|Ayurveda & Spa Tours
| Ayurveda is the ancient Indian medical science, the origin of which can be traced back to more than 5000 years. The source of Ayurveda are the vedas , the oldest available classics.
Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word, derived from two roots: ayur, which means life, and veda, which mean knowledge. It is fair to say that Ayurveda is the science of life.
Ayurveda is a science dealing not only with treatment of some diseases but is a complete way of life. It is only system of medicine which incorporates suggestions and remedies for both healthy and diseased people. Centuries before the World Health Organization recognized that health is not merely the physical well being and just the absence of disease, ayurveda was dealing with the mental, physical and social well being of an individual.
Ayurveda stresses on the prevention of ailments in addition to curing them. Ayurveda was evolved in India around 600 BC and this is a complete natural healing system that depends on the diagnosis of the person's body humours to achieve the right balance and thus regain immunity and good health. Ayurveda is a perfect ancient science of life.
Ayurveda believes in the treatment of not just the affected part, but the individual as a whole. Making it the natural way to perfect health and harmony of life.
Kerela's natural abundance with its equable climate is best suited for Ayurveda's curative ad restorative programmes. Kerala is the only place on earth where it is practiced with absolute authenticity and dedication.
The word AYUR literally means ' life ' and VEDA means ' the science of knowledge '. Ayurveda briefly explains the knowledge of the do's and dont's one has to follow, which flavours the well being of each individual to lead a healthy, happy, comfortable and advantageous life both physically, mentally and socially.
Ayurveda is also known as Asthanga Veda. The word literaly means "Eight branches of knowledge" as it is divided into eight specialized branches, which are :
1. Kaya Chikilsa - General Medicine
2. Kaumara Britya - Paediatrics
3. Graha Chikilsa - Psychiatry and psycho somatic diseases
4. Shalakya Tantra - Diseases of eye, ear, head, nose, throat and its surgery
5. Shalya Tantra - General Surgery
6. Agada Tantra - Toxicology
7. Rasayana Chikilsa - Rejuvenation Therapy
8. Vajeekarana Chikilsa - Aphrodisiac Therapy
The objectives of Ayurveda is to establish prime healthin every living being, physically, mentally and spiritually. The basic concepts and fundamental principles aim at establishing such a condition through correct and thorough knowledge of healthy living. Ayurveda states wrong behaviour and food habits disturbs the harmony and lead to diseases.
The basic principles of treatment in Ayurveda is to eliminate the internal disease causing factors of diseases.
Rejuvenation Therapy ( 07 days & 14 days )
Body Immunization ( 07 days & 14 days )
Body seudation ( 07 days & 14 days )
Body slimming ( 07 days )
Pancha Karma ( 07 days & 14 days )
KEY TO THERAPIES : -
I. SYNCHRONISED MASSAGE
This is subjecting the body with comfortable strokes along with the application of medicated oils. This therapy comforts the person, improves blood circulation, prevents absorption of inflammatory exudations, removes obesity and pain in the body, relieves fatigue and promotes development of muscles.
II. STEAM BATH
It is procedure by which the person is made to perspire by the application of medicated steam all over the body, except the head. Indicated for neurological aliments, rheumatism, pain all over the body, stiffness of back, arthritis, skin diseases etc.
By this procedure, the whole body or a particular part there of is made to sweat by the gentle massage with medical puddings as boluses tied in cloth. Indicated for neurological diseases, rheumatism, arthritis, emaciation of limbs for restoration of health.
It is a suedation therapy done by pouring warm medicated oil over the body from a particular height with a regular speed of flow. This is effective in paralysis, hemiplegia, arthritis, stiffness of limbs, spastic conditions. It is also a rejuvenation therapy.
It is a process by which medicated oil, milk etc. are poured in a continuous stream in the forehead. Indicated for neurological diseases, insomnia, depression, chronic head aches, sleeplessness and burning sensation in the head.
It is deep dry massage using herbal powders. This reduces obesity, imparts mobility to joints, strengthens muscles and refreshes the body.
This is a treatment for brain strength. In this, a cap, made up of flexible leather will be fixed on the head and slightly warm oil will be poured inside. Duration - 1 hour.
It is a sedation therapy done by pouring warm liquid extract of cooked fermented grains over the body with nozzled pitcher. This is effective in all rheumatic complaints especially in rheumatoid arthritis.
It is a sedation therapy done by pouring warm medicated buttermilk in the forehead. Indicated for insomnia, depression and burning sensation in the head.
This is a herbal treatment for stiffness, body pain, etc., especially in the arthritis and paralysis. Boluses of fried herbal leaves will be warmed by dipping in medicated warm oil and massage with it all over the body.
Pouring medicated ghee on eyes for improving eyesight.
In this procedure, the whole body is made to sweat by massaging with herbal powder as boluses tied in cloth. Indicated for neurological disorders, rheumatism and arthritis.