The 5000-year-old science of Ayurveda is rapidly gaining acceptance all over the world. Today, Ayurveda is part of a new movement towards a global medicine that includes the best developments from all lands. Ayurveda is fashionable not only because of its exotic array of treatments, but because, barring the more extreme therapies, it feels good.
Kerala is the most favored location for a person looking for Ayurvedic treatment. In fact, today, Kerala is the only State in India, which practices this system of medicine and is home for various institutions and individuals practicing Ayurveda from very ancient times.
Kerala has developed its own Ayurvedic treatment modalities like Dhara, Pizhichil, Navarakizhi, Elakizhi, Sirovasthi, Thalapothichil etc. which are highly effective in a number of diseases which include Motor neuron diseases, Arthritis of various kinds, skin diseases, heart diseases, peptic ulcer, Asthma, Peripheral vascular diseases and Gynecological disorders.