Mrs. Jayadevi Cholayil and Mr. Lasakan Cholayil launch Sadhev – The Art of Ayurveda


Mrs. Jayadevi Cholayil and Mr. Lasakan Cholayil, from The House of CHOLAYIL, unveiled ‘SADHEV’ The Art Of Ayurveda, on 14th September at The Leela Palace.

SADHEV brings to you a stunning range of Ayurvedic products to restore natural beauty. Their products treat your skin delicately and with the reverence it deserves.Available online at, Sadhev’s product line is aimed at providing a safe, natural and Ayurvedic alternative to chemical products for everyday use. Our skin is sensitive, and a little support from nature ensures it stays healthy, radiant, moist and youthful.

An array of exotic resources for beauty aids, cures and treatments are available with Mother Earth. The secret lies in choosing what we need most. Our ancestors ventured down this path decades ago and handed down their wisdom through the ages. It is this timeless and valuable knowledge that has gone into curating SADHEV for the modern man and woman.

At our 13000 sq. ft. Innovation and Discovery Center, ancient wisdom coalesces with science. A team of Ayurveda Vaidars, Scientists, Cosmetologists and pharmacologists spend hours in product testing and development. This synergy has resulted in body care and beauty products that are exquisite. Our choice of vitalizing ingredients is well-researched, measured and meticulously curated so that you feel the richness and exceptional benefits of Ayurveda.

Sadhev was created by the mother and son duo, Jayadevi and Lasakan Cholayil. A mother who made it her sole mission to care and love the world around her and a son who wanted to create something authentic and aesthetic. The journey began on a car ride to their ancestral home in Vallapad, Kerala. They were going to pay their respects to their forefather for his anniversary. Lasakan was curious to know more about his ancestor and to understand why he played such an important role in his family’s life and path.

His forefather turned out to be a maverick in Ayurveda’s age old history. He was a physician by trade but was known widely for his natural and unconventional methods of healing. Some even believed he possessed super natural abilities to heal, as he was able to cure diseases that were thought to be incurable during his time.

To pay homage to their forefather, the mother and son duo conceptualized Sadhev. They took his ancient teachings and methods and combined it with a more modern approach both in terms of design and practicality while not sacrificing the authenticity of what Ayurveda truly is – both a science and an art.

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian health care and wellness tradition that dates back to 1000BC. The Hindu God of Ayurveda, Sri Dhanvantari (a Vishnu avatar) incarnated as a human and taught medicine to physicians. This was the start of Ayurveda. The word is derived from Ayur (life) and Veda (knowledge). This knowledge was originally documented in the Vedas, and with time it has evolved to become a part of wellness therapies in modern times.

Sadhev brings to you this time-honoured tradition of Ayurveda into everyday life.

Our story was born of miracles and dates back to many years ago at the start of the 20th Century. Brahmasree Cholayil Kunju Maami Vaidyar was a physician who administered treatments that were not only natural but also unconventional. His cures were based on Ayurveda. He was a maverick, well-versed in all eight divisions of Ayurvedic treatments, i.e. daivam, siddham, manusham, paishacham, rakshasam, prakruthom, bhouthikom and manasam. He was intuitive in his methods and careful in its application. Many tales have been told of his ‘miracle cures’. He always had an answer for any type of disease from a stomach ache to tuberculosis. He was more than just a medicine man, many believed he was a guru blessed with special powers to heal. There have been very few like him and none quite so bold and radical in embracing natural cures. His knowledge has been handed down for generations and his texts are still used to lead many Ayurvedic institutions today.

It is in Brahmasree Cholayil Kunju Maami Vaidyar’s wisdom and courage that Sadhev has its roots.

Ayurveda has been the centerpiece of the Cholayil family for three generations now. At the heart of it is the 80-acre Ayurvedic research facility that focuses only on the growth of specific herbs that can be used in medicinal formulations.Sadhev brings these formulations to life with an authentic and an exotic range of handcrafted luxury Ayurvedic products forged through age-old traditions, modern science, exquisite ingredients and luxury to enrapture your mind, body and soul.

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The Ayurvedic Catalogue

Sandal & Saffron Bathing Bar

Treat your skin with the best from nature. This exotic bathing bar of Sandal & Saffron is effective in treating pigmentation, sun tan and skin blemishes.

Melon & Aloe Vera Bathing Bar

Bringing you the wonders of mother nature with the freshness of melon and healing properties of aloe vera that soothe, refresh and lighten your skin to give it a beatific glow.

 Goat Milk and Jojoba Butter Bathing Bar

This ancient remedy of goat milk and honey coupled with jojoba body butter is rich in skin minerals and vitamins that actively moisturize and restore the skin’s natural wellness.

 Orange & Cinnamon Bathing Bar

The nourishing goodness of cinnamon and orange with moisturizing oils and butters gives your skin an ageless, firm and wrinkle free glow.

 Chocolate & Vetiver Bathing Bar

An aromatically rich blend of vetiver and chocolate, this bar treats pigmentation, protects against sun damage and hydrates the skin to leave it firm and well-nourished.

Lip Gel

A nourishing, nutty lip treatment that is a rich blend of Coconut oil, Castor Oil, Organic Almonds and natural butters that heal dry, chapped or peeling lips. Organic Beeswax acts as an active nutrient base that protects and seals in moisture, to leave your lips feeling soft, hydrated and healthy.

Rose Water

This traditional facial toner is the secret ingredient in your daily skin care regime. Sadhev Rose Water is produced using steam distillation of fresh rose blossoms. It protects the skin from UV & pollutant damage, soothes irritated or inflamed skin, reduces aging and keeps the skin well hydrated.

Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera, a cactus plant extract, is a therapeutic gel that replenishes the body tissue with water and protects skin from sun damage, pollution and harsh weather with its natural SPF 11 content. It moisturizes without greasiness which makes it ideal for oily or acne prone skin. Packed with essential skin vitamins like E, C and beta carotene, Sadhev’s Aloe Vera Gel ensures you have healthy, radiant, supple and blemish-free skin.

Nalpamaradi Tailam

This blend of Ayurvedic oils infuses the skin with nourishment and rejuvenates the skin to give it an ageless glow.

Anti-Dandruff Hair Oil

This herbal blend repairs hair damage, prevents dandruff, protects the hair and maintains scalp health.

 Ayurvedic Conditioner

This blend of herbal ingredients acts as a deep conditioner for hair to restore its goodness, repair damage and to give it a lustrous sheen.

Natural Lip Balm

A healing lip balm made from nature’s purest ingredients helps to brighten, moisturize and heal damaged lips.
Natural Hair Colour

At Sadhev we go to the ends of the country to source the finest herbs to make our hair colour. This product is completely natural, chemical free and easy to use.


Sun damage causes wrinkles, dark spots and destroys elastin fiber in skin. Sadhev’s gentle sunscreen ensures your skin stays protected against harmful UV rays, leaving it feeling young and blemish free.

Kumkumadi Tailam

This Ayurvedic blend of oils improves complexion and skin texture. With Saffron and Aloe Vera as the key ingredients, this oil is not only therapeutic for pigmentation, acne and aging but also cleanses the skin and adds radiance.

Ayurvedic Shampoo

An ideal shampoo for regular use to cleanse and maintain hair & scalp health. Bhringraj and Amla help to reduce hair fall, prevent dandruff and breakage, while adding shine and bounce to hair.

Virgin Coconut Oil
Extracted and cold-pressed from very carefully chosen coconuts from God’s Own Country. The best coconut oil in south India, enriched with the purity of nature just for you.

Herbal Body Lotion

 Give your skin the care it deserves with our herbal body lotion. This miracle cream softens skin, hydrates it and repairs dry and rough patches. With regular use, your skin will feel supple, bright and ageless.

 Coconut Shower Oil

 An ideal bathing oil for regular use to cleanse and maintain skin health. Coconut and Gingelly oil help to moisturize skin, while adding shine and to it.


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