Soukhysanthi ayurveda

KERALA AYURVEDA
Treatments

Kerala AYURVEDA TREATMENTS
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WELLNESS THERAPIES
ABHYANGAM
Application of medicated oil over the whole body in a rhythmic way followed by gentle massage in seven different body postures for 45 to 60 minutes.
• Different types of medicated oils are used in different disease conditions and rejuvenation of body.
• Promotes blood circulation.
• Improves vigor and vitality.
• Increases musculature tone.
• Increases good sleep and reduces nervous weakness
• Softens skin and gives complexion
• Tones up Dhathus – basic principles of the body.
• Reduces mental tension and increases strength and functional efficiency of musculature.
Abhyangam can be done for a single day for rejuvenation and can be continued up to 7 to 14 days.
Duration: 45 minutes

SIRO ABHYANGAM.

A relaxing combination of facial and scalp Ayurvedic massage. Massage with herbal oils on the head & neck for head ache and stress.
Duration: 30 minutes .

CHOORNA KIZHI/ELAKIZHI
Process by which perspiration is produced by the external application of linen bag filled with medicated powder / processed herbal leaves. Medicinal leaves or herbal powder are fried in appropriate medicated oils and made wrapped into one or two bundles. These bundles should be heated in medicated oil and applied all over the body till the desired perspiration is attained.

Used very effectively in all rheumatic disorders.
• Effective in building musculature.
• Prevents muscle stiffness and muscular sprain.
• Promotes oleation and perspiration at the same time.
• Very effective in arthritic conditions, spondylosis and paralytic conditions.
Duration: 45 minutes .

NJAVARA KIZHI.
Massage done by applying warm boluses filled with medicated Njavara rice cooked in milk and medicated decoction. (By previous consultation and appointment only.
The massage in which the whole body or specific part is made to perspire by external application of certain medicinal puddings prepared from special rice cooked in herbal decoctions and milk and packed in muslin bags. This massage rejuvenates tissues, softens the skin, enhances complexion, strengthens body muscles, cures the stiffness of the joints, and improves digestive power. This treatment can be done for 7, 14 or 21 days depending upon the condition of disease or rejuvenation attained..
• This unique treatment increases the tone and shape of muscles particularly in cases of muscular wasting.
• Effective in degenerative changes in muscular- skeletal complications.
• Enhances strength, vitality and complexion of the body.
• Prevents complications due to old-age debility.
Duration: 90 minutes .
SIRO DHARA.
Pouring of medicated luke warm oil over the forehead continuously with oscillatory movements of the dhara pot especially good for relieving stress and strain Unique therapy of Kerala . It is mainly done for relaxing the mind. Very effective for mental relaxation, sleep disturbance, insomnia. Maintains equilibrium of body and mind and enhances strength.
• Increases the memory and clears the voice tone.
• Proven effective in relieving all types of stress and strain.
• Energizes the body from restlessness.

Duration: 60 minutes .
KSHEERA DHARA.
Medicated luke warm milk is continuously poured on the forehead with oscillatory movement from a dhara pot. (By previous consultation and appointment only)
Duration: 60 minutes
SARVANGA KSHEERA DHARA
Medicated luke warm milk is poured all over the body using special pitchers with nozzle. (By previous consultation and appointment only
A steady stream of luke warm medicated milk is continuously poured over the body from a traditional bronze vessel called Kindi in a peculiar pattern while the body is simultaneously massaged.
This massage softens the skin and improves complexion and has a rejuvenating effect. This massage is good for proper blood circulation of the body and relaxation of mind. Very good for lubricating the joints; relieves pain, spasm and stiffness of muscles & joints.
Duration: 60 minutes.
TAKKRADHARA
Medicated butter milk is poured on the forehead with continuous oscillation from the dhara pot especially good for headache, sleeplessness, premature graying and hair falling. (By previous consultation and appointment only)
Unique therapy of Kerala in which a steady stream of medicated buttermilk is poured on the forehead in a peculiar pattern.
It is mainly done for relaxing the mind. Very effective for mental relaxation, sleep disturbance, insomnia and skin diseases. Rejuvenates brain cells and improves memory.
• Effective in sleeplessness and mental tension.
• Can be used for all types of headaches.
• Very effective in premature greying and hair falling.
Shows immense response in skin diseases like psoriasis.
Duration: 60 minutes
UDWARTHANAM.
Application of medicated fine powder over the whole body in just the opposite direction of Abhyangam so as to induce perspiration in seven different body postures, for 45 minutes.
• Reduces obesity and eliminates bad body odour.
• Increases skin complexion.
• Restores normal mobility of body joints.
• Increases ability of upper & lower limbs.
• Increases lightness of the Body.
• Udhwarthanam can be done for reducing the excess body weight. This treatment can be done from 7 to 21 days to attain the desired result.
It is highly beneficial where the oils are contra indicated in some diseases and in some oil allergic conditions. Good for cellulite for depleting the fat, for strengthening the muscles.
Very effective for body slimming Duration: 45 minutes
PIZHICHIL .

Medicated warm oil poured all over the body by squeezing a cloth dipped in medicated warm oil streamed through thumb finger. This is a process in which the body is made to perspire by continuously pouring luke warm herbal oils followed by gentle massage.
This treatment is given for general weakness, arthritis, paralysis etc.
Pizhichil is carried out on healthy persons as a rejuvenating process.
Duration: 90 minutes .
SPINE CARE MASSAGE.
Whole body massage + Spine massage Pichu Duration: 60 minutes .
BASHPA SWEDAM (Steam Bath) Optional.
Steam bath is strongly recommended after Ayurveda Treatments; its detoxifying and relaxing effects accomplish the Healing Process.
Duration: 10 minutes
NASYAM.
Drops of herbal oil are applied through nasal openings for a few seconds followed by a shoulder, neck, head and face massage and head steam. It’s very useful in curing serious ailments like vertigo, insomnia, hemiplegia, facial paralysis and migrane. (By previous consultation and appointment only)
Application of either medicated oil or Ghee or Milk, or Herbal Powder through nostrils, The process is done after applying oil and steam on the face.
• Highly effective in diseases related to head and neck.
• In Ayurveda, nostrils are considered as the pathway to brain. So the purification and rejuvenation of brain cells can be done easily through nostrils.
• As the medicines applied becomes directly in contact with brain cells, it improves brain functions also.
Duration: 30 minutes .

THERAPUTIC TREATMENTS.
Treatment for chronic headaches, insomnia, mental tension and cases of hysteria, hallucination and insanity. (Dhara).
Herbal oils, medicated milk or butter milk and decoctions are poured on the forehead/whole body in a special manner.
Variations include Siro Dhara (good for diseases of the eyes, ears and skin),
Takra Dhara (for those suffering from memory loss, severe headache or insanity) and Sarvanga Dhara (for both head and body).
Treatment for spondilosis, rheumatic diseases like arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, nervous weaknesses and nervous disorders, osteoarthritis. (Elakkizi/choornakizhi/Pizhichil)
Elakizhi/choornakizhi, by which perspiration is produced by the external application of linen bag filled with medicated powder / processed herbal leaves.
Pizhichil by which lukewarm herbal oil is applied with fresh linen all over the body by trained masseurs in a rhythmic manner for a period of 1 to 1.5 hours daily for 7 to 21 days.
Treatment for diseases like hemiplegia, paralysis, obesity and certain rheumatic ailments.(Udvarthanam/Elakizhi/Choornakizhi)
Treatment for nasal ailments. (Nasyam)
Inhalation of medicated herbal preparations, decoction oils, ghee etc. to eliminate the morbid factors from the head and neck area.
Treatment for ear ailments. (Karnapooranam)
Medicated oils are applied to the ear for 5 to 10 minutes daily to clean as well as treat specific ailments.
Treatment for wasting of muscles, rheumatism, sports injuries, pain in the joints, emaciation of the body or parts of the body and certain kinds of skin diseases. (Njavarakizhi)
The whole body is made to perspire by the external application of medicated rice packs in the form of boluses tied in muslin bags.

BEAUTY TREATMENTS.
SPECIAL HEAD & FACIAL CARE.
ANTI DANDRUFF
Head and scalp massage with special oil followed by a head steam. Duration: 30 minutes .
FACE & HAIR CARE.
Head and scalp massage + Face massage +facial+ Herbal bath
Duration: 45 minutes .
SIGNATURE THERAPIES
NECK & SHOULDER CARE Duration: 30 minutes

BACK MASSAGE Duration: 30 minutes .
SPECIAL LEG CARE Duration: 30 minutes
SPECIAL SPINE CARE Duration: 30 minutes

ROYAL SARVANGA PUSHPAK.
Whole body massage + Head massage + Face massage. Duration: 90 minutes

TRANQUILITE HERBAL SOOTHEE
Udwarthanam (Powder massage) + Choornakizhi in bala decoction
Duration: 90 minutes
Herbal oils, medicated milk or butter milk and decoctions are poured on the forehead/whole body in a special manner.
Variations include Oordhwanga Dhara (good for diseases of the eyes, ears and skin), Takra Dhara (for those suffering from memory loss, severe headache or insanity) and Sarvanga Dhara (for both head and body).
. Treatment to alleviate osteoarthritis, leukemia etc. (Snehapanam).

Medicated ghee is given internally in a gradually increased quantity for specific periods.


PANCHAKARMA
Panchakarma therapies
• • 'Pancha' means 'five' and 'karma' means 'action.' This five-fold purification therapy aims at correcting the imbalance of the doshas - Vata, Pitta, Kapha in order to maintain their inherent equilibrium. During each season of the year, one or more of the doshas accumulate, which causes an imbalance and makes the body prone to illness.
It involves five cleansing procedures:.
PANCHAKARMA (21 and 28 Days)
This ancient, authentic, time tested treatment is highly recommended annually for those above 40 and biannually for those above 60. This Special Rejuvenation protocol cleanses and revitalizes the body to a new state of health.

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