THERAPIES (AYURVEDA TREATMENTS)
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a variety of Arthritis, which is an auto-immune, chronic inflammatory condition of the Joints affecting the synovial membrane, and over a period of time, leading to the destruction of the cartilage and bone and finally leading to dysfunction. Rheumatoid Arthritis is derived from a Greek word, denoting watery and inflamed Joint.
Psoriasis is an inflammatory disorder that affects the skin and nails. It is marked by patches of thick, red skin covered with silvery scales that occur primarily on the elbows, knees, lower back and scalp. Psoriasis occurs when the immune system mistakes the skin cells as a pathogen, and sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth cycle of skin cells.
Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to make proper use of glucose, resulting in the condition of hyperglycemia (high blood sugar). This increases the urine output, which leads to dehydration and increased thirst.
PARALYSIS & STROKE
Paralysis is one of the most common disabilities following a stroke. The paralysis is usually on the side of the body opposite the side of the brain damaged by stroke. The types and degrees of disability following a stroke depend upon the area of the brain damaged and the extent of damage.
A full body massage which helps in improving not only peripheral circulation, but also prevents ageing, you enjoy good sleep, helps nourishing your body, maintain healthy skin & provide major relief from muscular pain.The treatment last for an hour and is done by applying medicated lukewarm oil all over the body in seven different postures.
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.
The therapist applies herbal oil on the head and massages with gentle movements. It helps in improving your memory, provides relief from headache and also helps in improving quality of sleep.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Most ideal for lubricating joints and keeping them flexible and pain free. Therapist pours warm herbal oil over the lower back of the body and the same is retained for about an hour within a herbal paste boundary. This treatment helps in reducing lower back pain, spondylitis, sciatica inter vertebral disc prolapse etc.
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.
The treatment involves specially prepared medicated oil that is warm and poured over the neck of the patient into a herbal paste boundary. The oil is retained for about 45 minutes. This treatment is very effective for cervical spondylitis & stiffness of the neck
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.
Medicated Ghee or oil is prepared for intake by the patient early morning on empty stomach. The patient is allowed to have medicated water that helps in improving digestive power. The patient is kept on light diet during the course of the treatment. This treatment helps in reducing gastric related problems and improves digestion.
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.
Ideal for treatment of piles, jaundice, intestinal parasites, gout and splenic disorders, patient is subjected to Snehana & Swedana. A single dose of very strong Purgative is administered to remove vitiated doshas. The patient is put on light diet during the course of the treatment.
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.
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.
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.
Herbal paste is applied all over the affected area and is covered with medicinal herbal leaves and cotton cloth for few hours. This treatment is very effective for joint injuries, swelling, osteo arthritis etc.
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)
The treatment involves application of special herbal medicines in paste form along with medicated liquids on the face for certain duration. This is followed by face massage with medicated oil. The treatment is effective for toning facial muscles and helps in making the skin smoother; it also improves the color and complexion of the skin.
Patient holds medicated water in his mouth for 15 to 30 minutes. The treatment is effective for bad odor, weak gums and toothache.
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.
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.
The patient inhales medicated wick fumes through each nostril alternatively by keeping one nostril closed. He exhales through Mouth. This treatment is most effective for treating diseases affecting body above shoulder.
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.
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.
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
From a certain height with the help of special vessel medicated milk is poured over the body including head of the patient in a rhythmic manner. This treatment is useful for improving skin complexion, menopause problem and in the case of Pitha dominant diseases.