Online course: Ayurvedic Nutraceuticals – Part 1


With Vaidya Sreelal Sankar and Vaidya Poornima Sreelal, Ayurveda experts from Kerala, India. This course explores the health potential of daily nutrition.
Online course: Ayurvedic Nutraceuticals - Part 1

Sat., 11 December 2021 – Sat., 29 January 2022
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CET)

With Sankar Sreelal and Poornima Sreelal, Ayurveda experts from Kerala, India


Saturdays, 9:00 – 10:30 am (Central European Time)


Part 1: December 11, 18 and January 8, 15, 22, 29


This course explores the health potential of daily nutrition.

Through observation of the effects of each food item for generations, Ayurveda offers time proven wisdom for a balanced and healthy diet.

Presenting viewpoints of contemporary science will help to better understand and apply this wisdom in day-to-day life.


Part 1 – Cereals, Pulses and Spices

A detailed presentation of mainly solid food groups like cereals, pulses, spices, their properties and uses.


December 11

  • Introduction to Ayurvedic dietary principles.
  • Factors to be considered in deciding on one’s diet
  • Classification of food items in Ayurveda


December 18 & January 8 (no class on Christmas and New Year’s)

  • The properties of different cereals as per Ayurveda and modern concepts
  • Nutraceutical use of cereals and recipes for proper utilization
  • Ideal time and other considerations for eating particular cereals


January 15

  • Pulses, their benefits and uses according to Ayurveda
  • Special focus on pulses which are commonly used in Europe
  • Sample recipes and considerations for using different combinations depending on the individual constitution


January 22 & 29

  • Spices and condiments to improve the absorption of nutrients. Discussing both Indian spices and those commonly used in Europe.
  • Physiological and medicinal properties and sample recipes
  • How can spices be harmful?



Sankar Sreelal

was born in a traditional Ayurveda practitioner’s family in Kerala. Apart from clinical practice, because of his analytical approach, he’s interested in applying IT in Ayurveda. He did his post-graduate work in bioinformatics.

Poornima Sreelal

is a leading Ayurvedic dietary consultant. She comes from a traditional healer’s family. After her graduation in Ayurveda, she specialized in Clinical nutrition and dietetics. She works on applied nutrition for curative purposes.



Upon registration you will be directed to the international credit card payment system "Stripe". Once the payment has been accepted, you will receive an email acknowledgement with the link to the online course.


Bookings are closed for this event.