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Greeva Basti

Greeva Basti is bathing the neck region with medicated oil or freshly prepared herbal decoction. The procedure does oleation and sudation around the neck region simultaneously. Due to present day lifestyle which involves continued and glued sitting position and lack of body movements the problems of the spine, muscles and skeletal tissues of neck and shoulder arise. […]

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Janu Basti

The knee joint is called Janu Sandhi in Sanskrit; hence the name Janu Basti is given to the procedure done on knee joints. In this the knee joint is bathed with warm medicated oil or freshly prepared herbal decoction. Benefits of Janu Basti Rectifies aggravated Vata dosha in the knee region Restores the lubricating fluid […]

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Kati Basti

If you want to relieve any lower back tension, Kati Basti is for you. This specialized therapy relieves and nourishes the lower back using herbal oils or ghee. After a gentle Ayurvedic oil therapy on the lower back, specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the lumbo sacral area and retained inside a dam […]

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Shirodhara

Gentle pouring of medicated oil in the forehad called Shirodhara is an amazing, unique therapy from the ancient Ayurveda. Shirodhara has a profound impact on the nervous system. That means, the treatment directly and immediately calms, relaxes and has a cleansing effect on the mind and nerves. Benifits of Shirodhara Shirodhara is a great treatment […]

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Nasya

Nasya involves administration of medicated oil through the nose to cleanse accumulated Kapha toxins from the head and neck region. Benefits of Nasya Nasya is useful in various conditions such as, Hoarseness of voice and stuttering or slurred speech Stiffness in the head, neck, throat, teeth and jaw area (TMJ) Headaches and migraines Earaches and […]

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Basti

In Basti, Medicated oil or ghee and an herbal decoction is given as enema to clean the colon and increase the muscle tone. Basti is the introduction of herbal decoctions and medicated oils into the colon through the rectum. While it directly affects the colon, it is not a localized or symptomatic treatment. It is […]

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Virechana

Virechana is medicated purgation therapy which removes Pitta toxins from the body that are accumulated in the body. It completely cleanses the gastro-intestinal tract. Benefits of Virechana Virechana is specifically useful in Pitta related disorders such as Skin disorders like Herpes or psoriasis, Paraplegia, Hemiplegia, Joint disorders, Digestive disorders, Constipation, Hyperacidity, Vitiligo, Headaches, Elephantiasis and […]

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Vamana

Vamana refers to induced vomiting for some time to eliminate toxins or ama as well as junk from the body. This procedure uses the upward movement of the doshas to remove toxins associated with Kapha, which are primarily deposited in the upper part of the body. Vamana is specifically useful for Kapha related disorders such […]

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Swedana

Swedana is a steam treatment. The word Sweda is derived from Sanskrit  ‘swid’,  meaning ‘to sweat or to perspire’. Swedana is the process of inducing sweat with the help of steam. The steam is generated from the boiled medicated herbal decoctions. Ayurvedic fomentation is usually given after an oil massage. Benefits of Swedana: Balances Vata […]

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Abhyanga

Abhyanga is an ancient Indian Ayurvedic oil massage therapy for healing and detoxifying Body, Mind and Spirit. This ayurvedic detox and stress reduction therapy is performed by herbal oils. The selection of oils are based on your Constitution (Prakriti) and the disorder you are suffering from. Abhyanga is performed Benefits of Abhyanga Nourishes mind and body Rejuvenates the […]

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