Panchakarma is an age old Ayurvedic method for detoxification and rejuvenation. Ideally each individual should do Panchakarma at least once every year to maintain optimum health. Panchakarma is a unique, natural, holistic, health-giving series of therapeutic treatments that cleanse the body’s deep tissues of toxins, open the subtle channels, bring life-enhancing energy, thereby increasing vitality, inner peace, confidence and well-being. At Ayurbliss, panchakarma is offered the authentic way, using traditional formulations, herbal preparations and oils, and adequate post panchakarma care which a key to its success.
Abhyanga is a warm oil massage with custom prepared herbal oils. The massage, while soothing and relaxing to the nervous system, also acts to mobilize accumulated toxins in the skin and allow for their elimination. Other benefits include stress reduction of stress or fatigue, stimulation of antibody production, thereby strengthening the immune system.
Swedana is a herbalized steam bath, this liquefies and loosens ama (sticky, toxic substances resulting from improper digestion of food, environmental pollution and other harmful sources) so that they can be easily eliminated from the body. Thus it mobilizes the toxins. It is used for obesity, joint diseases and other respiratory disorders. It is a wonderful support for arthritis, body aches and pains and obesity.
Shirodhara is a continuous stream of herbalized oil, herbal decoctions, milk or buttermilk on the forehead at the point in between the eyebrows in a steady stream. ‘Shiro’ is head and ‘dhara’ means stream, a very calming, relaxing treatment for the nervous system, insomnia, stress, psychosomatic mental disorders and vata and skin disorders. The constant stream of liquid creates a vibration, which transmutes the energy to a subtle state, and by slowing the breath, induces a state of deep meditative relaxation. This treatment is a great support for insomnia, IBS, skin diseases, dandruff, early graying or balding, ADHD, psoriasis, facial palsy, migraine, vertigo, tinnitus and memory loss.
Shiroabhyanga is a massage to the head and scalp with warm therapeutic oils. It provides nourishment to all the sense organs and the brain and promotes their normal natural functions. It is beneficial for chronic conditions affecting the head and mind such as insomnia, hair loss, headaches, migraines etc.
Nasya is the nasal administration of herbal oils or herbs. It helps to balance prana and promote mental clarity. It is used for sinus congestion, migraines, and respiratory allergies. Daily nasal lubrication helps to release tension in the head and relieve accumulated stress. Nasya is also traditionally said to improve quality of voice, strengthen vision and promote mental clarity. It is a great supportive therapy in headaches, migraine, sinusitis, chronic cold, chest congestion, cervical spondylosis, and facial palsy. It helps with insomnia and degeneration of cervical vertebrae.
Facial Rejuvenation Therapy is a an Ayurvedic facial with herbal oils, specially formulated herbal creams, masks, scrubs all natural, organic and Ayurvedic, lovingly made at our clinic in small batches and used according to your body constitution and Ayurvedic skin type.
Padabhyanga is a very relaxing foot massage in which the important marma points on the foot are gently massaged with warm oil. It calms the whole being and also brings a gleam and luster to the eyes. Feet are very important part in our body, as many nerves from many organs terminate in the feet. This treatment helps to strengthen these nerves and restores health to many parts of the body, especially the eyes and brain. It is very helpful for people with insomnia, fatigue and leg cramps.
Hridayabasti is a local collection of warm herbal oil over the chest area. It is useful in heart disease, chest aches and pains, and for Vata and Pitta imbalance in the chest area. It is also helpful in releasing deep seated emotions on a subtle level.
Katibasti is a local collection of warm herbal over the lower back. It is helpful in backache, spinal problems, disc problems and Vata imbalance in the back area. It increases circulation in the region and nourishes and strengthens muscles and nerves.
Udvartana is a dry powder massage which uses herbal powders according to your constitution. This massage is helpful for weight reduction and to exfoliate skin cells, helps curb obesity, improves mobility in the joints, strengthens muscles and reduces cholesterol.
Netrabasti is a collection of herbal ghee over the eyes. This nourishing eye treatment helps to improve clarity and vision, and enhances the natural luster of the eyes. This relaxing eye bath treatment, nourishes the deep connective tissue of the eyes, is a great support for eye strain, dark circles under the eyes, dry and itchy eyes, sty, optic neuritis, early cataract, macular degeneration, and Bell’s palsy.
Udarabasti is a local collection of warm herbal oil over the navel. The navel is a vital center where seventy two thousand subtle energy pathways converge. Warm oil on the umbilicus acts on the solar plexus and balances the digestive fire. It is beneficial for indigestion, gas, and constipation. Emotionally, it facilitates the release of deeply seated emotions.
Janu basti is a local collection of warm herbal oil over the knee joint. It promotes the strength of the knee by improving circulation. It is supportive for knee arthritis or general knee pain.
Greeva basti is a local collection of warm herbal oil over the back of the neck. It is very useful for chronic pain in the neck region, disc issues, arthritis and also frozen shoulder.
Karna Poorana is oil therapy for the ears. The ears are filled with herbal oils which creates a feeling of deep restfulness. This is a wonderful therapy for vata balancing, and may be useful for insomnia. It is supportive for earache, deafness, ringing in the ears, and also teeth and gum disorders. It sharpens hearing.
Pinda Sweda is a therapy in which small sacks of herbal paste, warm leaves of herbal plants or herbal powders are used to massage the body. A light application of herbal oil maybe used prior to using the sacks. This therapy helps release toxins, makes the body supple, strengthens the muscles, decreases stiffness in the joints, and is effective in healing neuromuscular disorders by awakening cellular memory. It restores appetite and sleep patterns and also relieves stress.
This therapy is wonderful for joint and musculoskeletal diseases, paralysis, muscular dystrophy, bodyache, osteoarthritis, frozen shoulder, tendinitis, cervical and lumbar spondylosis.
Marma Therapy is a treatment where important marma points which are a source of vital life force are worked on with herbal oils. Marma therapy helps to release deep seated emotions, stimulates various body organs and systems and helps relieve stress related diseases.