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Rejuvenation Therapy

Rejuvenation therapy is known as Rasayana in ayurveda. This therapy is one of the eight branches of ayurveda.Rasayana is a special type of treatment containing various methods of rejuvenation. It derives from 'Rasa' and 'Ayana.' The literal meaning of Rasa is the essence of something. Anything ingested into the body in the form of food or medicine is first resynthesized into Rasa Dhatu, the basic plasma tissue. Ayana is the method by which Rasa is carried to all the body tissues for biochemical metamorphosis (Rasakriya). The concept of Rasayana is based on these two principles of conservation and transmutation of energy. Rasayana therapy strives to improve physical, mental and moral Qualities. It prevents old age, restores youthfulness, improves the complexion and the voice, increases physical strength and immunity. It strengthens memory and intelligence, gives happiness to oneself, and a life which is beneficial to others

Indications for Rasayana Therapy

Rejuvenation Therapy is the life promoting, anti-aging jewel of Ayurveda. It can be the “nectar of immortality” with the proper knowledge, and should be a routine part of one’s health maintenance regimen. Here are some common indications of when Rasayana should be practiced:
‣  After a severe illness
‣  Mental exhaustion
‣  Physical exhaustion
‣  Vata disorders (insomnia,weakness, debility, emaciation…)
‣  Anemia
‣  Weakened immunity
‣  Chronic fatigue
‣  After age 40
‣  Sexual debility
‣  Infertility
 

Benefits of Rasayana Therapy

‑  Arrests premature aging.
‑  Enhances intelligence, memory, strength, youth, luster, sweetness of voice and vigor.
‑  Nourishes blood, lymph, flesh, adipose tissue and semen, and thus prevents degenerative changes and illnesses
‑  Improves metabolic processes, which results in the best possible biotransformation and produce the best-quality bodily tissues and eradicates senility and other diseases of old age.
‑  Has a marked action on sexual organs, and are called called vrishya substances as shukra dhatu is best nourished by it.
‑  Builds natural resistance against infection
‑  Invigorates the body in general by sustaining the required balance between anabolism and catabolism.
 

Duration of Therapy

This Treatment includes body massage with hand and foot by two masseurs with medicated oil and cream, internal rejuvenative medicines and medicated steam bath. This therapy is for 90 minutes to 2 hours per day for 7 to 14 days.

Body Purification Therapy

Disposal of metabolized products happens in each living being. The human body is an intricate kind of machine, which has got many capacities: the majority of them are voluntarily controlled and few works involuntarily. Aggregation of few toxins is the natural process of the body as a consequence of different metabolic exercises, which the body performs automatically. Certain poisons still stay in the body creating numerous illnesses, when their amount increases past a certain level. Unless these wastes are removed from the body they tend to stick into minute channels called as srotas and begin creating disease. Consequently, to remain healthy, it is important to dispose of wastes from these channels.

Shodhana Chikitsa removes toxins from the body and restores the equilibrium of the Dosha. Shodhana Chikitsa consists of a three-stage purification process as follows:

‣  Purva Karma – preparatory purification prior to the main purification
‣  Pradhana Karma – the main five purification methods (known as Panchakarma treatment)
‣  Paschath Karma – post rejuvenation therapy.
 
Shodhan includes five methods of elimination processes. They are:
 
Vaman – Ayurvedic practitioners use Vaman therapy (therapeutic vomiting) to eliminate the kapha (excess mucus) present in the body. This helps from recurrent attacks of colds, cough, bronchitis or asthma which is due to fluid accumulation in the lungs.
Virechan – The virechana therapy (purgation therapy) is done to remove the excess pitta or when the body secretes bile in large amount due to some imbalances, and the deposits in the liver, gallbladder, liver and small intestine. This leads to persistent attacks of fever, nauseated feeling, and jaundice. The Virechana therapy helps in stabilizing body activity in such condition.
Basti – In Basti therapy (enema therapy), herbal preparations like sesame oil and the like are administered into the body through the rectum. This helps relieve the body from chronic fever, constipation, cold, sexual disorders, backache, sciatica, kidney stones, and other joint paints. Basti is also a cure for headaches and muscle spasm.
Nasya – Administration of medication through nasal passage is called nasya. The body doshas in the sinus, nose, throat or head areas are cured by Nasya.
Rakt Mokshan – Toxins entering the blood produce skin disorders. In such cases, internal medication alone is insufficient and purification of blood is necessary. In Rakt Mokshan (also known as blood-letting) leech is applied on the affected part. It helps in conditions like enlarged liver, spleen and gout.
 

Shaman Therapy

Shaman Therapy (also known as palliation or suppression) is a milder treatment method aimed at restoring balance in the body through medication. It is used when the patient is not fit for shodan (the harsher body purification methods). Other reasons for using this therapy are lack of time or apprehension of the patient towards deep cleansing methods. Unlike in Shodhan, the Shaman method requires efforts from part of the patient to retain the positive results of Shaman. Some methods employed in administering Shaman Therapy to the patient are:
Deepan – Deepan means illumination. It implies empowering Agni (digestive fire) to create the appetite. In this process, medicated ghee and the spicy and fat-rich food is administered to subside the aggravated dosha to achieve a balanced state.
Paachan – This is a method of digesting toxic wastes or ama. Various herbal combinations administered help in digesting these undigested toxins.
Kshudha Nigrah – This is a fasting technique, which literally means killing of appetite. Total or selective fasting is employed until the doshas are balanced in the body. Sometimes to balance a particular dosha, certain food or lifestyle activities that promote the dosha are to be given up. This practice aims to restore tridosha balance and is particularly beneficial for diseases associated with digestive tract.
Vyayaam – This means physical exercise. Certain specific exercises are suggested in curing conditions such as obesity, diabetes, digestive problems etc. For optimum results, it is combined with medication for optimum results.
Aatap Seva – This method is also known as Atap Seva. It includes sunbathing for skin diseases, rheumatism, or arthritis-related conditions. This treatment also pacifies Vata dosha.
Marut Seva – This method is also known as Wind Service and is the therapy which includes administration of fresh air, mostly to treat asthma, tuberculosis-related conditions. According to Ayurveda, breathing air is ‘prana’ or life. It is a method of pumping life into the body system.
 

Duration of Therapy

The 15-day package process include Body massage, Snehapanam, Nasyam, Virachanam(Medicated purgative), Snehavasthi, Dhara, Pizhichil, Njavarakizhi, Karnapooranam, Tharpanam, Sirovasthi, Steam Bath, and internal herbal medicines.

Ayurvedic Weight Loss

Ayurveda has different types of body massage with herbal oil for removing the excess fat from the body. Udwardhanam is one the best method of heating the body with a powder massage and removing the excess fat accumulated on the body There are few medicines for internal use which will instigate proper digestion and metabolic activities of the body. The Ayurveda medicines are herbal products and have no side effect.

Ayurvedic dosctors perscribe herbal food supplements tablets which is Natural and herbal way to remove excess fats. These key ingredients interact with the bodys natural process of metabolism. The krebs cycle prevents the fats to form and cuts the fats in the human body and keeps the body slim-trim Panchakarma treatments like Vasti, & Vamanam which could be every much effective for removing the toxins and extra fat from the body.

It is recommend to have treatments of minimum 28 days because sudden reduction of the weight will affect the working of your body The slimming programme includes medicated herbal powder massage and herbal oil massage. Adhering to the specific diet prescribed during the treatment forms one of the essential parts of the programme. Other treatment procedures include medicated steam bath, intake of herbal juices, herbal tea etc.

Traditional Ayurvedic slimming Package includes: Abhyangam, Udwardhanam, Vasti & Swedanam.

Abhyangam
Abhyangam is an oil massage, recommended for increasing flexibility of muscles and joints, rejuvenating skin, and keeping impurities from accumulating in the body by stimulating various tissues. Abhyangam increases the production of white blood corpuscles and antibodies, which provide more resistance against viruses and diseases. This helps the defense mechanism in the body and increases immunity towards environmental changes. In this way massage is a protector, preserver and a rejuvenator, increasing self-confidence and will power. Also relieves fatigue, promotes the eyesight, longevity, sleep and nourishes the body.
Udwardhanam
Udwardhanam is the treatment where in the massage is done with powders of medicines The powder is rubbed forcibly on the body in upward direction. Other procedures are same as the Uzchil, described earlier. Udwardhanam provides therapeutic effects for Obesity, Dullness of body and mind, and also very effective for proper blood supply etc. Udwardhanam is an invigorating full body massage using herbal powder (choornam) instead of oil. This treatment is good for diseases such as diabetic neuropathy, paralysis, obesity, skin care, sciatica, indigestion and sclerosis of blood vessels. The massage activates the nerves and increases blood flow to the affected body part. Udwardhanam massage is also important to preserve health. As massage stimulates blood flow activates, revitalizes and restores the body, thus preserving their strength, skin texture, and natural elasticity. It is known to be effective at certain skin diseases. The reduction of fat is an important benefit.
Vasti
Ayurvedic Vasti involves the injection of herbal concoctions or certain herbal preparations in a liquid medium into the rectum. Vasti treatment is used to eliminate the vata (air) dosha out through the rectum as vata's predominant site is the colon. Vasti is a very effective cleansing process. It rejuvenates the body and alleviates constipation, distention, chronic fever, the common cold, sexual disorders, kidney stones, heart pain, vomiting, backache, neck pain, hyperacidity ...etc. In simple terms, Vasti means medicated enema. It washes out all your toxins through the digestive tract. The medicinal preparation is introduced into the bowel through the anus. The medicine pulls out the toxins from the entire body channels into the bowels, which are then expelled out of the body. Vasti is very effective for constipation, chronic fever, sexual disorders, kidney stones, piles, backache, and hyper acidity.
 

Duration of Therapy

Usually duration of the treatmemnt is 21-28 days

Stress Management

As we are all aware, all varieties of stress is anxiety based. While some people may cope with stress more quickly than others, many find it extremely difficult to recover from stressful events. There are different types of stress, all of which carry physical and mental health risks. A stress may be a one time or short term occurrence, or it can also be an occurrence that keeps happening over a long period of time. In any of these cases, they have a major influence upon one’s mood, sense of well-being, behavior, and above all on the person’s health. Acute stress responses in young and healthy individuals may be adaptive and may not impose a health burden. However, if the threat is unremitting, particularly in older or unhealthy individuals, its long-term effects can damage the health.

A person living with high levels of stress is one who puts one’s entire well-being at risk. Stress to a large extent can also wreak havoc on your emotional equilibrium, your physical health, your ability to think clearly, function effectively, and even enjoy life.

Ayurvedic stress relief treatment includes the following:

Abyanga
Full-body massage with medicated herbal oils to relief tension from muscles and joints
Pizchil
Head massage and deep tissue oil pouring massage to strengthen hormonal secretions
Sirodhara
A head massage followed by the continuous pouring of warm herbal oil/milk/buttermilk on the forehead for 45 minutes to 1 hour to cool the nervous system.
Sirovasthi
Warm herbal oils put on the head and kept for one hour to cool the cerebral and nervous systems.
Talam
Special powder mixed with medicated herbal oil applied on the head.
Thalapothichil
Special herbal pastes applied to the entire body
Steam bath
Given after the full body massage
Ayurvedic diet
Given to counteract the stress relief chemicals
Yoga
During Yoga, many powerful techniques are used to relieve stress layer by layer from the physical body, mental body, energy body, intellectual body so as to finally reach the supreme happiness state
 

Duration of Therapy

Usually duration of the treatmemnt is 14-21 days

Pizhichil

Pizhichil is one of the panchakarma techniques where medicated oil is poured onto the body in continuous streams while being gently massaged by therapists for an hour or hour and a half. It is relaxing and soothing and also deeply rejuvenating the whole body.

In this treatment, patient is made to lie on a specially designed wooden plank and medicated warm oil are squeezed over the patient’s body using linen cloth. Therapists gently massage the body of the patient with this oil from either side. This is effective in diseases like spondylosis, hemiplegia, arthritis, back pain & muscular dystrophy.

Njavarakizhi

Navarakkizhi is a special ayurvedic massage, which rejuvenates the body. This is very effective in degenerative muscle diseases like poliomyelitis, muscular atrophy. This is considered very effective when done after Pizhichil treatment and is done regularly for a duration of 14 or 21 days.

In Navarakkizhi ayurvedic massage, medicated oil is applied to the patient's body and the body is massaged with small linen bags which contain cooked rice.The rice used is a special type of rice called shashti or navara rice and is cooked in cow's milk with other herbal ingredients. The therapists use small linen bags filled with cooked rice and dipped in the above decoction to massage the patient's body. It gives nutrition to the tissues which are undergoing depletion and degeneration and is a time-tested treatment administered to those ailing from musculoskeletal and neuromuscular diseases

Dhara

Dhara is an ayurvedic treatment advised for several diseases like stress-related disorders, sleeplessness, and many degenerated brain disorders. It helps to strengthen the central nervous system and is prescribed in clinical conditions like epilepsy, diabetic neuropathy, paralysis

In this treatment, a continuous stream of medicated warm oil / herbal decoctions / medicated milk/ buttermilk is poured onto the forehead for 45 to 90 minutes. This procedure often induces a mental state similar to a trance, which creates profound relaxation of the mind and body. It deeply relaxes and revitalises the central nervous system.

Sirovasthi

Sirovasti is very effective treatment for many diseases affecting cranial nerves. This is recommended for neuralgia, hemicrania, optic atrophy, otalgia, and other facial paralysis.

In this treatment, warm medicated oil is kept over the patient's head using a special cap fitted to head.The oil is allowed to stay in the cap for around an hour and the head is wiped off with a towel after the removal of oil.The treatment is continued for seven days, and a full course involves 7 days of preparation and another 7 days of post-treatment procedures as well. The physician will also prescribe a special diet as well as some medicines called kashayams and lehyams (most of the times, if you are coming for specific cases or treatment in hospital set up- special diet and medicines in the form of kashya (decotion), lehya (lickable medicine) or choorna (medicated powder) will be given. After the treatment patients will be given medicines for 1 month or 1 1/2 months or according to the condition of the disease.

Nasyam

Nasyam or Errhine Therapy is one of the main Panchakarma therapy that involves administering of medicated herbal oils or medicated powder through the nose. Nasyam is a toxin removing process and it’s very helpful to get relaxation for head related problems.

Ayurveda offers different types of nasyam like Virechana Nasyam.,Dhamana Nasyam, Brumhana Nasyam, and Shamana nasyam. The main benefits from these treatments are cures nasal congestion and sinusitis, helps to remove toxins from cavities, neck, brain, eyes, nose, ear and throat, improve the immunity power and memory, revitalize the brain and nervous system, strengthens sensory organs, relieves headaches and stress and prevents skin diseases.

Detoxification Program

Disposal of metabolized products happens in each living being. The human body is an intricate kind of machine, which has got many capacities: the majority of them are voluntarily controlled and few works involuntarily. Aggregation of few toxins is the natural process of the body as a consequence of different metabolic exercises, which the body performs automatically. Certain poisons still stay in the body creating numerous illnesses, when their amount increases past a certain level. Unless these wastes are removed from the body they tend to stick into minute channels called as srotas and begin creating disease. Consequently, to remain healthy, it is important to dispose of wastes from these channels.

Shodhana Chikitsa removes toxins from the body and restores the equilibrium of the Dosha. Shodhana Chikitsa consists of a three-stage purification process as follows:

‣  Purva Karma – preparatory purification prior to the main purification
‣  Pradhana Karma – the main five purification methods (known as Panchakarma treatment)
‣  Paschath Karma – post rejuvenation therapy.
 
Shodhan includes five methods of elimination processes. They are:
 
Vaman – Ayurvedic practitioners use Vaman therapy (therapeutic vomiting) to eliminate the kapha (excess mucus) present in the body. This helps from recurrent attacks of colds, cough, bronchitis or asthma which is due to fluid accumulation in the lungs.
Virechan – The virechana therapy (purgation therapy) is done to remove the excess pitta or when the body secretes bile in large amount due to some imbalances, and the deposits in the liver, gallbladder, liver and small intestine. This leads to persistent attacks of fever, nauseated feeling, and jaundice. The Virechana therapy helps in stabilizing body activity in such condition.
Basti – In Basti therapy (enema therapy), herbal preparations like sesame oil and the like are administered into the body through the rectum. This helps relieve the body from chronic fever, constipation, cold, sexual disorders, backache, sciatica, kidney stones, and other joint paints. Basti is also a cure for headaches and muscle spasm.
Nasya – Administration of medication through nasal passage is called nasya. The body doshas in the sinus, nose, throat or head areas are cured by Nasya.
Rakt Mokshan – Toxins entering the blood produce skin disorders. In such cases, internal medication alone is insufficient and purification of blood is necessary. In Rakt Mokshan (also known as blood-letting) leech is applied on the affected part. It helps in conditions like enlarged liver, spleen and gout.
 

Shaman Therapy

Shaman Therapy (also known as palliation or suppression) is a milder treatment method aimed at restoring balance in the body through medication. It is used when the patient is not fit for shodan (the harsher body purification methods). Other reasons for using this therapy are lack of time or apprehension of the patient towards deep cleansing methods. Unlike in Shodhan, the Shaman method requires efforts from part of the patient to retain the positive results of Shaman. Some methods employed in administering Shaman Therapy to the patient are:
Deepan – Deepan means illumination. It implies empowering Agni (digestive fire) to create the appetite. In this process, medicated ghee and the spicy and fat-rich food is administered to subside the aggravated dosha to achieve a balanced state.
Paachan – This is a method of digesting toxic wastes or ama. Various herbal combinations administered help in digesting these undigested toxins.
Kshudha Nigrah – This is a fasting technique, which literally means killing of appetite. Total or selective fasting is employed until the doshas are balanced in the body. Sometimes to balance a particular dosha, certain food or lifestyle activities that promote the dosha are to be given up. This practice aims to restore tridosha balance and is particularly beneficial for diseases associated with digestive tract.
Vyayaam – This means physical exercise. Certain specific exercises are suggested in curing conditions such as obesity, diabetes, digestive problems etc. For optimum results, it is combined with medication for optimum results.
Aatap Seva – This method is also known as Atap Seva. It includes sunbathing for skin diseases, rheumatism, or arthritis-related conditions. This treatment also pacifies Vata dosha.
Marut Seva – This method is also known as Wind Service and is the therapy which includes administration of fresh air, mostly to treat asthma, tuberculosis-related conditions. According to Ayurveda, breathing air is ‘prana’ or life. It is a method of pumping life into the body system.
 

Duration of Therapy

The 15-day package process include Body massage, Snehapanam, Nasyam, Virachanam(Medicated purgative), Snehavasthi, Dhara, Pizhichil, Njavarakizhi, Karnapooranam, Tharpanam, Sirovasthi, Steam Bath, and internal herbal medicines.

Spine Care Program

Pizhichil is one of the panchakarma techniques where medicated oil is poured onto the body in continuous streams while being gently massaged by therapists for an hour or hour and a half. It is relaxing and soothing and also deeply rejuvenating the whole body.

In this treatment, patient is made to lie on a specially designed wooden plank and medicated warm oil are squeezed over the patient’s body using linen cloth. Therapists gently massage the body of the patient with this oil from either side. This is effective in diseases like spondylosis, hemiplegia, arthritis, back pain & muscular dystrophy.

Shirodhara

Shirodhara Treatment

Shirodhara is a unique and powerful ayurvedic therapy traditionally done as part of the Panchakarma detoxification regime. A specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured in a thin steady stream directly onto the forehead of a person who lies down on a massage table with their eyes covered.Shirodhara purifies the mind, alleviates anxiety, reduces headaches, and expands awareness. Shirodhara - a union of two sanskrit words: “ shir “ meaning head and “ dhara “ meaning to flow, pour or stream, involved the pouring of a specially prepared medicated herbal oil in a steady stream over the head of an individual usually for around 30-40 minutes.This treatment is generally done as part of pancharkarma detoxification ,but can be administered on its own as well.

Benefits of Shirodhara

Shirodhara promotes blood circulation, reduce stress, restore damaged nerves, improve memory and cognitive function. Its benefits are :
‣  Peaceful Relaxation: The soothing warmth of the oil and gentle pressure allows the body, mind and nervous system to experience a deep state of rest. This treatment benefits even a healthy individual looking to maintain health and enhance well-being, clarity, calm, and immunity. Shirodhara boosts deep relaxation, alleviates fatigue and renews and invigorates the body and mind. It also balances one’s energy level.
‣  Improvement in Sleep and reduce stress level: Shirodhara helps to reduce the stress hormones level, thus relaxes the mind. Pouring of warm oils used stimulates and soothes the hypothalamus, thereby regulating the functions of the pituitary gland and inducing sleep. The ability of Shirodhara can easily overcome sleeping problems when coupled with herbal support.
‣  Restore hair vitality: The medicated oils absorbed through the scalp spur the hair follicles, and hence Shirodhara is essential therapy to treat hair problems such as early greying of hair or Hair fall
‣  Restoration nerve degeneration: Shirodhara has a massive impact on the nervous system. That means, this procedure instantly and directly calms, relaxes and have a purifying effect on the mind and nerves.
 

Types of Shirodhara

Shirodhara treatments are offered mainly in four types,

‑  Kashaya dhara (Herbal oil) : The Shirodhara that uses medicated herbal decoction is called Kashayadhara, where the type of oil and herbs are chosen depending upon the condition of the patient, that they would like the treatment for.
‑  Thailadhara (Medicated oil) : The Shirodhara that uses medicated oil in the process is called Thailadhara.
‑  Ksheerdhara (milk infused with herbs): Ksheerdhara uses medicated milk in its Shirodhara process, which is infused with the relevant herbs, like sandalwood, camphor or vetiver roots. The temperature of the milk is kept lukewarm at the beginning of the process and then maintained at room temperature as it is carried forward.
‑  Takra Dhara (buttermilk infused with herbs): Takradhara is a type of Shirodhara in which herb infused buttermilk made by mixing equal quantities of a herbal decoction and buttermilk, is poured from a specific height and for a specific time period continuously and rhythmically, allowing the buttermilk, to run through the scalp and into the hair.
 

Shirodhara Procedure

  • The patient lies down on the wooden massage table with their eyes closed, and covered.
  • The treatment begins with the pouring of the specially medicated lukewarm/room temperature oil from copper pot continuously as a steady stream on to the forehead in a gentle oscillating manner.
  • This procedure is also often paired with a gentle massage from Ayurveda therapist performed parallelly on the body.
  • After finishing the Dhara, the patient is allowed to take rest for a few minutes and then a hot water bath is given on the body and special medicated water is used for head bath.
  • The time duration of Shirodhara treatment may extend from 30 to 60 minutes depending on the condition of the patient.

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