Diseases covered by the Ayurvedic medicine are many, but we must not forget that
if the results are sometimes surprising, they are inseparable from a certain
state of mind and a lifestyle suited.
Like all treatments, the ayurvedic cures derive their value in monitoring and also the repetition.
Even if one treatment has an immediate effect, it will be better to to do it again later...
You'll find in all Ayurvedic treatments, considering the overall, holistic nature of this medicine, a strong preventive aspect, adapted to the psycho-physical which determines our lives.
For this reason, even further than the relief or the recovery implied by the treatments, to give ayurveda a few weeks a year is a real health and well-beeing investment.
Here are few ailments listed by some hospitals and ayurvedic resorts (non exhaustive) :
- Stenosis of central
- Management of fractures
- Skin diseases
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Iritis gastric hyper
acidity and stomach
- Cervical spondylosis
- Eye Diseases
problems, etc. ...
In India, medical studies that follow the doctors in
ayurveda are in universities, and in the eyes of the authorities as valid as
Western medicine. So there are strict controls and charlatanism is excluded.
The Kerala Government also provides certification to the centers according
to their equipment and their skills. (Green Leaf and Olive Leaf - see
Medical tourism or paramedics has increased awareness of ayurveda medicine
in the world, resulting in the creation of dual-purpose centers and medical and
tourism. This does not diminish the quality of people who organize these
cures, although some treatments of long duration must be done in real hospitals.
The centers which are listed on this site meet the required criteria in order that you have a convincing experience of the benefits of ayurveda.
Some are - in India - labeled by the government: Green Leaf (the premium) and
Olive Leaf. The others are not necessarily to be discarded, but need more attention while chosing them, depending on the
severity of one's symptoms.
A final comment: some people who do not find in the occidental medicine
solution to their health problems will turn to alternative medicine (homeopathy,
acupuncture, Bach flowers, herbal medicine, etc ...) in which we can
classify Ayurveda. Similarly, this medicine will produce some impressive results, but in
a manner that is peculiar to it, so should we not expect from it what we used to get with
modern medicine, it is something else, another world ... with great wealth and
On this site, resorts are classified in three categories : recovery, prevention, well-being.
Out of India and Sri Lanka, you may found mostly ayurvedic spas, i.e. resorts for well-being. But don't forget that well-being is fully part of good health...