Seasonal Health Programs

1. Karkidaka Chikitsa: (Monsoon Treatment)

According to Ayurveda, the Malayalam month of Karkidaka (Cancer) is time for preventive therapies. Karkidaka is known for rains and associated diseases. During this month, human body becomes extremely sensitive to pathogens. Karkidakam is the period of the year for many rituals and customs related to agriculture linked with religion. The monsoon was a period of misery and scarcity during the agrarian past in Kerala. The highlight of Karkidakam month is the specific ayurvedic treatments followed by people. Some people drink Karkidaka Kanji (Karkidaka kanji- a concoction of 42 herbs), a gruel mixed with herbs and medicines, in the month. Karkidaka has long been identified as the period for preventive treatments and rejuvenation therapies.

Karkidaka Chikitsa is particularly effective in the prevention of diseases and in increasing energy levels, reinvigorating the body and extending the longevity of life. Moreover it also prevents many another ailments such as arthritis, spondylitis, back pain, sleeplessness, stress and depression.

Karkidaka Kanji (the rice porridge):

karkidaka kanji

 

 

Karkidaka Kanji (Karkidaka kanji- a concoction of 42 herbs) is basically rice porridge with medicinal herbs added. Karkidaka kanji kit is also available at our Ayurvedic Centre during this period.

 

 

The major Ayurveda therapies done during the Karkidaka month are:

1. Massages:

massage

 

Oil massages (Abhyanga) of various kinds to strengthen the body, customized for various age groups are done. These massages are done with medicated oil, and are part of rejuvenation therapies.

 

 

2. Sukha-chikitsa (Preventive therapy):

Sukham means healthy state and chikitsa is therapy or treatment. Sukhachikitsa is given to healthy persons, to prevent attack of diseases. Massages (abhyanga) and specially prepared kanji (rice porridge) are part of sukhachikitsa.

3.Rejuvenation Therapy:

rejuAyurveda rejuvenation therapy is long process, lasting for many days, from 21 days up to 45 days. During rejuvenation therapy, the body is first cleaned off accumulated toxic materials (excess fat, chemicals, pathogens, etc).

The body is then strengthened with special medicines like Rasayanas and with medicated oil massages (Abhyangam). Rejuvenation therapy can also include full-scale panchakarma treatments. However, according to the age, physical and mental conditions, and other factors, the doctor may decide to omit one or more procedures of panchakarma treatment.

 

Winter Nourishing Treatment:

Moisturizes the body & retains vitals that make skin soft and supple. The decadent therapy nourishes skin, making it radiant and soft.

Summer Treatment:

Duration and vary depending on client.

Our cooling, summer treatment is a splendid, relaxing combination of therapies that cools the body and refreshes the mind during the sluggish summer months. Moreover, it nourishes the skin and helps define underlying muscle tissues. Using soothing oils and cooling buttermilk, this therapy targets shriveled cells and organs, and replenishes them. It also helps relive strained eyes, head and mind. The combination of therapies is designed to draw out and remove underlying toxins. They effectively cool our body biorhythms.

Letour refreshing summer therapies help get you through the summer. It won’ t only cool you down, it will also rejuvenate your body and mind, leaving you alert, eager and optimistic. It is a highly recommended and popular therapy. It also alleviates tensions, depression, anxiety and anger. 

For the convenience of our guests/ patients we are happy to offer different types of treatment programs

5 DaysTreatment Program:

"To rejuvenate yourself "

This package helps one to relax and recharge your body and mind to get optimum health.

Highlights of 5 Days Treatment Program:

  • Consultation with our Ayurveda physician.
  • Head/ Face/ Foot/ Body massage with medicated oil.
  • Kizhi or Dhara as per the advice from our expert physicians.
  • Two days Medicated Steam bath
  • Internal medicines.
  • Detoxification- Virechanam with gentle laxative to cleanse the bowels.

7 DaysTreatment Program:

 " To regain healthy joints "

During this 7 days pack we gives prime importance to the joint, this helps to strengthen the muscles and ligaments. Best suited for preventing joint degeneration and Neurological diseases.

Highlights of 7 DaysTreatment Program:

  • Consultation with our Ayurveda physician.
  • Head / Face/ Foot/ Body massage with medicated oil.
  • Kizhi or Dhara as per the advice from our expert physicians.
  • Two days Medicated Steam bath
  • Pichu or Shirodhra to de-stress and relax mind.
  • Internal medicines.
  • Detoxification- Virechanam with gentle laxative to cleanse the bowels.

9 Days Treatment Program:

"For spine and Joint care"

This 9 days pack is designed to relax and protect the joints. This helps to strengthen the muscles and ligaments especially the spine and joints. This is good for preventing spine and joint degenerations.

 Highlights of 9Days Treatment Program:

  • Consultation with our Ayurveda physician
  • Every day Head/ Face/ Body massage with medicated oil.
  • Kizhi or Dhara as per the advice from our expert physicians.
  • Two days Medicated Steam bath
  • Pichu or Shirodhra to distress and relax mind.
  • Gala vasti or Janu vasti or Kadee vasti to strengthen Knee joints or spine.
  • Internal medicines.
  • Detoxification- Virechanam with gentle laxative to cleanse the bowels.

11 Days Treatment Program:

 

"To rejuvenate your body by giving special care to the whole system"

This 11 days pack is designed to relax and protect the joints.This helps to strengthen the muscles and ligaments especially the spine and joints. Best suited for preventing spine and joint degeneration.

 

 Highlights of 11 Days Package:

    • Consultation with our Ayurveda physician
    • Every day Body massage with medicated oil.
    • Njavara Kizhi or Ela Kizhi or Dhanya kizhi
    • Dhnaymla Dhara or Thaila Dhara
    • Three days sauna or Medicated Steam bath
    • Thalam, Pichu or Shirodhra to distress and relax mind.
    • Five days Gala vasti or Janu vasti Kadee vasti to strengthen Knee joints or spine.
    • Internal medicines.
    • Detoxification- Virechanam with gentle laxative to cleanse the bowels

 

14 Days Program:

" For Body Rejuvenation, Care for Degenerative diseases of spine and Joints "

This 14 Days program is suggested to nourish, cleanse and detoxify your body. To get rid of the toxins accumulated in the body,Ayurveda advises different type of cleansing techniques (Pancha karma).All the treatment procedures mentioned in this program is effective in protecting joints, improving muscle strength and immunity. This rejuvenation and revitalization program helps to relive stress and slow down aging process.

 

Highlights of 12 Days Program:

  • Consultation with our Ayurveda physician.
  • Every day Body massage with medicated oil.
  • Njavara Kizhi or Ela Kizhi or Dhanya kizhi
  • Dhnaymla Dhara or Thaila Dhara
  • Three days sauna or Medicated Steam bath
  • Thalam,Pichu or Shirodhra to distress and relax mind.
  • Five days Gala vasti or Janu vasti Kadee vasti to strengthen Knee joints or spine.
  • Internal medicines.
  • Detoxification- Virechanam with gentle laxative to cleanse the bowels or Mathra vasti.

 

Twenty-one Day Package:

This 21 days program is suggested to nourish, cleanse and detoxify your body. To get rid of the toxins accumulated in the body,Ayurveda advises different type of cleansing techniques (Pancha karma).All the treatment procedures mentioned in this program is effective in protecting joints, improving muscle strength and immunity. This rejuvenation and revitalization program helps to relive stress and slow down aging process.

 

Highlights of 21 Days Program:

  • Consultation with our Ayurveda physician.
  • Every day Body Focus massage with medicated oil.
  • Njavara Kizhi,or Ela Kizhi or Dhanya kizhi
  • Dhnaymla Dhara or Thaila dhara
  • Detoxification with the Pancha karma cleansing technique
  • Three days sauna or Medicated Steam bath
  • Thalam,Pichu or Shirodhra to distress and relax mind.
  • Seven days Gala vasti or Kadee vasti or Janu vasti to strengthen spine or knee joints.
  • Internal medicines.
  • Detoxification- Virechanam with gentle laxative to cleanse the bowels or Mathra vasti.

 

 

28 DaysTreatment Program:

" For controlling Obesity,Rejuvenation and Detoxification with Pancha karma "

This 28 days program is advised to loose your over weight, thereby get rid of the complications of Obesity. Strengthen,cleanse and detoxify your body. To get rid of the toxins accumulated in the body,Ayurveda advises different type of cleansing techniques (Pancha karma).All the treatment procedures mentioned in this program is effective in protecting joints and spine, improving muscle strength and immunity. This rejuvenation and revitalization program helps to shape your body, relieve stress and slow down aging process.

 

Highlights of 28 days Program:

  • Consultation with our Ayurveda physician.
  • Exercise program and special dietary counselling for weight control.
  • Every day Therapeutic massage with medicated oil or medicated powder.
  • Elakizhi or Dhanya kizhi.
  • Dhnaymla Dhara.
  • Five days Medicated Steam.
  • Thalam,Pichu or Shirodhra to distress and relax mind.
  • Detoxification with the Pancha karma cleansing technique Nasyam to cleanse the nasal sinus.
  • Seven days of Janu vasti to strengthen Knee joints.
  • Seven days Gala vasti or Kadee vasti to strengthen spine.
  • Internal medicines.
  •  Detoxification- To cleanses the bowels Virechanam with gentle laxative in the first phase.
  • Detoxification with the Pancha karma cleansing technique – Mathra vasti, or Sneha vasti and Kashaya vasti in the second phase of treatment.

LokahSamastaSukhinoBhavantu:

Meaning:

May all beings everywhere be happy and free and may the thoughts, words and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and do that freedom for all.