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Our Hospital gives various Ayurveda procedures. A short brief about some of the major procedures is given below along with the list of all procedures.
Abhyangam Literally means Massage. After 45 minutes of oil application the body is massaged. Then a bath in hot water mixed with herbals.
Good for overall health and improves virility.
Steam bath Process of inducing sweat with the help of steam generated from the medicated herbal decoctions.
Choornakizhi Powdered herbals packed into a poultice (kizhi) and warmed in medicated oil applied on the body in the prescribed format. This is done after abhyangam. It treats Obesity, Varicosity and Rheumatoid Arthritis to name a few.
Patra potali swedamType of fomentation in which appropriate herbal leaves made in to poultice (kizhi) dipped in hot medicated oil and massaged over the body.
The benefits of Patrapotali pinda swedam (Elakizhi) are relieving spasm and stiffness of muscles, lubricating joints, strengthening the spinal muscles and relieving joint pain, especially back ache. It enhances peripheral blood circulation, cleanses the channels of circulation and expels toxins through the sweat and refreshing the body. It treats IVDP, Cervical Spondylosis, low back ache, knee joint pain, ankle joint pain, Plantar Fascitis(heel pain).
Njavarakizhi Treatment using the rice named ‘Njavara’. Njavara and various other powdered herbals along with milk are made into a poultice (kizhi). After massaging with appropriate oil on the patient’s body the poultice is applied. It show results in cases such as Paralysis, Parkinson’s disease, Cervical Spondylosis, Osteoarthritis, Diabetic Neuropathy, Inter Vertebral Disc Prolapse, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Muscular Distrophy etc. Njavarakizhi is also an excellent rejuvenating therapy to keep the body young and healthy. It nourishes the muscles, improves their tone, and imparts longevity.
Pizhichil Squeezing of medicated oil through a cloth dipped inside the oil on the whole body, massaging the body for at least 45mins. It is beneficial in many ailments like arthritis, neurological and degenerative disorders as it induces diaphoresis (sweating).Increases the skin lustre and complexion of the skin. It helps in curing arthritis, paralysis, nervous weakness, sexual weakness, stress, anxiety, slows down the ageing process
Snehapanam It is characterized by the oral intake of ghee for internal purification before starting the panchakarma therapy or as a treatment. The dose of Snehapanam depends on the appetite and condition of the patient. Snehapanam is considered beneficial in curing different conditions like Osteo-Arthritis, skin diseases like Psoriasis, Degenerative diseases, Chronic Constipation, Peptic ulcer, Vata – Pitha predominant diseases, Vitiligo, Obesity.
Vasthi Foremost among Ayurvedic treatments. Vasthi means medicated enema which flush out
all unwanted substances via digestive tract. It treats constipation, chronic fever, sexual disorders, kidney stones, piles, backache, rheumatoid, low bone density, neurological disorders, Vata dominated diseases etc.
Dhara Dhara It is a method by which herbal oils, medicated milk,etc. are permitted to run on the forehead or whole body in a distinct method for about 45 minutes in a day for 7 to 21 days. This treatment is for insomnia, Vata ominated diseases, mental disorders, neurasthenia, memory loss,Vertigo and certain skin diseases.
Thakra Dhara: Dhara: after giving head massage, medicated Buttermilk is poured in a constant flow from a dangling vessel to the forehead and scalp. This is very good in treating scalp problems like dandruff, Psoriasis, hypertension, Diabetic neuropathy, hair loss, Insomnia
Medicated oil is made to flow in a slow consistent rate over the forehead for a particular duration. This is very good in relieving worry and anxiety and causes sleep. Keeps the hormone balance.
Sirovasthi Sirovasthi Considered an excellent treatment for diseases like migraine, insomnia, memory loss, stress, Spondylosis, spinal and cerebral disorders etc.Medicated oil is kept on the head for a certain period of time in a cap exclusively made for the purpose. Before that appropriate oil is applied all over the body.
The treatment stretches to about 30 to 45 minutes. Treatment extends up to 1 or 2 weeks according to the condition of the patient.
Thalam Thalam Considered an excellent treatment for diseases like migraine, insomnia, memory loss, anxiety, Sciatica etc. It gives strength to spinal cord. Oil mixed with medicines is kept on the head for a certain period of time.
Thala pothichil medicated paste is applied all over the head and cover it with medicinal leaves and kept for about 45mnts. Before this head is massaged with appropriate oil. This treatment shows excellent results in certain psychosomatic diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, insomnia, depression, ADHD, Autism, hypertension and reduces body heat.
Kativasthi A treatment for degenerative problems and cures diseases like chronic Back ache,Rheumatoid arthritis, Lumbago, Osteo Arthritis etc. The patient is made to lie face down and warm medicated oil is kept on his low back. Temperature of the oil is maintained kept for about 30 to 45 mnts.
Udwarthanam A treatment for obesity, neurological disorders, hemiplegia, paraplegia etc. The
treatment uses herbal powder to provide a massage.Since the treatment promotes an increased blood flow it provides body strength, skin texture etc. The massage is done for 40-50 minutes and the duration of the treatment normally is about one or two weeks.
Siro Pichu A treatment that cures inflammation and stiffness of eyes. The treatment has found to
heal Alzheimer ’s disease, Facial Paralysis, hair fall etc.A cotton cloth after being immersed in oil mixed with medicines is placed on the vertex of the head. Warm oil is applied at regular intervals during the one hour stretch of the treatment.
Mugha lepa treatment performed for the disorders of facial skin. It indicates in acne, pigmentation, dry and oily skin, scars, wrinkles and black circle and give fairness.
Uthara Vasthi treatment ezxclusively for uro- genital tract diseases. Medicated decotion or medicated ghee/ oil is introduced to the genital and urinary tract in females and urinary tract in males.
In females it treats for Urinary tract disorders, Infertility, PCOS,Endometriosis,Irregular menstrual cycle, Dysmenorrhoea, Menorrhagia, Oligomenorrhoea,ovulatory problems, In post menopausal vaginal dryness, In mild degree of uterine prolapse. It gives strength to the uterine muscles.
In males shows result in kidney stone, Benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH), sexual disorders, Sperm abnormalities like oligospermia, asthenozoospermia, Infertility, Erectile dysfunction, Premature ejaculation etc.