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8th Edition of International Conference on

Traditional Medicine, Ethnomedicine and Natural Therapies

June 05-07, 2025 | Rome, Italy

Traditional Medicine 2024

Vrkshayurveda - Ancient wisdom in new era a step toward sustainability

Speaker at Traditional Medicine, Ethnomedicine and Natural Therapies 2024 - Amrita Sharma
GRDU, India
Title : Vrkshayurveda - Ancient wisdom in new era a step toward sustainability


Vrkshayurveda is a comprehensive and systemic compendium of ancient Indian science on the issues of plant life and environment. Advocated by Surapala thousand years ago, this science of the treatment of plants deals with Glorification of trees, composition of planting various species of trees and their healthy growth promotion, various cultivation practices and preparation of agriculture and horticultural crops. In modern day scientific agriculture, with rising environmental disasters and harmful effects of various agrochemicals causing diseases like cancer and climate change. Adapting the assets of Vrkshayurveda can prove to be beneficial. As it lay emphasis on the comprehension of plant taxonomy, classification and selection of soils, plant propagation techniques, plant protection and plant diseases restoration through herbs and fumigation techniques.Preservation and treatment of seeds before planting, Plant diseases and their management, Soil nourishment techniques through natural bio fertilizers, method of watering, Preservation of natural water and groundwater resources and use of Kanupjala as a biofertilizer. The paper highlights the understanding of this ancient scripture for its practical utilization in the present day farming and agriculture practices. It talks about natural and sustainable methods adopted for soil health building, crop growth enhancement, pest and disease control management, enhancing shelf life adressing solutions to present day issues of global warming. Thus, meeting up the goals of sustainability.


Dr. Amrita Sharma did her Bachelors in Ayurvedic medicine and surgery (BAMS)and MD (Ayurvedic Materia medica). Her interest in studies took her back to explore alternative medicine, acupuncture, Alternative therapies, naturopathy, and courses on food and nutrition. Later she opted for MBA, in human resources. She is registered with Yoga Alliance for e-500 hrs and YACEP. She has trained thousands of students from the USA, Canada, Brazil, Australia, Europe, Russia, Chile, Israel, Argentina, Bolivia, Uganda, South Africa, UAE, Dubai, Thailand, Philippines, Poland, and India She has more than fifteen years of clinical and teaching experience in the field of yoga, Ayurveda and holistic healing therapies. Writing is one of her hobbies she has written articles in different holistic health magazines, she has contributed chapters in various books, and research articles in national and international journals. Presented papers and moderated numerous national and international conferences. Through her radio talks and podcasts, she has shared her experiences, well-being tips, and lifestyle leads in day-to-day life through yoga, Ayurveda, and holistic health care. Presently she is working as an Assistant professor at Ayurvedic College, in India. She is a diligent social worker and assiduous environmentalist associated with NGO's offering well-being programs for community service.