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Abyangha ("Oil Massage") is a form of Ayurvedic medicine that involves massage of the body with large amounts of warm oil. The oil is often pre-medicated with herbs for specific conditions.Abhyangha can be done as part of the steps of panchakarma therapy, especially in the first stage: Purva Karma (pre-treatment), or as its own therapy. It is often followed by svedana therapy, a warm bath, yoga or laying out in the sun. Many times abhyangha is performed by two or more massage therapists working in sync but it can also be done by oneself. Oils used can vary depending on the season and the individuals constitution (dosha) but commonly used oils include sesame, coconut, sunflower, mustard and almond. In addition to the oil Abhyanga massage differs from many Western massage techniques in that it is not very deep.

Dhara (Thakra Dhara, Siro Dhara)

It is a process by which herbal oils, medicated milk, buttermilk etc are allowed to flow on the forehead in a special method for about 45 minutes in a day for 5 to 15 days. This treatment is for insomnia, vatha predominated diseases, mental disorders, neurasthenia, memory loss and certain skin diseases.


Special lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a cap, which is fitted on the head, and held for 30 to 60 minutes per day, according to the patient's conditions. As mentioned above the oil is retained in the cap for about 45 minutes or more according to decision of the Doctor. Slowly the patient develops discharge through his nose and mouth then the oil is removed by slightly making a hole in the cap or bending the head. Meanwhile the palms, shoulders, ears etc. must be made warm by gently rubbing. Later fresh oil is applied to the head and body and then a bath.

Kati Vasti

The central portion of the body is called 'Kati'. Vasti implies a container . Kativasti is an effective therapy for Katisula, which is the term for lower backache or stiffness or pain felt along the back.


Pichu is a palliative treatment for ailments of the head and spine. During this treatment, a long, thick layer of cotton wool soaked with warm medicated oil is applied over the affected area. The oil is replaced periodically to keep it warm and therapeutic. Pichu, one of the Purvakarma therapies, is considered an effective treatment for diseases of the cranial nerves arising from Vata disorder. This therapy is very effective for degenerative and painful spinal problems. Partial paralysis, rheumatism, and symptoms associated with nervous disorders are treated this way.


Udwarthanam is an Ayurvedic body scrub that details the specific use of an herbal paste called lepam, which is made from dry grain, medicated milk and a variety of oils. (Another less common method is through the application of steam.)


Tharpanam in Ayurveda has a meaning different from that of a Hindu religious performance. Ayurvedic tharpanam or tharpan means retention of medicines over the eyes for up to 30 minutes or more a day for treating strain to the eyes, improve eye sight, strengthen the optic nerve and to prevent different eye diseases. It is basically an eye-cleansing process. It gives a cooling effect to eyes. The medicated oil is retained over the eye bordered with a thick herbal combination. Another therapy associated with tharpanam is pudapakam or pudapakom, with similar procedures.

Herbal facial

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Nasya is a treatment method belonging to the Panchakarma or Pradhanakarma therapies in Ayurveda, a sacred medicinal system in India. It is the therapeutic administration of herbal oils, decoctions and powder through the nostrils. It acts by removing the excess humors accumulated in the different sinus cavities and throat. Nasyam is highly effective for different kinds of migraine, hormonal imbalances, paralysis, mental disorders, premature graying of hair, loss of smell and taste and even can add clarity to voice. It cleanses the different cavities and increases oxygenation thus improving brain functioning.


Induced vomiting, using herbal medicine is called Vamanam. This treatment is effective for asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, indigestion, epilepsy, excessive salivation and diseases in fatty tissue and muscular tissue like hemorrhoids, tumors of fat and muscle. It is one among the renowned Panchakarma treatments.


Rejuvenation Therapy of neck & above by administration of Herbal extract to the eye. Application of Herbal extract with Honey or Rosewater inside the eyes helps to remove foreign bodies, removes itiching and burning sensation in the eyes due to exposure to allergens. Application of Ayurvedic collyrium inside the eyelids for achieving good vision, luster of the eyes etc. Anjanam is followed by washing the eyes with special decoction and dripping medicated eye drops

Virechanam (Body Purification Therapy)

When excess bile, pitta, is secreted and accumulated in the gall bladder, liver and small intestine, it tends to result in rashes, skin inflammation, acne, chronic attacks of fever, biliary vomiting, nausea and jaundice. Ayurvedic literature suggests in these conditions the administration of therapeutic purgation or a therapeutic laxative. Virechan is facilitated with senna leaves, flax seeds, psyllium husks or triphala in a combination that is appropriate for the individual person.


Avagaham is a special Swedana (Sudation) process where the patient is made to sit in squatting position in the Avagaham tub for a specific time. The tub is partially filled with medicated lukewarm water and the temperature of the liquid is maintained at a constant temperature. The time and the medicne may vary according to the condition of the patient and the disease. It Relieves back pain & provides muscular relaxation. For the diseases of spinal cord, hip and lower back. Also helpful in gynaecological conditions.


In this procedure, specially prepared warm medicated oil is placed on the chest for a specific time. Medicated lukewarm Ayurvedic oil is placed over the chest region by making an herbal paste boundary. Recommended for conditions like respiratory disorders; strengthens the heart and relieves sternum pain. Duration is around 50 minutes. It is a beautiful experience that boosts the neuro-muscular system and connective tissues. By this Ayurveda therapy elasticity of the skin is also restored.

Vasthi (Matra Vasthi, Sneha Vasthi, Kashaya Vasthi)

Vasti (administration of medicine through rectum) is another sodhana or purification treatment. It relieves constipation, chronic fever, cold, sexual disorders, kidney stones, heart pain, backache, sciatica, pains in the joints as well as arthritis, rheumatism, gout, muscle spasms and headaches. Vata is mainly located in the large intestine and bone tissue. Vasti is the treatment where herbal medicines like medicated oils, decoctions, medicated milk or ghee are administered through rectum using an instrument called vasthiyantra. There are three types of vasti - kashayavasti, snehavasti and uttaravasti. Among these kashayavasti and snehavasti are most commonly practised.

Medicated steam bath

Precious herbal leaves and herbs are boiled and the medicated vapours are passed to the steam chamber where client is made to laying down with relaxed body, keeping the head out, for a period of 20 to 30 minutes. The steam will open up the very small pores of the skin, thereby removing all toxins and balancing the three doshas. A great therapy for toning the skin and giving it a special glow. This is a unique treatment and under this treatment leaves of medicinal plants are boiled and resulting steam is passed to the whole body. This treatment is helpful in to eliminate impurities from the body, reducing fat and also helpful in fighting with some skin diseases.


In this treatment medicinal paste applied on the crown or forehead. Different kinds of thalam are used according the nature of the illness. Medicinal powder mixed with herbal oil is applied on the crown or forehead. Different kinds of thalam are used according the nature of the illness. It also cures conditions such as lack of memory, inability to concentrate, lack of willpower, etc. Duration of the treatment is 14 to 28 days.


There are many diseases that require external application of medicines for their complete cure. Lepanam and Upanaham are such treatments where the medicines are applied in the affected part of the body.