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WHAT IS ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE?

In 1977, the "30th World Health Organization (WHO) Assembly adopted a historic resolution urging governments to give adequate importance to the utilization of their traditional systems of medicine with appropriate regulations to suit their national health needs. Both developing and developed countries have, thereafter, displayed greater interest and awareness in using traditional and indigenous health care resources in the implementation of their national health programmes.A worldwide promotional effort for traditional and natural medicines was soon launched. The success of this promotion may be measured by the growing interest in these disciplines among many successful practitioners. There is a growing volume of articles and research papers on related themes appearing in scientific journals and lay publications: consequently, many scientific institutes and agencies are seeking to collaborate in research and training in traditional medicines. Thus the traditional medicine program today has generated international awareness of the richness and importance of the subject, a development which represents the rebirth of the medicine of the past and one which may help to humanize the medicine of tomorrow..."

Siddha and Ayurveda are synonymous with all things safe and good in nature. As systems of medicine they bring the best of nature's ingredients to restore balance in the human body.

AYURVEDA or the knowledge of life is based on the idea that diseases occur due to imbalance or stress in human consciousness. This system of medication encourages a prescribed lifestyle intervention and a series of natural therapies and works towards helping a person regain balance between the mind, body and the environment at large. The treatment course involves an internal purification process followed by a special diet, herbal remedies, massage, therapy and meditation.

SIDDHARS (saints in Tamil), came from Tamilnadu. The Siddhars were the greatest spiritual scientists and seekers of truth. "SIDDHA " means "knowledge or wisdom" and "SIDDHI" means attainment of perfection. One who had attained perfection in life were Siddhars.

Siddha System propounded by the Siddhars is a vast and unique system which defines health as a perfect state of physical, psychological, social and spiritual well being of an individual. The system not only deals with medicine, but with spirituality, righteous way of living and rejuvenation.

Typically Siddhars were saints, doctors, alchemists and mystics.

They wrote their findings in the form of poems in Tamil language and developed a vast knowledge-system which we know now as the Siddha medicine, practiced mainly in Tamil Nadu as traditional native medicine.

"Medicine means the prevention of physical illness; medicine means the prevention of mental illness; prevention means to avert illness; medicine therefore is the prevention of death."
 
Siddha medicine employs a variety of herbs and minerals, many of which were developed in the ancient past under advanced scientific techniques, even by today's standards.

Many chronic diseases, considered incurable in western medicine, can be treated successfully with Siddha medicine. Most medicines are for the most part natural and processed in such a way as to be readily absorbed within each cell in the body, giving it proper nourishment to sustain a long and healthy life.

Medisiddh deals in proprietary Siddha & Ayurvedic medicines and Shastriya Siddha medicines and is considered a pioneer in this field of health and wellness in the region.