PIZHICHIL: This therapy involves the application of lukewarm herbal, medicated oils over the body by trained masseurs for about 60 to 90 minutes per day. As a highly rejuvenating therapy, Pizhichil is used to treat various Neurological disorders, Paralytic conditions, Arthritic ailments, Blood pressure, Diabetes, etc
DHARA (Thakra Dhara, Siro Dhara): Dhara means flow/stream. In these therapies, herbal oils or medicated milk/buttermilk etc are poured in streams on the forehead for about 45 minutes. Dhara is used to treat Vatha predominant diseases and conditions such as Insomnia, Mental disorders, Neurasthenia, Skin diseases
ABHYANGAM: Indicates Ayurvedic Massage, in which strokes are given based on the disease or condition of the individual for about 45 minutes per day. It has many advantages such as eliminating body pains, improving skin tone, removing toxins from the body etc. This therapy is highly de-stressing and rejuvenating and is also very useful in treating conditions like Obesity, Diabetic gangrene (a condition developed due to lack of blood circulation in certain parts of the body).
UDWARTHANAM: It is a special type of massage with herbal powders. This therapy is used to treat diseases like Hemiplegia, Paralysis, Obesity, Rheumatic ailments, Hypertension, etc
DHANYAMLA DHARA: In this therapy, warm herbal oil/liquid is poured all over the body in a rhythmic manner through a special vessel for about an hour. This is a remedial therapy for conditions like Hemiplegia, Paralysis Rheumatic complaints, Spastic disorders, Inflammatory conditions of muscles, joints, etc
KSHEERA DHOOMAM: This involves a fomentation process with medicated cow milk and herbal decoctions. This therapy helps in eliminating facial paralysis, speech disorders, stress, anxiety, etc
NASYAM: In this Panchakarma treatment, herbal, medicated oils etc are instilled into the nostrils. This therapy provides relief from Headaches, Migraine, Paralysis, Mental disorders and also certain skin diseases.
NJAVARA KIZHI: This involves a sudation inducing process by the gentle application of Kizhi (using boluses made with glutinous broken Njavara rice and milk).This therapy is highly de-stressing, rejuvenating and used to treat many rheumatic ailments, joint pains, etc
SIROVASTHI: A process of pouring lukewarm herbal, medicated oils into a cap/compartment placed over the head for a specific time based on the patient’s conditions. Sirovasti helps in treating facial paralysis, dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, Insomnia, Neurological disorders, Psychological disorders and Vatha based diseases.
UROVASTHI:It is also called as Hrid Vasti. This therapy helps the most vital organs in the body: Heart and Lungs. In urovasthi specially prepared warm medicated oil is placed in a herbal paste boundary over the chest for a specific period of time. This is an effective treatment for Respiratory problems, Heart disease and Muscular chest pains.
PATRA POTALA SWEDAM: Also called as Elakizhi, this therapy is highly rejuvenating and treats many conditions including Arthritis, Spondylitis, Inflammatory conditions etc.. In this, herbal leaves are fried in medicated oil and tied in the form of boluses. These boluses are applied over the body in a rhythmic massage.
AVAGAHAM: In this, the individual’s body is anointed with medicated oil followed by a plunge bath given in a tub filled with either the decoction of Vatahara leaves or milk or other herbal, medicated oils.
KATI VASTHI: Warm medicated oil is retained in an herbal paste boundary and kept over the lower back for about 45 minutes to 1 hour. This therapy is highly effective for spinal disorders, back pain, etc
HERBAL FACIAL: A specially prepared herbal face pack made with herbal powder and fresh cream is used. This is done to improve the skin tone, remove wrinkles, improve the complexion, etc. This therapy is also good for the eyes.
MEDICATED STEAM BATH: Special herbs, herbal leaves, etc are boiled and the steam is made to pass over the entire body. This is good for certain types of skin diseases for eliminating impurities and improving the tone of the body for reducing fat etc. Highly effective for skin diseases and to improve skin tone; Steam baths also have a detoxifying effect: the toxins are eliminated from the body, thus helping to reduce fat.
LEPANAM: Medicated herbal paste is applied on the affected area. Lepanam is used in treating various inflammatory conditions.
VASTHI (Matra Vasthi, Sneha Vasthi, Kashaya Vasthi): Involves a process of administering herbal oils, extracts etc., through the rectum. This is used in treating many ailments such as Hemiplegia, Arthritis, Paralysis, Rhematism, Constipation and Gastric complaints.
VIRECHANAM (Body Purification Therapy): This therapy forms a part of the Panchakarma treatment and is done to purify the body. It involves the oral administration of medicine aiming to balance the Vata, Pitta and Kapha doshas.
ANJANAM: This therapy involves the administering of herbal extract to the eye. This therapy improves vision, treats dryness, itchiness and has a cooling effect on the eye and also treats many eye problems.
DHANYAMLA LEPAM: Involves Massages with herbal extracts prepared in buttermilk.
PICHU: Cotton sponge/cloth soaked in warm medicated oils is placed on the affected area. The oil seeps through the cloth and spreads over the affected area. Effective for treating conditions such as Paralysis, Rheumatism, Nervous breakdown, etc.
THALAM : Medicated oil is allowed to pool on top of the head for about 20 minutes. Thalam is useful in treating ENT problems, Sleeplessness, Migraine, etc
SP. PORTLY MASSAGE: This includes two types of massages (1) Using Medicated herbal powder (2) Using Medicated herbal oil. These two massages will be provided for 28 days, along with medicated steam bath, herbal juices and herbal tea. Special Ayurvedic diet is also advised during the treatment.