ABHYANGHAM:It is the Sanskrit word for oil massage in the Ayurvedic system. It is a relaxing experience involving the application of medicated oils and herbal preparations on the body or a specific part of the body like back or legs. The rhythmic massage not only removes the physical knots in the body but also frees our mind from the stresses of daily life.
Benefits: Reduces joint pain, back pain, prevents ageing of the skin, improves blood circulation etc
Shirodhara is the relaxing technique in which warm medicated oil is poured over a patient's forehead for an extended period of time. The specialized forms of shirodhara are ksheeradhara, thailadhara, thakradhara and jaladhara
Benefits:Relaxation, stress disorder, headache, nervousness, sleeplessness etc.
Kizhiis a therapy where herbal leaves and powdered medicine pouches are dipped in warm medicated oil andplaced with varying degrees of pressure on different body parts. This is followed by specific massages done using the fingers and heel of the palm. Navarakizhi, Elakizhi and Podikizhi are the different forms of kizhi
Benefits: Relief from joint pain, muscle pain and stiffness
Herbal Steam is applied on the entire body except head toinduce perspiration.
Benefits Enhancement of blood circulation