Siddha Medicine

Siddha medicine is an ancient medical system. The word Siddha is called established truth. Agastya is the founder of Siddha medicine, and the other eighteen sidhars are known to be pillars of Siddha medicine. The principle of Siddha is theories of five elements (Aimpootham) and three forces (Mukkuttram). The eight methods of examination help to have diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of a disease.

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My 66-year-old father has been prescribed Siddha medicines for his bladder tumor. Is it fine to take them?

Query: Hello doctor, My dad, who is 66 years old, has a bladder tumor, and transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) was performed last year. He started BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) treatment for six weeks which started two months after the surgery. We did consult doctors who prescribed the follow...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest the following; 1) Rasagandhi Mezhugu, Keezhanelli, Nerunjil Kudineer chooranam can be continued for three months. 2) Navapashana sudar thailam 100 ml - Take ten drops directly into the mouth using a dropper, or it can be consumed by mixing ten drops in mil...  Read Full »

I am having depression. How can I get better?

Query: Hi doctor, I am going through a lot of depression. This is due to: 1) I have a hearing problem even after wearing hearing aids. It is of little use. 2) My relatives borrowed money from me and did not return. Due to this, I am always depressed. I am unable to communicate with others and always repl...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I suggest you take counseling. If required, there is nothing wrong with consulting a psychiatrist to get medicines. From Siddha or Ayurveda, I suggest you do the following things: 1) Panchakarpam - take one spoon of this and m...  Read Full »

I am 39 year old and am take allopathy medicines for conceiving. Can Siddha medicine help?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently 39 years old and trying to conceive. My lab reports are; FSH is 23.23 IU/L, LH is 11.82 IU/L, and TSH is 4.50 mIU/L. I have taken Foleo M and Evadhea tablets for the past six months. In addition, I take tablet Letrozole for five days from the second day of the monthly cycle...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Considering your age, allopathic medications are better for conception. Siddha treatment takes a minimum of three months, or even more in younger women. Hormones including thyroid and reproductive hormones, ovarian health, and uterine endometrium all should be taken car...  Read Full »

Should Siddha and allopathic medicines be combined for an effective HIV treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, Kindly suggest whether Siddha medicines such as Rasagandhi Mezhugu, Amukkara Chooranam, and Nellikai Legiyam alone are enough to treat HIV or it has to be taken along with ART. If Siddha medicines are enough, then kindly suggest their dosage and intervals. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Initially, when HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection occurred for the first time, we did not have any allopathic drugs. Based on some studies and research, it was found that RAN therapy (Rasagandhi Mezhugu, Amukkara Chooranam, and Nellikai Legiyam) can reduce HI...  Read Full »

How effective are Siddha medicines in treating or preventing COVID-19?

Query: Hi doctor, We need your guidance to go through this COVID-19 stress and fear. Could you please prescribe some Siddha medicine to prevent the COVID-19 virus? Also, suggest medicine for a corona-affected person as well. Is there any medicine that would help us to avoid and resolve breathing issues wi...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can suggest to you the following tablets, Nilavembu mathirai - 100 tablets (one at night daily). Pavazham mathirai - 200 (one tablet in the morning and one at night). These are for 50 days. And you can buy more quantity if you want. Both tablets are after...  Read Full »

How to cure eczema in head?

Query: Hello doctor, My 3-year-old boy has eczema in the head with itching. It becomes pinkish sometimes while scratching. Please say some remedies.  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This condition can be treated by Siddha drugs. This is known as kabala kuttam or a type of bala karapan. The allergic symptoms are due to external or internal allergy. For example, cow milk, wheat, health powders (Horlicks, etc), soya powder, shampoo, hair oil, hairp...  Read Full »

What can be done for weakness due to masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. I had practised masturbation for the past 12 years. Initially for 4 to 5 years, I was masturbating for 2 to 3 times a week. For the last 3 years I am a bit in control (used to masturbate 1-2 times a week ). For the past 2 to 3 years I am feeling general weakness all ...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Continuous involvement in masturbation leads to some loss of protein (weight loss) as well as general weakness. The body undergoes excess pitham (excess heat at eyes and also on internal organs). We need to correct these two things through the following Siddha drugs. Ca...  Read Full »

Please suggest a siddha medicine to cure sneezing problem in the morning.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a sneezing problem (more than a year) every morning when I woke up. I forced to sneeze vigorously at least 20 times in the morning. Please suggest any medicine in Siddha to cure this sneeze. I have been taking allopathy medicine for three months but it gives more side effects, d...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are using nasal sprays of steroid and antiallergic drugs. They are not good for long term use due to side effects. According to Siddha Medicine, this condition can be treated as follows: 1) Avoid exposure or cold air (AC), dust, mist, etc. They can activate the...  Read Full »

What siddha treatment can be had for pain in the upper abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, My 17-year-old daughter constantly gets pain in her upper abdomen with stiffness in the area. She has lots of gas and constipation. Sonography did not show anything. Doctors normally advise antacids and sometimes antibiotics. She has no hunger. Only in the evening, she has h...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This is gastritis due to stress, irregular diets, late sleep, etc. This can be cured by the following methods: Stop eating chapatis, potatoes, chilies, and raw onions. Consume easily digestible liquid diets such as rice porridge, idli etc.  ...  Read Full »

Is there any cure for adenomyosis in Siddha?

Query: Hello doctor,Any cure for adenomyosis in Siddha? I am 37 and had two miscarriages and two ectopic. Only left tube is available and both the ovaries are normal. I am suffering from adenomyosis. Please advise Siddha medicine.  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Considering your medical condition, I advise you visit IVF (in-vitro fertilization) centers, they will help you in getting a baby. In Siddha, for adenomyosis, capsule Neeradi muthu vallathy mezhugu (morning one and evening one after food) and capsule sivanar vembu k...  Read Full »

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