The whole body is gently massaged with medicated powders prepared with various herbs. This helps to reduce fat patches from the body known as cellulites, toning of the muscles, improves blood circulation and eases joint pains. Regular Udvartanam is good for not only cellulites but it helps to lose weight by increasing the basal metabolic rate.
Shirodhara is a purifying and rejuvenating therapy designed to eliminate toxins and mental exhaustion as well as relieve stress and any ill effects on the central nervous system. Shirodhara is a unique form of ancient therapy of pouring oil on the forehead from a specific height and for a specific period continuously and rythmatically allowing the oil to run through the scalp and into the hair.a therapeutic Marma head massage with herbal oils is done and herbal oil, medicated milk or herbal decoction is poured in gently and steadily over the forehead in a continuous stream using a special rhythmic swaying movement. This results in a fantastic sense of deep relaxation and inner peace. It works on cerebral system, helps in relaxing the nervous system.It improves the function of five senses, helps in insomnia, stress, anxiety, depression, hair loss, fatigue, and makes one calm and fresh
Squeezing warm medicated oil all over the body with the help of cloth pieces ,which are periodically dipped into vessels containing oil. Pizhichil is an effective remedy for optimum relaxation. This treatment is also very useful for sexual weakness, nervous weakness, rheumatic pains, Vata imbalances, hypertension and emaciation of limbs.
Kizhi treatment is a therapy wherein heated herbs and medicinal oils are tied in cloth bags; and placed on the area to be treated. This is followed by specific massages, done using the fingers, heel of the hand or palm. The pressure application varies according to the nature of ailment and the spot.
Abhyangham is a full body massage, which is usually done by medicated sesame oil. In Abhyangham , special herb infused Ayurvedic oils are slowly warmed up and gently massaged in to the skin. This massage is deeply relaxing, harmonizes, detoxifies, strengthens and revitalizes the entire body. This massage also improves lymph flow and stimulates the immune system. It simultaneously calms and strengthens the nervous system. In this way Abhyangam massage is a protector, preserver and rejuvenator.
The administration of drugs through the nose, is called Nasya. Nasya is particularly useful in the treatment of diseases occurring in the organs situated above the clavicle. It will promote the functions of the sensory and motor organs above the clavicle. It specifically provides strength to the head, nose and neck. Indirectly it works on the whole body by improving the functioning of the endocrine glands. It will prevent premature wrinkling, graying and falling of the hair.
This treatment aims to provide optimum rejuvenation to eyes. Dough of “black gram” is put around the eye ball in such a way that a dam like appearance. Then herbal healing ghee (clarified butter oil) is put in this groove to lubricate eye and surrounding areas which will be kept warm for 30 – 35 minutes. This provides improved vision with beautiful eyes and strengthening of eye tissues.It helps in treating Burning in the eyes,Dryness in the eyes ‘Curved eyes, Conjunctivitis, Pain in the eyes, Watering eyes, Night blindness, Squinting, MyopiaIt etc…’ It also helps in under eye circles if done regularly for few days.