Treatments

Abhyangam :

This means oil massage. This ayurvedic massage raises metabolism which increases circulation, better tissue respiration which causes body to flush out all waste products more efficiently. Abhyanga improves intelligence, concentration and confidence.

 

Pizhichil :

This is an exclusive treatment called as Kayadhara. Here the lukewarm medicated herbal oil is dispensed all over the body. This treatment is very effective in treating rheumatic diseases like paralysis, arthritis, hemiplegia, nervous disorders and nervous weakness.

Njavarakizhi :
This is the most rejuvenating treatment where bolus of Njavara (special variety of rice) massage is given for whole body massage.

Sirodhara :
Here medicated milk, herbal oils, and medicated butter milk are tipped on the forehead in a specific method using a special pot for about 45 minutes a day. This treatment helps in treating diseases of neck, impaired memory, insomnia, spondylitis, fatigue, paraplegia and lack of vitality.

Sirovasthi :
Some herbal oils that are lukewarm are poured into a cap fixed on the head for about 20 to 60 minutes each day as per patients conditions. This treatment is for dryness of nostrils, facial paralysis, mouth and throat, vatha-originated diseases and severe headaches.

 

Kativasthi :
Here warm medicated oil which is specifically prepared is kept over the low back with borders made of some herbal pastes. This treatment lasts usually for 30-45 minutes. This is for lumbago, low back pain, disc prolapse and degenerative vertebral diseases.

Elakizhi :
Small bags that contain herbal leaves are applied to the whole body with hot medicated oils for around 40-45 minutes per day. This is for osteoarthritis, spondylosis and other sports injuries.

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