Types of Ayurvedic Treatments


1.Pizhichil:
This Ayurvedic Treatment is generally from kerala. This treatment is used for diseases like arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, paralysis, agitanus, sexual weakness, nervous weakness and nervous disorders etc. ,these dieases are known as Rheumatic dieases.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
In this 2-4 trained therapists are used for applying lukewarm herbal oils all over the body in special way called rhythmic way.

Time Period:
This ayurvedic treatment is done continuously for about 60 to 90 minutes for a period of 7 to 21 days. The table used in this treatment is a single piece of Strychnos Nuxvomica wood table.

2.Njavarakizhi:
It is the treatment for rheumatism, emaciation of limbs, joints pain, high blood pressure and skin diseases.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
It is a sudation process.In this process whole body or any specific part of the body is made to apply certain medicinal puddings in external form.

Time Period:
It is applied for about 60 to 90 minutes for period of 14 days.

3.Sirodhara::
Sira is Head.Dhara is continuous flowing liquid.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
In this treatment herbal oils, medicated butter milk and milk are poured in a special process on forehead.

Time Period:
It is done for about 40 minutes for a period of 7 to 21 days. It is done for treatment of insomnia,short term memory loss, certain skin diseases,headaches and mental illness .

4.Vasthi::
It is also called as Medicated Enema.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
It is a procedure of applying herbal extracts and oils.It is a treatment for arthritis, hemiplegia, paralysis, numbness,rheumatism, gastric complaint.

Time Period:
It is done for a period of 5 to 25 days.

5.Sirovasthi::
This treatment is effective for paralysis, nostrils dryness,throat and mouth and head diseases.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
This treatment is effective for paralysis, nostrils dryness,throat and mouth and head diseases.In it some lukewarm oils are poured in cap fitted at head.

Time Period:
It is held for 15 to 60 minutes according to the conditions of patient for a period of 07 days.

6.Udvarthanam::
It is the treatment known as Powder Massage. It is highly effective in the hemiplegia, paralysis, obesity, impaired circulation ,skin diseases etc.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
In this treatment two therapists apply special Herbal Powder on body.

Time Period:
It is done for about 30 to 40 minutes for a period of 14 to 28 days.

7.Abhyangam::
This type treatment is beneficial in obesity, loss of skin luster, sleeplessness and fatigue.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
It is a type of oil massage. In it according to the channels circulatory strokes are given.

Time Period:
It is done for 45 minutes for 14 days.

8.Nasyam:
It is performed in Panchakarma.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
In it medicated oils, herbal juices etc are applied through nose. It is effective for some headaches,skin diseases,paralysis mental disorders etc.

Time Period:
It is done for 7 to 14 days.

9.Kizhi:
It is a special massage, Herbal Steam Bath treatment. This is used for improving vigor and vitality.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
In this Herbal leaves are dipped in warm medicated oils and applied on body or a specified part .

Time Period:
In this Herbal leaves are dipped in warm medicated oils and applied on body or a specified part .

10.Snehapanam:
Snehapanam means intake of medicated oils oraly.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
It is done as a preparatory process for purification of the body. In it oils are given internally in increasing quantity.

Time Period:
It is done for a period of 08 - 12 days.

11.Yoniprakshalanam:
It is a genital organ purificating process.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
In it Herbal oils are applied through vaginal root. This is useful for gynecological disorders.

Time Period:
It is done for a period of 14-56 days.

12.Lepanam:
This treatment is used for types of skin diseases, gout, arthritis etc.

Treatment By Ayurveda:
In this treatment we apply medicated herbal paste on the affected part.

Time Period:
It is done for a period of 45-60 days.