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    Ayurveda is an intricate system of healing that originated in India thousands of years ago. We can find historical evidence of Ayurveda in the ancient books of wisdom known as Vedas. Ayurveda is made up of two Sanskrit words. Ayur - which means life and veda- which means the knowledge of. To know about life is Ayurveda.

Ayurveda may come from ancient texts, but these timeless principles are just as applicable today as they were thousands of years ago.
The Ayurvedic approach to life involves listening to and addressing the unique needs of your body, recognizing and balancing your mental and emotional states and deepening your connection with your spirit, your essential self.

Ayurmana is the exclusive Ayurveda centre where genuine age-old traditions and treatments are practiced by highly qualified and reputed physicians. A self-contained wing that caters to your total rejuvenation and therapy needs, in the ambience of an authentic, age-old Tharavad.

Dharma's specialised treatment procedures

Andaja kizhi - Eggs [54nos:] and powders of medicinal herbs are prepared and tied in cotton bags and gently heated in medicated oil. This is then applied over the body in rhythmic massage and is done continuously for 45mts to Ihr. It's very effective in muscle wasting paralysis & rheumatic complaints.

Karpasa kizhi - Boluses prepared with the seed of karpasam and coconut is applied to the whole body after warming in hot medicated oil. This treatment lasts for 40 mts to one hour. Effective in arthritis, spinal disorders, muscle wasting etc.
Kanakizhi – Pure cleaned kanam is tied in cotton bags & gently heated in medicated oil. This is applied over the whole body or locally with rhythmic massage & continued for 35 mts to 50 mts. This treatment is useful for numbness, pain, etc.
Avagaham – Body is anointed with medicated oil and plunge bath given in a tub filled with either the decoction of vatahara leaves or milk or medicated oils.
Patra podala swedam - Leaves & powders of medicinal herbs are fried in medicated oil and applied over the body in rhythmic massage. Useful in arthritis, spondylitis, inflammatory conditions etc.
Pizhichil – It's a highly rejuvenative treatment useful in nervous break down and as a treatment for paralytic, rheumatic, diabetic patients etc and as a rejuvenative course.
Njavarakizhi - Massage combined with the application of extracts of a glutinous rice (Njavarai) or broken wheat and milk. Used in muscle wasting and weakness of body.
Dhara - A steady stream of decoctions or oil is allowed to flow on the forehead. This treatment is especially useful for mental disorders, neurasthenia and for toning up debilitated persons.
Pichu - Sponging the body with cotton sponges dipped in medicated oils. Useful for paralysis, rheumatism, nervous breakdown etc
     * Kayachikitsa (General Medicine) –It describes ailments of adults not treated by other branches of Ayurveda. Hence known as general medicine.

* Balachikitsa (Paediatrics) -This branch deals with the prenatal and postnatal baby care as well as the care of a woman before and during pregnancy. It also elaborates various diseases of children and their treatments.

* Graha Chikitsa (Psychiatry) -The study of mental diseases and their treatments. Treatment methods include not only medicines and diet but also yogic methods for improving psychic power.

* Salakya Chikitsa (ENT and Cephalic Diseases) -This branch deals with the diseases of ear, nose, throat and head and their treatments including special techniques for curing these diseases.

* Salya Chikitsa (Surgery) -Maharishi 'Sushrutha' is the first surgeon who is also the author of Salya Chikitsa, the foremost speciality of Ayurveda. He describes various surgical operations using different surgical instruments and devices. .

* Rasayana (Rejuvenation Therapy) -This branch, which is unique to Ayurveda, deals with prevention of diseases and promotion of a long and healthy life. It also advises how to increase our health, intellect and beauty.

* Vajeekarana (Aphrodisiac treatment) -This branch deals with the means of increasing sexual vitality and efficiency.

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Kumarakom Lake Resort
Kumarakom Post, Pallichira
Kottayam-686563, Kerala, India.


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