Ayurvedic Treatments at Nilayoram Ayurvedictreatment involves establishing an individual's mind-body constitution and nature of imbalance initially and then seeking to return to a state of healthy balance. The treatment consists of the use of herbal remedies, special Ayurvedic massage therapies, dietary, lifestyle advice and other aspects of treatment, tailor made for that individual.
The time periods for the Ayurvedic treatments are guidelines it might take for a session. The exact time will differ depending on the needs of the client and a good Ayurvedic physician will design the treatment around the client. Therefore the treatment will defer in terms of time, intensity and oils used, in order to meet the clients specific requirements.
ABHYANGA ~ Ayurvedic whole body massage Special herb infused Ayurvedic oils are slowly warmed up and gently massaged in to the skin. The massage is deeply relaxing, harmonises, detoxifies, strengthens and revitalises the entire body. This massage also improves lymph flow and stimulates the immune system. Furthermore, whilst providing a tired person with a new energy, it simultaneously calms and strengthens the nervous system. It is immediately followed by a steam bath/shower Duration: 60 min.
UDVARTHANA ~ Ayurvedic herbal body-scrub massage Finely ground Ayurvedic herbs are mixed with precious Ayurvedic oils and gently massaged in to the skin with special massage techniques. This is essentially used as part of a safe weight reduction programme. It also results in: the stimulation of the hair follicles and tissues in order to breakdown the deep-seated fat tissues; detoxification and nourishment of the body tissues; the
activation of the skin's natural metabolism; and also the improvement of the lymph flow. The udvarthana massage cleanses and refines the skin structures and gives the skin a soft, silky texture and a lustrous glow. Duration: 60 min
SIRODHARA ~ Ayurvedic forehead oil flow treatment Luke warm herb-infused Ayurvedic oil is gently and steadily poured over the forehead in a continuous stream using a special rhythmic swaying movement, while a gentle massage is given also on the forehead. This results in a fantastic sense of deep relaxation and inner peace; highly effective in removing mental stress and anxieties, in treating insomnia and headaches and improves memory. Duration: 45 – 60 min
ELAKIZHI – Ayurvedicpatrapadalaswedam Leaves and powders of medicinal herbs are fried in medicated oil and applied over the body in rhythmic massage. Useful in arthritis, spondylitis, inflammatory conditions etc. Duration: 45-60 min.
NAVARAKIZHI The whole body is made to perspire by the application of medicinal boluses frequently warmed in herb infused milk. This special Keralite treatment is highly recommended in treating rheumatic conditions, muscular weaknesses, sleeping disorders, high blood pressure and for general body rejuvenation. It makes the body supple, removes stiffness and swellings in the joints. Duration: 60 -75 min
PIZHICHIL In this highly sought after rejuvenation treatment, lukewarm herb-infused Ayurvedic oil is applied to the body in a special rhythmic way followed by a gentle massage. Pizhichil is highly recommended in conditions such as rheumatic conditions, nervous weaknesses, paralytic conditions, sexual weaknesses, high blood pressure, and promotes general body rejuvenation. Duration: 45 - 60 min
SIROVASTHI – Ayurvedic head soaking In this highly specialisedAyurvedic treatment, lukewarm herb-infused Ayurvedic oil is poured in to a cap fitted on the head. Highly recommended for facial paralysis, migraine, sleeping disorders, stress, headaches and other conditions. Duration: 45 - 60 min
KATIVASTHI – Lower back bath Luke warm medicated Ayurvedic oil is placed on the lower back region by making an herbal paste boundary. The main benefits of this specialisedAyurvedic therapy are reducing muscle spasms, lower spine rigidity, and strengthening the bone tissues of the lower back. Duration: 30 -45 min
UROVASTHI – Ayurvedic chest bath Medicated lukewarm Ayurvedic oil is placed over the chest region by making an herbal paste boundary. Recommended for conditions like respiratory disorders; strengthens the heart and relieves sternum pain. Duration: 45 - 60 min
NASYAM Medicated oil is administered in to nostrils for treatment of sinusitis, migraine, headaches, paralytic conditions and for cleansing the nasal cavities. Duration: 15-20 min
AVAGAHAM – Ayurveda hip bath Body is anointed with medicated oil and plunge bath given in a tub fitted with either the decoction of vatahara leaves or milk or medicated oils. Duration: 60 min
PICHU Sponging the body with cotton sponges dipped in medicated oils. Useful for paralysis, rheumatism, nervous breakdown etc. Duration: 45 min.
YONIPRASHALANAM Female reproductive disorders, endometriosis, cysts & fibroids, tumors, infertility etc. Duration: 30 min.