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Abhyanga

Abhyanga is a synchronous full body treatment given by two therapists.  This four handed massage represents the compassionate four armed Goddess of Health anointing the body with medicinal oils that nurture and purify all  bodily tissues called dhatus.  There is no other massage technique that can be compared to Abhyanga in any other  healing tradition.  The treatment integrates all levels of the individual from the most physical to the most subtle spiritual level.. Benefits of Abhyanga Eliminates fatigue, reduces mental stress, lymphatic stimulation, enhances sleep, balances all the doshas, promotes a feeling of well being and bliss, reduces anxiety, alleviates depression, and detoxifies the body. Duration: 45 minutes
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Njavarakizhi

Njavarakizhi is an important treatment that is both a nourishing and detoxifying treatment.  The treatment is heating to melt toxins in the body without aggravating pitta  thereby strengthens the body muscles. . It helps to rectify Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis, muscle pain and stiffness, improves circulation, and helps with sleep. The boluses contain herbs, natural whole rice, herbal oil, and then cooked in organic milk.  for many hours.  These boluses are then applied in a synchronous type of massage by therapists. Benefits Paralytic strokes, Muscular dystrophy, Emaciation, Debility Monoplegia, Osteo Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis. Anti-aging & rejuvenating,  Strengthens tissues.
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Swedana

Sweda, also called Swedana  removes toxins in the body by helping the body to increase circulation, open up to pores and cause the body to perspire.  Numerous research studies have found that many toxins such as DDT, nicotine, lead, and other harmful chemicals are released by sweating. Our modern culture and lifestyle prohibits us from giving the body an opportunity to fully sweat and thereby cleanse and open the channels of the body.  Sweda is a very important treatment to undertake when going through panchakarma.  The treatment is usually done after an abhyanga massage. Herbs specific to one's condition are added to the steam for full effect.  During sweda one sits comfortably in a wooden sauna box with the head sticking outside of the box.  A cool towel is placed on the head and neck to prevent the head from getting hot.  The therapist moderates the temperature of the steam to your comfort level.  After the treatment your muscles and joints will have more mobility, you will feel and look lighter, your skin smooth and clear. It is also a beneficial treatment for weight reduction and cellulite. Benefits Reduces pain in the body, Eliminates toxins, Promotes lightness, ...
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Shirodhara

Shirodhara is a profoundly relaxing therapy which involves a medicated liquid slowly streamed onto the forehead with either organic oils that have been cooked with precious Ayurvedic herbs, warm whole organic milk, or buttermilk (takradhara).  Depending on one's health condition and individual constitution,  an oil or milk formula will be recommended by the Ayurvedic practitioner.  This therapy promotes the experience of transcendence, the sought out experience of moving beyond thoughts to pure inner silence and quiet.  Benefits Reduces stress, brings about youthful appearance by detoxifying the hair follicles preventing pre-mature graying and balding, improves learning ability and concentration, reduces burning feet syndrome, poly neuropathy, reduces the excitation of  the nervous system,  increases the serotonin level  and endorphins to uplift the emotions and relax.  It is also helpful in certain types of mental conditions such as schizophrenia and maniac conditions. Duration: 40 minutes   
Netradhara

Netradhara

It is a special cleansing technique of pouring herbal decoctions in a continuous stream over the eyes for 20 minutes. Benefits A soothing technique to relax strained eyes, Cooling and refreshing, Delays cataract formation Helps in treating chronic Conjunctivitis, Improves eye sight, Makes the eyes sparkle. Duration: 30 minutes
Netra Tarpana

Netra Tarpana

The eyes are the windows to the soul and one of the main sites of pitta dosha called alocha. Excess heat or fire element can accumulate in the eyes causing dryness, strain, blood shot, and diminished vision. With the overuse of looking at computer screens and detail work it is beneficial to give your eyes extra nutrition and rest with this eye therapy. Netra Tarpana cools, lubricates, and rejuvenates the eyes improves the inner vision  by clearing out the subtle channels associated with inner and outer perception. It helps to bring back brightness and clarity to the eyes as impurities are expelled out.  It is also used to help early formation of cataract, helps with sleep, Glaucoma, Chronic Conjunctivitis, and promotes relaxation. The treatment is done by creating a pool of pure herbal ghee (clarified organic butter) over the eye. The eyes comfortable swim in the ghee for about 20 minutes. Duration: 30 minutes - 2 therapists Benefits Relieves the strain due to constant glaring to the Computer & TV screen, Refractive errors of the eyes, Chronic Conjunctivitis Corneal Ulcer, Dry Eye Syndrome, Eye diseases due to aggravation of Vata and Pitta toxins, Glaucoma Helps in ...