Healthy skin and hair reflects health mind and body. Hair and skin care plays an important role in today’s beauty conscious society. Pollution and bad food habits are adversely affecting the health of skin and hair. In this context the process of ageing of skin is much quicker than expected. Ayurveda has so many golden remedies in its treasure to slacken the ageing process of the skin and to improve the quality of hair. These remedies revitalizes, nourishes and improves the complexion of the skin. Herbal pastes, fruits pulps and oils are used for this purpose, differently for different skin types.
Silky, smooth and fragrant hair has an important role to boost one’s confidence. Hair loss, dandruff and premature graying are some of the problems related to hair care. A nice head massage using specially prepared herbal oil eliminates all these problems. A herbal shampoo wash is given dried with smoke from fragrant herbs, all helps in healthy hare care.
This is one of the massages to shapes the legs and arms by reducing excess fat and toning up the muscles.
This is an exclusive facial which uses a unique combination of invaluable herbs, fruits and sandalwood pastes as face masks. This rejuvenates and nourishes the skin and imparts a radiant glow on the face. This facial perfectly matches all skin types.
This facial can be used for all types of skin. Herbal medicines are used for face packs, scrubbing, steaming and face massages. This gives a clearer and fairer appearance for the face.
This is one of the herbal treatments which was prevalent in the erstwhile royal families in Kerala to maintain radiant and vibrant beauty to their women folk. Combinations of herbs are applied to the body, a simple massage is given, a special bath follows using a special herbal decoction. This beauty therapy helps to exfoliate the dead skin and gives a soft and fragrant skin.
This is the application of pulps and juices of fruits and pastes of herbs along with face massage.
Marma Chikitsa is the ancient unique method of healing related to Kalarippayattu, the traditional martial art of Kerala. This system of knowledge is very ancient and sacred. The Indian mythology describes that it was Lord Shiva who created the Marma chikitsa. This invaluable heap of healing knowledge is widely popular in south India and gaining much deserving popularity in every nook and cranny of Kerala state. Like in Ayurveda treatments, Marma chikitsa also broadly classifies treatments in to two. They are Sarira siksha and Sarira raksha. Sarira siksha is the various methods of treatments for numerous illnesses and conditions like fractures of bones, dislocation of joints, sprains, rheumatism, paralysis, low-back pain, spondylitis and many disorders based on Marmas or vital points. The massages in Marma chikitsa are scientific, systemic and unique in its characteristics. Very learned and experienced person only can do these massages which are included in Marma chikitsa as it needs so many years to learn this art and requires a thorough knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.Sarira raksha is a positive way of balancing physical health, mental health and beauty. Radiant skin, silky smooth hair, healthy and shapely body can boost one’s confidence level in to new heights. The special massage therapy and the different herbal packs and powders used for skin and hair care are some of the methods used in it.
This is a simple massage with medicated oil, recommended for general fitness of the body. It tones up the muscles increase blood circulation, relax joints stimulate the nervous system and is good for sense organs.
A massage specially for obese. It is also for general body fitness, tones up muscles, softens tissues and improves the blood circulation. The masseur uses his feet to massage the body.
Specially for sciatica, osteoarthritis of hip and lower back. A small receptacle of dough is made on the affected region to which lukewarm medicated oil is poured and kept for sometime.
Certain precious herbal leaves and herbs are boiled and the steam is passed to the whole body for 10 to 20 minutes. This is good for certain skin diseases, to eliminate impurities from the body, to improve the tone of the body, to reduce fat.
Nasal administration of various medicinal substances. It is good for sinusitis, facial paralysis and migraine.
The leaves of certain herbs are made in to a bolus from in a cotton cloth and are pummeled on the affected parts after a therapeutic massage with suitable medicated oil.
This is three in one item. They are 1.Rejuvination therapy 2.General body massage and 3.Medicated steam bath. This aims at preventing the destructive effects of ageing on the human body together with promoting the quality and quantity of one’s life span. General body massage to revive tired and jaded muscles, general vitality and for a cool mind. Medicated steam bath eliminating toxins from the body by inducing profuse preparation. A specially designed cabinet is used for steam bath.
This is a process traditionally followed once a year to keep the body fit and healthy and prevent ageing of cells and tissues. Warm herbal oil is poured all over the body by two or more trained masseurs in a specific rhythmic manner continuously for 60mins.
An effective treatment for nerve weakness, emaciated limbs and joint pain. The body is gently massaged with linen bags filled with njavara rice paste that has been cooked well in milk and herbal decoction.
Head is massaged with herbal oil. It includes shoulders also. It helps in reducing mental tension and promotes better blood circulation. It cools the system, gives you sound sleep and rids you of headaches.
A highly effective treatment for facial paralysis, hemiplegia, dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, severe headache and sinusitis. Luke warm herbal oil is poured into a cap fitted on the head of the person for about 10 to 60 minutes for a period of 3 to 7 days.
A specialty of Kerala Ayurveda Treatments in which herbal oil is poured in a rhythmic manner on the forehead of the person lying on the back. It relaxes the entire nervous system.
The procedure is the same as sirodhara with the exception of medicated buttermilk being poured on the forehead of the person instead of herbal oil.
This is for obesity related problems. It increases blood circulation, tones up the body and melts subcutaneous fat. Here the massage is done with herbal powder.