Ayurvedic Treatments
Ayurvedic treatment involves establishing an individual's mind-body constitution and nature of imbalance initially and then seeking to return to a state of healthy balance. The treatment consists of the use of herbal remedies, special Ayurvedic massage therapies, dietary, lifestyle advice and other aspects of treatment, tailor made for that individual.

The time periods for the Ayurvedic treatments are guidelines it might take for a session. The exact time will differ depending on the needs of the client and a good Ayurvedic physician will design the treatment around the client. Therefore the treatment will defer in terms of time, intensity and oils used, in order to meet the clients specific requirements. Contact your Ayurvedic physician to find out which treatment or combination of treatments suit you.

1. ABHYANGA ~ Ayurvedic whole body massage
Special herb infused Ayurvedic oils are slowly warmed up and gently massaged in to the skin. The massage is deeply relaxing, harmonises, detoxifies, strengthens and revitalises the entire body. This massage also improves lymph flow and stimulates the immune system. Furthermore, whilst providing a tired person with a new energy, it simultaneously calms and strengthens the nervous system. It is immediately followed by a steam bath/shower.
Duration: 60 min

2. SIRO ABHYANGA ~ Ayurvedic head, neck and shoulder massage.
This intensely relaxing and revitalising massage nourishes hair, improves blood circulation and lymph flow in the head region, eases chronic head and neck problems, relieves insomnia, migraine, dry scalp and itching. It stimulates sensory organs and soul.
Duration: 20 -30 min

3. PRISTA ABHYANGA ~ Ayurvedic back massage
Special herbs infused Ayurvedic oils are used for this highly relaxing and revitalising massage, which relieves acute and chronic backaches, stiffness, sciatica, and muscle spasms. It also improves blood circulation to the muscles of the back and relieves strain throughout the body.
Duration: 30 -40 min

4. PADA ABHYANGA ~ Ayurvedic leg massage
This highly relaxing Ayurvedic foot massage uses special Ayurvedic oils, revitalises the tired feet and legs as well as the entire body since feet contain key energy points relating to all other parts of the body. It improves blood circulation and helps in treating varicose veins. It also reduces swelling, soreness in the lower leg, prevents dryness, cramps and other conditions.
Duration: 25 - 30 min

5. KALARI MARMA MASSAGE ~ traditional Ayurvedic massage for stimulating vital points
Traditional Keralite Ayurvedic massage using herb infused Ayurvedic oils, performed by the therapist using his hand and feet, applying appropriate pressure to specific vital points/parts of the body. Marma abhyanga not only relieves back pain, stiffness and sports injuries but also stimulates various bodily organs and systems.
Duration: 60 -75 min

6. UDVARTHANA ~ Ayurvedic herbal body-scrub massage
Finely ground Ayurvedic herbs are mixed with precious Ayurvedic oils and gently massaged in to the skin with special massage techniques. This is essentially used as part of a safe weight reduction programme. It also results in: the stimulation of the hair follicles and tissues in order to breakdown the deep-seated fat tissues; detoxification and nourishment of the body tissues; the activation of the skin's natural metabolism; and also the improvement of the lymph flow. The udvarthana massage cleanses and refines the skin structures and gives the skin a soft, silky texture and a lustrous glow.
Duration: 60 min

7. SIRODHARA ~ Ayurvedic forehead oil flow treatment
Luke warm herb-infused Ayurvedic oil is gently and steadily poured over the forehead in a continuous stream using a special rhythmic swaying movement, while a gentle massage is given also on the forehead. This results in a fantastic sense of deep relaxation and inner peace; highly effective in removing mental stress and anxieties, in treating insomnia and headaches and improves memory.
Duration: 60 - 90 min

8. NAVARAKIZHI
The whole body is made to perspire by the application of medicinal boluses frequently warmed in herb infused milk. This special Keralite treatment is highly recommended in treating rheumatic conditions, muscular weaknesses, sleeping disorders, high blood pressure and for general body rejuvenation. It makes the body supple, removes stiffness and swellings in the joints.
Duration: 60 -75 min

9. PIZHICHIL
In this highly sought after rejuvenation treatment, lukewarm herb-infused Ayurvedic oil is applied to the body in a special rhythmic way followed by a gentle massage. Pizhichil is highly recommended in conditions such as rheumatic conditions, nervous weaknesses, paralytic conditions, sexual weaknesses, high blood pressure, and promotes general body rejuvenation.
Duration: 45 - 60 min

10. SIROVASTHI ~ Ayurvedic head soaking
In this highly specialised Ayurvedic treatment, lukewarm herb-infused Ayurvedic oil is poured in to a cap fitted on the head. Highly recommended for facial paralysis, migraine, sleeping disorders, stress, headaches and other conditions.
Duration: 45 - 60 min

11. KATIVASTHI ~ Lower back bath
Luke warm medicated Ayurvedic oil is placed on the lower back region by making an herbal paste boundary. The main benefits of this specialised Ayurvedic therapy are reducing muscle spasms, lower spine rigidity, and strengthening the bone tissues of the lower back.
Duration: 30 -45 min

12. CHOORNASWEDAN
Specially selected herbal powders are prepared in small linen bags and then warmed in Ayurvedic medicated oils and applied to the body inducing profuse perspiration leading to relief from neurological disorders, rheumatic conditions and sports injuries.
Duration: 30-45 min

13. UROVASTHI ~ Ayurvedic chest bath
Medicated lukewarm Ayurvedic oil is placed over the chest region by making an herbal paste boundary. Recommended for conditions like respiratory disorders; strengthens the heart and relieves sternum pain.
Duration: 45 - 60 min

14. NASYAM
Medicated oil is administered in to nostrils for treatment of sinusitis, migraine, headaches, paralytic conditions and for cleansing the nasal cavities.
Duration: 15-20 min



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