Ayurveda is also known as Asthanga Veda. The word literally
means "Eight branches of knowledge" as it is divided
into eight specialized branches, which are :
- Kaya Chikilsa - General Medicine
- Kaumara Britya - Pediatrics
- Graha Chikilsa - Psychiatry and psycho somatic diseases
- Shalakya Tantra - Diseases of eye, ear, head, nose, throat
and its surgery
- Shalya Tantra - General Surgery
- Agada Tantra - Toxicology
- Rasayana Chikilsa - Rejuvenation Therapy
- Vajeekarana Chikilsa - Aphrodisiac Therapy
The objectives of Ayurveda is to establish prime health in
every living being, physically, mentally and spiritually.
The basic concepts and fundamental principles aim at establishing
such a condition through correct and thorough knowledge of
healthy living. Ayurveda states wrong behavior and food habits
disturbs the harmony and lead to diseases.
The basic principles of treatment in Ayurveda is to eliminate
the internal disease causing factors of diseases.
Key to Therapies
I. SYNCHORISED MASSAGE
This is subjecting the body with comfortable strokes
along with the application of medicated oils. This therapy
comforts the person, improves blood circulation, prevents
absorption of inflammatory exudations, removes obesity and
pain in the body, relieves fatigue and promotes development
II. STEAM BATH
It is procedure by which the person is made to perspire
by the application of medicated steam all over the body, except
the head. Indicated for neurological aliments, rheumatism,
pain all over the body, stiffness of back, arthritis, skin
By this procedure, the whole body or a particular
part there of is made to sweat by the gentle massage with
medical puddings as boluses tied up in Muslin bag. This is
applied for two or four masseurs for about 60 to 90 minutes
per day for a period of 14 days. Indicated for neurological
diseases, rheumatism, arthritis, emaciation of limbs, high
blood pressure, cholesterol, and certain kinds of skin diseases.
It is a suedation therapy done by pouring warm medicated
oil over the body from a particular height with a regular
speed of flow for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for a period
of 07 to 21 days. This is effective in paralysis, hemiplegia,
arthritis, stiffness of limbs, Sexual weakness, nervous weakness,
spastic conditions. It is also a rejuvenation therapy.
It is deep dry massage using herbal powders for about
30 to 45 minutes daily for a period of 14 to 28 days. . This
reduces obesity, imparts mobility to joints, strengthens muscles
and refreshes the body.
This is a treatment for brain strength. In this, a
cap, made up of flexible leather will be fixed on the head
and slightly warm oil will be poured inside for about 15 to
60 minutes per day according to the patients conditions for
a period of 07 days. The treatment is highly effective for
facial paralysis, dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, severe
headaches and other vatha originated diseases.
It is a sedation therapy done by pouring warm liquid
extract of cooked fermented grains over the body with nozzled
pitcher. This is effective in all rheumatic complaints especially
in rheumatoid arthritis.
IX. DHARA ( THAKRA DHARA & KSHEERA DHARA )
Herbal oils, Medicated milk, Medicated butter milk
etc., are poured on the forehead in a special method for about
45 minutes in a day for a period of 07 to 21 days. This treatment
is mainly for insomnia, vatha predominated diseases, mental
tension and certain skin diseases.
Herbal leaves and herbs or herbal powders are applied
to the whole body in blouses with hot medicated oils for 45
minutes per day for a period of 07 to 14 days. Recommended
for Osteoarthritis, arthritis with swelling, spondilosis etc.
Pouring medicated ghee on eyes for improving eyesight.
In this procedure, the whole body is made to sweat
by massaging with herbal powder as boluses tied in cloth.
Indicated for neurological disorders, rheumatism and arthritis.
Medicated Ghee is given internally in a proportionally
increased quantity for a period of 08 to 12 days. This treatment
is for Osteoarthritis, psoriasis, lukaemia etc.
Specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept over
the lower back with herbal paste boundary. This treatment
is good for any type of back pain and spinal disorders. The
treatment lasts for 45 mins to 01 hr.
Special type of Oil Massage in which strokes are given
according to the diseases for 45 minutes per day for 14 days.
This treatment is very useful for obesity, especially for
diabetic gangrene etc.
Warm medicated oil is kept over the chest for 45 minutes.
This is an effective treatment for Asthma, other respiratory
problems, heart diseases and muscular chest pain.
This is fomentation with medicated cow milk. This
treatment is good for facial paralysis, Bell's palsy, speech
disorders and other nervous disorders of the face.
Medicated herbal paste is applied on the affected
part. This is useful for various types of inflammatory conditions.
Special powder mixed with medicated oil applying on
the top of the head for 20 to 45 mins. This treatment is helpful
for insomnia, migraine etc..
1. Rejuvenation Therapy ( Rasayana Chikilsa )
This is complete rejuvenation therapy comprising of synchronized
special massage. Herbal steam bath, Njavarakizhi etc. This
carefully planned health program is directed towards improving
vigor and vitality. It will also go a long way to tone up
the skin and improve complexion. That is, it is a return to
the eternal youth.
2. Body Immunization / Longevity Treatment ( Kayakalpa
This is a complete immunization therapy comprising of
the relevant rejuvenation therapy and panchakarma therapy,
which changes person to person. The Ayurveda doctor in the
centre will suggest the suitable program. This carefully planned
health program is directed towards strengthening the immunize
system in order to achieve ideal health and prevent seasonal
3. Body Seudation
This package comprises synchronized massage and Herbal steam
bath. This is meant for improving physical consistency, better
eye sight, inducing sound sleep, reduces high blood pressure,
elimination of impurities in the system. It improves the complexion
and texture of the skin and provides shinning and softness to
4. Body Slimming
This package is deep dry massage using herbal powders.
This reduces obesity, imparts mobility to joints, strengthens
muscles and refreshes the body.
5. Panchakarma Chikilsa
It is a process of purifying the whole body to attain proper
balance of Vatha Pitha and Kapha based on Panchakarma treatment
in our traditional way. This package includes Body Massage,
Snehapanam, Vamanam, Virechanam, Nasyam, Sneha Vasthi, Kashaya
Vasthi, Sirovasthi, Brahmana Vasthi, Dhara, Pizhichil, Ganavarakizhi
Tharpanam, Karnapooranam, Body Pack, Anjanam, Gandoosham,
6. Beauty care programme
This programme includes massage with oil, powder , and cream,
body pack, face pack, herbal tea etc. It will increase your
skin complexion adn beautifies the body figure.
7. Spine treatment
This is a special package for your spine problems. It will
strengthen the back muscles and prevent degeneration of bones,
it can also prevent nerve compression. This is very food for
spondylosis, post traumatic problems (Post accidental) sports
injuries etc. This treatment includes Body massage, Snehapanam,
Virechanam, Kadi Vasthi, Sneha Vasthi, Kashaya Vasthi, Pizhichil,
8. Body mind and soul
An absolute stress reliever with a combination of yoga meditation,
Ayurveda and Holistic touches. Through this programme your
body and mind are purified and more important, attains the
temperance of mind.