TREATMENTS & THERAPIES 2018-06-19T12:20:34+00:00

Treatments & Therapies

1) Abhyangam Massage

A strong but gentle oil massage with certain amount of pressure in specific directions,which corresponds to the blood circulation. It lasts 45 minutes and is given for 7 to 14 days. This treatment is good for overweight, insomnia, fatigue and other vatha diseases, as well as for the glow of the skin.

2) Avagaha Swedam

In this therapy a tub is filled up with decoction of Vathahara medicines and the patient is made to sit in this liquid.

Duration of the treatment: – 15 min to 30 min. x 7 days.

3) Nasyam

Nasyam is one among the panchakarma treatments in which the medicated oils, powders, or pastes etc. is administered through the nose. This is found to be effective against disorders of head, neck and nervous system.

Duration of the treatment: – 25 min to 30 min. x 7 days

4) Vasthi

This is also known as medicinal enema. Vasthi is one among the panchakarma treatments in which herbal oils, plant extracts and the like are administered daily via the rectum for a period of 5-25 days. This treatment is very effective in cases of arthritis, hemiplegia, numbness of the limbs, gastritis complaints, rheumatism and chronic constipation.

5) Virechana

Virechana is one among the panchakarma treatments in which Purgation using herbal medicines is done to cleanse the bowel and GI tract.

6) Choornapindaswedam Podi kizhi (Medicated powder Pouch Fomentation)

Choorna Pinda Swedam is a process of Sudation with hot boluses made of medicated powders.It is effective in Pain without inflammatory swelling at any body part including joints, painful conditions of obese people, Paralysis,Muscle stiffens, restricted movements of the joints.

7) Jambeerapindaswedam (Naranga Kizhi) (Lemon Pouch Fomentation)

Jambeera Pinda Swedam is a process of Sudation with hot boluses made of lemon and other herbs. It is effective in Peri-arthritis of shoulder, low backache with sciatica Neuromuscular diseases, Paralysis,Muscle stiffness, Pain & stiffness of joints, Arthritis etc

Duration of the treatment: – 30 min to 45 min. x 7 days.

8) Ksheeradhumam

A therapy where patient is exposed to steam coming from boiling medicated milk. It is effective in Facial Paralysis, Atrophy of muscles, Jihwasthambha [difficulty in speech] etc.

Duration of the treatment: – 15 min to30 min. x3- 7 days.

9) Ksheeradhara

Warm medicated milk is poured from a special vessel over the body in a certain rhythmic pattern. It is effective in Insomnia, stress related problems, Burning sensation, Inflammatory conditions of the joints etc.

Duration of the treatment: – 45-60 minutes daily.

10) Pathrapotala Swedam ( Ila Kizhi)

Patra Pinda Swedam is a process of Sudation with hot boluses made of Chopped Medicated leaves and other herbs. It is effective in osteoarthritis, spondylosis, sports accidents and the like.

Duration of the treatment: – 30 min to 45 min. x 7 days.

11) Pichu

It is a treatment done by keeping cotton pad immersed in medicated oil in head or specific areas, as a part of external oleation.

Duration of the treatment: – 45min. to 1 hr x 7 days.

12) Shashtikashalee Pindaswedam (Njavara Kizhi) Swedam (Ila Kizhi)

It is a process of Sudation with hot boluses made of medicinal rice pudding in cotton bags to the whole body or certain parts of the body. This treatment is effective against rheumatism, muscular weakness, Emaciation &general disability, Hemiplegia, Atrophy and wasting of muscle tissue, Joint dislocation and neuralgia (chronic cases) etc.

Duration of the treatment: – 45min. to 1 hr x 7 days

13) Shashtikannalepana (Njavara theyppu)

It is a special type of treatment prevalent in Kerala. It is the process by which the whole body or any specific part is made to perspire by means of application of a kind of payasa or pudding, specially prepared for the purpose with the Njavara rice, milk and decoction of Bala (Sida cordifolia). This treatment is effective against rheumatism, Muscular Weakness, Emaciation &general disability etc.

Duration of the treatment: – 30 min to 45 min. x 7 days.

14) Sirodhara

It is a treatment procedure of pouring medicated oil, buttermilk and decaution on forehead according to the necessity and nature of the ailment for 45 minutes. This treatment is mainly applied in cases of insomnia, memory loss, headache, mental tension and certain skin diseases.

Duration of the treatment: – 45-60 minutes per day for a period of 7-21 days.

15) Sirovasthy

Special warm herbal oils are poured into a hat fastened to the head and allowed to act for 15-60 minutes daily – depending on the patient’s condition. This treatment is successful with Bell’s palsy, dryness of the nose, mouth and throat, severe headaches and other disorders in the region of the head.

Duration of the treatment: – 15 min to 60 min per day for a period of 7 days.

16) Sirolepanam (Thala pothichil)

Siro Lepanam involves applying a medicinal herbal paste to the head and binding it with banana or other medicinal leaves. It is effective in Hemiplegia, Motor Neuron Disease, Degenerative disorders of brain, Insanity, Epilepsy loss of memory, Insomnia etc.

Duration of the treatment: – 45 min to 60 min per day for a period of 7 days.

17) Kutee Sweda (Steam Bath)

The patient must sit on the seat inside the steam chamber; with his head outside the chamber. It is good for treatment of Rheumatic complaints & joint stiffness, muscular pain and also done as Poorvakarma for panchakarma.

Duration of the treatmnt: – 15 min to 30 min per day for a period of 7 days

18) Thakradhara

In this treatment, buttermilk containing herbs etc. are poured onto the forehead according to a certain method. This treatment is mainly applied in cases of insomnia, memory loss, headache, mental tension and certain skin diseases.

Duration of the treatment: – 45-60 minutes per day for a period of 7-21 days

19) Dhanyamla Dhara

Warm herbal liquids are poured from a special vessel over the body in a certain rhythmic pattern. This is a good treatment for hemi- and tetraplegia, Multiple sclerosis, etc.

Duration of the treatment: 45-60 minutes daily for a period of 7 -14 days

20) Pizhichil (Kaya Sekam)

In this treatment, warm herbal oils are continuously applied to the whole body by 2-4 therapists working in synchrony. This treatment is an effective remedy for rheumatic disorders such as arthritis, tetra- or hemiplegia, various forms of paralysis, sexual impairments and disturbances of the nervous system.

Duration of the treatment: 60-90 minutes daily for 7 to 21 days

21) Udwarthanam (Medicated powder Massage)

Udwarthanam is a forceful upward body massage usually using powdered herbs. It reduces Kapha, eliminate adipose tissue deposits, strengthen muscles & beautify skin.

Duration of the treatment: 30 min to 45 min x 7 days

22) Upanaha Swedam

Sudation with the help of wrapping the body parts with the medicinal paste & leaves is called as Upanaha Swedanam. It is good in Poly Arthritis, Vata disorders in snayu (tendons) sandhi (joints) & sira (vessels), Arthritis etc.

Duration of the treatment: fortnight 7 -14 days

23) Urovasthi

Special warm oil is allowed to stay over the affected area by making a bund constructed with a paste of Black gram powder applied and allowed to act, applied in this case to the thorax. Urovasthi is effective against asthma and other complaints of the respiratory organs, heart disease and muscular pain in the chest region.

Duration of the treatment: – 30 to 60min x 7 -14 days

24) Kateevasthy

In this treatment, specially prepared warm medicinal oils are applied to the lower back area by making a bund constructed with a paste of Black gram powder applied and allowed to act Kativasthi is a very good treatment for all kinds of backache and spinal problem.

Duration of the treatment: – 30 to 60min x 7 -14 days

25) Janu Vasthi

In this treatment, specially prepared warm medicinal oils are applied on the knees. This is a very effective therapy in the cases of joint degeneration, arthritis, rheumatism as well as increasing the flexibility of the joints area.

Duration of the treatment: – 30 to 60min x 7 -14 days

26) Greevavasthy

In this treatment, specially prepared warm medicinal oils are applied on the neck and cervical area. This is a very effective therapy in the cases Neck pain, of joint degeneration, arthritis, Cervical spondylosis, Ivdp, as well as increasing the flexibility of the joints area.

Duration of the treatment: – 30 to 60min x 7 -14 days

27) Sneha Panam

Medicated Ghee as prescribed by the physician will be given under strict diet restrictions. The quantity is increased according to the digestive power of the patient. This will continue for few days as recommended by the physician usually done before panchakarmas, and in some skin diseases.

28) Tarpanam

It is a treatment to improve the eyesight. Medicated Ghee is kept over eyes making a bund constructed with a paste of Black gram powder and allowed to act. Used in the cases of conjunctivitis, glaucoma and helps to correct long/short-sightedness.

Duration of the treatment: – 15 to 20min x 7 day

29)Gandoosham

Gandoosham is a treatment procedure which involves gargling of warm medicinal oil, ghee, honey, or liquid for specific time inside the mouth. It is good for dryness of mouth, stupor, anorexia, rhinorrhea, etc.

Duration of the treatment: – 15 to 20min x 7 day

30)Karnapooranam

This is a treatment procedure in which a gentle massage of the ears and surrounding area, followed by the administration of a warm medicated oil in the ears and medicated fumes are applied to the ears for few minutes as directed by the physician. This is applied against the ailments relating to ears.

Duration of the treatment: – 10 to 15 min x 7 day

31) Padabhyangam

An ancient therapy which helps to remove the excessive heat and toxins in the body. In this process, the feet are first cleaned with warm water, followed by the application of a medicated ghee and foot massage. It gives many remarkable results such as, opening the meridians in the body, pacifying vata dosha, enhancing memory, helping to improve the eyesight, helping to remove the burning sensation in the feet and eyes etc.

32)Foot Reflexology

All the body organs have corresponding pressure points on the foot sole, the application of focused pressure on specific marma (reflex) points on the sole, stimulates the functioning of the body organs.

33) Shiro Abhyangam (Head Massage)

This relaxing massage helps to improve the circulation in the scalp, promoting hair growth. It improves the luster and the overall health of the hair. This specific therapy helps to relax the body completely and promotes a deep and sound sleep.

34) Facial

Gentle but deeply cleansing and exfoliating massage, with vital ingredients that help to soften, cool and nourish the skin. Stimulates new cell growth, giving the skin a healthy glow.

35)Kalari Massage

‘Kalari foot-massage or Kalari chavittiuzhichil’ (whole body massage using foot after applying medicated oil) which is specially designed for the martial art practitioners from the olden times. For certain types of back ache, sports injuries etc. this particular therapy is found to be very effective.

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