The Indian Journal of integrative Medicine is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, international journal, published by Atharva Scientific Publications on behalf of Atharva Scientific Society, Bhopal, India. IJIM is an open access, online journal and it allows free access to its contents and permits authors to self-archive the final accepted version of their articles. The IJIM provides a trans-disciplinary platform for integrative health sciences and to explore the relationships between Ayurveda, traditional medicine, biomedicine and other contemporary health sciences.