TRADITIONAL AYURVEDIC MASSAGES
As age advances, various tissues and organs in the body undergo degeneration. So it becomes essential to rejuvenate the system for a better harmony of the body and the mind. To maintain health, youth and beauty of the body and to eliminate toxins, specially prepared herbal oils are applied all over the body and massaged applying pressure to muscles, nerves and vital organs in a rhythmic and systematic way. Traditional Ayurvedic massage is very effective for all kinds of body pains, joint pains, disc prolepses, chronic headache, back pain etc. There are a many types of massages for specific aliments like arthritis, rheumatism and sodalities.
This is a special massage done by exerting pressure gently to all the Marma (vital) points by trained masseurs. During the course of this massage, herbal kizhi are applied all over the Marma points to eliminate toxins and inflammations. It drains the lymph and effect drainage. This method has been proven to be highly effective in alleviating stress and tension related problems, acute headache, migraine, joint etc.
In this process, herbal oils, medicated milk, medicated buttermilk and other concoctions are poured on the forehead in a special method for 30 to 45 minutes after a relaxing full body massage. This is one of the most relaxation-providing therapies in Ayurveda and is very effective in the treatment of insomnia, sleeping disorders, mental tension and certain skin diseases.
Here the whole body or any specific part of the body is made to perspire by applying certain medical puddings (made of a special rise called ‘njavara’ prepared in a concoction of milk and herbs) externally in the form of small sacks tied up in muslin bags. This is helpful in healing all types of rheumatism, pain in the joints, certain skin diseases, diabetic neuropathy, and all degenerative diseases.
BODY SLIMMING PROGRAMME
Ayurvedic slimming methods don’t suggest starving or suppressing appetite. Fat reduction is achieved through balancing the metabolic activities in the body (especially fat metabolism) by applying herbal massage using herbal powders. It lipo lyses subcutaneous includes:
1. Herbal Powder Massage (Udvarthanam)
2. Special Slimming Therapy. This programmer also includes medicated steam bath, intake of herbal juices and herbal concoctions. A very special Ayurvedic diet is advised during this treatment.
HERBAL BEAYTY CARE THERAPIES
Special beauty therapies take care of wrinkles, sagging of skin, pimples, and tones up the skin. Herbal preparations cleanse and nourish the tissues and leave a glowing, youthful complexion.
Special Ayurvedic herbal facials are very effective in eliminating under eye darkness and black spots, and there are effective methods for facial skin lofting and double chin.
Yoga is a science of man evolved through centuries of practice, based on ancient Indian wisdom and culture, It is the art of living a healthy, balanced, peaceful and contented life, Yoga is capable not only of ensuring physical well-being, mental peace, and harmony but also the spiritual elevation of man.
There is no instant Yoga, as it needs training and regular practice. It is not merely closing one’s eyes or of sitting in a special posture, but involves cultivation of a positive attitude and approach to life.