• Exploring the signature gut and oral microbiome in individuals of specific Ayurveda prakriti

    10 days ago - By Journal of Biosciences

    Abstract
    Diagnosis and treatment of various diseases in Ayurveda , the Indian system of medicine, relies on ‘ prakriti ' phenotyping of individuals into predominantly three constitutions, kapha, pitta and vata. Recent studies propose that microbiome play an integral role in precision medicine. A study of the relationship between prakriti - the basis of personalized medicine in Ayurveda and that of gut microbiome, and possible biomarker of an individual's health, would vastly improve precision therapy. Towards this, we analyzed bacterial metagenomes from buccal and fecal samples of 272...
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