Navarakizhi

Navarakizhi is a nourshing therapy. A special variety of Red rice called navara is used in this treatment. It is also known as shasitka shali a rice variety which grows in sixty days. This rice is cooked in milk and Bala roots ( sida cardiofloia ) which makes me it ideal to mitigate vata and…

Ela Kizhi

Ela Kizhi is also known as Patra pinda swedam. In this therapy herbal leaves are made into a bolus and hot fomentation is done with the help of this bolus. This therapy is usually performed after an sarvanga or ekanga abhyangam. It is highly effective in sports injuries, sprains, arthritis, spondilytsis, it relieves the muscle…

Bashpa Swedam

Bashpa swedam is a type of hot fomentation therapy. In this method a specialised chamber made with medicated wood. This chamber is filled with medicated water vapour it is used to promote sweating. It is commonly performed after an Abhyangam. It acts effectively as a detoxifing procedure. It is the therapy of choice for reducing…

Ayurveda Facial

Ayurveda facial ( Mukha lepanam) and hair treatment ( shiro lepanam ) Our face is the window to our soul and it represents all our emotions and capacity. Hence it is essential to have healthy even toned skin and strong hair. We at Deepam recommend regular weekly treatments of facial with herbs and oils specifically…

Nasya: Ayurvedic Herbal Nasal Oil

Nasya or ‘nasal drop’ as it is commonly known is a popular Ayurveda treatment. It is one of the treatments used during panchakarma, Ayurveda’s detoxification process or cleanse. Nasya involves the administration of oil or other liquids into the nostrils in a prescribed manner. It can also be practiced with powder in some conditions. Nasya…