Healers: Journey Into Ayurveda
Synopsis: India is the land of Ayurveda – the world’s oldest medical system. Over centuries, millions have been cured through this ancient healing tradition and yet, it remains largely undiscovered by the West. Ayurveda is also known as The Science of Life. Based on ancient texts, Ayurveda treats patients and diseases by restoring the body’s balance with nature. Using a combination of oil massage, herbs and lifestyle, Ayurvedic healers have been able to heal conditions that have confounded modern medicine.
In this documentary special, we journey to Kerala, India to shed light on this remarkable science and heritage. It is a journey which delves into Ayurveda’s fascinating philosophies and investigates the promise it may hold for treating diseases of today.
Finalist at New York TV Festival. Screened worldwide on Discovery and PSB Channels.