Article - The Week Magazine
Ashtavaidya families have been instrumental in giving Kerala its pre-eminence in Ayurveda in India. Among the Ashtavaidya families, the Eledath Thaikkattu Mooss family of Ollur, Thrissur, stands out for its unwavering commitment to upholding the Ayurvedic Tradition.
Ashtavaidyan E.T. Neelakandhan Mooss, established the Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala manufacturing unit in 1941. The fifth generation of physicians from the Thaikkattu Mooss family, Ashtavaidyan Dr E.T. Yadu Narayanan Mooss and Ashtavaidyan Dr E.T. Krishnan Mooss, both holding postgraduate degrees in kayachikitsa, are now taking the rich legacy of Vaidyaratnam forward.
Vaidyaratnam is now a byword for Ayurveda, with Three state-of-the-art Manufacturing units, Two Hospitals, a Premier Ayurveda College, a Research Centre and a Museum that showcases the heritage of Ayurveda. The brand has a National presence with Dealerships and Branches across India, and focuses on two key areas—Clinical Advancements and Research in Ayurveda.