‘TVAKSHUDDHI’: National seminar on Dermatology and Cosmetology on Dec 9

01:09 PM Dec 07, 2023 | Press Release |

A national seminar on dermatology and cosmetology will be held Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Science at Manipal on December 9.


Skin is a major interface between the body and the environment. It provides a defence to the body against external perturbations, including UV Radiation, Mechanical or Chemical stress and bacterial infections. Skin Health is becoming a progressively important facet of overall health care.

Tvacha, Tvak or synonymously known as Charma is one among the five Jnyanendriya. A comprehensive description of Skin ailments are found in Ayurveda Classics with aspects of Etiopathogenesis and Management. Intricate modalities of prevention and treatment of acute and chronic conditions also are a part of Ayurveda.

The Concepts of beauty are illustrated in Ayurveda through the principles of Prakriti, Sara, Samhanana, Varna, Prabha, etc. Natural cosmetic products have intrinsic acceptability due to routine usage and their ability to be devoid of adverse effects that are commonly encountered with synthetic products. Ayurvedic interventions of Skin Care and Cosmetics have been extensively contributing towards healthier skin.

Advances in association of Contemporary Dermatology and Cosmetology with traditional Ayurvedic formulations and interventions can lead to the emergence of novel Skin Care techniques


TVAKSHUDDHI: Tvak referring to Skin and Shuddhi to Purity

Tvakshuddhi is one of the Kalpa developed and patented by Muniyal Ayurveda for treating disorders relating to Skin. It is a combination of several Ayurvedic procedures, Proprietary and Classical formulations manufactured by the company. This Kalpa aims at the aspects of Ayurvedic Dermatology and Cosmetic Care. Hence the name “Tvakshuddhi.”

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About Muniyal Ayurveda:

Muniyal Ayurveda is one of the premier Ayurvedic Institutions based at Manipal, Karnataka. Ours is an organization comprising of a Charitable Trust and a Public Limited Company established in 1991 & 1994, respectively. Muniyal Ayurveda took its inspiration from Late Dr. U. Krishna Muniyal, a freedom fighter who practised Ayurveda for more than 40 years. He was the disciple of Pandith Taranath, a great Ayurveda scholar who had treated Mahatma Gandhi several times.

Dr. U. Krishna Muniyal Memorial Trust (R) looks after the academic activities of Muniyal Ayurveda. Research & Development, pharmaceutical production, and healthcare activities of Muniyal Ayurveda come under the company, namely Dr. Krshna Life Sciences Ltd. The Trust has devoted itself to the field of Ayurveda by undertaking cultivation & preservation of rare medicinal plants, establishing speciality Ayurveda hospitals, running under-graduate and post-graduate courses in Ayurveda, propagating ancient herbal gardens, running a Yoga & Naturopathy college, establishing a literary division to bring out ancient Ayurvedic scriptures. The trust intends to revive ancient Indian wisdom through its proposed Buddhaayurved University.

Dr. Krshna Life Sciences Ltd. has been established to promote ancient medical therapy to the vast majority of the human race with the expertise and knowledge gained in the field of Ayurvedic medicines over decades. It aims to provide comprehensive healthcare facilities across India. Dr. Krshna Life Sciences Ltd. also provides low cost medical treatment to the poor and the needy through its Muniyal Ayurveda Family Health Card. The company manufactures and markets Ayurvedic Research products in India and abroad. It is getting national & international acclaims for its scientifically proven products for chronic disorders like diabetes, alcoholism, arthritis, cardiac problems, cancer, liver and uterine disorders, bronchitis, amoebiasis, obesity, thyroid problems and parkinsonism. The company has the distinction of being conferred with 17 US Patents for medicinal products after extensive research work and data submissions.

Established in 1998, Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences, Manipal, is celebrating its glorious existence of 25 years by serving the society through Ayurveda. Presently we are running BAMS course of a duration 5 years 6 months with an intake capacity of 100. Institution also offers PG courses in 5 disciplines – Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana, Dravyaguna Vijnana, Shalya Tantra, Kayachikitsa and Panchakarma with total admission capacity of 29 students. It also offers Ph.D. courses in Kayachikitsa, Shalya Tantra and Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana. All these courses are affiliated to RGUHS, Bangalore, recognized by NCISM and Ministry of AYUSH , Govt. of India.


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