Ayurveda Treatments

Abyangam:

This is a special type of oil massage in which strokes are given according to the circulatory channels for 45 minutes per day for 14 days. This treatment is beneficial for obesity, loss of skin lustre, sleeplessness, fatigue, vata predominant diseases etc.

Udvartanam:

This treatment is known as powder massage. This massage is found very useful in obesity, hemiplegia, paralysis, skin diseases, impaired circulation etc. and similar kapha predominant diseases. In this procedure, certain special Herbal Powders are peculiarly applied by two therapists on the body for about 30 to 40 minutes daily for a period of 14 to 28 days.

Snehapanam:

This word means oral intake of medicated oils or ghee preparations. This is done as a therapeutic procedure and also as a preparatory process during the body purification therapy. In this treatment, Medicated ghee or oils are given internally in proper proportion increasing in quantity for a period of 5 to 8 days. This treatment is very useful for OsteoArthritis, psoriasis, Chronic Constipation, Hemorrhoids etc.

Kizhi:

Herbal leaves or powders are made in bolus and are applied on the whole body, or a part specified after dipping it in a warm medicated oil. This is done for 45 minutes daily for a period of 07 to 18 days. This is very effective for osteoarthritis, spondylosis, sports injuries, nerve disorders etc.

Dhanyamla Dhara:

The warm herbal liquid is poured all over the body in a rhythmic way using special vessels. This is done for 45 minutes to 01 hours daily. This treatment is very useful for hemiplegia, paralysis etc.

Pizhichil:

Pizhichil is one among the rare and unique treatments of Kerala. In this treatment, lukewarm herbal oils are poured all over the body by two or four trained therapists, In a special rhythmic way continuously for about 45 to 90 minutes per day for a period of 7 to 21 days. This treatment is done in a special table called “Droni”. This treatment is beneficial for rheumatic diseases like arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, Parkinson disorder, sexual weakness, nervous weakness and nervous disorders etc.

Navarakizhi:

It is a type of suitation process in which the whole body or any specific part is made to perspire by the application of certain medical puddings externally in the form of bolus tied up in muslin cloth. The bolus is applied by two or four masseurs for about 45 to 60 minutes per day for 14 days. This treatment is for all types of rheumatism, pain in the joints, emaciation of limbs, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and certain kinds of muscular diseases ( atrophy).

Sirodhara:

“Sira” means head and “Dhara” is the continuous flow of a liquid. In this process, some herbal oils, medicated milk, medicated butter milk etc., are poured on the forehead in a special pattern for about 40 minutes in a day for a period of 7 to 21 days. This treatment is mainly for Insomnia, loss of memory, headaches, mental tension and certain skin diseases.

Sirovasthi:

Certain lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a cap fitted on the head and held for 15 to 60 minutes per day according to the patient’s conditions for 7 days. This treatment is highly effective for facial paralysis, dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, severe headaches and other diseases of the head.

Sthanikavasthi:

  1. Kati vasthi : In this process, specially prepared warm medicated oils are kept over the lower back with herbal paste boundary. This treatment lasts for 25 minute to 45 minutes it is good for any back pain and spinal disorders.
  2. Urovasthi: Same as kativasti warm medicated oils are kept over the chest for 15 minutes. This is an effective treatment for asthma, other respiratory problems, heart diseases, and muscular pain.
  3. Greevavasthi: Same as kativasti warm medicated oils are kept over the back of the neck for 20 to 30 minutes. It is good for any type of neck pain and cervical disorders.
  4. Januvasthi: Same as kativasthi warm medicated oils are kept over the knee joints for 30 to 60 MINUTES. It is good for knee pain and Sandhi vatha.

Vasthi:

Otherwise known as “medicated Enema” Vasthi is a therapeutic procedure in which certain herbal oils, herbal extract etc. are applied through the rectum daily for a period of 5 to 25 days. This treatment is effective for arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, numbness, gastric complaints, rheumatism and chronic constipation. Vasti is of two types based on medicines: Anuvasanavasthi.(Oil enema) or small basti and Niruhavasthi.(Decoction enema)big basti

Nasyam:

Being one among the Panchakarma procedures, Nasyam is a treatment in which herbal juices, medicated oils etc. are applied through the nose for 14 days. This treatment is highly effective for certain kinds of headaches, paralysis, mental disorders, some type of skin diseases etc.

Ksheeradhoomam:

This is a special procedure in which a mixture of medicinal decoction and cow’s milk is heated and the steam thus liberated is passed to a tube and applied over the affected area or whole body. This is found very effective for facial palsies, speech disorders, ptosis and various nervous disorders.

Thalam:

Special powder mixed with medicated oil is applied on the top of the head for 20 to 45 minutes. This treatment is helpful for curing ENT problems, Insomnia, migraine etc.

Lepanam:

 

This is a process in which medicated herbal paste is applied on the affected part. This is useful for various types of inflammatory conditions, skin diseases, arthritis, gout, etc.

Thalapothichil:

 

 

Various medicinal herbs selected according to Dosha predominance is made into a paste and applied to the scalp for 30 to 45 minutes. This treatment is good for insomnia, premature graying of hair and other problems related to the hair and scalp.

Dhoopanam:

 

This is the process of medicated fumes applied to the ears for 5 to 10 minutes. This process help to clean the ear and avoid ailments associated with the ear.

Akshi Tharpanam:

 

 

It is the cleaning process of the eyes which gives a cooling effect, prevents eye diseases and strengthens the optic nerve.

Mukhalepam:

 

 

Wrinkles, black heads, cellulites, sun tan, etc. destroy the natural beauty of the skin especially of the face. To overcome these, we have a very special herbal Face Pack with specially made Herbal powders, Fresh fruits and creams.

Pichu:

It is a healing process of nerves and local muscular tissues. It Strengthens the muscle and helps in removing the stress, local pain.