Ayurveda Treatments

In this treatment, the body is massaged with herbal powders in the direction that is in reverse to the direction of the hair growth. So, unlike most massages, it is stimulating rather than soothing. It is helpful in weight reduction and also improves blood circulation in the skin. This procedure is extensively used in obesity and in Kapha disorders and diseases of the fatty tissue (meda).

In this therapy, the entire body is massaged with medicated oils by several massuers in a synchronized manner. It helps to relax the body and strengthen it, improves blood circulation, tones up the muscles, dislodges and mobilizes toxins, relieves pain. The relaxation also induces sleep. It is an excellent is therapy for both the healthy and the sick. For the healthy, it maintains good health and treats various diseases like skin disorders, muscular pains and...

In this therapy, medicated leaves are used to apply fomentation for the whole body. It has the ability to reduce the vata and hence used in most painful conditions and disorders created by an excess of vata.

This is one of the popular rejuvenating therapies that originated in Ayurvedic practices in Kerala. A special variety of medicated rice is cooked with herbs. This is then applied in a synchronized manner to different parts of the body as a fomentation. This therapy tones up muscles and nerves and therefore is highly recommended to treat ailments where there is atrophy of muscles and for neurological disorders. It also helps to rejuvenate the body and so is used...

This is a rejuvenating procedure of synchronized pouring of medicated liquids like oil, milk and medicated decoctions (kashayam) etc. all over the body for over half an hour. This process (parisheka) helps in eliminating toxins and nourishing the body tissues. It also improves circulation and is especially useful in diseases where general weakness and muscle dystrophy is seen.