- The basis of Ayurveda treatment is a process of purification and rejuvenation. According to Ayurveda the accumulation of "Ama" or toxic substances in the body, years of poor diet, weak digestion and incomplete elimination of waste matter, inadequate sleep, pollution and stress lead to the imbalance of the Tri Dosha and the build up of toxins, which can lead to ill-health.
- Ayurveda is believed as the oldest treatment in the world. The current synthetic lifestyle of modern man has led to many health hazards. The stress and strain of day-to-day life is a major factor for many chronic diseases.
AYURVEDA TREATMENT METHODS
The current synthetic lifestyle of modern man has led to many health hazards. The stress and strain of day-to-day life is a major factor for many chronic diseases. Lack of exercise, polluted environment and climatically unsuitable menu further drains away energy.
Ayurveda Panchakarma Treatments available at Kerala Ayurvedic Health Care centres:
Anxiety, Depression, Hypertension, Insomnia, Backaches, Arthritis, Joints Pain, Neurological Ailments, Hair loss, falling hair, Premature greying, Dandruff, hair thinning, Eye diseases, Cataract, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Body Immunity, Aging, Bronchitis, Diabetes, General Fatigue, Migraine, Obesity, Psoriasis, Rheumatic Arthritis, Skin Disease, Slip Disc, Spondylitis, Ulcers, IBS, Male infertility, Hemiplegia, Degenerative Disorders, Improving Memory, Lumbar Spondylitis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Metabolic Disorders, Parkinson’s Paralysis, Respiratory Disorder, Asthma, Sinusitis,Ulcers etc.
Abhyangam: 45 minutes + steamAbhyangam is an oil massage, recommended for increasing flexibility of muscles and joints, rejuvenating skin, and keeping impurities from accumulating in the body by stimulating various tissues. Abhyangam increases the production of white blood corpuscles and antibodies, which provide more resistance against viruses and diseases. This helps the defence mechanism in the body and increases immunity towards environmental changes. In this way massage is a protector, preserver and a rejuvenator, increasing self-confidence and will power. Also relieves fatigue, promotes the eyesight, longevity, sleep and nourishes the body.
Shirodhara: - 30 minShirodhara is a method of relieving stress and avoid many mental illnesses. It is the continuous flow of medicated oil through the head. The oil falls on the center of the of the person. The oil will be comfortably warm and the process continues for 25 minutes. The person experiences unexplainable relaxation and brightness, which provides complete rest to mind, allows one to overcome stress related conditions like insomnia, anxiety, chronic headaches, hypertension and asthma. It also strengthens hair and skin of the head. Shirodhara brings in several benefits including improved blood circulation to the brain, provides nourishments to hair and scalp, reduces nervous tension, and helps in sound sleep. There can also be different conditions of head, throat, eyes, ears and nose. It improves the functioning of sense organs and central nervous system, also improves your mood and fights depression. ...
Pizhichil – 45 minThis is a rejuvenating treatment with medicated warm oil used in a continuous stream for a definite period for the whole body. In the full body massage procedure of Pizhichil, the masseurs let the person lie own a specially designed Wooden Droni, a wooden plank designed to retain oil. A masseur spreads warm medicated oil all over the body (below neck) from a lump of cloth soaked in medicated oil. Pizhichil is beneficial for: Relieving anxiety, Combating depression, Regulating blood pressure, Relieving body pains, also used in treating rheumatic diseases, Alleviating arthritic symptoms, Overcoming paralysis, Curing sexual weakness, Reducing neurological disorders, Keeping skin young, Preventing aging etc
Kizhi: Njavarakizhi, Podikizhi & Elekizhi – 45 minKizhi is another special Ayurvedic treatments. Boluses of njavara rice / Medicated Powder or special leaves are used for Kizhi Treatments. The Njavara rice is boiled and medicated then wrapped in hand-size cotton bags. In the massage program, the kizhi (boluses of njavara made into a handheld bag or medicated powder) is dipped in warm decoctions. This makes the body of the person perspire and this method provides direct nourishment to soft tissues near the skin. The therapy can last for up to an hour a day and continues for 14 days. Persons suffering from joint pains, rheumatism, bad cholesterol, weak and underdeveloped limbs, and certain skin disorders can take an appropriate kizhi therapy.
Udwardhanam: 45 minUdwardhanam is the treatment where in the massage is done with powders of medicines The powder is rubbed forcibly on the body in upward direction. Other procedures are same as the Uzchil, described earlier. Udwardhanam provides therapeutic effects for Obesity, Dullness of body and mind, and also very effective for proper blood supply etc. Udwardhanam is an invigorating full body massage using herbal powder (choornam) instead of oil. This treatment is good for diseases such as diabetic neuropathy, paralysis, obesity, skin care, sciatica, indigestion and sclerosis of blood vessels. The massage activates the nerves and increases blood flow to the affected body part. Udwardhanam massage is also important to preserve health. As massage stimulates blood flow activates, revitalizes and restores the body, thus preserving their strength, skin texture, and natural elasticity. It is known to be effective at certain skin diseases. The reduction of fat is an important benefit.
Kati Vasti: 30 minKativasti (or Kati basti) is an Ayurvedic procedure of retaining warm medicated oil over the lower back bordered with a herbal paste. The therapy can last for 45 to 60 minutes. It is a general cure for almost all types of spinal problems and back pains. The person is let lay on his/her stomach on a massage table. A herbal paste is made into a cup with the skin of lower center back forming the bottom of the cup and the herbal paste its borders or walls. Medicated oil is poured into the cup and retained there. Back pain related to disc problems is cured this way.
Takradhara:Takradhara is a form of Shirodhara where herbal medicated buttermilk, which has tremendous cooling properties, is used as the main ingredient for the treatment. It is poured onto the forehead in a constant stream. Takradhara prevents greying of hair, dandruff, hair-fall, reduces headaches, increases digestive power, and alleviates anorexia. In cases of psoriasis, Takradhara is administered on the affected area to have a curative effect. This treatment helps to calm the individual down, relieves insomnia, depression and other stress related problems.
Dhumapanam: 30 / 45 minDhumapanam is the Scientific research proved method which is used to prevent and treat various disorders like cure respiratory or nervous disorders. This method is inhaling smoke prepared out of special herbs through nose under the supervison of an experienced doctor.
Thalam: - 30 / 45 minThalam is the treatment procedure of retaining medicines over the center of the head. It is considered to be a shorter and easier version of Shirolepa and in the ancient days it was a treatment prescribed for mental illness. Now it has been re-designed as a mode of treatment for the conditions arising out of modern day life style diseases; Lack of memory, lack of willpower, lack of concentration, etc. Special Ayurvedic oils are mixed with herbal powders are maintained at the top of the head for about 20 to 45 minutes. Usually before any external treatment Thalam is performed
Vamanam – ( under supervision of doctor only) 25 minThe kapha toxins accumulated in the body and the respiratory tract are effectively removed by Vamanam, one of the five therapies of Panchakarma in Ayurveda. Vamanam is therapeutic vomiting, which is a medicated emesis therapy. People with high imbalance of kapha are given this type of treatment, which loosens and mobilizes the toxins, in an effort to eliminate them from the body. Waste products (vitiated dosha) are eliminated through the upper gastrointestinal tract. The vitiated kapha are eliminated through the mouth. After vomiting, the sinus is cleared, which in turn provides relief from congestion, wheezing and breathlessness
Virechanam (under supervision of doctor only) 25 minVirachanam therapy is defined as the medicated purgation therapy, which cleanses the Pitta and purifies blood, by clearing the toxins from the body. The treatment concentrates on the toxins that are accumulated in the liver and gall bladder. The gastro-intestinal tract is also cleansed by Virachanam therapy. Virechana therapy is extremely beneficial in Pitta disorders such as dermatitis, chronic fever, heartburn, jaundice. For many of the digestive ailments
Vasti (under supervision of doctor only) – 30 minOne of the main procedures of Panchakarma Chikitsa, Vasti karma concentrates on the elimination of the loosened vata dosha out through the rectum. The treatment involves the introduction of medicinal substances, such as, herbal oils and decoctions in a liquid medium, into the rectum of the person. This is because vata is predominantly located in the colon and bones. Vata disorders can be effectively cured by Vasti karma. Common cold, sexual disorders, constipation, distension, kidney, backache, pain in the neck region, vomiting and hyperacidity can also be cured by Vasti karma. This is very effective treatments for Diabetic patients as well. Vasti karma can be adopted to people in order to rejuvenate the body, provide strength and longevity.
Ayurvedic Vasti involves the injection of herbal concoctions or certain herbal preparations in a liquid medium into the rectum. Vasti treatment is used to eliminate the vata (air) dosha out through the rectum as vata's predominant site is the colon. Vasti is a very effective cleansing process. In simple terms, Vasti means medicated enema. It washes out all your toxins through the digestive tract. The medicinal preparation is introduced into the bowel through the anus. The medicine pulls out the toxins from the entire body channels into the bowels, which are then expelled out of the body.
Nasyam (under supervision of doctor only) – 30 minOne of the Panchakarmas mentioned in Ayurveda, Nasyam therapy is a process wherein the drug (herbalized oils and liquid medicines) is administered through the nostrils. Since nose is the gateway of the head, the therapy is highly effective in curing a number of diseases pertaining to the head, if it is performed systematically. The therapy cleanses and opens the channels of the head, thereby improving the process of oxygenation (prana), which has a direct influence on the functioning of brain. The therapy is beneficial if done on a regular basis, because it keeps the eyes, nose and ear healthy. It also prevents the early graying of hair and bear.
Nasya not only helps in removing toxins from the head, neck, brain, eyes, ear, nose and throat region. The procedure of nasaya helps in the elimination of spasm in the nose. It also dilates the constricted bronchial tubes and bronchioles, thereby helping in the treatment of dyspnoea and asthma. Nasya karma ensures the proper and healthy growth of hair. The therapy enhances the activity of sense organs and protects the person from diseases pertaining to head Early aging process is effectively prevented by the regular administration of Nasya karma
Netratharpanam: (done under supervision of doctor only) – 25 minThis process cleans the eyes, imparts a cooling effect, prevents eye diseases and strengthens the optic nerve and clears eye irritation and fatigue. The treatment is done by pouring ...
This process cleans the eyes, imparts a cooling effect, prevents eye diseases and strengthens the optic nerve and clears eye irritation and fatigue. The treatment is done by pouring medicated ghee over the eyes to protect them from various eye diseases and to improve the optical system. We offer this treatment procedure in a proper manner and take utmost care while healing patients. This treatment is for people who are suffering from any kind of dust infection and we ensure that one is completely rid of all such problems. These treatments are recommended for diseases such as paralysis, rheumatism, arthritis, spondylosis and other neurotic diseases as well.
Uro Vasti:Uro Vasti is an Ayurveda treatment where medicated oil is retained in the chest region for a particular period of time. The completely sealed wall boundary is made and the medicated oil is heated till it becomes lukewarm. This lukewarm medicated oil is then poured in to the space inside the walled boundary in a constant and continuous stream. This treatment helps in maintaining strong muscles and connective tissues. It helps in preventing muscular chest pain. It is effective in certain inflammatory condition and muscular spasms related to the chest region.
Dhanyamla Dhara:Dhara means pouring liquid medium in a small continuous and constant stream over the body or affected area. Dhanyamla is a specially fermented medicinal preparation. Oryza sativa, citrus rotundus flattend oryza sativa, zingerver officianalis etc are some of the ingredients of Dhanyamla. Medicated oil may or may not be applied on the body as per the individual condition. Dhanyamla is then is poured over the body in lukewarm condition as a continuous strain. Dhanyamla is kept lukewarm during the full course of the treatment procedure. The therapy is very effective in kapha-vata predominant conditions. It helps in compacting obesity, reducing inflammations, and muscular pain and activates nerves. The benefits of Dhanyamla Dhara are compacting obesity, reducing inflammations, and muscular pain and activates nerves, remedy for hemiplegia paralysis, rheumatic complaints also.
Kashaya Dhara:Sarvanga Kashaya Dhara is a whole body treatment. Warm herbal oil are poured in a rhythmic steady stream from mug or bronze pitchers to every region of the body. Sarvanga Dhara is very effective in degenerative diseases and also for menstrual and skin problems, including sunburn. Another good therapy for insomnia, mental tension and headaches etc
Lepam:Lepam is a treatment wherein medicated powders/ fresh herb paste/ is applied as a pack over the effected part/whole body. It is removed when the pack dries up completely. Lepam reduces pain, swelling, redness etc. This is very effective for Eczema, Psoriasis and any type of skin diseases.
Lepam is very effective treatments for muscle relaxation, relief from tension, worries and headaches and overall relaxation etc. Lepam avoids the problems of skin aging, pimples, wrinkles, dark circles etc. and enhances the skin tone. Different types of herbals are used for the preparation of Lepam.
Greeva VastiGreeva’ refers to the neck region thus it is the procedure in which the medicated oil is retained in the neck region for a certain period of time. The completely sealed wall boundary is made with the paste of black gram powder or wheat powder in the greeva (nape of neck) region. The medicated oil is heated till it becomes lukewarm. This lukewarm medicated oil is then poured in to the space inside the walled boundary in a constant and continuous stream. It is retained there for a particular period of time.
The therapy improves circulation, muscle and connective tissue strength, lubricates the joints and promotes its flexibility. Greeva alleviates cervical spondylitis, stiff neck, sore muscles, upper back aches etc. This treatment is done for a particular period like seven days, 14 days etc. Benefits of greeva vasti are good for cervical spondylitis, stiff neck, sore muscles, neck pain etc.
Avagaha SwedanamAvagaham is a special Swedana process where the patient is made to sit in squatting position in the Avagaham tub for a specific time. The tub is partially filled with medicated lukewarm water. The time and the medicne may vary according to the condition of the patient and the disease. Avagaham is highly effective for Vasthi rogas (Diseaes affecting the Bladder and the Urinary tract) – Moothra Sangam (Residual urine), Moothraghatam (Difficulty in micturation) , Moothrakrichrum (Painful micturation).Itis also effective in Guda rogas(Ano rectal diseases) – Arsas(Haemorrhoids),Bhagandaram(Fistula-in-ano), Vidradi(Anal abcess) etc..
Nadi SwedanamNadi swedana is a localized steam treatment, used as an adjunct therapy to the cleansing measures, It targets excess vata and kapha and is used to address a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders. Typically, the focus of the procedure is on the troublesome areas, such as shoulders, neck, and joints. A nadi swedana session consists in receiving a jet of herbally infused steam to specific areas of the body. This drives the properties of the herbal oils deep into the tissues, stimulating circulation and burning away ama (toxins).
ShirovastiShirovasti is an ayurvedic therapy or procedure in which outer area of head is covered by a leather cap keeping hollow inside to put oil in it for a certain period in such a way that oil should not be leaked out. Shirovasti is used for the treatment of diseases concerned to the head, brain and neurological diseases such as migraine, chronic headache, depression, and throbbing pain in head, hemicranias or recurring headache. It is also beneficial for lowering stress and building immunity against psychosomatic diseases.
Ksheera DhoomamKsheera Dhoomam, is a special treatment procedure where the patient is treated with the dhooma or steam coming from the heated milk through a tube. The cow milk is mixed with a decoction prepared from suitable drugs(that depends on the disease state and patients condition) and heated. The steam coming out is made to pass through a tube and is applied over the affected part of the patient’s body. Ksheera Dhoomam is found highly effective in Ardhitham(Facial Palsies), speech disorders, Krichronmeelanam(Ptosis or Leavator Palpebral Muscle Palsy), Various Nervous Disorders etc..
PichuPichu is a palliative treatment for ailments of the head and spine. During this treatment, a long, thick layer of cotton wool soaked with warm medicated oil is applied over the affected area. The oil is replaced periodically to keep it warm and therapeutic. Pichu, one of the Purvakarma therapies, is considered an effective treatment for diseases of the cranial nerves arising from Vata disorder. This therapy is very effective for degenerative and painful spinal problems, Spinal and Nervous problems, Alleviating back pain, Treating osteo-arthritis, Relieving Spondylitis, Curing degenerative injuries etc.
Rakthamokshanam:one of the Panchakarmas of Ayurveda and is performed to eliminate the toxins from the bloodstream. It is a safe, painless and highly effective form of Panchakarma. Raktamokshanam entails the refinement of blood, hence is administered to treat disorders pertaining to the skin, such as psoriasis, rash, eczema, acne, leucoderma and chronic itching. Enlarged liver, spleen, filariasis, varicose veins and gout can also be helped by using the blood letting therapy. Leech therapy involves an initial bite, which is usually an attachment period lasting 20 to 45 minutes, and a post attachment period, during which the site continues to bleed. The final stage provides the primary therapeutic benefit; it's caused by components in the leech's saliva, including hirudin, a protein anticoagulant that inhibits thrombin in the clotting process, as well as histamine-like substances that induce vasodilation.For instance, increase in pitta causes toxicity in the blood, thus giving way to various pitta-genic disorders. Here comes the use of Leech therapy. In such cases, a lot of tension can be relieved that was created by the pitta-genic toxins prevalent in the blood. Moreover, the process of blood letting stimulates the spleen in order to produce anti-toxic substances that can help the stimulation of immune system of the body. Thus, Raktamokshanam therapy cures a number of blood-borne diseases
Anjanam:Application of Ayurvedic collyrium inside the eyelids for achieving good vision, luster of the eyes etc. Anjanam is followed by washing the eyes with special decoction and dripping medicated eye drops. Anjanam is very effective for Eye diseases like Myopia, Glaucoma, Short sight, Long sight etc
Netra Dhara:Netradhara is very effective eye treatment were, extracts of herbs that possess preventive and curative properties are thoroughly inundated to the patient’s eyes. This process includes washing of the eyes with a medicated mixture of oils. It eliminates fatigue and pain from the eyes, relieves their muscular tension, helps improve the eye sight, helps in healing, reduces wrinkles, and simultaneously brings lustre to the eyes
Uttar BastiWhere oil or quath is administered, is recommended for urinary tract and gynaecological problems. The selection of oil or quath depends upon the disease to be treated. Uttar Basti is administered through the urethra into the urinary bladder. When treating gynaecological problems, Uttar Basti is given through the vagina into the uterus. Uttar Basti is indicated for problems of the uterus like heavy menses, scanty menses, painful menses, prolepses of the uterus, infertility and also urinary tract problems.
Dasamoola Ksheera Dhara:Dasamoola Ksheera Dhara is one of Ayurveda’s most effective treatments which ensures the elimination of nervous diseases and it has the sturdy power to control the whole problems of nerve related. Medicated milk is the main substance using for Dasamoola Ksheera Dhara. Its healing power is amazing and it’s very useful for mental strain and for other psychic disorders. It is excellent treatments for insomnia, mental tensions, head ache due to pitha dominance, menopause etc.
ThalapothichilSelected medicinal herbs, thoroughly ground and made into fine paste, are then applied on to his/her scalp. The head is then covered up with leaves, usually banana leaves, to form a perfect mask. This is done to allow the medicines to stay on and function well. The mask remains on the person's head giving wonderful relaxation to the mind. The effect of the medicines calms down the nerves, relieves mental tension, increases the person's memory power and improves his sleep pattern This treatment is renowned for its ability to heal problems related to the head and neck regions. Autism, migraine, certain psychosomatic diseases, headache, insomnia, mental illness, hyper tension etc. are some of the most common ailments treated using this method.
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- Panchakarma Therapy (Body Detoxification)
- Rejuvenation & Relaxation Therapy (Rasayan Chikitsa).
- Body Immunization Treatment (Kayakalp Chikitsa).
- Pain Management & Elderly Care.
- Weight loss/Obesity Treatment
- Stress Management & Mental Health Care.
- Eye Care.
- Paralysis Treatment.
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- Skin & Hair Care Treatment.
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