Theme: Promoting & Navigating the Future of Alternative & Traditional Medicine Date: July 24-25, 2019 Conference Venue: Rome, Italy
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Session 12: Siddha: Ashtamahasiddhi
The origin of siddha system was attributed to Agastya, who is believes as the father of siddha medicine. In India the siddha medicine is coordinated by The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy.
According to Siddha any changes or disturbances in the physiological
components of the body causes diseases. Also, the diet and lifestyle
play a major role in curing diseases. The diagnosis is carried out by
examining the eight items which are called as “enn vakaith thervu”. The physiological components of human body are classified as Vadham, Pitham, Kapam.