Kerala practices Ayurveda as part of its everyday life. The 'Life of Science' is a holistic natural healing and wellness science. It uses the practical and user friendly form of Ayurveda called Ashtangahridayam, compiled by the great sage Vagbata. The standard practice of Ayurveda in Kerala is Kashaya Chikitsa (treatment with concoction). The various therapeutic programs offered here utilize various kinds of herbal ingredients intended to cure various ailments like chronic headaches, insomnia, musculoskeletal ailments due to trauma, paralysis, and hundreds of other diseases and health conditions. The state is also home to various Ayurveda hospitals and Yoga centers.