Vaidya – meaning physician in sanskrit – is commonly used for people who practice ayurveda treatment in its traditional form. Kerala being a proponent of ayurveda as a mainstream form of treatment, there are a number of practitioners who have been following vaidya practice traditionally. They inherit their medical knowledge and experience from their forefathers. Many of them possess unique and very effective remedies for ailments that are otherwise not available from modern medicine. They also develop a very deep knowledge of medicinal plants their mode of usage and their effect on human body.
As a part of our endeavour to provide you information about cure – irrespective of the system of medicine – we have gathered a list of traditional vaidyas.