Popular Ayurvedic Therapies

Types of Abhyanga or Massages


For Relaxation:

In case of mental or physical strain, anxiety, insomnia, weakness of muscles, cramps and for the elderly.

Synchronised Full Body Massage:

Completed by two masseurs in simultaneous and synchronised movements for maximum benefit and relaxation.

Udavartana for beauty (herbal body scrub):

For detoxification and nourishment of body tissues, activation of skin's natural metabolism and improvement of lymph flow.
t gives the skin a soft healthy texture and a lustrous glow.

Udavartana for reducing body fat:

Completed by two masseurs with special herbal powders applying reinforced friction and pressure.

Shiro Abhyanga or Head Massage:

Provides nourishment to all the vital organs and promotes their normal functions.

External Oil Basti

Holding warm medicinal oil on a specific part of the body.

Kati Basti

(EOB on lower back) Excellent for sciatica & back pain.

Kukshi Basti

(on epigastric region) Useful in hiatus hernia, bloating, gulma.

Janu Basti

(on the knees) Very effective in the early stages of Osteo-arthritis and in preventing its deterioration.

Greeva Basti

(base of the neck) For cervical spodylitis & neck strain.

Other Therapies

Shirodhara

Running a fine stream of warm liquid on the forehead. It is an excellent therapy for diseases connected with the head, neck, eyes, nose, ears and nervous system.

Nasya

Nasal administration of medicated powders or liquids for clearing the channels in the head and the neck region and for nourishing the sense organs.

Netra Tarpana

Bathing eyes with medicated oil to relieve eye-fatigue and to treat various eye-ailments.

Karna Purna

Filling ears with warm oil. This helps to treat earache, deafness, tinitus, headache, lock-jaw, giddiness as well as certain diseases of gums and teeth.

Preliminary Detoxification

Necessary as a first stage of almost all healing processes. Most individuals suffer from an accumulation of toxins (Ama in Sanskrit). Without first clearing this accumulation, medication and nutrients cannot be absorbed properly.


Special Treatments

Navarakiri

Deep tissue nourishing fomentation & massage combined; very effective in chronic muscular pain and neuromuscular disorders.

Pinda Sweda

Fomentation with a hot bolus of dry medicinal herbs ; very effective in rheumatoid arthritis.


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