VAMAN: This process is meant for the purification of upper 1/3 rd of the body, the place for Kapha. It is believed after unction and sudation and waste materials come and collect in the stomach. Now emetics are given and all the waste products will be eliminated. This procedure is best for hyper acidify, diabetes, skin diseases, psoriasis.
VIRECHAN: It works on middle one third of body and purifies the body by removing excessive Pitta from it. Process is same as done in the case of Vaman karma, just route differs. Strong or mild purgatives are given and Pitta Dosha is excreted from the body. Results are just like miracles in – Rheumatoid, Arthritis, Hemiplegia, Skin Problems and Other Pitta Related Diseases.
NIRUHA VASTI (cleansing enemas): Here medicines are given through anal canal with the help of a bladder (known as Vasti in Sanskrit, so the name). As the large intestine is the main place of Vata Dosha. So it is the treatment of choice for maximum neurological disorders, caused by aggravated Vata. In this type of Vastiherbal decoctions constitute the major part of the medicine.
ANUVASANA VASTI (oleation enemas): This is also known as Vasti, as route is same, the anal canal. In this type herbal oils are used, these are given in lower quantities in the anal canal, so due to a lower pressure on anal canal, it has a tendency to be retained in side. And it does its work by taking own time. It gives best results in Chronic Constipation and Other Neurological/Vataj Disorders, where disease is caused by the increasedRuksh/Dryness factor of this Dosha.
NASYA: Herbal powders or Juices or Oils are administered by nasal route in this type of treatment. It gives exclusive results in migraine – chronic headache, works for hairs and memory of booster
RAKTAMOKSHANA: means removing vitiated blood from the body. It is a localized treatment Generally not more than 10-40 ml blood is removed at a time
Kati Vasti: In this process specially prepared warm medicated oils is kept over the lower back with herbal paste boundary.
Meru Vasti: Oil treated with special herbs is kept on whole the back bone
Janu Vasti: Here medicated oil is kept over knee joint with herbal paste boundary.
Hridaya Vasti: This is an effective treatment for asthma, other respiratory problems, heart diseases and muscular chest pain etc.
Nabhee/ Chakra Vasti: Medicated oil is kept over umbilicus with boundary of herbal paste. It treats the ailments related to the digestive system.
Siro Vasti: Warm herbal medicated oil is retained within a closely fitted cap around the head, thus allowing the scalp to soak in the therapeutic oil.
Greeva Vasti: Greeva Vasti has its therapeutic value in all types of joint problems of neck. In this procedure medicated oil is kept on back of neck with boundary of herbal paste.
Navarakizhi: A massage to the body with small linen bags filled with cooked Navara rice (cooked in cow’s milk and mixed with an herbal decoction) after a liberal application of medicated oil over the whole body.
Pizhichil: beautiful combination of Snehana (oleation) and Swedana (sudation).
Sarvang Dhara: Warm herbal liquid poured all over the body in a rhythmic way using special vessels very effective for hemiplegia, paralysis, rheumatic complaints, edema etc.
Shirodhara: Luke warm herbal oil is poured in a continuous stream onto the forehead. Sirodhara rejuvenates and revitalizes the body and mind.
Abhyanga : the Ayurvedic oil massage – is an integral part of the daily routine recommended by this healing system for overall health and well-being.
Udwartana: Udwarthanam is an invigorating full body massage using herbal powder (choornam) instead of oil. The powder is rubbed forcibly on the body in upward direction.
Shiroabhyanga : This is a relaxing head and face massage. It covers the shoulder, face, scalp and upper back with Ayurvedic oils.
Shiro pichu : A simple procedure of applying the oil the vertex using a cotton pad impregnated with oil, medicated or otherwise is known as shiropichu
Padabhyanga : The massage is just the thing to get you on your feet relax.
Takra Dhara : Takra dhara is a form of shirodhara, an Ayurvedic treatment method which involves continuous flow of medicated butter milk to the centre of forehead continuously for up to an hour a day.
Kshira Dhara : Ksheera dhara is one of the important treatments among Kerala special treatments which involves body is made to perspire by means of pouring warm medicated milk
Patrapinda Sweda : The bolus bag massage with medicinal leaves is called patarpinda sveda. This is one of the classical traditional massages of Ayurveda
Choorna Pinda sweda : It is one among the ooshma sweda done with the bolus of various choornas.
Jambeera Pinda sweda : The Jambeera pinda sweda is performed with the bolus of Jambeera fruit pieces.
Nadi Swedana: Nadi Swedana is usually done for localized conditions like Osteoarthritis, Sprains or to relieve some localized pain as in cervical and Lumbar spondylosis.
Upanaha : Upanaham is a treatment for rheumatic ailments in which hot herbal paste is used a a localized bandage at various joints
Avagahaswedam : Avagahaswedam is a treatment procedure for relieving pain associated with ano-rectal caries, backache, urinary problems etc., in which patients are made to sit inside a vessel filled with medicated wated.
Baluka Pinda : A sweating therapy, in which sand is tied into boluses, dipped into warm medicated oil and applied over the whole body or affected body part.
Akshi Seka : Nethradhara is a process of cleaning the eyes using running medicated water. It is recommended for relaxing and soothing the eyes and the optical nerves that have been subject to stress and strain.
Anjanam: Anjanam is the application of collyrium on the eye using a special instument.
Aschyothanam : Aschyothanam is the application of eye drops.
Shira Veda : The process is basically meant for purification of the blood by blood letting by puncturing the vein.
Agni Karma : known as ‘dahan karma’, or Cauterization is a process used in Ayurveda for various benign diseases that are characterised by pain or bleeding. Cauterization is the process in which the diseased body surface or tissue is burnt / destroyed with a heated instrument or an electrical current or a caustic agent (kshar, visit kshar karma) or by freezing.
Akshi Tarpana: Medicated Ghee is retained in a reservoir made over the eyes with black gram powder. This therapy will have a cooling effect on irritated and stressed eyes. This relieves eyestrain, improves eyesight and other eye related problems.
Karnapoornam: In this process medicated extracts or oils are poured into the ears. This process helps to clean the ears and cures all the ailments.
Gandoosha: This therapy involves the retention of medicated oil or decoction in the mouth. The benefits of this therapy will bring a glow to the face, improve lines and wrinkles, tone the skin and assist with any kind of mouth, voice or teeth disorders while cleansing the ear, nose and throat pathways.
Utsadana: This therapy includes application of Dosha specific massage oil to the entire body and a thorough massage of herbal powders made into a paste.
Sirolepa/ Tadapodizil: Head is considered to be the best amongst all the organs, so applying medicines