"Mecca of Ayurveda" (Kerala) Ayurvedic the ancient
skill of healing methods, Kerala is famous for its alternative medical
therapies such as Ayurveda, Which help to rejuvenate and revitalize the body.
What many tourists have now discovered that Kerala has a pool of trained
doctors and nurses and an excellent network of hospitals that offer
international standard treatments at very affordable prices.
It includes in its consideration, longevity, rejuvenation
and self-realization therapies through herbs, diet, exercise, yoga, massage,
aromas, 'tantras', 'mantras' and meditation. It is an approach to physical
health, mental clarity and spiritual fulfillment. When Man, by going against
Nature, opens the gateway to diseases, Ayurveda offers a system of cure which
runs parallel to Nature. This holistic approach aims at establishing harmony of
Body, Mind and Soul, leading to fulfillment and bliss even in this lifetime.
Ayurvedic treatment is primarily of two types: 'Samana' and
'Sodhana'. Samana is basically a process of pacifying and soothing the bodily
ills. Sodhana involves a process of purification, of uprooting ailments from
Ayurveda offers : Body Immunization, Body Sudation, Body
slimming, Panchakarma Therapy, Pizhichil, Njavarakizhi, Dhara, Vasthi, Shirovasthi
Udvarthanam, Abyangam, Nasyam, Snehapanam and Kizhi.
PRIME TREATMENTS IN AYURVEDA
Lukewarm herbal oil is dripped all over the body by trained
technicians in a special rhythmic way for about 60-90 minutes
Indications: Hemiplegia, Paralysis, rheumatic, complaints,
joints stiffness, nervous disorders.
It is a process by which the whole body or any specific part
thereof is made to perspire by the application of certain medicinal puddings
externally in the firm of boluses tied up in a muslin bag.
Indications: Loss of appetite, sluggishness, rheumatism,
In this process, herbal oil, medicated milk, medicated
butter milk etc are poured on the fore head in a special way.
Indications: Insomnia, stress, skin disorder, loss of
Certain herbal oil, herbal extracts etc are applied through
the rectum. Indications : Arthritis, Paralysis, numbness, gastric irritation,
Special herbal oil is poured in a cap fitted on the head.
Indications : Facial paralysis, headache, dryness of nostrils.
Warm medicated oil is kept over the lower back with a herbal
paste boundary Indications : Back pain, Spinal disorders.
Warm medicated oil is kept over the chest with herbal paste
boundary Indications : Asthma, other respiratory problem, muscular chest pain.
Few drops of medicated oil is applied through nostrils.
Indications : headache, sinusitis, certain mental disorders, skin disease,
Warm decoction is poured all over the body in a rythmic way.
Indications : Arthritis, paralysis etc
Herbal leaves or powders are applied to whole body in
boluses after dipping in warm medicated oils.
Indications: Arthritis, inflammatory condition, spondylosis
Inhalation of herbal decoction with milk as an ingredient
Indications : facial paralysis, speech disorder, other nervous disorder on the