Ayurvedic Treatment in Kerala :: Ayurvedic Treatments and Therapies
Ayurvedic Treatments and Therapies
The very basis of carrying forward the Ayurvedic essence which is indicative of cleansing, improving and benefitting our mind, body and soul is the Ayurveda stipulated treatments, remedies and therapies. Therefore, we at Ayuryogashram offer a comprehensive set of Ayurvedic treatments and therapies that are determined as per your need, ailments and body compositions. As a result, most of our treatments and therapies are packaged individually and customized accordingly.
In addition to the standard treatment options, we do offer specialized packages that are aimed at back problems, obesity and weight-loss, rejuvenation, relaxation and stress management, body purification therapy, body immunization, anti-ageing and longevity therapy, and skin, hair and beauty care therapies.
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Principal among them would be:
Dhara (Thakradhara and Shirodhara)
Patra Potala Swedam
Herbal facial or Soundaryavardhanam
This is a specialized body purification procedure that is an inherent part of the Panchakarma therapy. The Vamanam process sets out to reduce the kapha dosha and thus helps reduce chest and lung congestions, reduce cold and cough etc.
This is a rejuvenation therapy that concentrates on the neck and the head, by applying an herbal extract to the eye. The pack is safe as it consists only natural ingredients that can be administered into the eyes, it consists of honey and rosewater which helps remove foreign particles, dirt, and thus reduce any itchy, burning or watering sensation in the eyes.
Virechanam (Body Purification Therapy)
As part of the Avagaham treatment, the body is anointed with medicated oil and the patient is given a plunge bath in a tub that is filled with herbs and herbal concoctions. It is said that this helps relieve back pain and also helps alleviate hip and spinal cord issues and relaxes us on the whole.
In Urovasthi, specific, warm medicated oil is placed in a makeshift herbal paste bowl and is placed on the chest to treat respiratory issues, and chest complaints. This is preceded by a massage and this is a very stimulating and therapeutic treatment.
With the Njavara Kizhi treatment, a paste or a pack of a special type of rice called njavara cooked in milk and then packed in tiny cloth bundles is used to massage the body. This is a total rejuvenation therapy that takes care of the skin, aches and pains, tiredness, stress and improves circulation and our overall sense of wellbeing.
‘Dhara’ is unique to Ayurveda. All ‘dhara’ based treatments emphasize on the use of medicated oils or liquids to be poured on to the body or head in a constant rhythmic manner, the time and period are determined individually. The vata dosha effects are reduced with this and rheumatic complaints and paralysis and other ailments does find relief in this treatment.
Vasti (Matra Vasti, Sneha Vasti, Kashaya Vasti)
Vasti is an important aspect of the Panchakarma therapy and is in turn useful to relieve and treat many sicknesses. This is more like an enema but the application and purpose differs. Medicated oils, herbal formulations and preparations are used. This is used to help our digestive system like constipation, ulcers and other disorders, degenerative sicknesses, chronic back pains, arthritis, infertility and obesity.
Medicated steam bath
Typically after a massage therapy, the patient is subject to a medicated steam bath wherein some good herbs and leaves are boiled and the steam helps heal and also eliminate impurities once the patient undergoes a steam bath and also helps improve circulation.
A special medicated powder is combined with medicated oil and applied on the head anywhere between 15 to 45-minute duration. This helps in alleviating certain ENT problems, sleeplessness, hypertension, migraines etc.
Lepanam or Upanaham
The lepana treatment procedure entails applying medicated herbal pastes to the affected areas of the body. This is especially useful in treating inflammatory conditions where intense pain is experienced. The treatment helps reducing pain and the therapy is undertaken for a period between 7-14 days and from 90 minutes to 2 hours every day for 14 days.
Patra Pinda Sweda
This is an anti-aging and rejuvenation therapy that aids in improving blood circulation, eliminates excess cellulite, improves muscle strength, renders a good face-lift to the skin, treats insomnia and promotes overall vitality and vigor. This is also a de-stressor and is also effective against chronic back pain, joint stiffness, sciatica, sprains and cramps.
This is a specialized free-radical scavenger treatment. This is a rejuvenation therapy that aims at strengthening, increasing the Ojas within and help improve immunity. This is ideal for people who have suffered from paralysis, recovered from cancer treatment and also people who have had a bout of a viral or bacterial infection.
The Padabhyanga treatment is a massage concentrated solely on the feet and legs and this helps bring an overall relaxation to the mind and body. Diseases like depression, blood pressure, insomnia and anxiety can be effectively addressed with this treatment.
This is a gentle, relaxing massage directed only at the head, neck and shoulders. Shiroabhyanga definitely helps reduce fatigue, improve sleep and also reduces hair loss and delays premature hair graying.
In the Janu Vasti form of treatment, the knee and feet are bathed in warm medicated oils and herbal pastes are applied so as to help alleviate knee and joint pains, and also promote circulation and strengthen joints.
Herbal medicated oil is poured on to the back of the neck to help treat chronic pains and cervical spondylitis.
This treatment is aimed at improving the overall digestive system and address problems that arises out of a bad food intake and lifestyles. The Chakra Vasti is applied to the umbilical region and thus helps improve digestion.
As the name suggests, kesha means hair. This treatment with medicated oil is aimed at improving the quality of dull, lifeless hair and thus helps reduce graying and hair loss.