The doctor selects the oils based on your body type that is then massaged on to your body. Abhyanga reduces stress, improves circulation and relaxes taut muscles. The ayurvedic oils have a rejuvenating effect and also help eliminate impurities, reduce hair-loss and dandruff, condition the scalp, and improve sleep and eyesight. This kind of oleation serves a strong preventive measure against many ailments related to the Vata dosha.
Padhabhyanga is a leg massage that improves circulation to the extremities, is beneficial for diabetics, increases joint mobility and muscle tightness.
This is a special Ayurvedic treatment to treat the degenerative changes in the retina and lens of the eyes, to strengthen the optic nerve, ciliary muscles, and to correct the refractive errors in diabetic retinopathy, etc.
This specialised massage uses ayurvedic powders or churnas to help reduce obesity, impart mobility to the joints and strengthen muscles. The most promising benefit is an all over slimming and toning effect on the body. Removes Kapha toxins from the body.
A linen bag filled with churna (medicated powder) is used for fomentation, the duration of which varies according to disease conditions. This is effective for ailments due to Vata and Kapha disorders as it produces a therapeutic sweat, which relieves neurological disorders, rheumatism and arthritis.
A continuous stream of oil is gently swayed on the forehead to relax the nervous system. Shiro means head and dhara is a steady flow of warm ayurvedic oil which is specially selected by the ayurvedic doctor. It is very beneficial in conditions like hypertension, anxiety, insomnia and psychiatric problems and also is effective for paralysis, senile dementia and other neurological disorders.
Application of medicated paste on the crown of the head is called Talam. A small amount of oil is pooled onto a specific point on top of the head to cool and calm the physiology, reduce burning feelings on the skin, enhance vision, and pacify pitta that could be causing head aches. It is used to treat insomnia, eye disorders, skin disorders, and chronic headaches.
It involves holding warm ayurvedic oils on the affected areas, that help immensely in cases of lower back problems, cervical problems, arthritic knees and in cases of hypertension and cardiac related conditions. A pool of medicated oil is kept in a dough dam over the affected area.
This is a special ayurvedic treatment for the knee joint conditions like arthritis, tendon injuries, sprain, etc. A pool of medicated oil is kept in a dough dam over the affected area.
This treatment helps relieve emotional stress. It is also recommended for those suffering from physical heart problems such as irregular heart beat. A pool of medicated oil is kept in a dough dam over the affected area.
A pool of herbalized oil is placed on top of the head with the use of a special hat. The treatment is relaxing and recommended specifically for those suffering from mental illness, neurological conditions, insomnia and anxiety disorders.
A pool of herbal clarified butter is created over the oil using a dough dam. The treatment is excellent for chronic eye problems and also to relieve tired eyes.
Greva Basti is a special ayurvedic treatment for different kinds of neck complaints including cervical spondylitis, I.V. disc prolapses, arthrosis, etc. A pool of medicated oil is kept in a dough dam over the affected area.
Sweda is a herbal steam detoxification treatment that alleviates pain, eliminates toxins, beautifies the skin and removes cellulite.