Socioeconomic characteristics have significant impact on consumer’s attitude towards the usage of traditional system of medicine. Though traditional systems of medicine have made significant contributions towards fulfilling healthcare needs of the people in the past, impacts of modern medicine have been so large that traditional medicine witnessed a dark period in southern part of India. While such practices are common in the rural/ remote areas, of late, change in the trend with respect to the usage of Siddha medicine as complementary alternative therapy among urban population has been observed. Present study aims to evaluate the resurgence of interest in Siddha medicine in Tamilnadu, India.
Krishnan, A. et al.
"Revitalization of Siddha Medicine in Tamilnadu, India - Changing Trends in Consumer’s Attitude: A Survey,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 168.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/168