Nasyam is meant for purification of the head region. The excess of bodily humors accumulated in the sinus, throat, nose or head is eliminated. Patient is asked to lie down on his/her back on a wooden cot placed in a room devoid of breeze. Head should be placed slightly down and legs higher. The body, especially head, neck and chest, should be massaged with oil and fomentation is given. Nasyam is of three types:
Ayurvedic treatment for the eyes by application of medicated oils is known as Netratarpanam. In this procedure, the patient is made to lie on his/her back on dhroni and medicated ghee is then poured gently into the patients eyes and later in the process the eyes will be open and closed for couple of times under the doctors supervision.
Ayurvedic Hair Care treatment for thick, strong glossy hair that helps to make firm hair roots and healthy sclap. Moisturizing and massaging the scalp with herbal oils or juices, nourishes and strengthens the hair roots and promotes hair growth. This special Ayurvedic hair treatment helps to prevent dandruff. An Ayurvedic medicated oil massage followed with a special herbal pack helps to strengthen hair follicles thus
A localised version of dhara, in which oil is made to pour in a slow, steady flow on to the afflicted part of the body. This treatment can be catered to treat many joint related problems such as osteo arthritis, spondylosis, gout, and general wear and tear of your joints and bones. Usually performed as part of a therapy package involving other Ayurvedic treatments over a continuous number of days.
This therapy is a beautiful combination of two classical Ayurvedic treatments, Snehana (oleation) and Swedana (sudation). The whole body is bathed in streams of lukewarm medicated oil with simultaneous soft massage. Three therapists attend to the client, focusing on their particular needs. More than three liters of relaxing, medicated oil is used in this therapy. Pizhichil protects the body from illnesses and builds up immunity for a healthy life.
This is one of the most popular therapies used for the purpose of rejuvenation of the body .This type of massage is due with a special type of medicated rice.This therapy endows several benefits to a healthy person as well as to the ill . “Navarakizhi” improves complexion of the skin , promote digestion and restores vigor.
Pichu is a palliative treatment for ailments of the whole body. 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.
An Ayurvedic head massage can be done with or without oil by rubbing the scalp and forehead with palms or tapping it with fingers. The therapy is very beneficial for people who suffer from baldness, graying of hair, headache, migraine, insomnia, stress and mental disorders. It helps in cases of paralysis, polio, loss of memory and in diseases of the nervous system.