Ayurvedic View on Herpes and Shingles with Dr. Sujatha Kekada

Apr 27, 2023

Episode 285

Dr. Sujatha Kekada is the Head Physician and Co-Founder of AmrtaSiddhi Ayurvedic Clinic in Ubud, Bali. She is a certified Ayurvedic Doctor (B.A.M.S) with a degree from Rajiv Gandhi University, Karnataka, India. Dr. Sujatha’s profound understanding of Ayurvedic Medicine and her deep love for plants is the basis for her exceptional ability to diagnose the root causes of diseases and to find effective remedies.

In this episode Colette chats with Dr. Sujatha about herpes and shingles, two conditions which are considered to be herpes viruses. They discuss the following:

  • What are the conditions of herpes and shingles.
  • Eliminating the shame around genital herpes.
  • Comparison with Ayurvedic condition of visarpa.
  • Progression of these conditions and the doshas, dhatus and srotas involved.
  • What can cause these conditions.
  • Ayurvedic treatment along with great advice from Dr. Sujatha.


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