Ayurveda therapies and treatments
Choice of ayurveda therapies are always based on the dosha composition of the individual and the type of health issue involved. Depending on the situation, a specific type of therapy or a combination of therapies are selected by your practitioner.
Women’s health issues during pitha years: Includes pcos, thyroid problems, uterine fibroid, infertility, anovulation, endometriosis, menorrhagia, liver problems, psoriasis, vitiligo, neck and back problems and digestive complaints.
Women’s health issues during vata years: Includes premenopausal and menopausal issues, weight gaining, fibromyalgia, arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes and insomnia.
This particular type ayurvedic therapy is a forced sudation by heated boluses filled with a course powder of various grains and pulses or herbs, either cooked or uncooked for the purpose. Ingredient selection is based on individual’s dosha combination and the health issue involved. Boluses are generally prepared by putting the herbs on pieces of linen or cloth and then tying them up into small bundles that can easily be held in the palm. This treatment is generally done to a particular part of the body or to a limb.
PPS for joint stiffness and muscular cramps
PPS or Pathra potala sweda is a variety of sudation performed with the help of heated bolus bags filled with the cuttings of fresh leaves of certain medicinal plants duly prepared for the purpose. Massage with this bolus is particularly beneficial for pain in the lumbar region, stiffness of the joints, muscular cramps, loss of sense of touch, paralysis of the limbs and similar rheumatic complaints.
SPS for chronic Rheumatism and joint pain
SPS or Shastika pinda sweda is one of the special forms of treatment in vogue in Kerala. This type of pinda sweda is for all types of diseases of the nervous system, chronic rheumatism, pain in the joints, emaciation of limbs and diseases borne out of vitiated blood. This treatment makes body strong and sturdy with well-developed musculature. It maintains the metabolism in a healthy condition.
Nasyam is a very powerful treatment. It can be done for therapeutic purpose or every day basis as a rejuvenative treatment. Nose is the nearest orifice to the brain. There for nasya medicines have sudden effect on the brain and sense organs. It is good for headache, sinusitis, paralysis, acne, cervical spondilosis, frozen shoulder and allergies.
Shirodhara dhara cures premature grey hair, fatigue, head ache, lack of vitality, diseases of the eyes, nose, throat and ears and nervous disorders. This dhara also alleviates the derangement of the three doshas and improves the power of all sensory organs.
Snehavasthi removes toxins from the colon. Very effective disorders like constipation, paralysis, gas and bloating, back ache, rheumatism and neurological conditions. Oil enema with very small amount of therapeutic oil or therapeutic ghee selecting according to the disease condition. Excellent for female infertility, endometriosis, pcod, and fallopian tubal block.Good for candida, cyst and cervical erosion.
Kashaya vasthi can be done after the sneha vasthi. It is the main therapy for vata conditions. There for very effective in chronic conditions of arthritis, sciatica and other back problems, female diseases, constipation, osteoporosis and other neurological ailments.
Pichu Therapy for Spondylosis
Cotton pad dipped in warm oil applied the affected area. This can be done on cervical, lumbar, knee, and in vertex of head. Very effective for cervical spondylosis and lumbar spondylosis, knee joint pain and stiffness, sports injury, insomnia, head ache, stress and anxiety.