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Kerala has been always a region of fascination for the travelers and Kerala tourism, has a lot to offer. Kerala travel packages, coupled with Kerala Ayurvedic treatments and Kerala Ayurvedic retreats, at Nilayoram Ayurveda health resorts will induce a revivalism in the soul and the body. Yoga and meditation forms essential components of Ayurvedic treatments along with the therapy.
Ayurveda ( Sanskrit Āyurveda आयुर्वेद , " life - knowledge "; English pronunciation / ˌ aɪ . ər ˈ v eɪ d ə / [ 2 ] ) or ayurvedic medicine is a system of traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent and a form of alternative medicine . The oldest known ayurvedic texts are the Suśruta Saṃhitā and the Charaka Saṃhitā . These Classical Sanskrit encyclopedias of medicine are among the foundational and formally compiled works of ayurveda. By the medieval period, ayurvedic practitioners developed a number of medicinal preparations and surgical procedures for the treatment of various ailments. [ 3 ] Current practices derived (or reportedly derived) from ayurvedic medicine are regarded as part of complementary and alternative medicine . [ 4 ] Safety concerns have been raised about Ayurveda, with two U.S. studies finding about 20 percent of Ayurvedic Indian-manufactured patent medicines contained toxic levels of heavy metals such as lead , mercury and arsenic .