Ayurveda in Kerala
Natural Beauty of Kerala,
equable climate, natural abundance of forests with a wealth of herbs and
medicinal plants, and the cool monsoon season starting from June to
November are best suited for Ayurveda's curative and restorative
programs. Kerala is the only State in India, which practices this system
of medicine with absolute dedication today.
Traditional texts reveal that the
monsoon is the best season to plan Ayuveda vacations in Kerala. The
atmosphere remains dust-free and cool, opening the pores of the body to
the maximum, making it most receptive to herbal oils and therapy.
The Ayurvedic treatments are
considered most effective after the karkadam or monsoon months because
during this period the body has less heat and hence is most responsive
to treatments. Kerala Ayurveda Resorts provide treatments for ailments
such as arthritis, paralysis, obesity, sinusitis, migraine, premature
ageing, skin ailments etc. Ayurveda Resorts in Kerala cure detoxify and
rejuvenate the whole body system for curing the ailment and enable
The health and fitness programs in
the Ayurveda Resorts in Kerala are based on Ayurvedic oil massages.
These massages help in various ways such as improving blood circulation,
streamlining the body, building up immunity, ridding the body of toxins
and decreasing excess fat in the body etc.
Take a break at the Ayurveda Resorts
in Kerala for a refreshing and rejuvenating holiday in India. Rejuvenate
your body, mind and soul by taking Ayurveda treatment atleast once in
your life time.
Treatments in Ayurveda
Some of the prime body treatments
and body care in Ayurveda are given as under:-
This total body massage with herbal oils tones up the skin and
rejuvenates and strengthens all the tissues so as to achieve ideal
health and longevity, strengthens the immune system, is beneficial for
the eyes and gifts sound sleep. This is also a cure for rheumatism. This
is Special type of oil massage in which strokes are given according to
the diseases for 45 minutes per day for 14 days. This treatment is very
useful for Obesity, Especially for Diabetic Gangrene etc. This is the
General Massage Therapy For Rejuvenation.
Warm herbal liquid is poured all over the body in a rhtthmic way
through a special vessel for 45 minutes to 1 hour daily. This treatment
is very effective for hemiplegia, Paralysis Rheumatic complaints etc.
In this process, some Herbal oils, medicated milk, medicated butter
milk etc. are poured on the forehead in a special method for about 45
minutes in a day for a period of 7-21 days. This treatment is mainly for
Insomnia, Vatha Predominated diseases, Mental tension and certain skin
In this process specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept over
the lower back with herbal paste boundary, This treatment lasts for 45
minutes to 1 hour and it is good for any type of nback pain and spinal
Herbal leaves and herbes or herbal powders are applied to the whole
body in boluses with hot medicated oils for 45 minutes per day for a
period of 7 to 14 days. This treatment is for osteoarthritis, arthritis
with swelling, spondilosis, sports injuries etc.
This is formentation with medicated cow milk. This treatment is good
for facial paralysis. Bell's palsy, speech disorders and other nervous
disorders of the face.
This is a process by which medicated herbal paste is applied on the
affected part, This is useful for various types of inflammatory
Herbal juices, medicated oils etc. are applied through nose for 7 to
14 day. This treatment is highly effective for certain kinds of
Headaches, Paralysis, Mental disorders, some types of skin disease etc.
It is a process by which the whole body or any specific part thereof
is made to perspire by the application of certain medical puddings
externally in the form of Boluses tied up in muslin bag. This is applied
by two to four therapist for abut 60-90 minutes per day for a period of
14 days. This Treatment is for all types of Rheumatism, Pain in the
Joints, Emaciation of limbs, High blood pressure, Cholesterol and
certain kinds of skin diseases.
In this treatment, lukewarm herbal oils are applied all over the
body by two to four trained therapists i a special rhythmic way
continuously for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for a period of 7 to 21
days. This treatment is very useful for Rheumatic diseases like
Arthritis, Parlysis, Hemiplegia, Paralysis-Agitanus, Sexual Weakness,
Nervous Wakness and Nervous disorders etc.
Certain lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a cap fitted on the
head for 15 to 60 minutes per day according to the patients conditions
for a period of 7 days. This tratment is highly effective for facial
paralysis, Dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, Severe headaches, and
other Vatha originated diseases.
Mediated Ghee is given internally in a proportionally increased
quantity for a period of 8 to 12 days. This treatment is for
Osteoathritis, Psoriasis, Leukaemia etc.
Special powder mixed with medicated oil applying on the top of the
head for 20 to 45 minutes. This treatment is helpful for ent problems,
isomnia, migraine etc.
This is a typical massage with herbal powder for about 30 to 45
minutes daily for a period of 14 to 28 days. This treatment is for the
diseases like Hemitplegia, Paralysis, Obesity and certain Rheumatic
Like Kativasthi warm medicated oil is kept over the chest for 45
minutes this is an effective treatment for asthma, other respiratory
problems hearth diseases and muscular chest pain
Certain herbal oils, herbal extracts etc. are applied through the
rectum daily for a period 5 to 25 days. This Treatment is for Arthritis,
Paralysis, Hemiplegia, Numbness, Bastric complaints associated with
Rheumatism and constant constipation.
Herbal oils and decoctions are applied through the vaginal route.
This treatment is good for gynaecological disorders. It is also a
purification process for genital organs.
Special therapy treatments can also be
availed in Delhi and Khajuraho besides ofcourse Kerala which is the home
Some More Rejuvenation Programmes
Therapy of Kerala (Rasayana Chikitsa)
It 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, intake of rejuvenate medicines and medicated steam bath.
Herbal baths are also used.
Body Immunisation And Longevity
Treatment (Kayakalpa Chikitsa)
Prime treatment for retarding the
aging process, arresting the degeneration of body cells and immunization
of the system.
The treatment includes intake of 'Rasayana' (special Ayurvedic medicines
and diet) and comprehensive body care programs. The program is most
effective for either sex if undertaken before the age of 50.
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.
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.