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Siddha system of medicine

  • IASbaba
  • December 24, 2021
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Siddha system of medicine

Part of: Prelims

  • One of the oldest codified traditions of healthcare originated in the Indian sub-continent with many intricate, novel therapeutic interventions and treatment modalities. 
  • The fundamentals and principles largely rely upon Panchabootham, taste and three humours. 
  • It enjoys state patronage as part of the officially recognized Ayush systems and caters to considerable proportion of population through public and private health care facilities
  • Ministry of Ayush observes Siddha Day on eve of Agathiyar’s birthday every year, which falls during the Ayilyam star of Margazhi Month.

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