Ayurveda, the 5000-year old Indian system of medicine is the oldest living science in the world. This Science of Life is a holistic approach to healthy living in communion with Nature. Ayurveda was taught to students from all over the world at ancient Indian universities of Nalanda and Thakshashila as early as 700 BC. The principles of Ayurveda were translated to Arabic, Greek, Latin and Roman, which laid the foundation for modern medicine.Today, Ayurveda is widely taught, researched and practiced globally as a natural way of life and a trusted medical system. The time-tested efficacy of its therapies and the absence of distressing side effects have made it popular.
Kerala, one of the southern states in India, blessed with a treasury of herbs, have produced many stalwart Ayurvedic practitioners. A wide range of therapeutic procedures, herbal massages and medicinal formulations designed by them enabled Ayurveda to be the health care system for the future. Special therapeutic procedures such as Pizhichil, Njavarakizhi, Elakizhi, Dhara, Sirovasthi etc. have proven efficacy in Arthritis, Paralysis, Spondylosis, Sciatica, Rheumatism and many other debilitating diseases. Detoxification techniques heal skin diseases and many allergic conditions without recurrence.