Siddha, Ayurveda and Other Indian Traditional Medical Systems, Hospitals and Clinics
Siddha medicine, is the traditional system of healing that originated in South India and is considered to be one of India’s oldest systems of medicine. Siddha focuses on “Ashtamahasiddhi” which means eight supernatural powers. Siddha medicine means medicine that is perfect, it rejuvenates dysfunctional organs that cause diseases. Siddha medicine gives importance to the conjunctive use of plants and minerals. The Siddha medicine practices include leaves, flowers, fruits, and roots on a mixed basis. The siddhars did extensive research on plants and devised methods by which plants could be harnessed medicinally. The three components—vata, pitta, and kapha (representing air, fire, and water, respectively)—are known as humours, and their inharmonious interaction produces various pathological states.According to the theories of humoral pathology, all diseases are caused by the discordant mixture of vata, pitta, and kapha. Their proportions in the body govern a person’s physical and mental disposition. The presence and proportion of this humor within the system are indicated by the pulse, which is vital to correct diagnosis. The diagnosis is done based on the examination of eight items that helps in the restoration of health. They are: Tongue (Na),Color (Varna),Voice (Svara),Eyes (Kan),Touch (Sparsam) ,Stool (Mala),Urine (Neer).
Ayurveda teaches us everything we need to know about living our lives in a manner that brings us the most health and happiness. Every human body is defined by the five composite elements namely, Earth, Fire, Wind, Water and Space. Ayurveda is the science of manipulating these elements within our bodies through various external practices to bring about a balance. Much like the saying goes, there is no plant that grows on this land which is not of some benefit to the health of human kind. Ayurveda can account for every single plant, fruit, flower or herb that benefits the body to not just bring about everyday health but to even cure a myriad of illnesses. Such rejuvenating experiences where the body and mind are cleansed are opportunities that people truly need and greatly look forward to.
Other traditional medical systems, hospitals, and clinics: the Trust Clinics shall follow mainly the Siddha and Ayurveda systems, and apart from that, Yoga, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, and Holistic means of treatment and healing shall also be provided in the hospitals