Abhyanga — the ayurvedic oil massage — is an integral part of the daily routine recommended by this healing system for overall health and well-being. Abhyanga provides the means for transdermal absorption of the healing qualities of the material used in the massage, and it helps the skin, which is the largest organ in the body, perform its diverse functions efficiently, whether it is allowing toxins to be released from the body or nourishment to be absorbed by the tissues.
Shirodhara is a form of Ayurveda therapy that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead and can be one of the steps involved in Panchakarma. Shirodhara has been used to treat a variety of conditions including eye diseases, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, greying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia, hearing impairment, tinnitus, vertigo, Ménière’s disease and certain types of skin diseases like psoriasis. It is also used non-medicinally at spas for its relaxing properties.
Elakizhi or Patrapotala Sweda is a sudation practice in Ayurveda treatments.It is a highly rejuvenating treatment similar to Navarkizhi, except herbs are used in place of rice. Fresh leaves of anti Vata plants, such as Eranda (Ricinus communis), Arka (Calotropis Procera), Nirgundi (Vitex negundo), Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata), Coconut leaves, lemon and curcumin are fried with herbal ingredients and tied into cloth boluses. These are dipped into warm medicated oil and used for massaging the body.
Podikizhi is one of the most relaxing and refreshing massage that you can enjoy. Podikizhi is very good for relieving spasms and stiffness of muscles, lubrication the joints, strengthing the spinal muscles and relieving joint pain. Podikizhi is one of the parts of Panchakarma in Ayurveda. Podikizhi is the first step in Ayurveda treatment. Podikizhi treatment is done with or without oil, depending on the conditions of the individual or as advised by the physician. This treatment is good for Arthritis, rheumatic fever etc
Njavara Kizhi is a very important part of Ayurveda treatment. It’s a nourishing therapy and effective for total body care. This unique treatment has a tradition over thousands of years. Njavara Kizhi is an Ayurveda treatment modality and which is used as Swedana Karma. In Ayurveda, Njavara Kizhi is a type of Brimhana Sweda and it is nothing but in Ayurveda, it’s the nourishing therapy
Kadee Vasthi is the method of treatment keeping oil on lumbar region using special ‘caps’. This is effective in relieving one’s backpains, multiple Joint parts related disorders such as Lumbar spondylosis., Spondylolisthesis, Disc prolapse etc.
Indication- For Backpain, low Backpain, Lumbar Spine injuries, Disc problems, Sciatica, Stiffness, Degenerative changes (Osteoarthritis) etc.
The ayurvedic steam bath therapy is carried out in conjunction with an oil massage to maximize the benefits. The oil is selected according to the patient’s body type by requirement of the doctors. The oil will seep into body during a 40 minute or 100 minute body massage prior to the steam treatment. The patient is then placed in Ayurvedic steam bath, into which is piped steam generated using a mixture of water and other herbs.
As the skin acts as a doorway for the elimination of toxins, it is also referred to as the “third kidney” of the human body. When swedana is applied to the patient, heat of a steam accelerates the chemical processes inside the body to excrete the accumulated toxins out of the body.
Swedish massage therapy is the modality that comes to mind when most people think about massage. As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But Swedish massage therapy goes beyond relaxation.
Aromatherapy massage is Swedish massage therapy using massage oil or lotion that contains essential oils (highly concentrated plant oils). During an aromatherapy massage, you inhale these essential oil molecules or absorb them through your skin.
Balinese massage is a full-body, deep-tissue, holistic treatment. Balinese massage uses a combination of gentle stretches, acupressure, reflexology, and aromatherapy to stimulate the flow of blood, oxygen and “qi” (energy) around your body, and bring a sense of wellbeing, calm and deep relaxation.
Deep tissue massage involves applying firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles). It’s used for chronic aches and pain and contracted areas such as a stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders.
Body Scrubs are a heaven to earth angels that help you make your body feel rejuvenated with gentle touches and tender care.
A facial massage is a pleasant and relaxing experience. It makes you feel fresh, stress- free, and rejuvenated. According to beauticians and skin experts, facial massage a once in a month can do wonders for your skin. Not only the skin will get rid of all the dirt, excess oil and dead cells that accumulate on your skin, but will also the skin will get a very clean, attractive, and radiant appearance.