Njavarakizhi, Sweda and Abhyanga Therapies


Njavarakizhi “ is a very effective rejuvenation technique done by a special kind of cooked rice, tied into boluses, dipped in warm milk and herbal decoction and massaged into the body through special technique by therapists. This relieves Paralytic strokes, tissue strengtheners, debility, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Abhyanga “ The entire body is massaged with specific herbal oils that revitalizes the body tissues (dhatus) and removes the toxins from the body. Abhyanga produces much better results in comparison to other regular massages. This massage is done be a minimum of two massage therapists and is followed by Sweda (medicated steam bath). Abhyanga has immense benefits like increasing the tissue strength and blooc circulation, removes toxins, prevents premature aging, promotes vitality and rejuvenates the body.

Sweda “ This procedure involves a herbal steam bath given to eliminate certain specific ailments and doshas of an individual. On undergoing this process, the skin pores are opened up and toxins are flushed out in the form of sweat. Apart from toxin elimination, this procedure reduces body stiffness, reduces body pain, and improves skin tone.

Patra Pinda Sweda “  This procedure is highly rejuvenating which involves frying fresh herbs and other herbal ingredients, tying them into boluses which are dipped into lukewarm medicated oil and massaged into the body by therapists. This is used in treating chronic back pain, joint stiffness, Spondilosis, cramps and sprains.