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Ayurveda Panchakarma & Massage Therapies

# ABHYANGA (AYURVEDA BODY MASSAGE) A specialized whole body massage performed by therapist using specific herbal oil selected according to th body type. The treatment brings about improved physical consistency, induces deep relaxation and is very beneficial for vigor and vitality.

# SHIRODHARA In this therapy herbal medicated oils, medicated milk, medicated buttermilk etc., are poured on the forehead in a special method followed by Indian head massage. It relieves mental tension, provides peace of mind and checks stress and strain. Tunes up brain functions, help to improve memory.

# PIZHICHIL(Oil Therapy with head, face and body massage) In this therapy 3-4 liters lukewarm herbal medicated oil is poured on the whole body continuously, followed by simultaneous massage. Ideal for retards the ageing process, arrests degeneration of the body cells and relieving muscular pain, joint stiffness. Effective for Arthritis, Rheumatic diseases, Sexual weakness, Nervous weakness, and Nervous disorders. Improves Vigor and Vitality.

# PATRA PINDA SWEDANA (PAIN MANAGEMENT TREATMENT) In this treatment the body is massaged with cloth bags (poultices) filled with powders of medicinal leaves along with warm medicated oil. This is specially for inflammatory conditions of bones and joints, sports injuries.

# UDAVARTANA This dry massage starts with deep manipulation of the muscles to reduce obesity and improve mobility of the joints. This is followed by a scrub massage with ayurvedic herbs to remove dead cells and leave the skin glowing. Rhythmic strokes towards the heart promote blood circulation.

# VASPA SWEDANA (STEAM BATH) Herbal leaves and certain medicinal powders are boiled and that steam is passed on to the body, inducing sweat, which opens the blocked pores of the skin, thus eliminating impurities from the body through sweat glands. It improves the tone of the body and skin. Reduces body stiffness, aches, pains, and swelling. Reduces fat from under the skin and make skin soft. A totally relaxing and refreshing experience.

# FACE CARE The face is our introduction, identity, personality and much more. The special face care can be achieved by taking steps in a sequence like initial cleansing, herbal cream massage, gentle steam, face packs and moisturizing

Ayurveda and the secrets of a healthy life Composed of the five elements of nature - earth, fire, wind, water and the sky - your body is the most wonderful creation ever. An inseparable parts of the cosmic universe. Divinely inspired. Delicately balanced. The secrets of Ayurveda lies in the unique understanding of this delicate balance, which is the perfect combination of three somatic humors - Vata, Pitta and Kapha - that determines the person you are. And the good health you enjoy. When this balance is disturbed, it manifests as an ailment. Ayurveda diagnoses your body humors and restores them to their original state. Bringing your body back to how it was naturally meant to be - hale, healthy and harmonious.

The timeless healing power of Ayurveda Thanks to this extraordinary understanding of your body, the methodsm of Ayurveda arem unique and universal. It sees man is relation to his natural habitat. Instead of treating the symptoms of a disease, it treats the individual. Caring not just for the affected part but for the entire body. Not surprisingly, Ayurveda has the answer to almost every ailment known to man. Purely natural, its regimens are absolutely free of side-effects. Perfected over centuries, they are timeless. And if you thought time is the greatest healer, Ayurveda has remedies even for those ailments that defy time and modern understanding.

Ayurveda offers you two kinds of programs: - Rejuvenative and Therapeutic - As the names suggest, the former aims at your total well-being while the latter is ailment-specific. Eliminating the toxic impurities, they rejuvenate your body, mind and soul.

The fountain of youth and beauty The Rejuvenative programs of Ayurveda Rhythmic massage that relax each tendon. Medicated baths that revitalize every nerve. Diets that restore you to sound health. The rejuvenation programs of Ayurveda are designed to improve your vitality, enhance immunity and increase longevity. Besides, good health goes a long way in brining out the best in you. Adding a healthy glow to your skin, it will awaken the sleeping beauty within. Adding years to life, and life to your years. Rejuvenation therapy (Rasayana Chikitsa): Tones up the skin and rejuvenates and strengthens all the tissues, so as to achieve ideal health and longevity. Increases 'Ojas' (primary vitality) and improves 'Sattva' (mental clarity) and thereby increases the resistance of the body. Includes head and face massage with medicated oils and creams, body massage with herbal oil or powder, by hand and foot, internal rejuvenative herbs and herbal steam bath.

Body Immunization and longevity treatment (Kayakalpa Chikitsha): Prime treatment for retarding the ageing process, arresting the degeneration of body cells and immunization of the system. Includes intake of Rasayana (special Ayurvedic herbs and diet) and comprehensive body care programs. Most effective for either sex if undertaken before the age of 60.

Body Sudation (Sweda Karma): Medicated steam baths eliminate impurities from the body, improve the tone and complexion of the skin, reduce fat and are recommended for certain rheumatic diseases, particularly for pain. Precious herbs and herbal leaves are boiled and the steam is passed over the entire body for 10 to 20 minutes daily. hand massage with herbal oils or herbal powder improves blood circulation and tones up the muscles.

Body Slimming: Medicated herbal powder and medicated herbal oil massage, Herbal steam bath, Ayurvedic herbs and a diet management in Ayurvedic way are part of the program.

Beauty Care: Herbal face pack, herbal oil or cream massage, intake of herbal tea etc. improves the complexion and beautifies the body.

Dhara (Shirodhara): In this therapy herbal medicated oils, medicated milk, medicated buttermilk etc., are poured on the forehead in a special method followed by Indian head massage. It relieves mental tension, provides peace of mind and checks stress and strain. Tunes up brain functions, help to improve memory.

Dhara with Head, Face and Body Massage: This Treatment is a combination of Shirodhara & Abhyanga (Body massage). From this treatment Person can get benefit of both treatments in less time and money.

Elakizi: In this treatment the body is massaged with cloth bags (poultices) filled with powders of medicinal leaves along with warm medicated oil. This is specially for inflammatory conditions of bones and joints, sports injuries.

Stress management Package: Short and power packed program for one day for those of you who are stressed out due to heavy work schedules, meeting deadlines, long hours in work load. The therapeutic procedure in this package is specially formulated for those who get the ‘burnt out feeling’ and for super stressed-out businessman. The package consists of a free consultation with our Ayurvedic doctor, synchronized body massage with traditional Ayurvedic oils, Herbal steam bath & Shirodhara.

Rejuvenation Package: Experience this three days program, which reinvigorates and revitalizes you. Best for getting rid of stress, weariness and fatigue. The feeling of well being is infused to the body and soul. The package includes a free consultation with our Ayurvedic doctor; synchronized body massage using medicated oils as per traditional Ayurvedic procedures. Herbal steam bath, Shirodhara, Netra Trapana, includes Yoga and relaxation techniques. Guidelines on Ayurvedic diets are also given. This package gives you mental and physical relaxation; reinvigorate body and mind to experience the fullness of life.

Executive’s and IT Professional’s Package: Two days exclusive health package developed for the fast paced Executive and IT Professional, who is continuously exposed to computer screen, prone to Computer vision syndrome, confined to sitting on a chair for long hours with prolonged use of fingers for operating keyboard leading to carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain injuries), working late hours without proper sleep, physical and mental stress of meeting deadlines and have untimely food. Package includes free consultation with Ayurvedic doctor, synchronized body massage with medicated oil in typical Kerala tradition, Herbal steam bath and Shirodhara. Also Netra Tarpana specially for eye care. Relaxation techniques explained. Guidelines to traditional Ayurvedic diet for health and nutrition. This package revitalizes you, sooths mind and body. A most effective way to get back to the shape and get the vital energy to start your work afresh, optimizing your health and creative potential.

Frequent Traveler’s Package: Package for the frequent travelers, to relieve the tiredness, weariness, fatigue, the stress and strain caused while and after traveling. This package includes free consultation with our Ayurvedic doctor, traditional body massage with medicated oil and Herbal steam bath.

Eve’s Beauty Care Package: A special package offered for ladies. A comprehensive beauty care program based on treatment modalities developed by the traditional Ayurvedic practitioner of Kerala. This program includes herbal oil massage, herbal steam bath, face packs using freshly ground herbs, skin care, hair care, eye care and related healthy treatment to the body. Our Ayurvedic doctor will recommend the suitable procedures according to individual’s body constitution. Also guidelines on diet as per Ayurvedic traditions are given. This package will also help to improve the complexion, give shine and vitality to skin, improves the tone of the body, improves blood circulation and revitalizes the body.

Weight Reduction Package: Weight Reduction Program as per Ayurvedic system to reduce the excess body fat. This package includes Free consultation with our Ayurvedic doctor, Massage with powder of various herbs, herbal steam bath, Ayurvedic basti (enema), Herbal medicines and guidelines on diet. Cures that defy time and age.

The Therapeutic Programs of Ayurveda Even amidst scientific advancements, Ayurveda has remained the final refuge many chronic illnesses. From nagging headaches, spondilitis and rheumatism to paralysis and insanity.

Treatment for chronic headaches, insomnia, mental tension and cases of hysteria, hallucination and insanity (Dhara): Herbal oils, medicated milk or butter milk and decoctions are poured on the forehead in a special manner.

Treatment for dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, severe headaches, facial paralysis and burning sensation in the head (Sirovasti): Lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a leather cap fitted on the head for specific durations as per physician's recommendation.

Treatment for spondilosis, rheumatic disease like arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, nervous weaknesses and nervous disorders (Pizhichil): Warm herbal oil is applied with fresh linen all over the body by trained masseurs in a rhythmic manner for period of 1 hrs daily for 7 to 21 days.

Treatment for nasal ailments (Nasyam): Inhalation of medicated herbal preparetions, decoction, oils and ghee to eliminate the morbid factors from the head and neck area.

Treatment for ear ailments (Karnapooranam): Medicated oils are applied to the ear for 5 to 10 minutes daily to clean as well as treat specific ailments. Preventing cataract and strengthening vision (Tarpanam): A treatment for the eyes, effective in preventing cataract and strengthening the optic nerve.

Treatment for wasting of muscles, rheumatism, sports injuries, pain in the joints, emaciation of the body or parts of the body and certain kinds of skin diseases (Navarakizhi): The whole body is made to perspire by the external application of medicated rice packs in the form of boluses tied in muslin bags.

Tailor-made programs for total care Ayurveda recognises you as an in dividual. With a unique body constitution and mental make up. Which is why yopur physician will design an exclusive program for you that matches them both. In fact, therapeutic massage and even short-term treatments for minor ailments like back pain will be rendered only on his advice. And he will personally oversee it, every step of the way. During body massage and other health programs, women will have the services of female technicians and men that of male technicians.

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