Ayurveda is a science of life. “Prevention is better than cure” is the basic and fundamental concept of Ayurveda. Unlike modern medicine, Ayurveda treats the individual and not merely the disease.
Shirodhara is a form of Ayurveda therapy that involves pouring warm liquids gently over the forehead. Shirodhara is used to treat a number of disorders as well as for relaxing purposes.
The term has 2 terms – greeva and basti, Greeva – means neck Thus Greeva Vasti means a treatment in which medicated oils are poured and pooled for a fixed duration of time in a compartment
The term has 2 terms – kati and basti, Kati – means low back Thus Kati Vasti means a treatment in which medicated oils are poured and pooled for a fixed duration of time in a compartment or a cabin constructed over the low back
Janu Vasti means a treatment in which medicated oils are poured and pooled for a fixed duration of time in a compartment or a cabin constructed around the knee joint / joints using wet flour of black gram.
Medicines or medicated oils administered through the nose is known as Nasya. All drugs & measures that are, administered through the nasal passage are called Nasya, it is administered specially in urdhvajatrugata
This is a variety of Moordhnitaila, where in cotton/gauze soaked with oil is kept on the head by tying for a prescribed time
Indications of Shiro pichu : hair fall, .facial palsy, Paralysis cracking of skin
Vamana one amoung panchakarma procedure which is explained first for most. It is mainly indicated in kapha pradhana vyadh in Ayurveda Vamana karma the first measure amongst pancha karma
- The valuka sweda has two terms:Valuka – sand & Sweda - means sweat (sweat inducing therapy)
The eyes are the windows to the soul and one of the main sites of pitta dosha called alocha pitta. The treatment is done by creating a pool of pure herbal ghee (clarified organic butter) over the eye.
Hridaya Basti is one of the most powerful and effective treatments in Ayurveda that aids in the healthy functioning of the heart.
The ayurvedic method of imparting cured oils or illuminated spread (ghee) in the ears is called Karna Purana. there are little bones in the inward ear called ossicles, which vibrate when hit by sound waves.
The oil retained on to the head is allowed to retain there for certain period. This procedure of murdhni taila is called as “SHIRO BASTI’’ To be more precise ,a special cap, preferably made of leather is fixed around the head just above the ear
Dhara is the most known Ayurveda therapy. The individuals who experienced Dhara spreads the benefits of Ayurveda Dhara everywhere. Without Dhara therapy, the Ayurveda is not completed. Dhara gives relief to chronic headaches, insomnia, mental
The main aim of Ayurveda is to preserve the healthy person as remains healthy and also treat or cure the person who is suffered from illness in such a way that the disease is snatch away from the person who have suffered.