Siddha, one of the ancient medical system in India is considered as the mother medicine of ancient Tamils/Dravidians in South India. Siddha is a generic term which denotes those who have successfully achieved a liberated state of the mind. A “Siddhar” is a person who has achieved a state of spiritual enlightenment. He is a completed one, fulfilled and accomplished, a God realised being alive in the world for the sake of mankind and all living beings
The unparalleled benefits that siddha medicine offers are mainly in its preventive measures, which begin even before the birth, and its ability to holistically and naturally address ailments that arise throughout life in terms of complete cure. Siddha medicine treats the whole person. It covers physical, psychological, social and spiritual well-being of an individual.
Siddha medicine has been used for the management of chronic diseases and degenerative conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune conditions, collagen disorders, and conditions of the central nervous system.