Ayurved offers many cleansing and rejuvenation therapies for overall health and longevity, and as a support system for specific health issues. It includes many body care therapies ranging from different kinds of therapeutic / relaxing massages to various local disease specific short treatments like Shirodhara, heart dhara, Nasya, Kati basti, Netra Tarpan etc.All these ancient, traditional herbal therapies are 100% safe & very effective.
Abhyangam is a traditional Ayurvedic full body massage. It is done using specific strokes & techniques all over the body with the use of medicated oils.There are 12 benefits of Abhyangam mentioned in ayurved some of them are, deep relaxation, better circulation, removal of toxins from the body, better sleep & better skin. Hence Abhyanga is by far the most popular treatment in Ayurved.
Udvartana is a traditional Ayurvedic scrub massage done all over the body. It is done in rhythmic motion with the help of herbal powder or herbal paste. This massage stimulates the metabolic process, helps in losing weight & excess fat, and helps in achieving detoxification.
Patra pottali pind swed
Patra = leaves of medicinal plants
Pottali pind = bolus.
Sweda = Fomentation or sudation. .
Patra pottali pind swed is a form of sweat inducing (fomentation or sudation) therapy, which is given by using a bolus which is prepared by different combinations of medicinal leaves (like Nirgundi, Shigru, Shireesha, Arka, Neem,Eranda etc ) & is heated with medicinal oil & herbs. Thus it constitutes both snehan and swedan. This therapy is beneficial for pain & related issues, skin issues & for strengthening of muscles, joints & soft tissues.
The word shirodhara originates from two Sanskrit words, Shiro (head) and dhara (flow). It is a form of treatment in which warm, herbalized Ayurvedic oil is poured onto the centre of the forehead where it flows in a continuous stream.The oil pour lasts approximately 30 minutes and is preceded by a head massage. Reducing the impact of stress, reducing anxiety, improving the quality of sleep & hair are some of the benefits of Shirodhara.
Hrud means heart & Hrud Basti or Hruddhara is pouring of medicated liquid in a well made out of dough around the heart area.The procedure improves the functioning and working ability of the heart. It stimulates the heart chakra. Hrud Basti tones the heart muscles & increases blood circulation in the heart thereby helping in an easy flow of blood.
Kati means lower back or lumbosacral area & Kati basti is a traditional Ayurvedic treatment involving pouring of medicated liquid into a well made of dough around the Lower back area.Kati basti is recommended for musculoskeletal disorders in lumbosacral region e.g slip disc, lumbar spondylosis, sciatica or generalised pain & stiffness.
Nasyam is derived from Sanskrit word Nasa which refers to the nose and consists of administering medicine (medicated oil, juice extract or powders) into the nasal cavity. It's a therapy for treating illnesses related to the head region for example, headaches, sinusitis, nose block, hair fall and & its impacts are wide-ranging.
Netra means eye and Tarpan means giving nourishment.This ancient Ayurvedic eye therapy is very soothing & nourishing for the eyes & surrounding tissues. The medicated liquid (oil, ghee or milk) is poured over the eyelids in an enclosure built around the eyes out of wheat flour dough. Netra tarpan is beneficial for dry & watery eyes, blurred vision, Conjunctivitis, Glaucoma.