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Getting High With The Medicine Man of Wayanad | 101 Heartland

Age-old tribal healing, and a secret drink that makes you happy in the head!

We heard about a tribal medicine man in Wayanad, Kerala, who uses all natural healing practices. But we also heard about his special drink that makes you happy in the head. When we finally met Vellan, the experience was just what we expected.
Vellan's healing process uses bamboo strips, sacred oil, and the chanting of mantras. But healing isn't his only forte. We went out hunting for ingredients, and took a culinary journey with the Medicine Man from Wayanad.