Ayurveda in British period could not flourish much as the British East India Company promoted western medicine. However, the contributions of few ayurvedic scholars helped in sustaining the reputation of indigenous medicine.
Ayurveda in later Vedic period developed significantly with information being collected from Vedas, Brahmanas, Aranyakas, Upanishads and Sutra literature. The Sushruta School and Charaka School of Ayurveda developed during this period.
Kerala Ayurveda offers the best of Ayurvedic treatments and medicinal massages for the wellbeing and a healthy lifestyle. Specifically designed treatments are prepared to treat modern day maladies like stress, respiratory problems, eye ailments and skin diseases.
Ayurvedic herbs are the most vital components of the Ayurvedic system of medicine that help to support the bodys natural functioning and healing. There are hundreds of Ayurvedic herbs used in formulations and preparations for Ayurvedic treatment.
Basti in Ayurveda is specifically framed to cure the major diseases of the body. Basti therapy treats the entire length of the colon and eliminates the accumulated faecal as well as the aama from the dhatus.
Dosha gati in shodhana therapy play a vital role. In Ayurveda it is stated that the doshas have intelligence. Each of the doshas actually collects its own type of aama and malas and brings to its respective seat in the gastrointestinal tract for elimination at specific time.