Treatments: Description & Prices

Our Ayurvedic Treatments are offered as both a full Healing Treatment Program, as well as single treatments depending on your needs.

Dhara
Herbal oils are slowly and constantly applied to the forehead for about 45 minutes by 2 therapists each day for the duration of the healing period. Dhara treats insomnia, mental tension and certain skin disorders. 

Kizhi
Herbal mixtures are applied to the body every day for 45 minutes for the duration of the healing period. The heated herbal mixtures are applied to the entire body using mesh boluses which contain the herbs. This treatment is effective for osteoarthritis, arthritis, spondilosis and joint injuries. 

Dhanyamla Dhara
Warmed, special herbal liquids are poured over the entire body in a rhythmic way using the Dhara technique. This treatment lasts for about 45 minutes and is administered daily for the duration of the healing period. The treatment is effective for rheumatic complaints, paralysis and other nervous system disorders. 

Abhyangam
This treatment uses a specialised massage technique where the pressure is applied to different areas according to the specific complaint. The treatment is administered each day for 1 hour. This is especially effective for obesity and dermatitis complaints etc. 


Udvarthanam 
This is a treatment which involves massage with a herbal powder for 45 minutes daily for the duration of the healing period. It is effective for complaints such as hemiplegia, paralysis, obesity and certain rheumatic ailments. 

Nasyam
In this treatment, various herbal juices or medicated oils are administered through the nose each day for the duration of the healing period. It is highly effective in treating headaches, paralysis, mental disorders and some types of skin disease. 

Vasthi
This treatment involves the administering of herbal oils and certain herbal extracts through the anal outlet each day for the entire healing period. This is known to be effective in treating arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, numbness, stomach complaints associated with rheumatism and other stomach disorders such as constipation. 

Njavarakizhi
This treatment involves the application of certain medicinal mixtures through the use of boluses which are rubbed over the whole body by 2 - 4 therapists. The special application and mixture of herbs and medicines enduces sweating in the affected parts of the body and sometimes the entire body, depending on the client’s condition. It lasts for about 60-90 minutes daily for the duration of the healing period and is used to treat rheumatism, joint pain and certain skin disorders. 

Sirovasthi
In this treatment, various herbal oils are heated and poured into a cap which is fixed on the head. This is poured and left for 15-60 minutes per day, depending on the clients’s condition, for the duration of the healing period. This treatment is used for facial paralysis, dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat and severe headaches. 

Snehapanam 
Medicated ghee is given internally in an exact quantity on a daily basis for the duration of the healing period. This treatment is for osteoarthritis, psoriasis and leukaemia.

Pizhichil
This treatment involves the application of lukewarm, herbal oils to the entire body. The oil is applied by 2 - 4 therapists in a scientific and rhythmic way for about 60-90 minutes per day for the duration of the treatment program. Pizhichil treats all rheumatic illnesses such as arthritis, paralysis, paralysis-agitates and hemiplegia. It is also used to treat impotence, reduced libido and nervous disorders.


Healing Treatment Programs

REJUVENATION PROGRAM Rasayana Chikilsa / BODY DETOX PROGRAM Shodhana Chikilsa 
This process aims to purify the whole body to attain balance in all the elements and bodily systems. During the healing period, treatments will include body massage, Snehapanam, Nasyam, Abhyangam, Kizhi, Vasthi, Dhara, Pizhichil, Thalapothichil, Virechanam, Steam bath and other internally administered medicines will be given. 

LIVE LONG, LIVE YOUNG PROGRAM Kayakalap Chikilsa 
This is a major treatment package in the Ayurvedic medicine system. It slows down the ageing process, stops the degeneration of cells in the body, and boosts the immune system. Administering Rasyana (a special medicine) internally is the main part of the treatment but during the 28 days, the client will also undergo all of the following: body massage, Snehapanam, Nasyam, Dhara, Pizhichil, Thalapothichil, Kizhi, Abhyangam and medicated steam bath (see single treatment list below for details). This treatment is good for men and women of all ages who want to live long and remain young! 

PSORIASIS TREATMENT PROGRAM Sidhma Chikilsa  
This treatment is very effective in treating all types of Psoriasis. The program will include Lepanam, Abhyangam, Snehapanam, Pizhichil, medicated steam bath and clients will also be prescribed specific and specially prepared internal herbal medicines. 

WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM
This program involves 2 different types of massage using powders and oils, treatment using the medicated steam bath and a specifically prescribed mix of herbal juices and herbal teas. A very important part of the treatment is the special Ayurvedic diet which will be advised specifically for each client. It includes diet, Udvarthanam, Abhyangam, Padabhyangam, Kizhi, Sreambath & Yoga, etc

BODY BEAUTIFUL PROGRAM
This treatment is to improve skin tone and complexion and also improves the overall body condition. The program involves herbal face packs, herbal cream massage, herbal oil massages, medicated steam bath treatments and herbal tea prescriptions. The ultimate bodily treat. It includes Abhyamgam, Dhara, Kizhi, facepack, Thalapothichil, steambath etc...

SPINAL CARE PROGRAM
This program is to promote overall spinal health - preventing potential problems in the future and treating already existing spinal complaints. Special massages, Kativasthi, Snehavasthi, Kashayavasthi, Pizhichil, Njavarakizhi are all included in the program and a series of specific daily excercises will be advised which will be according to each client’s condition. 

MEN’S HEALTH PROGRAMME
The Men’s Health Programme is to boost cardio respiratory capacity, muscular capacity, flexibility and body composition as well as to improve social health, mental health, emotional health and spiritual health. The newly designed Men’s Health Programme heals major sexual problems such as erectile dysfunction, reduced or lost interest in sex, problems with ejaculation, low testosterone, prostate problems, male infertility problems and to boost libido. Thereby live a healthy dynamic life in this changing world. Treatments included : Snehana , Abhyangam, Elakizhy, Njawarakizhy, Annalepam, Kayasekam, Anuvasanavasthy, Yapana vasthy, Shirodhara, Thakradhara, Thalapothichil, Thala

Single Treatments
 

Abhyangam (€30)

Abhyanga is the general body massage in Ayurveda using medicated oils, aiding the removal of toxic accumulation. This treatment is done normally for 30 to 60 minutes synchronized four hand massage. It is a very effective rejuvenation therapy which improves circulation, strength, skin lustier, immuno-modulation and sound sleep.

Shirodhara (€45)

"Sirodhara" literally means continuous flow (dhara) on the head (sira). Medicated oil, medicated butter milk, herbal extract etc.; can flow as a continuous stream over the upper part of the forehead along with gentle massage over the scalp. The treatment may last for 30-45 minutes. It is highly effective for diseases of the nervous system and for emotional problems such as chronic depression, insomnia, loss of memory and anxiety (panic) attacks. It is especially useful for mental relaxation.

Mukhalepam (€10)

Application of medicated paste on the face is called Mukhalepam. Mukhalepam is only done with Ayurvedic cosmetics and fruits. It alleviates the vitiated doshas and helps to reduces wrinkles, improves skin tone and rejuvenates the eyes.

Udvarthanam (€40)

Udhwarthana is a special type of abhyanga (deep tissue massage) in which herbal powders are used for massaging. Duration of the treatment is 45 to 60 minutes synchronized four hand massage. It helps to pacifies kapha dosa and excess fat from body, softens and exfoliates dead cells, strengthens and tones up the muscles and improves mobility of joints, removes cellulites and helps in weight reduction.

Yoga and Meditation - yoga and meditation are offered on a daily basis, early in the morning and early in the evening. Guests should contact reception for details.

Three Day Treatments

Greeva vasti / Kati vasti /Janu vasti Urovasthi [3 x €30 = €90]

Retention of lukewarm medicated oils in a leak proof boundary made up of green gram powder paste over the upper back-cervical (Greeva vasti), in the lower back – lumbar(Kati vasti) and in the upper middle of the chest – thorax (Uro vasti), in the knee joints(Janu vasti) is beneficial in localized and radiating pain of different orgin like Cervical spodylosis, sprain and strain, headches, Low back ache, Lumbar spondylosis, Sciatica, Respiratory complaints like Bronchitis, Asthma, heart diseases and pain in knee joints respectively.

Netratharpanam [3 x €15 = €45]

Well melted and strained medicated ghee will be collected in a leak proof boundary around the eyes with black gram paste. This helps to clean the eyes, gives a cooling effect and strengthens the muscles and optic nerves.  Beneficial for refractive errors and degenerative diseases of the eyes.

Nasyam [3 x €10 = €30]

Nasyam is one of part of panchakarma in ayurveda treatments. It is a medication done through nose. Nostrils are the door way to head. This is a treatment for clensing the areas above the shoulder basically nose, throat, sinuses and head. The main benefit of Nasyam is improving the circulation and it nourishes the tissues and improves the sense organ perceptions. It improves vision, preventing hair loss and hair greying, helpful in diseases like facial paralysis, migraine, sinusitis etc.

Njawarakizhi [3 x €60 = €180]

After applying the medicated oil over the whole body or any specific part, the medicinal rice (Njavarayari) and the root of Sida retusa extract are processed with milk and to be made in the form of paste and apply over the whole body or any specific part along with massage. This is done for 30 – 45 minutes. This treatment renders strengths to nerves and muscles and purifies blood and is beneficial for all types of rheumatism, joint pain, emaciation of limbs, high blood pressure and it improves general body weakness, the skin color and complexion.

 Lepanam [3 x €30 = €90]

Local application of medicinal herbal paste mixed with herbal decoction, medicated oils etc particularly in skin and joints. It reduces pain, swelling, redness and local temperature. This is useful for various types of inflammatory conditions, arthritis, gout, skin diseases and eczema. Duration of the treatment is 30 – 60 minutes.

Pizhichil [3 x €60 = €180]

This is a therapeutic process in which lukewarm medicated decoction / medicated oil / medicated buttermilk / fermented decoction is poured all over the body in a uniform rhythmic way continuously in specific direction along with gentle massages. Duration of the treatment is 30 – 45 minutes. Helps to relieves body pain and muscle spasm, imparts great relaxation and calmness to both body and mind. This treatment is effective for rheumatic diseases like arthritis, paralysis, weakness of muscular and nervous systems and skin diseases like psoriasis eczema etc.

Kizhi [3 x €40 = €120]

It is a type of swedana (sudation) treatment in which the whole body or any specific part by the application of medicinal leaves, dry herbal powders and lemon pudding externally in the form of boluses tied up in muslin bag, dipping it in warm medicated oils. This is done for 30 - 45 minutes. This treatment is effective in chronic back pain and rheumatic complaints, Arthritis, pain and swelling in the joints, it stimulates and strengthens the nervous and muscular systems, increases the circulation and metabolic rate, reduces stiffness and pain, improves the skin tone

Sirodhara [3 x €35 = €105]

"Sirodhara" literally means continuous flow (dhara) on the head (sira). Medicated oil, medicated butter milk, herbal extract etc; can flow as a continuous stream over the upper part of the forehead along with gentle massage over the scalp. The treatment may last for 30-45 minutes. It is highly effective for diseases of the nervous system and for emotional problems such as chronic depression, insomnia, loss of memory and anxiety (panic) attacks. It is especially useful for mental relaxation.