseases among Scheduled Caste population in selected states across India- A descriptive, Cross sectional Epidemiological study.

✅ A prospective community based study for the evaluation of PunarnavadiMandura in Anemia (Pandu).

✅ Effectiveness of Ayurveda based diet and Lifestyle advocacy on health related Quality of life in Schedule Caste population in India- a Community based, cluster randomized controlled study.