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Ayurvedic Panchakarma in Rishikesh
The time-tested science of medicine and positive health, Ayurveda welcomes you in Rishikesh. The popularity of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic therapies continues to increase with each passing day. Most of the travelers who arrive in Rishikesh do not leave the town without treating themselves with the healing touch of Ayurveda. Keeping in mind the need and requirements of travelers, we have designed a number of Ayurvedic Panchkarma packages. Let experienced Ayurveda physicians and masseurs heal you with a variety of medicinal herbs, therapeutic massages and routines herbal diets. These tour packages cover Ayurvedic treatments like Shiro Dhara (therapeutic head massage), Abhyanga (herbal oil massage), Pizhichil (an effective remedy for relaxation), Khizi (a therapy including medicinal and herbal oils), Udvarthanam (who body massage with powders), beauty care etc.
Ayurvedic Panchakarma Packages in Rishikesh
Ayurveda Massage Treatment in Rishikesh
Ayurveda Massage Treatment
Ayurveda happens to be the most ancient treatment in the world. The concept of Ayurveda is based on a process of purification and rejuvenation. According to Ayurveda, the accumulation of "Ama" or toxic substances in the body results in the imbalance of the Tri Dosha and thus toxins build up leading to ill-health and numerous diseases.
Ayurveda, the ancient science of living, has been in human practice for the last 3,000 years. It has addressed itself to the fundamental principles of good health and a longer lifespan. The treatment through Ayurvedic medicines is based in the inherent ability of the human rejuvenate and heal the body and restore its natural balance.
Benefits of Ayurveda
Ayurveda has a number of properties - preventive, protective and curative in nature. At the same time herbal remedies prove to be harmless and non toxic. It is this treatment process of Ayurveda that provides a constructive approach against destructive forces.
Ayurvedic medicine is prepared with the extracts of herbs, plants, flowers, fruits, vegetables and all vegetation that grows around us in plenty. Further whatever is available in India is bound to be more suitable in providing good health to us rather than a knowledge that has been borrowed from some other culture or nation. The same has been mentioned in Charaka samhita.
The effectiveness of Ayurveda proves itself when everything fails and when the treatment is uncertain and prolonged. Ayurvedic approach is the most appropriate as it treats chronic and stubborn diseases with its natural treatment procedures and drugs.
It is an Ayurvedic massage technique which aims at balancing the 'Tridoshas' and release accumulated stress from the mind and body, increasing sense of well-being.
Abhyanga and steam bath (60 mins) - 1 therapist
Benefits of Abhyanga
It promotes tissue strength, Improves blood circulation and rejuvenates the whole body. In addition, it removes the cellulite, beautifies the skin, prevents aging, induces sound sleep, increases vitality, pacifies imbalance of Vata and reduces stress as well as removes toxins .
In this Ayurvedic treatment, herbal oils are applied all over the body in a rhythmical way for approximately one hour. This treatment can provide relief to anyone with rheumatic or arthritic conditions. It also helps in relieving nervous disorders.
Sarvangadhara (Pizhichil) 60 min - 6 therapists
Benefits of Pizhichil
The Ayurvedic treatment is highly beneficial in cases of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) after exposure to a viral or bacterial infection. It also increases Ojus and body immunity, prevents ageing and provides rejuvenation. In addition, Pizhichil alleviates the burning sensation in the body, ensures better circulation, helps to recover from paralysis and promotes healing of fractures.
This Ayurvedic process is used on specific parts of the body where there is a problem. Or it can be applied over the whole body. Ayurvedic medicinal plants are applied as a compress to the body, using the warmth of the oil. The treatment also relieves tension pain.
In this Ayurvedic treatment, hot herbal powder is massaged deeply and with lasting effect into each part of the body. The Ayurvedic massage can be done using herbal powders alone on dry skin, or on oiled skin. It can also be done with a warm paste made of herbal powders and a corresponding herbal oil.
Shirodhara is a wonderful relaxation process in which the scalp and forehead receive gentle nurturing massage by a thin stream of warm oil. This treatment cools the mind, relaxes the body and relieves tension.
Shirodhara - 45 mins - 2 therapists
Benefits of Sirodhara
The Ayurvedic Sirodhara massage helps to cure and relives from anxiety, epilepsy, hypertension, depression, diabetic neuropathy and central nervous system. Besides it also strengthens the sensory organs and provides cure from insomnia, pre-mature graying of the hair, mental retardation, paralysis and stress.
Chavitti Thirumal (Foot Massage)
This is a kind of traditional Kerala massage. Chavitti Thirumal is done by the feet and happens to be an excellent treatment for correct alignment of the body. It is also an ideal treatment for back problems.
It is a kind of Ayurvedic therapy where drops of medicated oil are administered in each nostril of the patient. This treatment helps to eliminate accumulated toxins from the head and neck region. Nasayam is an useful therapy in curing headaches, migraine, sinusitis, chronic cold, chest, congestion, cervical spondylosis and facial Palsy. In addition, the therapy brings about lightness of the body and head ensures better sleep. Nasayam therapy is also effective in curing degeneration of cervical vertebrae
The Ayurvedic therapy includes simple touch or light massage of the vital points in the body (marmas), is used to open up our energy channels.
Abhyangam is a popular body massage in ayurvedic medicine. The word abhyanga itself translates into massage. In this therapy, special type of oil massage in which strokes are given according to the needs for about 60 minutes per day for 14 days. It is highly effective for treatment of obesity, diabetic gangrene (a condition developed due to lack of blood circulation in certain parts of the body).
Abhyangam Ayurvedic therapy can increase the production of white blood corpuscles and antibodies to provide more resistance against viruses and diseases. In turn, this helps the defense mechanism in the body and increases immunity. In this way Abhyangam massage is a protector, preserver and a rejuvenator. The treatment also increases self-confidence and will power in people.
Dhara (Thakra Dhara, Siro Dhara)
Dhara therapy is performed with the use of herbal oils, medicated milk, buttermilk etc. All these substances are allowed to flow on the forehead in a special method for about 45 minutes a day for 7 to 21 days. This treatment is highly beneficial for patients suffering from insomnia, vatha predominated diseases, mental disorders, neurasthenia, memory loss and various skin disorders.
In the treatment known as Siro Dhara, a good head massage is followed by pouring of herbal oil in an uninterrupted flow from a hanging vessel to the forehead and scalp. The treatment is excellent in relieving stress and strain and generates sleep. Sirodhara also regulates hormonal secretion.
The therapy includes the pouring of certain lukewarm herbal oils into a cap put on the head for 15 to 60 minutes everyday depending on the patient conditions for a period of 7 to 14 days. This is highly effective treatment for curing dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, facial paralysis, severe headache and other vatha based ailments.
While you go for Sirovasthi, you will notice that a leather sleeve of about six to eight inches in length is placed on the shaven head of the patient and a band (vartti) tied around the forehead to keep it in place. Kneaded dough is then used to line the inside of this sleeve and therapist ensure that it does not leak. Next, the oil is poured into the sleeve and allowed to remain on the head for a while. Physicians determine the time span for which the oil should be kept there. Sirovasthi proves quite effective for treating cervical problems, sleeplessness, migraine and other problems of head, hair loss and tinnitus.
One of the most popular and effective Ayurvedic therapies, Pizhichil involves the application of lukewarm herbal oils over the body by 2 to 4 masseurs in a special rhythmic style for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for a span of 7 to 21 days. The treatment proves to be extremely rejuvenating and is effective in ailments of nervous disorders, treatment for paralytic, rheumatic and diabetes among others.
Ayurvedic physicians recommend this treatment to cure stiffness and pain of joints and limbs, dislocation of joints, paralytic conditions etc. In women, Pizhichil treats conditions like uterine inertia in earlier deliveries and menopausal problems. The treatment is also advised for rejuvenation of the body and to prevent ageing.