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Osteoarthritis – Siddha Medicine & Treatment

Osteoarthritis – Siddha Medicine & Treatment

One of the most significant and common ailment seen during clinical practice is Azhal Keelvayu. It may be compared to osteoarthritis as per modern concept. Medically this condition is explained as degenerative joint disease or chronic disorder of synovial joint characterised by progressive degenerative changes in articular cartilage of weight bearing joints. It may be primary or secondary in nature. Primary OA - is usually occurs due to ageing. Elderly

Polycystic Ovarian Disease – Siddha Medicine & Treatment

Polycystic Ovarian Disease – Siddha Medicine & Treatment

About 3 to 10 percent of woman suffer from the syndrome called Polycystic Ovarian Disease or Syndrome. This syndrome is a multisystem endocrinopathy characterised by Menstrual irregularities (Oligomennorrhoea or Amenorrhoea), Hirsutism (Male like hairness in woman), Obesity, hormonal imbalance leading to metabolic disorders. The most disappointing feature of this disease is that it begins in females just after puberty but may manifest during the reproductive period. Earlier it was thought

Health Tips – Food & Prevention of Diseases

Health Tips – Food & Prevention of Diseases

Food should always be regular and balanced. Irregular dietery habits leads to derrangement of three humours (Vatha, Pitha and Kapha), Seven physical constituents (Saram, Chenner, Oon, Kozhuppu, Enbu, Moolai, Sukilam, or Sronitham), Three excretas (Faeces, Urine and Sweat) hence diseases occur. This is the basic concept of Siddha Medicine regarding food habits. A diet containing all six tastes (Sweet, Astrigent, Pungent, Bitter, Salty and Sour) is a balanced diet. Similarly digestion

Anaemia – Causes & Siddha Treatment

Anaemia – Causes & Siddha Treatment

A very common health problem found today is Anaemia, usually seen in females and children. As per modern science, Anaemia is notclassified as a disease. It is a state or condition in which the level of Haemoglobin in blood is below the normal range appropriate for a particular age and sex. In this condition decreased Oxygen supply to the tissues occur leading to tiredness, muscle weakness, headache, lack of concentration,

Siddha Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Siddha Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Keelvayu is a disease caused due to derrangement of Vatham or Vali humour mainly. The disease is usually associated with complaints like difficulty in flexion and extension of the joints, pain, swelling, accompanying other symptoms like fever, indigestion, megham (gonorrhoea) etc along with it. There are mainly ten types of Keelvayu. Of them, one of the commonest type is Vali Azhal Keelvayu, which can be compared to Rheumatoid Arthritis as

Prevention of Diseases through Siddha

Prevention of Diseases through Siddha

Siddha science is unique in all aspects because not only medicines but the methods to prevent the onset of diseases are also mentioned. The methods to prevent the onset of the diseases are beautifully expressed in the form of peoms or versus by our Siddhars. These rules or methods are not very complicated or confusing and does not require any expense or tough means. Just a little care in our

Marma Chikitsa or Marma Treatment

Marma Chikitsa or Marma Treatment

Varma Therapy is a special branch of Siddha medicine. Varmam is otherwise known as Marmam or Jeevan. A human body requires Dasavayus (10 vayus) namely Pranan, Abanan, Viyanan, Udanan, Samanan, Nagan, Koorman, Kirukaran, Dananjayan, Devadathan, for its proper functioning each vayu has its own function to keep the body healthy and disease free. Among all these Pranan or Pranavayu is the most important one. Pranavayu controls the function of all other

Home Remedies for Cough & Cold

Home Remedies for Cough & Cold

Manjal (Turmeric) and Chukku (dried Ginger) taken in equal amount and decoction is prepared. Then honey and some powdered thippili (Piper longum) is added and taken. Thulasi leaves (Oscimum sanctum), Pepper (Piper nigrum) , Onion (Allium cepa) and Kodampuli (Gambagia gareena) are taken, crushed and boiled in water, decoction is prepared and given after it gets cooled. Thulasi leaves, puli leaves (Tamarind), pepper , and salt is taken in a mud pot

Stress Relief through Self Realization

Stress Relief through Self Realization

In this fast moving world, stress is the common psychosomatic problem seen even from a lay man to high bussiness class people world wide. As said by our ancestors, Gurus or Siddhars, getting birth as a human being is most wonderful creation of Almighty. We must realise the soul within us which is a part of Almighty. And it is the duty of each and everyone to protect the inside

Bronchial Asthma & Siddha Treatment

Bronchial Asthma & Siddha Treatment

This disease can be compared to Bronchial Asthma as per modern concept. According to Siddham, this disease is characterized by tightness of chest, difficulty in breathing in which the breathing sounds resemble to the sounds of musical instruments like yaazh or veena. Hence, this sound may be compared to wheeze as per modern science. The causative factors of this disease according to siddham include dietery factors (intake of cold food items

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