Massage is used in Panchakarma, an intensive detox, as well as for individualized treatments tailored to the needs of the client or patient. The most well known Ayurvedic massage is Abhyangam, a medicated oil massage which involves two therapists who simultaneously deliver healing strokes to the whole body. Strokes include: tapping, squeezing, kneading, and [...]
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Panchakarma is Ayurveda’s primary purification and detoxification system. Panchakarma, meaning “five therapies” is comprised of 5 therapeutic detox processes including: Vamana, Virechana, Nasya, Basti and Raktamoskshana. The series of five therapies help to remove deeply rooted stress and illness from your life and past life. Ama in the cells causes the cell to be unconscious. [...]
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Home Remedy for Asthma:
1. Prepare 1 tsp honey mixed with ½ tsp cinnamon powder and take daily for prevention or before asthma-inducing activity.
2. To prevent the worsening of asthma, boil 8-10 cloves of garlic in ½ cup of milk and drink it at nighttime.
3. Stir teaspoon of honey into warm water and drink [...]
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Nasya Nasal Drops
The Nasyam is one of the main Panchkarma treatments.
In this process specific herbal juices, medicated oils, herbal powder etc. Any one of these are taken and are applied through nose for a period of 7 to 14 days. This treatment requires a specific procedure which the therapist are doing under the assistance [...]
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This treatment consists in applying herbal paste on the crown chakra. It is very popular in Kerala.
1. Rasnadi thalam (V/K)
25 grams of rasnadi choorna mix with karpooradi thailam (you can use eucalyptus oil or sesame oil or fresh ginger juice instead of karpooradi thailam) to make a paste. This works well for sinusitis, cold, [...]
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Dhara → stream or pouring
Shiro → head.
This healing massage entails continuous pouring of medicated oil on the forehead with pendulum motion for a specific period of time. Medicated oil, milk or buttermilk may be used depending on the needs of the client. The treatment begins with a full body massage or head massage to [...]
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Abhyangam, the most famous of Ayurvedic massages, is a whole body massage that uses warm oil, specific to your dosha to rebalance the energy of the body. It helps to drain the lymphatic system, increase energy, and rejuvenate the whole body while nurturing the body, mind, and spirit.
Indications: This treatment is very useful in poor [...]
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Also known as oil bath, this is a rare and lavish Ayurveda treament that uses 3000 ml of warm medicated oil. It utilizes 2-5 therapists to provide a constant stream and rhythm of the oil as it is poured all over the body. This treatment leaves the patient feeling fully rejuvenated and completely relaxed.
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What is Dosha?
Ayurvedic treatment is specific to an individual’s unique dosha (Prakruti). Pakruti is a combination of element energy which is present at the time of conception. Each individual is composed with a predominance of the elements which are reflected as physical and mental features. Thus, the element energy you are born with defines [...]
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