Ayurveda in Wayanad
Ayurveda in Wayanad – Best Kerala Ayurvedic Treatment at Wayanad is offered by Groowynd Holidays. We feature authentic Ayurvedic Treatments and Ayurveda Massages in Wayanad, in association with reputed Ayurveda Doctors. Relax, Rejuvenate and Revive as you are on a holiday in Wayanad. Ayurveda (means science of life) is a prominent, ancient and bonafide rejuvenation and treatment system. Kerala Ayurveda has marked its own unique place in effectively serving those who are looking for an authentic ayurvedic experience. Most of the practitioners (known as Vaidyar) in Kerala have been bestowed this traditional experience from their ancestors in the Ayurvedic Treatment. Ayurveda in Wayanad can also be combined with a Wayanad holiday package, if you have an extended stay. Also, Ayurvedic Massage or relaxation therapies can be included for short term.
Relaxing full body massages and head massages could be undertaken during your short stay in Wayanad or along with the packages. Pre-appointment is suggested, as it would be difficult to get the slot on short notice at authentic places. This is found to be useful for treating Headache due to Vatha, Dandruff and Hairfall, Insomnia and also good for relaxation.
Ayurveda in Wayanad – Treatments
If you are planning for a specific Ayurveda experience of a longer duration, Monsoon period is said to be the best time (Jun-Sep). Rejuvenation packages are available for the period of 7 Nights, 14 Nights, 21 Nights and 28 Nights.
AYURVEDA IN KERALA is a traditional health science and unique in its approach and practises towards a healthy life. The physiological and pathological doctrines of Kerala Ayurveda is based on the principles of the tridoshas. Ayurvedic panchakarma therapy therapeutic procedures for preservation of health, prevention of diseases and to manage metabolic syndromes related to body diseases. Some of the Ayurveda Treatment methods and benefits are mentioned below
Treatment that eliminates toxicity, restoring body’s natural health and rejuvenates body tissues. Panchakarma treatment consists of three stages and includes.
Full body Ayurvedic Massage, which would include a steam bath after the massage, good for relaxing the full body.’massage’ is the means for flushing out the toxins in the form of sweat, urine, mucous, thereby truly rejuvenating the body. Massage with the means of its physical rubbing of the body produces heat & increases blood circulation. It also supplies more nourishment to the blood. This physical process of massage along with it psychic involvement helps in the proper functioning of the nervous system along with the circulation of the growth hormones. Just like the food provides nourishment from the external resources to the individual, so also the massage excites the internal resources & provides nourishment in the form of proteins, glucose & other vitalizing chemicals which are within the system. Massage also helps in preserving the energy of the body & prevents it from the decay of the individual.
Njavarakizhi is also known as shashtikashali $pinda swedam. Njavara in Malayalam stands for the rice (Shashtika Shali in Sanskrit) that grows in 60 days. Kizhi (Pinda in Sanskrit) stands for bolus. Njavara rice is considered to be the best variety of rice and has got a nourishing action. Njavarakizhi is a procedure by which the whole body or any specific part is made to perspire, by the application of certain medicinal drugs with Njavara rice puddings externally in the form of boluses tied up in a muslin bag. The njavara rice is prepared with a combination of cow’s milk and the decoction prepared with vata reducing herbs. The duration of this Ayurvedic Treatment is 45 – 90 min. It is found to be helpful for Vata aggravated conditions, Paralysis, Muscular dystrophy, Painful conditions in old age. It also Strengthens the joints and muscles, Promotes sound sleep, Enhances body nourishment and rejuvenates, Improves lustre and texture of the skin
If necessary Abhyangam on the body & head can be done before Sirodhara.
After the indicated time of Abhyangam with suitable medicated oil, the person is made to lie on his back. His eyes are covered with a strap of cotton cloth wound horizontally around his head to prevent overflow that can cause irritation of eyes during the treatment. The vessel filled with medicated oil is hung over the head in such a way that the oil falls on the forehead in a steady flow of 4 angulas [finger space] height. The vessel is kept refilled with drippings collected. This process is continued for 45 to 50 minutes every day continuously for 7 days. After that, the head is gently wiped with a dry cloth and allowed to take rest for 10 to 15 minutes followed by bath using medicated water.
Foot Massage – Padabhyanga
Padabhyanga is Ayurvedic foot massage (Pada=foot and Abhyanga=massage) which is soothing, revitalizing, calming and balancing various disturbances of the autonomic nervous system. The foot is the part of the body where we have got numerous nerve endings and these considered to be the vital areas. So, massaging these vital points promotes stimulation and relaxation to both body and mind. Padabhyanga just before sleep induces sound sleep or in other words, it is considered to be an effective remedy for insomnia. The duration of the treatment is about 30 minutes
Kaya Seka or Sarvanga Dhara or Pizhichil is a special treatment procedure followed by traditional vaidyas (physicians) of Kerala. The word Pizhichil in the Malayalam language literally means “squeezing”. Here the whole body is bathed in streams of lukewarm medicated oil with simultaneous soft massage. This Ayurveda’s Royal Treatment is famously called as the “treatment for aristocrats” because the treatment was specially offered to the kings in ancient times.
Pizhichil has good results for Neurological disorders, Ankylosing spondylitis, Nervous weakness, Sexual weakness, Arthritis, Paralysis (Hemiplegia and paraplegia), Parkinson’s disease. It also Relieves body pain and muscle spasms, Helps in healing bone injuries, Increases immunity, Improves skin complexion and Improves blood circulation. It is very soothing, relaxing and rejuvenating treatment.
There are Various Other treatments like Udwarthanam, Shiro Abhyanga, Shiro Lepam, Vamanam, Virechanam etc. The treatments can be suggested by the Ayurveda Doctor, based on your diagnosis by the doctor.
Ayurvedic food is also included which is specifically intended for the treatment.
Pictures of some Ayurvedic Resorts in Wayanad are: