A native New Yorker with Indian roots, Shadoh Punnapuzha is the founder and formulator of taïla. Raised in a household where an Ayurvedic lifestyle was paramount — her parents native land, Kerala, India nurtured her everlasting curiosity in plant medicine. Deeply rooted in her heritage is Kerala’s fusion of local healing rituals with Ayurveda. This instilled a forever growing intuitive connection to botany, leading her on a journey to share the ancestral healing knowledge of Ayurveda through taïla. Shadoh believes in abiding the intricate methods of Ayurveda to divulge the medicinal effects imparted in her artisanal formulations.