THERAPIES (AYURVEDA TREATMENTS)

ABHYANGAM

It is a full body massage with herbal oil which improves the peripheral circulation, prevents ageing, nourishes the body, provides good sleep, helps to maintain healthy skin and get relief from musculer aches and pain. The procedure is done by application of medicated lukewarm oil all over the body in seven different postures for a duration of 60 minutes.

MEDICATED STEAM BATH

Some of the herbal leaves are boiled and steam is passed to whole body for 10-20 minutes within the steam chamber. The individual is made to sweat, it remove all the impurities and toxins of the body, skin diseases, reduce fat etc.

HEAD MASSAGE

A traditional kerala Ayurvedic massage and the therapy technician applies herbal oil on the head and massage gentle movements and techniques. Ayurvedic head massage increases memory,give relief from head acheand it improves sleep quality.

FOOT MASSAGE

This kind of massage is done with the hands and foots for duration of 60 to 90 minutes. This is Kerala’s traditional Ayurvedic massage which is excellent for rejuvination, relaxation, strengthen the muscles, improves general vigor and vitality.

RELAXATION MASSAGE OR REJUVENATION MASSAGE

Ayurvedic relaxation massage or rejuvenation massage includes head massage, face massage and full body massage with medicated oil for duration of 90 minutes. It gives complete relaxation of body and mind.

UDWARTHANAM

Udwarthanam or powder massage is the application of medicated powder or paste all over the body against direction of hair follicles with a certain pressure in different postures for the duration of 45 to 60 minutes accumulated fat and adipose tissue and is useful in reducing weight, gives stability and strength, improves the skin tone etc. Duration – 45 to 60 minutes.

PIZHICHIL

It is one of the special thereapy of Kerala. It is the combination of sudation and oleation process in which luke warm medicated oil is dipped and poured all over the body followed by gentle massage until the body is perspired in seven different postures for a duration of it is effective in neurological disorders, rheumatic disease, low back pain etc. and builds up immunity for a healthy life.

NJAVARA KIZHI

It is a sudation process in which njavara rice are cooked and filled in boluses made out of cotton cloths. These boluses are massaged over the body after liberal application of medicated oil. The rice used is cooked in cow’s milk and medicated oil. The boluses are then dipped in this mixture and applied all over the body. It is highly nourishing, rejuvenating and helps to improve the immunity. It is an effective treatment for arthritis, rheumatism, malnutrition of limbs etc. and also improves the lustre of skin.

THAKRADHARA

It is a type of Sirodhara in which medicated butter milk is poured on the forehead in a rhythmic way for a duration of 60 minutes to 90 minutes. It is very effective for Insomnia, skin diseases, stress etc.

THAILADHARA

In this process medicated oil is poured continuously in a rhythmic manner for duration of 60 minutes to 90 minutes. Shiro abhyanga is done prior to the process and gentle massages are done during the process. It is mainly for stress, headache, Insomnia, loss of memory, neurological disorders etc.

KSHEERADHARA

Type of sirodhara in which medicated milk is poured in a rhythemic way on the forehead for a duration of 60 to 90 minutes. This is done for Insomnia, anxiety, nervourness etc.

ELAKIZHY

It is a sudation process and abhyanga is done prior to this process. Body is made sweat by using bolus containing fried medicinal leaves, turmeric, pieces of lemon, garlic etc dipped into a vessel containing warm medicated oil and applied through out the whole body in seven different postures for a duration of 45 to 60 minutes. It is good for pain and stiffness of joints, arthritis, rheumation, neurological disorders etc.

THALAPODICHIL

It is a special treatment of Kerala in which herbal medicines are made into a paste and applied to the scalp and then the scalp is covered with lotus or banana leaves for a duration of 30 to 60 minutes. Prior to this treatment head massage is done with medicated oil, It is very effective treatment for Insomnia, depression, anxiety, hair fall etc.

SIROVASTHY

It is a process in which a cap without top is made fitted on the head and medicated oil is poured on to its to a certain level. Made to retain the oil there for a duration of 30 to 45 minutes. It is useful in Insomnia, Paralysis, headaches etc.

KADIVASTHY

Warm herbal oil is poured over the lower back of the patient and retained it for 45 to 60 minutes inside the herbal paste boundary. It lubricates the joints keeping them flexible and painfree. It is very useful in lowback pain, spondylosis, inter vetebral disc prolapsed, sciatica etc.

UROVASTHI

Warm medicated oil is poured on the chest inside the herbal paste boundary and retained it there for 30 to 45 minutes. It is useful in chest congestion, bronchitis and it improves the heart function.

GREEVAVASTHY

Specially prepared warm medicated oil is poured over the neck inside the herbal paste boundary and retained it there for a duration of 30 to 45 minutes. It is useful in cervical spondylosis, neck stiffness, pain and inflammatory conditions in the neck etc.

NASYAM

This is a panchakarma treatment in which oils or medicines and instilled into each nostrils alternately keeping the other one closed. Patient is asked to inhale well so as to spread the medicine. Palm, Foot, face and shoulders are then massaged well and the patient is asked to spit. Prior to the nasal medication local application of oil followed by fomentation is done at the neck, face and shoulder. It is indicated in disease of ear, nose, throat, head and eyes. Also useful in facial paralysis, Sinusitis, migraine, mental disorders etc.

SNEHAPANAM

Intake of medicated ghee or oil for the preparation of the patient for the main panchakarma process. Medicine is given in the early morning in empty stomach and is allowed to drink medicated water to increase the digestive power. Light diet like kanji is given at the time of appetite. Snehapanam will increase the digestive power and useful in gastric problems.

VAMANA

Vamana or emesis is one of the panchakarma treatment in which patient is subject to vomits after giving large quantity of milk mixed with vamana dravgas. It is useful in bronchial asthma, skin diseases, fever, cough etc.

VIRECHANA

It this panchakarma treatment patient is subjected to snehana and swedana. A single dose of strong purgative medicine is given to elimiate the vitiated doshas. After purgation light diet like kanji is given. It is the treatment for piles, splenic disorders, jaundice, intestinal parasites, gout etc.

SNEHAVASTHI (ANUVASANAM)

Snehavasthi or fat enema is the anal administration of medicated oil through a disposable syringe or vasthi yantra in a required amount. It is done before kashayavasti and effective treatment for neurological disorders.

KASHAYAVASTI (ASTHAPANAM)

It is one of the main panchakarma tratment in which the medicated decoction is administered through the anus with the help of vastiyantra in a required quantity. It is very effective treatment for all neurological diseases.

DHANYAMLADHARA

In this process specially prepared medicated liquid (Dhanyamla) is poured all over the body in a specific manner for a duration of 45 to 60 minutes. It is very useful in weight reduction and increase the fat metabolism.

UPANAHAM

It is done by application of herbal paste over the affected area and them covered by using medicinal herbal leaves. Then it is covered with cotton cloth bandaging. It is removed after few hours or as per requirement. It is very effective in localised swelling and pain, joint injuries, osteo arthritis etc.

PICHU

A thick piece of cotton wool is soaked in warm medicated oil and is applied over the affected are for a duration of 45 to 60 minutes. It is very effective in lowback pain, ostearthritis, sciation, spondylosis, injuries etc.

FACE PACK (MUKHA LEPANAM)

Special herbal medicines are made into paste with medicated liquids and applied to the face for certain duration. After that face massages with medicated oils or creame and fomentations are done. It is useful in toning the facial muscles, makes the skin smooth and improves the colour and complexion.

GANDOOSHA

Special medicated water and medicines are allowed to held in mouth for 10-30 minutes. It is effective treatment for weak gums, toothache, bad odour of mouth etc.

CHOORNA PINDA SWEDANAM-14DAYS

It is a sudation process in which body is made sweat by using boluses containing powdered herbal drugs dipped in oils or dhanyamla or vapour and applied throughout the whole body in seven different postures for a duration of 45 to 60 minutes. It is very effective treatment for inflammation of joints, Rheumatic arthritis, osteo arthritis, etc.

MEDICATED BATH

Special herbal leaves and medicines are boiled in water and that water is given for bathing. It removes all the impurities, makes the skin smooth and fresh.

DHOOMAPANAM

The patient is allowed to inhale the fumes of medicated wick through each nostril alternatively, closed one nostril while inhaling through other and exhaled through the mouth. It is useful in diseases affecting the parts above the shoulders.

SAREERA LEPANAM (HERBAL BODY PACK)

Herbal medicines are made into paste with medicated liquids and applied all over the body for required time. After that gentle massage is given. It improves the tone of the skin, makes the body feel cool, useful in skin diseases and good for complexion.

NETRA TARPANAM

A wall boundary is made around the eye socket with herbal paste and then medicated ghee is poured into it slowly with the eys closed. The the patient is asked to open the eyes slowly and, retain the drug for a required time. It is very effective threatment for eye diseases like loss of eye lashes, clouded vision, poor eye right etc and it relieves eye stain, improves the eye sight.

NETRA PRAKSHALANAM

Medicated decodtion is made to flow from the medial canthus to lateral canthus of the eye. It cleanse and prevent the diseases in the eyes.

SARVANGA KSHEERA DHARA

Medicated milk is poured all over the body and head with a special vessel from a certain height in a rhythmic manner. It is good for skin complexion, pitha dominant diseases, menopause problems etc.