Policy Formation and Debate Concerning the Government Regulation of Āyurveda in Great Britain in the Twenty-First Century

  title={Policy Formation and Debate Concerning the Government Regulation of Āyurveda in Great Britain in the Twenty-First Century},
  author={Dominik Wujastyk},
  journal={Asian Medicine},
  • D. Wujastyk
  • Published 16 January 2005
  • Political Science
  • Asian Medicine
Since 2000, the British House of Lords and the Government have been working towards a regulatory scheme for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Britain, a scheme that will include āyurveda. The present paper discusses these regulatory moves by the Government, and suggests that shortcomings in the range and type of evidence taken into account by the various Government agencies will leave a legacy of difficulties for CAM practitioners and their patients. 
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