Welcome to Adit Kerala Ayurvedic

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ABHAYANGAM

A unique massage, which rejuvenates and balances the energies.,is recommended for overall health and well-being.In this warm oil massage , strokes are given based on the nature of illness . It is very useful for obesity, diabetic gangrene (a condition developed due to lack of blood circulation in certain parts of the body), roughness of skin, rheumatic problems , arthritis etc. It plays a major role in increasing the vitality of the body. It is recommended for 45 minutes per day for 7 ,14 21,and 28 days.

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SHIROABHAYANGAM

Shiroabhayangam can relieve or prevent headaches, soothes the sense organs, nourishes the hair, provides for sound sleep, increases cheerfulness and happiness, and premature greying or balding of the hair.

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UDWARTHANAM

A typical kerala Panchakarma Treatment in which strokes are made in upward direction. Udwarthanam means to promote or to elevate . The name can be attributed either to the treatments ability to improve the body condition. Udwarthanam is an invigorating full body massage using herbal powder (choornam) or paste instead of oil. There are many different types of Udwarthanam, and they are categorized with reference to their purposes, whether it is medical or for relaxation. After the massage, a herbal steam bath or kizhi is recommended, followed by a hot shower . This treatment is very good for diseases such as obesity, diabetic neuropathy, paralysis, skin care, sciatica, indigestion and sclerosis of blood vessels. The massage activates the nerves and increases blood flow to the affected body part and thereby revitalizes and restores the body. It is known to be effective for certain skin diseases. The reduction of fat is an important benefit. It is recommended for 45 minutes per day for 7 ,14, 21,and 28 days.

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PIZHICHAL

It is a typical Kerala Panchakarma Treatment ,Pizhichil literally means ‘squeezing’. Here, warm medicated oil is squeezed over the patient’s body from a piece of cloth that is periodically dipped in a vessel containing the oil. Pizhichil is a special form of treatment which is a combination of oil massage and heat treatment. The treatment is also called ‘Treatment for aristocrats’. The patient is made to lie on a wooden Droni (a specially designed wooden plank). Then pieces of linen dipped in comfortably warm medicated oil are squeezed over the patient’s body from a specific height.The treatment is also beneficial for various ailments such as nervous weakness, sexual weakness, hypertension, Vata imbalances, and limbs emaciation. Pizhichil Treatment increases the blood circulation, nourishes muscles, nerves tissues and sexual.

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NJAVARAKIZHI

This is one of the very effective typical traditional treatments for Rejuvenation. Njavarakizhi is one of traditional treatment forms of Astavaidya tradition in Kerala. It is a special type of treatment therapy that is based on the principle of triggering perspiration in the body with the help of medicated herbal rice. It is an immuno-enhancing therapy in which after a general massage, rice which boiled and medicated is wrapped in cotton bage dipped in warm medicated milk decoction is used to perform in this rejuvenation therapy and is made use in convalescence period of injury and trauma, muscular wasting, arthritis, general weakness, paralysis, pains related to the joints and sore muscles etc. It is also very effective to improve the luster and texture of the skin. Navarakizhi is very effective for the treatment of various ailments including rheumatism, joint and muscle pains, sciatica, slipped discs, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sexual disorders such like menstruation, infertility and nervous weaknesses. The therapy can last for 60 to 90 minutes in a day and continues for 7-14-21-28 days.

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NJAVARATHEPPU

Process by which part of the body or whole body is perspired by application of Njavara rice pudding. Njavartheppu is very effective for the treatment of various ailments including rheumatism, joint and muscle pains, sciatica, slipped discs, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sexual disorders such like menstruation, infertility and nervous weaknesses. The therapy can last for 60 to 90 minutes in a day and continues for 7-14-21-28 days.

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ELAKIZI

Elakizhi is an innovative classical massage in which medicated leaves are used. Herbal leaves are fried in medicated oils, Lemon pieces and coconut scrapes are then added to it. All these are tied in cloth boluses and dipped in hot medicated oil to massage the body . The treatment is also known by the name Patrawedam. When the process is complete, patient is given a bath in moderately hot water. The massage can promote better circulation and is very effective for Arthritic conditions, lumbago, cervical spondylosis, frozen shoulder, sciatica, pain and stiffness of joints, post paralytic spasm, other spastic and inflammatory conditions etc can be cured. The treatment is recommended for 30- 45 minutes per day for a period of 7 to 28 days.

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PODIKIZHI

Podikizhi belong to a group of Ayurvedic treatments of high repute called Sweden. It is a very relaxing massage performed with herbal powder made from a potent mixture of rejuvenating herbs. Here different herbs are powdered and kept in cotton cloth (kizhi). It is made warm in a pan with the help of medicated oils. General massage is done to the patient lying in Dhroni (specially designed table to do panchakarma procedures), and the bolus is gently massaged on different parts of the body for around 30- 45 minutes. Podikizhi is effective in the treatment of many diseases caused by disrupted Vata and Kapha doshas like rheumatic disorder, arthritis, Spondylosis and paralysis. Muscular sprain and stiffness can also be prevented using Sweden and the treatment is found to tone up the musculature. It revives the cells of the skin and offers glow and vitality. I t is generally recommended for 12 to 21 and 28 days.

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KSHEERA DHOOMAM

In this treatment medicated cow milk is heated and the steam is passed over the entire body. It is effective for numbness, facial paralysis, speech disorders, cervical spondylosis, spastic disorders, neurological problems headache, allergies, nervous disorder and paralysis etc. It is recommended continuously for a period of 7- 14 days.

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KADIVASTI

In this process specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept over the lower back with herbal paste boundary. This is one of the most effective treatments for many degenerative disorders of that area. Diseases like chronic back ache, sciatica, rheumatoid arthritis, lumbago, osteoarthritis, weakness of lower limbs etc. are treated using Kativasti. The process goes on for about 40 to 60 minutes per day and is usually recommended for 7-14-21-28 days.

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UROVASTI

In urovasthi specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept in herbal paste boundary on the chest. An effective treatment for respiratory problems, heart disease and muscular chest pains. After a gentle massage on the body, a mixture of specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the chest and retained inside an herbal paste boundary for 45 minutes. It is usually recommended for 7-14-21-28 days.

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JANUVASTI

In Januvasthi specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept in herbal paste boundary on the knee. It is an effective treatment for knee problems. After a gentle massage on the knee, a mixture of specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the knee and retained inside an herbal paste boundary for 30- 45 minutes. It is usually recommended for 7-14-21-28 days.

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UPANAHA SWEDAM

Upanaha is a type of Ekanga Swedha. The word Upanaha means to tie. If Upanaha is done in morning, then it will be removed in night and vice versa. It is Very useful for various types of inflammatory and spastic conditions. It is usually recommended for 7-14 days.

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AVAGAHASWEDAM{ HIP BATH )

Body is smeared with medicated oil and plunge bath given in a tub filled with decoction of vatahara leaves suitable for patients condition. Relieves joint pain, back pain & provides muscular relaxation. For the diseases of spinal cord, hip and lower back. It is helpful in gynecological conditions.

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PICHU

Pichu, one of the Purvakarma therapies, is considered as an effective treatment for diseases of the cranial nerves arising from Vata disorder. This therapy is very effective for paralysis, rheumatism, nervous treatment , headache, sleeplessness/insomnia, hypertension and Migraine etc..

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THALAM

Thalam is the Malayalam name for the treatment procedure of retaining medicated oils over the center of the head using the help of medicated paste(Shirolepam). In ancient days it was a treatment prescribed for mental illness. Now it has been re-designed as a mode of treatment for the conditions arising out of modern day life style diseases; Lack of memory, lack of willpower, lack of concentration, etc. It is usually recommended for 7-14-21-28 days.

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SHIROVASTHI

Shirovasthi is the procedure where the medicated oil is retained in a fixed elongated leather cap around the person’s forehead . The oil has to be retained on the head for about 30 to 45 minutes based on the patient’s condition. This is an effective treatment for many diseases of the head, face, and central nervous system. Sirovasthi is ideal for facial paralysis, migraine, head ache, insomnia, memory loss, mental stress, dry nose, dryness of the eye and also for cervical spondylosis. Though useful in all Dosha types of ailments, the treatment is more useful in Vata related diseases. The timing and periodicity of the treatment varies according to the condition of the patient and type of disease. Usually, recommended for 7- 14 and 21 days.

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DHARA (THAKRA DHARA, SIRODHARA & KSHEERA DHARA)

It is a process by which herbal oils, medicated milk, buttermilk etc are allowed to flow on the forehead in a special method, This treatment is for insomnia, vatha predominated diseases, mental disorders, neurasthenia, memory loss and certain skin diseases. In Thakra Dhara, after giving head massage medicated Buttermilk is poured in an uninterrupted flow from a hanging vessel to the forehead and scalp. This is very good in treating scalp problems, dandruff, Psoriasis, hypertension, Diabetes, hair loss and other skin complaints. Oil massage is given to the patient at the end of this treatment. This gives head very cooling effect and is very good in relieving stress and strain and generates sleep. It is advised about 60-90 minutes in a day for 7 – 14 and 21 days.

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SARVANGA DHARA

Dhara means ‘pouring of medicinal liquid’ in the traditional system of Ayurveda. Dhara treatment is mostly given to the head but also to different parts of the body too. The name of Dhara varies with the kind of material (mostly oil) used for the Dhara Therapy. When dhara is applied to head it is called “Shirodhara” that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead (the ‘third eye’). . The liquids used in shirodhara depend on what is being treated, but can include oil, milk, buttermilk, coconut water, or even plain water. Shirodhara has been used to treat a variety of conditions including eye diseases, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, graying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia, hearing impairment, tinnitus, vertigo and certain types of skin diseases like psoriasis.

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DHANYAMLA DHARA

Dhanyamla Dhara is a special type of Dhara treatment with a decoction prepared from some cereals (Dhanya) and vinegar (Amla) obtained from citrus fruits. The therapy with this liquid is called Dhanyamladhara. As in any other Dhara, this liquid too is poured in a continual stream over the patient’s body in a rhythmic way through a special vessel for 1 hour daily for 7, 14, 21 and 28 days. It is a remedy for hemiplegia paralysis rheumatic complaints and vata predominant diseases etc.

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MUKHALEPAM(HERBAL FACIAL)

A herbal face pack with specially made herbal powder and fresh cream that helps preventing and avoiding wrinkles and improving the skin tone. Mukhalepam increase fairness. It prevents pimples, acne, marks, black circles and darkness.

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THARPANAM

Tharpanam is a rejuvenation treatment for eyes. Eyes are bathed in pure form of medicated ghee for about 2 to 10 minutes. The treatment strengthens the optical nerves, prevents cataract and provides a cooling effect to the eyes. In this treatment the patient is made to lie on his/her back on the dhroni and a paste formed in a receptacle around the orbit and a specially prepared medicate Oil with Brimhana Dravyas is poured over the eyes and the eyes are winked for a minimum time of approximately 35 minutes gradually increasing day by day for a maximum time 50 minutes and gradually decreasing vice-versa. This is often repeated for 7-21 days. The treatment very good for pain and burning sensation in the eyes. Dry eye syndrome, strengthens the eye muscles,It helps in relieving strain on It. It is a best treatment for eye ailments like refractive errors, retinopathies, fatigue, cataract, ptosis, Ocular muscle weakness etc.

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KARNAPOORNAM

In this treatment, warm medicated oil and fumes are applied to the ears for 5 to 10 minutes followed by massage around the ears and jaw area. This helps in loosening wax and relieving jaw and neck tension, itching, earaches and headaches. This treatment is very effective for deafness, and humming of the ear etc.

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YONI PRAKSHLAN

It is a method of Ayurvedic cleaning of vaginal area with medicated oils. Herbal oils and decoctions are applied through the vaginal route. Yoni means female genital and Prakshalanam or prakshalan means washing or bathing. This procedure is prescribed for gynecological Infections, Inflammation, Erosions and Infertility Treatments. It is also a Purification process for Genital organs. It is generally recommended for 7-28 days .

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LEECH THERPY

Medicinal leech sucks impure blood and aids ulcer healing, and can probably therefore be used for the treatment of varicose veins, ulcers. It helps in correcting any abnormality in the blood and thereby solves a number of problems.