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 minutes.
Different types of medicated oils are used for different disease conditions and rejuvenation of the body
Promotes blood circulation
Improves vigour and vitality
Increases musculature tone
Promotes good sleep and reduces nerve weakness
Softens skin and rejuvenates complexion
Tones up Dhathus – basic principles of the body
Reduces mental tension
Increases strength and functional efficiency of musculature
Abhyangam can be done for a single day for rejuvenation. It can also be done as a treatment for 7 to 14 days
Process by which perspiration is produced by the external application of a linen bag filled with medicated powder/ processed herbal leaves
These linen bags are then heated in medicated oil and applied all over the body until the desired perspiration is attained. The treatment is done for 45 to 60 minutes
Used very effectively for all rheumatic disorders,arthritic conditions, spondylosis and paralytic conditions
Helps build musculature
Prevents muscle stiffness and muscular sprain
Promotes oleation and perspiration at the same time
Process by which perspiration is produced by the external application of 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 minutes. The treatments can be done for 7,14 or 21 days depending on the condition of the disease or rejuvenation required.
Increases the tone and shape of muscles particularly in cases of muscular weakness
Effective in degenerative changes in muscular-skeletal complications
Enhances strength, vitality and complexion of the body
Prevents complications due to old-age and frailty
Pouring of medicated buttermilk over the forehead and scalp continuously in an oscillating rhythm for 45 to 60 minutes. Can be done, for a period of 7 to 14 days.
Rejuvenates brain cells and improves memory
Reduces 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
Process by which medicated lukewarm oil is poured over the forehead and scalp continuously for 45 to 60 minutes. Can be done, for a period of 7 to 14 days.
Maintains equilibrium of body and mind and enhances strength
Increases memory and clears the voice tone
Proven effective in relieving all types of stress and strain
Energises the body from restlessness
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 minutes.
Rejuvenates nervous system and thereby controls all systems of the body
Very effective for treating insomnia, speech problem, and Parkinson’s diseases
Very effective in treating disorders affecting sense organs
Application of either medicated oil, ghee, milk, or herbal powder through nostrils. In Ayurveda, nostrils are considered as the pathway to the brain. As such, the purification and rejuvenation of brain cells can be done easily through nostrils.
The process is done after applying oil and steam on the face
Highly effective in diseases related to head and neck
As the medicines applied come in direct contact with brain cells, it also improves brain functions
This is a process during 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.
This is a cleaning process for the eyes, which results in a cooling effect, prevents cataract and strengthens the optic nerve.
This is the traditional ayurvedic facial, which is very refreshing. This treatment will leave you with beautified skin and toned up facial muscles.
Body massage with herbal powder or oil for one hour to tone up the body and improve blood circulation.
This is a process of pouring warm medicated oil onto the forehead. It promotes sleep and reduces mental stress. It is also useful for the treatment of migraines, deafness, diseases affecting cranial nerves, facial paralysis, and a host of other conditions.
Medicated oil is allowed to stand over the lower back for 30 minutes. Effective for lower backpain and vertebral disorders.
This is mainly a lubricating treatment. Lightly heated medicated oils are applied all over the body accompanied by a gentle massage. Useful in the treatment of neurological disorders, arthritic conditions, insomnia and anxiety. It can also be used for the treatment of rheumatic diseases, arthritis, paralysis, sexual weakness, neurological disorders, blood pressure, nerveous weakness, diabetes, convulsions, paralysis. It can help slow the aging process. It has also proved effective in treating asthma and even early stages of tuberculosis.
Herbal powder massage useful in reducing excess body fat, cellulite and obesity.
Special medicated ghee rests over the eyes for some time. This treatment sharpens vision, strengthens the optic nerve and cools down irritated and stressed eyes.
This is a medicated enema to remove toxins, 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). The enema contains a mixture of medicated oil, herbal decoction, honey, herbal paste and rock salt. Useful in strengthening the central nervous system and addressing, various muscular and arthritic conditions, low back pain, constipation and many more.