There is limited access to published research in the fieldof Ayurveda. Researchers find themselves groping in thedark to make an assessment of prior research work. Anarrative review of prior research by screening publishedresearch papers will lay the foundation for identifyingstrengths and gaps in the evidence base that is availableto vouchsafe the safety and efficacy of Ayurvedic inter-ventions. It will also facilitate systematic reviews andmeta analyses in the future
Ram Manohar P., Sujithra, R. M., Anita, M., and Sujith, E., “A Narrative Review of Research on Ayurveda”, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Impact Factor 2.08), vol. 12(Suppl 1), p. P427, 2012.