Nature has all kinds of cure or solution to the health ailments that human beings have ever faced or will face in the future. Our planet earth is abundant with herbs, stones, roots even water with healing properties.

While Planet Earth already provides everything that a living being will ever need for its existence, most of us are not aware of valuable properties of herbs or plants that can be beneficial in our everyday’s life and decrease one's dependency on the harmful chemicals laid products, painful surgeries that we are most of us are familiar with.

At a time when the industries are booming with the synthetic or superficial products that people are consuming for looking good, feeling good or smelling good, there are still some renowned personalities who are devoted practitioners of herbal remedies and are taking the legacy of Ayurveda, the ancient natural system, forward.

Top ten Ayurvedic Doctors in the World

Let’s look at top 10 Ayurvedic doctors in the world, having followers in different continents and are known for their distinction in the field:

1.    David Frawley:

  • A Padma Bhushan awardee, David Frawley aka Vamadeva Shastri is famous in India as well as abroad for his command on the subject on Ayurveda, Vedic history, Hinduism along with astrology. An author of over 30 books, Frawley is the noted Ayurvedic teacher.
  • Founder of the Vedic Research Centre (1980) that focuses on the research on ancient Vedic texts and also Vedic Yoga, the 68-year-old also founded the platform for the international followers of Ayurveda and other Vedic teachings American, Institute of Vedic Studies which offers various courses, programs and resources. 

2. Dr Vikram Chauhan:

  • Author of the book –Ayurveda-God’s manual for healing, Dr Vikram Chauhan is an established Ayurvedic medicine expert and consultant in North India. Managing director of Planet Ayurveda, an Ayurvedic medicine enterprise based in Mohali of Punjab state, Dr Chauhan is frequent in various European countries like Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and Macedonia as well as Asian countries.
  • He is known of his connectively with the clients which he executes by holding or participating in several national and international forums and seminars along with the counseling his people through various social media platforms. 
  • Holding an Ayurvedic MD from Patiala University, he is also famous for creating Ayurvedic products for animals.

3. Devendra Triguna:

  • The famous Indian Ayurvedic physician Devendra Triguna is a former honorary physician to President of India.  Also the president of All India Ayurvedic Congress, Triguna is a known for his expertise in pulse diagnosis.
  • A recipient of Padma Bhushan and Padma Shree, Devendra Triguna, also known as Vaid Triguna comes from the family of traditional Vaidyas.
  • Triguna who is the active practice of herbal remedies for around 40 years has a global following. Along with being the member of the different advisory committees of Government of India, Triguna aid hundreds of people daily in his clinic Vaid Brihaspati Dev Triguna Clinic, New Delhi.

4. Baba Ramdev:

  • Popular as Yoga Guru in India as well as abroad, Baba Ramdev is known for his works in Ayurveda through his company Patanjali Ayurveda Limited which is among the largest of producers of the herbal products ranging from medicines for various ailments to daily consumed  products like toothpaste, shampoo, biscuits along with beauty products. In addition to Patanjali Ayurved Limited which is located in Haridwar in Uttrakhand state, he is also the founder of Patanjali Yogpeeth, which is among the largest Yoga institutes in India.  Furthermore, Swami Ramdev is often known for his comments on Indian politics and Hinduism.

 5. Dr Jaya Prakash:

  • Belonging from the family of Ayurveda practitioners of Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala State, Dr. Jaya Prakash is a consultant to many International celebrities. He was guided to the world of Ayurveda by his father Dr D. Bahuleyan, a renowned Ayurveda practioner of Kerala who has also served Kerala government as a specialist senior medical officer.
  • Along with being a household name in Kerala, Dr Jaya Prakash also heads the worldwide operation of Dharma Ayurveda. Constituted in 1965, Dharma Ayurveda is well-renowned treatment centre in Kerala providing treatment in several illnesses. The centre is run by experienced doctors and healers trained by the institutes.

6. Deepak Chopra:

  • Popular for his advocacy in alternative medicine, Deepak Chopra is a global figure. Along with being the successful public speaker and the Indian born American author who has written over 80 books, is also prominent for the New Age Movement that refers to the sets of religious and spiritual beliefs that evolved in the 70s especially in the Western nations.
  • Through his Chopra Centre that offers meditation retreats, health and wellbeing sessions and personal growth meant for emotional and physical healing of an individual.  He is also described as the most prominent speaker of Ayurveda in Western countries.

7. Raman Singh:

  • The longest-serving chief minister for the state of Chhattisgarh, for the tenure of 15 years, Raman Singh is also an ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) Ayurveda doctor. A former Member of Parliament and the Minister of State for Commerce, Singh has also established 'Bharat Mata Chikitsalya' in Kawardha, Chhattisgarh which provides free medical aid to the needy.

8. Balendu Prakash:

  • Vaidya Balendu Prakash is a renowned Ayurvedic physician who is also the former physician to the President of India. A recipient of Padma Shree, the fourth highest civilian award in India, Balendu is a founder Padaav, an Ayurvedic speciality hospital based in Dehradun.
  • In his career as an Ayurvedic physician, he has published several articles on the topic of alternative medicines.
  • In addition to this, Balendu has also been a member of several advisory committees to the government of India.  Prakash is also a practitioner of Rasa-Shastra-an ancient Ayurvedic science involving metals and minerals along with herbs for curing ailments.

9. Dr Vasant Lad:

  • An Ayurvedic physician Dr Vasant Lad is the director of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A 76-year-old not only practices traditional Ayurveda but also studies western medicine practices. He has also been the former medical director of the Ayurveda Hospital in Pune along with the advisor of California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine.

10. Dr Shashi Bala:

  • An Ayurveda expert with over 25 years of experience in the field, Dr Shashi Bala is popular in New Delhi for treating various kinds of chronic diseases including arthritis, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, hypertension, skin disorders and other ailments.  Dr Shashi Bala currently practices in Moolchand Medicity based in Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi.
Author's Bio: 

DR. Vikram Chauhan, MD - AYURVEDA is an expert Ayurvedic practitioner based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. For more info visit our website: http://www.planetayurveda.com