FSSAI granting licence to several herbal ingredients such as Thippili powder, Kasturi manjal and Mudakathan as food supplements being objected by some Siddha experts, seems quite bizarre.
Government must prevent AYUSH entering into treating infections and infectious diseases.
The money Ministry of AYUSH incur on such mission without doing the root cause correction, it would be a wasteful exercise and nothing else. The nation is at loss.
If India plans to show its improved stance towards healthcare to global players, it will have to soon deal with issues such as -Mental Health, Non-Communicable Diseases, Anti-Microbial Resistance and Climate Change- all cases of utmost concern both at global and national level.