Socio-economic parameters have significant impact on consumer’s attitude towards the usage of traditional system of medicine in Tamilnadu, India. 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 India. While such practices are common in the rural/ remote areas, off 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 among the people working in different sectors (occupation) in Tamilnadu, India.
Krishnan, A.; Bagyalakshmi, P.; Ramya, S.; and Jayakumararaj, R.
"Current Trends in Usage of Traditional System of Medicine in Tamilnadu, India - From the Perspective of Occupation,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2009
, Article 17.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2009/iss1/17