Ayurveda Treatment Centre at Fort Kochi, providing Panchakarma treatments like Abhyangam, Pizhichil, Ela Kizhi, Sarvanga Dhara, Virechana, Vamanam, Siro Vasthi, Nasya, Shirodhara, Thalapothichil, Njavara Kizhi, Leech Therapy, Udvarthanam, Netra Tarpana etc.
Abhyangam :Abhyangam can increase the production of white blood corpuscles and antibodies, which provide more resistance against viruses and diseases. This helps the defense mechanism in the body and increases immunity towards environmental changes. In this way abhyangam massage is a protector, preserver and a rejuvenator, increasing self-confidence and will power. Herbal oils are applied all over the body and massage applying pressure to the muscles, nerves and vital body points. It improves the blood circulation, nerve conduction and strengthens the muscles.
Pizhichil :A gentle, synchronized massage is carried out under a constant flow of warm herbal oil. This Ayurveda treatment also involves squeezing a cloth soaked in oil over the body. During this treatment the patient is made to sit on a Ayurveda chair specially made for this purpose and the medicated oils are then applied over the head and body for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for a period of 7 to 21 days. Pizhichil Treatment increases the blood circulation, nourishes muscles, nerves tissues and sexual ability. Pizhichil Ayurveda treatment is also effective for Paraplegia, Hemiplegia and general debility.
Ela Kizhi :It relieves from body pain, stiff joints, back aches and similar ailments. Ricinus, drum stick, tamarind and calotropis gigantia are among the herbal leaves used for the treatment. The leaves are fried together in neem or caster oil until a brown color is attained. Lemon pieces and coconut scrapes are then added to it. All these are tied in cloth boluses and dipped in medicated oil to massage the body. Herbal leaves and medicated powders together tied in small bundles in muslin cloth are applied all over the body for 45 minutes per day for a period of 7 to 14 days. This treatment is useful in osteo-arthritis, arthritis, spondylosis etc.
Sarvanga Dhara :An extremely soothing and relaxing therapy that acts as a free radical scavenger, toning, strengthening and deeply rejuvenating the whole body. This is a treatment process in which herbal oil, medicated milk, butter milk etc, are poured in a continuous stream all over the body for 30 minutes to one hour. It helps to sooth the frayed nerve ends, promotes circulation, relieves stress & strain, relaxes muscles & induces sleep. The treatment is continued for seven to 21 days.
Virechana :This is medicated purgation therapy, it is the cleansing of the Pitta and the purification of the blood toxins from the body that are accumulated in the liver and gallbladder, it completely cleanses the gastrointestinal tract. Benefits of Virechana help root out skin diseases, chronic fever, piles, abdominal tumors, worms, gout, jaundice, gastrointestinal problems, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes, asthma, headaches, elephantiasis and gynecological disorders. The drugs used for Virechana karma (purgation therapy) vitiate the doshas and bring them into the abdomen. Purgative drugs are dominant in earth and water elements and have downward movement.
Vamanam :This is an emesis treatment done through oral route to eliminate excess mucus by means of therapeutic vomiting and is recommended for patients suffering from chronic asthma, tonsillitis, anemia, chronic indigestion, sinus problems, cough and cold. Certain chronic diseases like diabetes can be treated by this therapy. People suffering from edema, epilepsy, skin diseases, fever, loss of appetite and lymphatic obstruction can find this therapy beneficial. Nausea and food poisoning are effectively cured by Vamana therapy.
Siro Vasthi :This is a treatment process for patients suffering from facial palsy, migraine, dryness of mouth, throat and nostrils, insomnia, spondylitis etc. In this treatment lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a cap fitted on the head. The oil is retained until the patient develops discharge from the nose and mouth or for a maximum 45 minutes. Oil is then removed from the head by bending the head slightly and making a small opening in the bandage.
Nasya :This is a treatment for certain types of paralysis, headaches, mental disorders etc., in which herbal juices, and medicated oils are administered through the nostrils for a period of seven to 14 days. Nasya not only helps in removing toxins from the head, neck, brain, eyes, ear, nose and throat region, but it also helps in snehan (unction), shaman (pacifying the toxins without removing them), bhringan, tarpan (nourishment) and gives immunity to these parts. The procedure of nasaya helps in the elimination of spasm in the nose. It also dilates the constricted bronchial tubes and bronchioles, thereby helping in the treatment of dyspnoea and asthma.
Shirodhara :A therapy that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead. A thin uninterrupted stream of medicated herbal oils or milk or buttermilk is made to fall on the forehead in a special manner for about 45 minutes in a day for a period of 7 to 14 days 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. There are specialized forms of shirodhara called thyladhara, ksheeradhara, thakradhara and jaladhara.
Thalapothichil :This form of treatment is indicated for stress relief, isnomania and certain mental ailments. A paste made of emblica officianalis and other herbs along with butter milk, is made and applied evenly all over the head and covered first with plantain leaf and then with a cloth. A small hole is made in the centre of the covering and medicated oil is kept there. The oil and the paste is removed after 30 minutes and he is given another mild massage on the head.
Njavara Kizhi :In this method of healing, the body is forced to perspire using Njavara and other herbal medicines for 60-90 minutes for 7 to 21 days according to the requirements. A special type of Rice called Njavara is cooked in milk and herbal decoction is packed in small cotton bundles. With this the whole body is massaged. This is a good rejuvenating treatment. This improves the skin texture and the skin will glow after doing this. This improves circulation, relieves muscular stress and aches. This is an effective treatment for all types of rheumatism, pains in the joints, emaciation of limb and muscles.
Leech Therapy :Blood letting by Leech is one of the Panchakarmas of Ayurveda and is performed to eliminate the toxins from the bloodstream. It is a safe, painless and highly effective form of Panchakarma. Raktamokshan entails the refinement of blood, hence is administered to treat disorders pertaining to the skin, such as psoriasis, rash, eczema, acne, leucoderma and chronic itching. Enlarged liver, spleen, filariasis, varicose veins and gout can also be helped by using the blood letting therapy. The therapy develops the immune mechanism in the blood system by stimulating the antitoxic substances in the blood stream.
Udvarthanam :Udvarthanam is an ayurvedic massage using herbal powders. The herbal powders are mixed with oil, milk or medicated juice and rubbed upwards onto the body. It is done for 30-45 minutes per day for a period of fourteen to twenty - eight days. The treatment improves the blood circulation and reduces body weight and skin diseases. It also helps in curing hemiplegia and paralysis.
Netra Tarpana :This is a gentle eye treatment, which is soothing and relaxing and particularly beneficial for anyone suffering from the effects of computers, pollution, or whose eyes feel strained. In our busy modern lives, full of visual stimuli, our eyes are often strained and tired, adversely affecting our vision and brain activity. Netra Tarpana gives nourishment to the eyes and has a relaxing effect on the eyes and surrounding tissues, removing impurities from the eyes. It is used for any kind of eye problems - dryness, irritation, burning, eyestrain. It removes ama and clears the eyes.
(Traditional Ayurvedic Centre)
Pullupalam Road, Near Little Flower Church, Kunnumpuram,
Fortkochi, Kerala, India - 682001.
Phone : +91 484 3192912.
Mobile : +91 9388282912
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