Kottakkal Health Massage is proud to bring the Authentic Kerala Ayurveda Treatments right here in Kuwait. Our team of expert Ayurvedic Practitioners coupled with well-trained and courteous masseurs ensures a perfect healing experience with Indian Traditional medicines.
(Ayurvedic Body Massage)
Abhyangam is a popular body massage in ayurveda. Abhyangam massage has become popular because of its effective way of conditioning the body. Abhyangam can be used therapeutically. The massage is designed around each individual, to suit his or her disease or condition. An ayurvedic physician can assess this and will then decide on the appropriate oils and the exact way of massage. This may or may not involve steam (Swedana).
Abhyangam increases the blood and lymph circulation and general body metabolism, strengthens bones and joints and relieves aches and stress. In this way abhyangam massage is a protector, preserver and a rejuvenator, increasing self-confidence and will power.
(Medicinal oil bath for head)
This is one of the most famed Ayurvedic therapies. The relaxing and soothing effect of this treatment has taken this treatment to many spas around the world. Medicated Oil, buttermilk, milk or decoction may be used for shirodhara depending upon patients disease and body constitution. Besides relaxation effect, Shirodhara is very helpful in treating cases of Insomnia, Migraine, hair- fall, Psycho-somatic disorders, Anxiety, Stress, Epilepsy etc. This treatment involves a light full body massage with head massage and then pouring medicated oil over the forehead in thin a thin stream. This treatment soothes and relaxes a person so much that it’s very common to see a patient falling asleep before the end of the treatment.
(Hot Oil Bath)
Pizhichil involves fomentation of body with hot medicated oil. The whole body is bathed in streams of lukewarm medicated oil with simultaneous soft massage. Pizhichil strengthens the body and helps build up immunity for a healthy life. It is very useful for Rheumatic diseases, Arthritis, Paralysis, Neurological disorders and helps to slow down the ageing process.
(Hot Herbal Bolus)
Choorna Kizhi is a sudation or hot fomentation therapy with a bolus of herbs. The bolus contains herbal powder (Podi kizhi) or medicated leaves (Elakizhi), which is heated either directly or in medicated oil or medicated decoction and applied on the body.
Choorna Kizhi application reduces pain and Improves sheen, rigidity and restores elasticity of the skin. This is more beneficial for anyone who is stressed, anxious, depleted and feeling tired all the time
(Hot Medicated Bolus)
Njavara Kizhi is a hot fomentation therapy with a bolus of Hot medicated rice pudding. The bolus is heated either directly or in medicated oil or medicated decoction and applied on the body.
Njavara Kizhi application reduces pain and inflammation of muscles and joints, pacifies vata, strengthens and soothes nerves and is specially effective in most bone and joint disorders. This is also very effective in Paralysis, Diabetic neuropathy and other nervous disorders.This is a boon for sports enthusiasts, as it treats pains related to the joints and sore muscles
(Medicated Nasal Drops)
Nasyam is a treatment involving head and face massage, steam and then instilling herbal medicines in nostrils. Nasyam helps cleanse the vitiated body humors from the head/sinuses and also stimulate the nervous system. This treatment is very effective in treating most diseases of the Head region like Migraine, Sinusitis, Epilepsy, Stroke, Nasal Polyp, Allergy, Vertigo etc.
(Lower Back Therapy)
The thick dough is prepared using the black gram paste. The shape of the dough mould could be either circular, oval or rectangular as per the back area where the patient is having pain.Once the patient lies down on the stomach, the dough is placed as a rim around the back.The edges of the ring of dough are fixed to the back using water that protects it from slipping off. This is like creating a reservoir on the back to store oil.
The prescribed medicated oil (using herbs selected as per the prevailing dosha) is warmed and poured into the ring of dough. The oil remains within the confinements of the dough mould. Eventually, the therapeutic properties of the oil permeate and reach the tissues.The warmth of the oil is maintained by appropriate replenishment.
During the therapy, the healing properties of herbal oils deeply nourish and strengthen the muscles, and maintain connective tissues. It also lubricates the joints keeping them flexible and pain-free. This therapy alleviates lower back conditions like lumbar spondylitis, intervertebral disc prolapses, lumbago (low backache), and sciatica.
This lumbosacral treatment helps to pacify Vata dosha. It relaxes the supporting musculature of the affected intervertebral joints. The treatment even improves blood circulation in the back area and can help in strengthening the intervertebral joint compartments. Further, Kati Vasti works as a preventive treatment to strengthen the spine and prevent back pain.
(Medicated Oil on Crown)
Sirovasthi is a productive treatment for nervous system disorders. This treatment is known as crown of calm. The therapy includes retaining warm herbal oil on the head for a certain period of time. The herbal oil is a mixture of gingelly oil, castor oil, ghee, milk, and various other herbal extracts, all these herbs and oil are boiled together in certain way so as to extract their full medicinal properties.
Initially warm herbal oil is applied over the body entirely which provides nourishment to the nerve endings by preparing the body for the main treatment. Then a cylindrical shaped leather cap open on both sides for about ten inches and height is fitted around the patients head. Then the lukewarm herbal oil is poured into it according to the Doctor’s prescription depending on the body type of each individual. The oil is retained on the head for about 30-45 minutes.
During this treatment, the healing properties of the oil tune the central nervous system, the medicinal effects of the oil reaches the patient’s brain, peripheral nerves, and spinal cord.
The entire duration for the treatment vary according to the patient’s condition and type of disease. Usually the physician advocates 7 or 14 day treatment trail.
The diet patterns and oral medicines will also be assisted by the physician to follow during the treatment.
We believe that Sirovasthi treatment is useful in treating facial paralysis, dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, eye diseases, hair fall, acute headaches, burning sensation of head, and diseases associated with cranial nerves. It also helps in improving your memory and vision. The treatment will also relieve you from stress and strains that you go through in your day to day life style.
(Ayurvedic Powder Massage)
Udwartanam is the application of medicated powder, paste or oil from distant part of body to towards the heart. Medicated powder or paste or oil is rubbed through-out the body followed by steam. This treatment is effective in reducing obesity, improving the circulation, stimulates nerve ending and improves the movements in paralytic conditions. Medicated powder, paste or oil is selected according to the nature of disease.