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Traditional Medicine

  • Manikadai nool, a Sidha method of diagnosis

    Manikadai nool is a traditional diagnosis method used in the Sidha medicine, with a Vedic origin. What makes Manikadai nool different is that unlike other diagnosis methods, patients themselves can diagnose their disease and know the progress ... Read more
  • Tribals hold the key

    Vellanvaidyar of Thirunelli and Keluvaidyar of Kattikulam in the Wayanad district of Kerala are famous for their traditional way of treatment based on wild herbs. While Vellanvaidyar is known for the treatment of cancer, paralysis, fractured bones, asthma and diabetes, Keluvaidyar is famous for the treatment of cancer, asthma, diabetes and skin diseases like psoriasis and eczema. They receive patients from far and wide. The patients who seek treatment from them after hospitals fail to cure their ... Read more
  • The ancient Chinese way of healing

    Modern medicine is being supplemented by the traditional branches of medicine with natural healing methodologies that have been used since time immemorial. Acupuncture, an alternative medicinal solution, is still widely being used for curing many diseases and body disorders ... Read more
  • Dr Leech can benefit you in many ways

    Leeches may be one of the ugliest creatures in the world, but they help humans in a number of medical treatments. Nowadays, they are being used for various therapies by Ayurvedic as well as allopathic practitioners ... Read more
  • Skin care from the good old coconut

    Are you suffering from plantar warts, warts, corns, or other painful skin diseases? Instead of going in for a surgical removal of such abnormal growths, try a simple, effective method of healing prescribed under Siddha, a branch of the traditional medicinal system that is based on the theory of ‘Ashtamahasiddhi’, which was developed during the ancient times. Siddha practitioners say that ‘Chirattai Thailam’, made out of pure coconut shells, can cure eczema, ringworm infections, plantar warts, ... Read more