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Ayurveda For Migraine

Anyone who has suffered from migraine knows how they can make life truly miserable. Painkillers do give some relief- yet migraines re-occur with distressing regularity and the prospect of one striking at any time is in itself depressing. When...

The Ashtavaidyans of Kerala – Ayurveda’s Pride

Ayurveda, the 5000 year old holistic system of healing, has eight specialized branches that correspond roughly to eight branches of western medicine. Ayurvedic physicians or ‘vaidyas’ who are equally proficient in all the eight branches are known as ‘ashtavaidyas’,...

Vagbhata – Writer, Physician, Legend

The ancient Science of Life, Ayurveda, encompasses the sum total of the experience and knowledge of great sages and physicians, going back almost 5000 years. When speaking of the main proponents of Ayurveda during ancient times, three names instantly...

Eczema? Try Ayurveda

Name: Mala Nadkarni Age: 6 years City/Country: Pune/ India Mala’s Mother Speaks My daughter Mala celebrated her sixth birthday last week, and since she was a baby, she has suffered from eczema. I was told that some babies outgrow...

Sushruta – The Light of Ayurvedic Surgery

We tend to think of surgery as a high-tech modern science, but the fact is that surgery has a history dating back more than 5000 years. In the 5th century BC, a celebrated Ayurvedic physician and surgeon, Sushruta, was...

Ayurveda & Cholesterol

Name: Thor Larsen Age: 42 Country: Norway Thor’s Experience During my routine yearly physical check up four years back, my cholesterol levels were found to be on the high side… no doubt my high pressure job and fast track...

The Guna Factor

According to Ayurveda, the forces that determine the five elements of which the universe is made up of are known as the gunas. The term ‘guna’ means strand, thread or rope- or in other words,  guna is that which...

Jara Chikitsa for Rejuvenation

The aim of Ayurveda, the Mother of all healing systems, is   not   just to cure disease, but to achieve total good health. Of the eight branches of this 5000 year old science of life, Jara Chikitsa or Rasayana Chikitsa...

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About Kerala Tourism

Fondly called God’s Own Country, Kerala has been a must do destination for tourists around the globe. Kerala, with its traditions, veritable natural beauty and friendly people, has played host to millions who come here every year. With its scenic backwaters and forests, dazzling art-forms and dreamy cuisines, Kerala is a destination that caters to the fascination of travellers from around the globe.