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EDM (Early Day Motion) 507: tabled on 10 October 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House celebrates the 1st Ayurveda Day, on 27 October 2016, espoused by the Indian Government in 2016; recognises Ayurveda as an established multi-dimensional holistic approach to health, which addresses well-being through comprehensive dietary and lifestyle management strategies that are specific to an individual's unique psychological and physical constitution in all stages of one's life; acknowledges that Ayurveda's ethos and value to humanity is recognised by and is aligned with the ethos of the World Health Organization as a preventative and curative for various health conditions; believes Ayurveda's integration into the NHS would ensure freedom of choice in healthcare for the populace; and calls on the Government to introduce an Ayurveda Chair.