' Integrative medicine is gradually becoming the new paradigm of practising medicine in India, especially in Kerala with centers established in hospitals like Amrita Institute of Medical sciences, Kochi, Holistic Medicine and Stress Research Unit at Government Medical College Thiruvananthapuram etc. Integrative medicine (IM) is a healing-oriented medicine that takes into account the whole person (body, mind and spirit), including all aspects of lifestyle, ' explained Dr. Maya Bose Vinod, MD Paediatrics, Integrative Medicine, Amrita Institute of Sciences, Kochi.