A one-day workshop on Siddha Formulations was organised by Students of M.Sc. Plant Biology and Plant Bio-Technology of S.D.N.B. Vaishnav College for Women, Chromepet, on March 12. The workshop was organised for the students and researchers to explore Siddha system of medicine through the eyes of social scientists. One of the speakers of the workshop Dr. D. Velayudham, Medical Officer, National Institute of Siddha Medicine, Tambaram, answered a large number of questions asked by the students. He through his speech highlighted the importance of the Siddha medicine and the medicinal herbs in day-to-day life. Students were given hands on preparation of Siddha medicines like Ammukura legyam, Nannari Legyam Herbal oils etc.
The students from U.G, P.G and M. Phil department of city colleges also became a part of the workshop. A medicinal garden maintained by the department was visited by the students.
Source : The Hindu