Ayurveda Treatments - Ayurvedic Relaxation
Treatment (Shirodhara), Ayurvedic Energy Balancing (Marma), Ayurvedic
Facial, Ayurvedic Sinus Treatment (Shiro-Abhyanga-Nasya), Herbal Oil
Treatment and Exfoliation (Abhyanga-Garshana), Skin and Lymphatic Detox
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Derived from the Sanskrit word meaning 'The Science of Life',
Ayurveda is the ancient surviving medical systems in the world. Discovered
by the sages of India and based on the holy Vedas, the ancient therapeutic
art of Ayurveda provides the answers to the search for balance between the
mind, body and spirit. Ayurveda is much more than the high priced oil
treatments and body enhancing solutions. The philosophies of Ayurveda
concerns itself with the do's and dont's for a happy and healthy life. The
science is a boon for the people who are caught in a hectic lifestyle.
Ayurveda in Kerala :
Mention the word Ayurveda and the picture of Kerala comes to the mind. A
refreshing change from the usual daily life, Ayurvedic tour to Kerala is a
combination of health and holiday. With its enchanting sightseeing
destinations, virgin beaches, lush greeneries and pristine backwaters, it is
undoubtedly the place for a unique experience. Infact ninety percent of the
tourists make a tour to Kerala with the desire of experiencing the relaxed
Ayurvedic massages. Ayurvedic treatments are offered in thousand of resorts,
hotels, beach shacks and massage parlors across Kerala. Kerala's natural
wealth of herbs and the tropical climate is best suited for its curative and
Ayurveda Treatments and eight fold path :
Ayurveda is the holistic system of treatment which aims at the physical and
mental well being of life. It is based on the biological forces of the human
body known as Tridoshas which are classified as Vata dosha (air), Pitta
dosha (fire), Kapha dosha (water), that are key to an individual's
psycho-physiological nature. Ayurvedic treatments are divided into the eight
specified branches known as Ashtangas to prevent and cure various diseases.
The two most important Ashtanga abridgment are Ashtanga Samgraham and
Ashtanga Hridayam, the medical digests edited by saint Vagbadacharya in the
5th century. All Ayurvedic treatments are based on the Ashtanga Chikitas,
which together deal with each and every function of human body.
Ayurveda aim at the complete treatment of the body in the most natural way.
There is hardly any disease that cannot be cured by Ayurveda. It eliminates
all toxins from the body and enhances the immunity system. It stimulates
your senses and heals every part of the body. Ayurveda is known for its best
curative treatments for ailments like arthritis, spondylosis, paralysis,
obesity, sinusitis, migraine, premature aging and general health.
Ayurvedic massages famous throughout the world are known for their
guaranteed remedies. Some of the most important are :
Abhayanga Massage :
Abhayanga is a synchronized massage that uses
traditional herbal oils as two masseurs knead the body. This therapy reduces
the reduces the stress and revitalize the body. With the continuous Abhyanga
massage the body gets rid of the excessive fluids. In Abhayanga Massage
herbal oils are chosen by the Ayurveda doctors according to the prakruti
(psychosomatic constitution) and the illness. Abhayanga extends your life
span, provides you the good sleep, improves the skin texture and vision.
Pizhilchil Massage :
Pizhilchil as the name indicates means
squeezing herbal medicated oil all over the body (excluding head and neck).
This treatment is for those with rheumatism and arthritis. It is usually
recommended for the diseases caused by vitiation of the Vata humour-
Pakshaghata (Hemiplegia), paralysis and muscle spasms - and other
regenerative diseases that effect the muscles.
Sirodhara Massage :
Sirodhara is specially meant to revitalize the
mind by puring aromatic oil on the forehead, specifically the 'third eye'.
It involves squeezing the oil over the scalp and through the hair, creating
the relaxing sensation. It is very beneficial in enhancing the blood
circulation of the brain, improving mental clarity, synchronizing brain
waves and releasing deeply trapped ama or toxins. It also frees your body
from mental demons like fear, anxiety, anger or irritability.
The most important of Ayurvedic massages is
Panchakarma, a five fold purification therapy that aims at correcting the
imbalance of body's bio-energies in order to maintain balance in the body.
It incorporates emesis (therapeutic vomiting), laxatives, enemas, nasal
cleansing and blood purification. It is also useful in bronchial asthma,
chronic allergic disorders, acidity, chronic indigestion, skin ailments like
psoriasis, vililigo, acne and various kapha disorders etc.