Treatments

Abhyangam

  • Application of medicated oil over the whole body in a rhythmic way followed by gentle massage in seven different body postures for 45 to 60 mts.
  • Different types of medicated oils are used in different disease conditions and rejuvenation of body.
  • Promotes blood circulation.
  • Improves vigor and vitality.
  • Increases musculature tone.
  • Increases good sleep and reduces nervous weakness
  • Softens skin and gives complexion
  • Tones up Dhathus – basic principles of the body
  • Reduces mental tension and increases strength and functional efficiency of musculature
  • Abhyangam can be done for a single day for rejuvenation and can be continued up to 7 to 14 days

Podikizhi/ Elakizhi

  • Process by which perspiration is produced by the external application of linen bag filled with medicated powder/ processed herbal leaves.
  • Medicinal leaves or herbal powder are fried in appropriate medicated oils and made into one or two bundles. These bundles should be heated in medicated oil and applied all over the body till the desired perspiration is attained. The treatment is done for 45 to 60 mts.
  • Used very effectively in all rheumatic disorders
  • Effective in building musculature
  • Prevents muscle stiffness and muscular sprain
  • Promotes oleation and perspiration at the same time
  • Very effective in arthritic conditions, spondylosis and paralytic conditions

Njavarakizhi

  • Process by which perspiration is produced by external application by a linen bag filled with a bolus of njavara rice cooked in milk and medicated decoction. The bags are dipped and boiled in milk and decoction, and applied on the body continuously for 45 to 60 mts. The treatments can be done for 7,14 or 21 days depending upon the condition of disease or rejuvenation.
  • Medicinal leaves or herbal powder are fried in appropriate medicated oils and made into one or two bundles. These bundles should be heated in medicated oil and applied all over the body till the desired perspiration is attained. The treatment is done for 45 to 60 mts.
  • Increases the tone and shape of muscles particularly in cases of muscular wasting
  • Effective in degenerative changes in muscular-skeletal complications
  • Enhances strength, vitality and complexion of the body
  • Prevents the complications due to old-age debility

Thakradhara

  • Pouring of medicated buttermilk over the forehead and scalp continuously in an oscillating rhythm for 45 to 60 mts., for a period of 7 to14 days
  • Rejuvenates brain cells and improves memory
  • Effective in sleeplessness and mental tension
  • Can be used for all types of headaches
  • Very effective in premature graying and hair falling
  • Shows immense response in skin diseases like psoriasis

Thaila Dhara

  • Process by which medicated lukewarm oil is poured over the forehead and scalp continuously for 45 to 60 mts., for a period of 7 to 14 days
  • Maintains equilibrium of body and mind and enhances strength
  • Increases the memory and clears the voice tone
  • Proven effective in relieving all types of stress and strain
  • Energizes the body from restlessness

Sirovasthi

  • Process by which medicated lukewarm oil is kept over the shaven scalp in a leather cap, which is tied over the head for 45 to 60 mts.
  • Rejuvenates nervous system and there by controls all systems of the body
  • Very effective in insomnia, speech problem, Parkinson’s diseases etc
  • Very effective in treating the disorders affecting sense organs

Nasyam

  • Application of either medicated oil or ghee or milk, or herbal powder through nostrils.
  • The process is done after applying oil and steam on the face
  • Highly effective in diseases related to head and neck
  • In Ayurveda, nostrils are considered as the pathway to the brain. So the purification and rejuvenation of brain cells can be done easily through nostrils.
  • As the medicines applied becomes directly in contact with brain cells, it improves brain functions also

Karmapooranam

This is a process in which medicated fumes are applied to the ears for 5 to 10 minutes. This process helps to clean the ear and avoid ailments associated with the ear.

Tharpanam

This is a cleaning process for eyes, which gives a cooling effect, prevents cataract and strengthens the optic nerve.

Face Pack

This is the traditional ayurvedic facial, which is indeed very refreshing. In this massage, sudation therapy, face pack (ayurvedic) etc. are given accordingly. This will beautify your skin and tone up your face muscles.

General Massage

Body massage with herbal powder or oil for one hour by hand to tone up the body and to improve blood circulation etc.

Shiro Dhara

Warm medicated oil is allowed to fall from a pot through a wick on to the forehead. Useful in promoting sleep, reduce mental stress etc. The course of treatment is effectivel for migraine, deafness, diseases affecting cranial nerves, facial paralysis, insanity, diseases and wounds etc.

Kati Vasti

Medicated oil is allowed to stand over the lower back for 30 minutes. Useful in lowbackpain and vertebral disorders.

Pizhichil

This is mainly a lubricating treatment. gemtly heated medicated oil is applied all over the body accompanied by gentle massage. Useful in neurological disorders, arthritic conditions, insomnia anxiety. It is very useful for rheumatic diseases, arthritis, paralysis, sexual weakness, neurological disorders, blood pressure, nervous weakness, diabetes, blood pressure, fits, convulsions, paralysis and helps to arrest the aging process. It s very effective in asthma and even in tuberculosis in early stages. etc.

Udvarthanam

Herbal powder massage useful in reducing the excess body fat. Useful i obesity, cellulities etc.

Netra Tarpanam

Special medicated ghee is allowed to stand over eyes for a while. This treatment sharpens vision, strengthens optic nerve and cools down irritated and stressed eyes. etc.

Vasti

This is a medicated enema to remove toxins from the colon (the orign site of vayu) and to tone and rejuvenate the colon. Two types of vasti can be used depending upon the need; with oil (for toning) and with decoction (for cleansing). Enema done with a mixture of medicated oil, herbal decortion, honey, herbal paste and rock salt. Useful in strengthening the central nervous system, various muscular and arthritic conditions, low back pain, constipation etc.