Ayurveda is ancient way of medicine which is being practiced for about 5000 years. Therapies are a major part of Ayurveda for a holistic treatment of any illness recognized and mentioned in the scriptures. Ayurvedic therapies retain its core value till date and we at SIYA have experienced and compassionate therapists to help you heal in an easy way. Mentioned below are the therapies widely used for rejuvenation and healing depending on the individual requirement.
Pizhichil treatment in ayurveda uses a combination of herbal oil massage with heat treatment. Massage is done by 2-4 trained therapists under the supervision of a physician at a time in 7 standard positions to cover every part of the body. Pizhichil session at SIYA lasts up to 90 minutes and the course duration is from 14-28 days as per the condition of the guest which determines the requirement.
This treatment is highly rejuvenating and a package in itself helpful for body with dominant vata doshas muscular aches, rheumatic problems, arthritis, insomnia and depression.
This is a process of perspiration in which the sweat glands are activated for detoxification. Njavarakizhi can be carried out for whole body or selective body parts through application of boluses filled with hot rice puddings cooked in herbal decoctions and other medicinal herbs. The process is carried out under the supervision of a physician by two trained therapists for duration of 60-90 minutes.
This treatment is beneficial for all type of body pain, joint problems and blood pressure , cholesterol and certain skin diseases as well.
Shirodhara literally means continuous flow of liquid on head. Jet of Herbal oil, milk induced with medicinal herbs or buttermilk is streamed in a peculiar way on forehead constantly for 40-60 minutes for 7-21 days for optimum result.
Insomnia, headache, depression and stress are addressed via this treatment.
Herbal oils and medications are administered through rectum for a period of 5-10 days for detoxification of bowels and intestinal strength.
This treatment is also known as medicated enema and beneficial for Vata dominated individuals suffering from arthritis, gastric issues, rheumatism and chronic constipation.
Herbal oil is poured on head in a jar shaped cap to hold the oil for a period of 40-60 minutes per day for 7-14 days. Insomnia, headache and several other diseases of the head is addressed through this treatment.
It is a treatment famous for its peculiarity, herbal powders are applied on the body by two therapists at a time on the whole body and gentle massage is performed for 45-60 minutes daily for 7-14 days.
This treatment is highly effective for people suffering from obesity, paralysis, hypothyroid, fatigue and blood pressure.
Marma points are focused in this type of treatment while giving the oil massage. The therapist identify the point and stroke it circulatory channels accordingly. Session is carried out for 45-60 minutes and treatment lasts up to 14 days. Obesity, insomnia and fatigue are addressed through this procedure.
As the name suggests Nasyam is therapy in which herbal medicines and juices are administered through nose for a period of 7-14 days for optimum result. This treatment is used to for headache, mental disorders and nasal problems including sinus and certain skin diseases.
Muslin cloth boluses filled with herbal medicines dipped in lukewarm oil is used for massage all over the body under the supervision of a physician is done for 45-60 minutes daily up to 14 days. This treatment addresses accidental injuries, arthritis and joint related problem.
This is a process carried out under panchakarma therapy as purvakarma to dilute the toxins generated in the body by oral intake of herbal decoctions including clarified butter (ghee). The intake is increased gradually as per the body type for complete detoxification process. This is a preparatory process and carried out in initial phase of panchakarma therapy for optimum result. This directly addresses the problem of acute constipation, poor bowel movements and other problems related to colon.
Special vessel is used to pour herbal oils on the body in a pattern for 45-60 minutes daily for a period of 7-10 days. This treatment addresses the paralysis of specific parts of body and hemiplegic condition.
Cleansing of vagina is a process recommended periodically. In this treatment, herbal oils and decoctions are administered through the vaginal root for complete cleansing. This treatment is effective for gynecological disorders and vaginal disorders.
Lukewarm herbal oil is kept in a container on lower back for a period of 45-60 minutes. This treatment is done for a period of 7-14 days and is beneficial for spinal problems and back pain.
It is similar to kativasthi, the place to keep the oil in chest for a period of 45-60 minutes. This treatment is done for a period of 7-14 days and is beneficial for circulatory system, respiratory system and heart health.
This therapy is done by mixing herbal powder mixed with medicated oil applied on head for 30-40 minutes. This is beneficial for migraine, insomnia and other disease related to ENT.
Medicated herbal paste is applied on the body. After massage by therapist it is left as it is, dried layer is washed with herbal concoction. It is helpful in curing skin inflammation, arthritis, gout among others.
Paste of a medicinal herb is applied to the scalp for treatment according to the doshas predominant in the body. This treatment procedure work wonders for sleeplessness, and other problems related to hair.
Fingers and fists are used to massage the whole body intensively or a body part to remove all the physical stress.