The Gods own Country, Kerala, is unique in many different ways. The most intimate being the practice of holistic method of medical treatment named Ayurveda. The system, based on Ashtanga Hridaym by Vagbhata, dwells on diet and natural/herbal treatment. Mostly practiced as a way of life, the method has gained global popularity and compliments the Tourism Industry of the state. The practice, without compromising the essence of its methods, is a valuable source of revenue and a flyer of the state in the global village.