Ayurveda combines physical, psychological and spiritual therapies in an approach to health, that has addressed itself to the fundamental principles of good health and longevity. Ayurveda is based on a system of Tridosha or Three Humours which classifies all individual constitutions of people, diseases, herbs and other non-herbal remedies and therapies according to whether they are Vata (air or nerve oriented),Kapha (water or mucoid type) or Pitta (fire type). Kerala’s suitable climate, natural abundance of herbs and medicinal plants are best suited for Ayurveda treatments. The Ayurveda treatments and medicines have no side effect because the medicines are made from natural herbs.
This Indian system of medicine has laid down principles and methods of treatment for various diseases including chronic illnesses where there is no definite curative treatments, and symptomatic relief is the only existing treatment option.
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Ayurveda is an Indian healing system with history of 5000 years. Ayurveda literally means science or knowledge of life. It explains the do’s and don’ts one has to follow which favours the well being of an individual to lead a healthy,happy and comfortable life both physically and mentally. Ayurveda emphasizes on prevention of diseases and rejuvenation of body systems.Kerala’s suitable climate, natural abundance of herbs and medicinal plants are best suited for Ayurveda treatments. The Ayurveda treatments and medicines have no side effect because the medicines are made from natural herbs.
Treatments available for:
- Skin disease
- Remove stress and strain
- Beauty therapy
- Eye care
- Panchakarma (detox)
- Parkinson disease
- Strengthen immune system
- Bone and joints
- Back and neck pain
- Frozen shoulder
- Gynaecology, etc.,
The treatments are conducted in the traditional Ayurvedic Hospital or at Ayurvedic Resort as per client’s requirements.
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Some of the Ayurvedic traditional therapies
It is the process of massaging the entire body using medicated oils. The oil is selected according to the body type or illness. This procedure helps to reduce pain and stiffness and thereby relax the body and mind, generates good sleep, improves circulations, nourishes the joints, promotes strength, vision and hair growth and overcomes premature ageing problems.
Ayurvedic Leg Massage
The leg massage is done on each part of the leg-feet, lower leg, upper leg, knees and thigh using various movements like linear, circular and bilateral pressings, linear and bilateral twisting, vibration strokes and tapping and kneading strokes. It takes away pain and weakness of legs, tones up muscles, combats arthritis, improves circulation, sleep, memory and eye sight and stimulates all internal organs.
The Ayurveda head massage helps to release tensions in between the shoulder blade sand in the shoulders and neck area. This massage technique regulates the whole metabolism and works on the organs through pressure along the cranial reflex zones and the massage of the skin covering skull. The mind gains clarity and the whole body-mind system relaxes deeply.
The Ayurveda beauty therapy teaches ways to become naturally beautiful. It involves cleansing, nourishing and protecting face using herbal powders and creams. The beauty therapy program covers skin care and hair care. Also gives remedies for pigmentation, acne and pimples, dandruff, hair loss premature greying of hair, etc.
This is one of the Panchakarma procedures in which a Leech is made to suck out the impure blood from the effected body site and thereby cure the disease. It is an effective treatment in skin infections, gouty-arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, unhealed wounds, eye diseases, etc.,
Pizhichil (Oil Dripping on Body)
Pizhichil is the process of pouring warm medicated oil all over the body. This is a special therapeutic procedure where sudation as well as oleation are done simultaneously. The benefits of this treatment are to maintain and improve muscular and nervous functions and tone. It prevents muscular wasting, hemiplegia, paraplegia, etc. It also helps rejuvenation.
Kizhi (Bolus Massage)
This is a sudation process using boluses of various herbal ingredients such as herbal powder, leaves, eggs, lemon or njavara rice depending on the disease and body type. This treatment reduces swelling of the joints, sciatica and body pain, improves the strength of muscles and cures diseases like arthritis, lumbago, paralysis, cervical Spondylitis and frozen shoulder. Bolus massage is very effective in muscular injuries also.
Shirodhara (Oil dripping on Forehead)
Shirodhara is an Ayurvedic treatment which involves slowly pouring liquid over forehead. Liquid is selected from a list of milk, curd, oil and herbal decoctions according to body type and illness. This is a therapy widely used as a stress buster since time immemorial. It is used for the treatments of anxiety, insomnia, neurological, psychological and psychosomatic disorders. A few repetitions of the process stimulates the secretion of serotonin-a neurotransmitter hormone which reduces stress related mental conditions.
Udwarthnam (Powder Massage)
Udwarthnam is the treatment where the massage is done with herbal powder or paste according to body type. The powder is rubbed forcibly on the body in upward direction from limbs towards heart. This penetration of herbs stimulates and breaks down fat tissues. Thus it reduces body fat/weight, exfoliates skin, relieves fatigue, strengthens body, normalises peripheral circulation, reduces cholesterol and blood pressure.Also good for nerve diseases like paralysis, parkinsonism and multiple sclerosis.