Abhyangam means 'oil massage'. In Abhyanga, medicated oil is massaged all over the body. Special type of oil massage in
which strokes are given according to the diseases for 45 minutes per day. This treatment is very useful for Rheumatism, especially for Diabetic gangerene (a condition due to lack of blood circulation in the extremities of the body) etc.
Patra or Ila means leaf. 'Kizhi' means "bundle'. 'llakkizhi' or Patrasweda is a kind of sudation therapy using herbal leaves. Various Herbal Leaves are chopped and mixed with grated coconut and mustard. Prior to fomentation, oil is applied to the crown. In rheumatic pains and associated swelling of the joints, fomentation and massage with Ilakkizhi (bundles containing leaves) bring relief.
Podikkizhi is a method of therapeutic sweating. The body is fomented thoroughly with linen bags (kizhis) containing herbal
drugs in powdered form. Podikkizhi is good for ailments due to disrupted Vata and Kapha doshas.
Panchakarma is the ayurvedic way of removing accumulated toxins. By cleansing the body of all accumulated toxins, this
process restores the lost vitality and improves bodily function. Panchakarma is a group of five treatments - vamana, virechana, snehavasti, kashayavasti and nasya. Vamana is emises, virechana is purging, vasti is enema which involves usage of two types of medicated oils and medicated decoctions called snehavasti and kashayavasti respectively. Nasya is instillation of medicines through nose. After Panchakarma, a subsequent change in lifestyle helps to maintain an ideal
state of health.
Abhyangam + Special Face Massage
Abhyangam mixed with a facial massage based on Ayurvedic principles, this massage rejuvenates your skin makes it healthy and glowing. The Ayurvedic facial massage revitalizes your skin and provides you with a relaxed feeling momentarily relieving you of your daily tensions. This massage uses natural herbal product extracts and pure essential oils. Ayurvedic facial massage is a combination of applying pressure to different points and as well as applying rhythmic sculpting and contouring strokes.
Udvarthanam (Herbal powder massage)
Udvarthanam (Powder Massage) - This is a special type of Ayurvedic massage done with a special herbal powder in a rhythmic motion (Upward motion). This massage is included in our slimming programme. This treatment is commonly used for Obesity. (Removal of excess fat.)
Navarakkizhi involves massaging of the body with small linen bags filled with Navara (Shastika), after a liberal application
of medicated oils. Navara Kizhi is also of great benefit to those with atrophy of the muscles, arthritis, and weakness of the extremities, tremors and fibromyalgia.
Ksheeradhara - with medicated milk is called Ksheeradhara. Usually cow's milk is used. Decoctions of various herbs are
added to the milk. Ksheeradhara for the head alone is called Shirodhara or for the whole body except the head is called Sarvangadhara. A Sravanga Ksheeradhra is usually prescribed for diseases caused by disorders of the Pitta.
Thakradhara is a powerful relaxation therapy for the head and mind. It's commonly used for treating Alzheimer's disease,
insomnia, depression, stress related problems, hypertension, insanity, skindisorders, psoriasis, anemia etc. Buttermilk, which has tremendous cooling properties, is used as the main ingredient for the treatment. Thakradhara means the profuse pouring of medicine-rich buttermilk on a person's forehead. The treatment induces coolness to the brain, relaxes the mind, reduces mental stress and increases memory power. Hence Thakradhara is also considered as a good
rejuvenating treatment for the mind and body.
In pizhichil lukewarm medicated oil is applied on the body of the patient lying on the "Dharapathi". Oil dipped pieces of cloth are squeezed by hand and the oils rubbed smoothly over the body of the patient by Measures on either side. Pizhichil is recommended for diseases caused by a vitiation of the Vata humour- Pakshagliata (Hemiplegia), paralysis and muscle spasms and other degenerative diseases that affect the muscles.
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