Born in the well-known traditional Madhuravelil family, Dr. N.G. Sasidhara Babu is the Great Grand Son of the Legendary Madhuravelil Keshavan Vaidyar and Grand Son of Madhuravelil Padmanabhan Vaidyar.

This fourth generation advocate of Ayurveda from the celebrated Madhuravelil family has always been at the forefront of Ayurvedic renaissance in Kerala. He is well known for providing pioneering leadership in the manufacture of quality Ayurvedic medicines, successfully managing both OP & IP of Madhuravelil Ayur Bhavan, Cherthala as well as formulating meaningful directions in research in Ayurveda.

An expert in ‘Nadi Chikitsa’, & ‘Marma Chikitsa’, he in one of the chief practitioners of ‘Chavittithirumu’ form of treatment, which is a unique Panchakarma procedure practiced at limited places in Kerala.  Dr. N.G. Sasidhara Babu is also an expert in Gastrointestinal Disorders and Vatavikaras and Shirovikaras, besides being an expert in ‘Balaroga Chikitsa’. His penchant and expertise for pediatrics is so well-known that often the hospital gets references from Allopathic Physicians.


Father-in-law of Dr. N.G. Sasidhara Babu, Viswanathan Vaidyar is well-known as the founder of the illustrious S.V. Pharmacy, Aluva. An expert in ‘Kalari’ & ‘Marma Chikitsa’, Viswanathan Vaidyar was one of the very few ‘Nadi’ physicians in Kerala.

In the year 2001, Viswanathan Vaidyar was awarded the Best Panchakarma Chikitsa Exponent by the Honorable Chief Minister of Kerala.


Son of Dr. N.G. Sasidhara Babu & Remadevi, Dr. Arun Babu P.S. BAMS MS (AY) is a highly qualified and well-trained physician of modern Ayurveda.

While being the proud inheritor of a great medical heritage by birth, both via paternal and maternal lineage, what sets this fifth generation physician apart is the fact that he did his BAMS from the highly esteemed Pankaja Kasthuri Ayurveda Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, after which he did his post graduation in Ayurveda Dhanwanthari MS (AY) from the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

After his formal college education he further underwent practical training in traditional manner under his legendry father. It was such amount of training that has enhanced his expertise in the treatment for diseases like ‘Piles’, ‘Fistula’, ‘Fissure’, ‘Vericose Vein’.

Today under his able guidance and leadership, Madhuravelil Ayur Vaidya Bhavan offers highly efficient and effective treatments to ailments such as ‘Varicose Veins’, ‘Anorectal Disorders’ like ‘Piles’ (Arshas), ‘Fistula’ (Bhagnolaram), ‘Fissure’ (Parikartika), ‘Anorectal Abscess’ (Gudavi dradhi), ‘Pilonidal Sinus’ (Nadi Vrana) etc.

He has also been successfully practicing ‘Leech Therapy’ against various disorders, besides, having written countless articles for international journals regarding the same. And like his forefathers, he is also an expert ‘Marma’ specialist.

His other capabilities include ‘Cosmotology’ in Ayurveda and as ‘Kashara Karma’ & ‘Kshara Sutra’ specialist in ‘Anorectal Disorders’ and as ‘Agnikarma’ specialist in various disorders.