Shiro means Head & Dhara means continuous flow of liquid. Shirodhara is the process in which the medicated oil or medicated buttermilk is poured on the forehead through a pot called dharapatra for about 40 minutes. Patient is made to lie on droni & is given a general massage before shirodhara. Shirodhara is a cooling treatment that settles the mind & profoundly relaxes the central nervous system.
Shirodhara is an effective therapy for mental relaxation & insomnia, stress, skin diseases, depression & also decreases mental agility etc.
- Reduces stress & anxiety
- Decreases Hypertension
- Relieves headache & burning sensation of head.
- Strengthens the central nervous system (CNS)
DURATION :- 40 or 45 min.
Abhyangam is a gentle full body massage with selected herbal warm-oils given by one/two Ayurveda therapists. Abhyangam is one of the most rejuvenating treatment of Ayurveda. This stimulating treatment increases blood circulation, which in turn encourages quick removal of metabolic wastes, while providing relief in diseases such as:- Anxiety, Fatigue, Circulatory disorders, Rheumatic & Arthritic problems, Backaches & injuries.
Abhyangam is recommended for stress relief, nervous stimulation, toning up of muscles, rejuvenation & immunization & also ideal for post delivery/natal care.
- Rejuvenation the whole body
- Relieves body pain & aches
- Better health maintenance
- Induces sound sleep
- Improve blood circulation
DURATION :- 45 or 60 min.
Kati Vasti / Janu Vasti / Hrid Vasti
Vasti is an ayurvedic treatment for arthritis, paralysis, numbness, detoxification, weight reduction and constipation.
After a gentle massage on the body, specially prepared warm herbal oil poured over the lower back & retained inside on herbal paste boundary for 30 minutes. The healing properties of herbal oil used for this massage deeply cleans & enriches the blood, build & maintains strong muscles & connective tissues & lubricates the joints keeping them flexible & pain free.
- Recommended in spinal disorders
- Relieves pain in sciatica & Inter Vertebral Disc Prolepses (IVDP)
- Relieves any type of back/ neck pain/knee joint pain
- Stimulates & nourishes nerve relieving pain& numbness.
DURATION :- 30 or 40 min.
Potali or pindswed is the therapeutic application of warmth with a potali ( cotton bag filled with herbs ) as a local or full body massage.
Pindswed calms vata, reduces swelling & water retention & releases aam (toxins, accumulations) from tissues & joints. It improves circulation, stimulates lymphatic drainage, eases joint & muscle pain & reduces cellulite, excess weight, gas & bloating.
Types of Potali:
- Elakizhi‐ with herbal leaves
- Podikizhi‐ with herbal powder
- Navarakizhi‐ with medicated rice & milk
- Promotes blood circulation & increases perspiration.
- Relieves osteoarthritic swelling, muscle spasms etc.
- Nourishing & restorative as well as immuno-enhancing rejuvenating.
DURATION :- 30 or 40 min.
Udvartanam (Medicated Powder Massage)
Udvartanam is otherwise known as powder massage. It is a deep, dry and stimulating massage using special herbal powder to reduce cellulite accumulations, to improve circulation and to enhance your skin’s texture and appearance. We thoroughly exfoliate your body using a mixture of Ayurvedic powders which will break up fatty deposits and energize blood circulation. Udvartanam is beneficial to diseases like hemiplegia, paralysis, obesity (excess fat). It imparts mobility to joints, strengthens muscles and refreshes the body.
Here the massage is done with warm herbal medicated powder in reverse manner. This is effective in reducing weight, gives stability & strength, gives better skin luster, etc.
- Effective for weight reduction & obesity.
- It imparts mobility to joints, strengthens muscle, & refreshes the body.
- Improves skin luster.
DURATION :- 40 min.
This is a short procedure that includes oil massage of head, face, neck followed by brief steaming. The person is made to lie down comfortably with his neck slightly raised & head lowered. Drops of medicated oil are poured into each nostrils & the person is asked to inhale deeply.
To get effective results it should be continued for 7 to 21 days.
- Stimulates brain cell & promotes intelligence & memory power.
- Prevents aging & improves hair growth.
DURATION :-20 or 30 min
Pizhichil or sarvangdhara as the name indicates means dhara given on whole body.
This is swedana treatment in which herbal oils are applied & poured on the whole body in rhythmic way. This treatment is very useful in rheumatic condition, arthritis, hemiplegia, paralysis, sexual weekness & nervous disorders.
- Effective remedy for optimum relaxation.
- Useful for nervous weakness, sexual weakness.
- Effective in rheumatic pains, Vata imbalance.
- Hypertension & emaciation of limbs can also be cured.
DURATION :-40 or 60 min.
Full Body Medicated Steam (Swedam)
DURATION : 15 min
Weight Reduction Therapy (Full Body)
DURATION : 75 min
Vaman , Virechna , Anuvasana Basti , Asthpana Basti , Shirobasti , Ubtan , Akshi tarpan , Karanpooran , Massage for Child (sarwang abhyanga)
As the word indicates, is a cooling procedure. Over the years, we felt the necessity to develop a cool therapy for the summer season. This therapy is exclusively developed and introduced by Ayushveda Ayurvedic Centre. The procedure adopted for this therapy is the same as of Abhyangham. But the ingredients used are herbal pastes which cool the body, mind and soul instantly.
Benefits of Shitopchar
It has all the benefits of a full body massage.
It gives a natural cool effect to body, mind and soul instantly.
Total cleansing of skin.
Eliminates toxins from the body.
Gets back the natural shining of skin.
Increases mind-body coordination.
Rejuvenates and refreshes the mind from summer drowsiness, increases the vigor and vitality.
Duration : 60 Min
Cervical Pain Therapy 45 min
Back Pain Therapy 45 Min
Legs Pain Therapy 45 Min
Shirodhum 45 Min
Akshi Tarpan 30 Min
Herbal Facial 60 Min
Kaya Kalpam 60 Min
Hair Care Therapy 75 Min
Eye Wash Pad 25 Min
Netar Abhyangam 15 Min
Head Massage 20 Min
Fruit Massage 60 Min
Foot Reflexology 60 Min
Herbal Steam 15 Min