There is absolutely nothing in this world like a thorough body massage. It is even more rejuvenating when that massage is done using with the centuries-old Ayurveda technique, Ayurveda is popularly known as the traditional Indian system of medicine, but in fact it is the science of life.
Today, Kerala is the only State in India, which practices this system of medicine with absolute dedication and is known as the home of the most perfected herbal health care system.
Kerala Ayurvedic system stresses on the prevention of body ailments in addition to curing them. Ayurveda is not just a physical massage. It is also known to improve mental strength and stability in a spiritual and holistic environment. Ayurvedic practice in Kerala provides you a chance to refresh yourself, eliminate all toxic imbalances from the body and regain resistance and attain good health, in a natural way. Apart from treating various diseases, Kerala possesses distinct types of rejuvenation therapies such as:
Rasayana Chikitsa – This branch of Ayurveda aims at achieving a long and healthy life. It tones up the skin and reduces spots and marks. It also increases the vitality of your body and improves mental clarity and thereby increases the resistance of the body. It includes head and face massage with medicated oils and creams, body massage with herbal oil or powder, by hand and foot and a medicated steam bath. It also aids in strengthening the immune system.
Kayakalpa Chikitsa – This treatment combines the best of Ayurveda in a holistic way. It concentrates on strengthening the cells. It claims to slow the ageing process, arrest the degeneration of body cells and immunize the system. The treatment includes special Ayurvedic medicines and diet along with comprehensive body care programs. The program is most effective if undertaken before the age of 50. Though the entire treatment lasts for 28 days, short term options are also available in abundance.
Sweda Karma – Imagine immersing yourself into a steamed bath complete with herbal salts. Sweda Karma takes this heavenly feeling one step forward. Medicated steam baths eliminate impurities from the body, improve the tone and complexion of the skin, reduce fat and are recommended for certain rheumatic diseases, particularly pain. Precious herbs and herbal leaves are boiled and the steam is passed over the entire body for 10 to 20 minutes. Hand massage with herbal oils or herbal powder improves blood circulation and tones up the muscles.
Abhyanga – These total body massage with herbal oils tones up the skin, reinvigorates and strengthens all the tissues so as to achieve ideal health and longevity, strengthens the immune system, is beneficial for the eyes and gifts sound sleep. This is also a cure for rheumatism.
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