Time Tested Tradition.

(Since 1910)

about us

Sankunnis Ayurvedic clinic established in 1910 is one of the oldest Ayurvedic clinics in Chennai. It was founded by Dr. U.P Sankunni Menon, who was a Sanskrit Scholar and underwent extensive training in Sanskrit and Ayurvedic Sastras. He carried out far reaching researches in the field of Ayurvedic Science and formulated various Ayurvedic medicines which are used even today to successfully treat various acute and chronic health problems with no side effects. He practiced until his death in 1962.


Dr. Jayashree Rajan is a gold medalist in Plant Biology from Bangalore University. Her passion for plants and healing compelled her to pursue a degree in Ayurvedic Medicine. She also completed her Masters in Alternate Medicine. She is the Director of Sankunnis Ayurvedic Research Foundation and heads the R&D unit. She plays a key role in the production of various export-quality ayurvedic products.


Dr. Priyanka Rajan has completed her Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Dr. MGR University. She started her Sanskrit education at the age of 6 under her grandfather`s guidance. Being a 4th generation Ayurvedic physician she has a passion for healing and counselling. She has also completed a certification course from Stanford University on Food and Nutrition. She specializes in integrating Ayurvedic therapies with modern day Nutrition therapies. She is part of the R&D unit at Sankunnis Research Foundation and is involved in the product manufacturing. Dr. Priyanka Rajan also teaches at the Narayana Ayurveda and Yoga Academy based in Austin, Texas, USA.


Our research foundation was founded in 2000 by Mr. Rajan Balakrishnan, MD Sankunnis Ayurvedic Research Foundation Pvt. Ltd., with a clear vision to bring Ayurveda to society in a contemporary form and unravel the mystery behind the age-old system of medicine. This included referring to ancient ayurvedic texts, selecting indigenous herbs and subjecting the formulation to modern pharmacological, toxicological and safety tests to create new drugs and therapies.


Ayurveda, which literally means ‘Science of life’, is the traditional healing science of India. It emphasizes on preventing and curing diseases by identifying and eliminating their root cause. This ensures permanent relief to even chronic ailments. Ayurvedic therapies and treatments involve various facets like medicines prepared from herbs, diet, yoga, meditation and lifestyle counselling.

We specialize in treatment of,

  Neurological disorders, Bone and Joint disorders, Musculoskeletal disorders.

  Skin disorders like psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo, allergic dermatitis, etc.

  Asthma and other Respiratory conditions.


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Sankunnis Ayurvedic Clinic
Old no 4, New no 9, First Main Road
(East Park Road)
East Shenoy Nagar
Chennai 600030.
Landmark: Next to the Shenoy Nagar Metro Station and Shenoy Nagar Swimming Pool.


  +91 44 26645759

  +91 94448 48810

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