On the occasion of National Deworming Day, Dept. Of PG studies in Kaumarabhritya and NSS Unit of JSS Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, organized school health checkup camp for 8th Std students of JSS High School, Siddhartha Nagar, Mysuru on 10/02/2023, Friday. A visit to the JSS Ayurveda College campus was arranged for the students. The students had the opportunity to learn about various plant species in our herbal garden. Dr. Santhosh. R, Assistant Professor, Dept of PG studies in Dravyaguna, explained their medicinal properties and highlighted the ones that can be used for home remedies, especially to treat worm infestation. The students were taught to identify plants with the clinical features of worm infestations, and free herbal medicines were distributed to them.
Dr. Srihari, HOD Kaumarabhritya, Dr Shashibindu, NSS Coordinator, Dr. Jyothy K B Professor, Dr Visal S Kumar, Assistant Professor, Dr. Preethi H. M, Assistant Professor (Dept of PG studies in Kaumarabhritya), Dr. Sandhyarani (Dept of PG studies in Shalakyatantra), PG scholars and Interns of Kaumarabhritya dept actively participated in the programme.
Transportation was provided from the college for the school children. Mr. Devalinga Swami M, Principal JSS High School, Sidharth Nagar, and school teachers accompanied about 81 students who participated during the trip.