This branch is one of the eight aspects of natural healing since the Vedic period. It deals with the rearing and treatment of the neonates, infants and children. The department looks into improving the immunity and intellect, and overall development of a child by adopting traditional initiatives such as “Swarnamruthaprashana”.
The department started a Post Graduation course in the year 2000, it is the first in South India.The department has 45 beds in in-patient unit & is acclaimed in treating cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, childhood epilepsy, etc. It is acclaimed in providing pediatric panchakarma.
- Prepare the graduates and specialists to cater to the health needs of the children
- Training the scholars to teach Ayurveda pediatrics in academia
- Exploring the unexplored areas of research in Ayurveda pediatrics