Ayurvedic Treatment

We at Aadya Ayurveda Holistic Retreat offer a range of traditional therapies and herbal medicines to balance the bodily principles and to integrate body, mind and spirit. Our comprehensive set of therapeutic procedures and signature packages help you rejuvenate and reinvent your body and mind by staying away from diseases, stress and tensions.


Shirodhara is a unique form of ancient therapy of gently pouring liquid or oil or ghee on the forehead more specifically over ‘third eye’ from a specific height and for a specific period continuously and rythmatically allowing it to run through the scalp and into the hair.


A special type of body massage done with lukewarm medicated oil, wherein rhythmic strokes are applied according to circulatory channels for about an hour. It nurtures, nourishes, and your skin turns vibrant as oil penetrates to the deepest pores of your skin.


Swedana is a steam treatment explained in Ayurveda medical science. Swedana is the process of giving sweat with the help of steam, generated from medicated herbal decoctions. Ayurvedic fomentation is usually given after an oil massage.


The phrase Akshitarpana (and also the netra vasti) is from Sanskrit where Akshi refers to eyes(Netra=eyes) and tarpana stands for nourishment (Vasti= retaining something inside). It is an eye care treatment and rejuvenation program in Ayurveda.


Chakra Vasti (Nabhi Vasthi) is holding medicated ghee (or) oil in the umbilical region. Nabhi, the umbilicus is an important marma (Vital Area) according to Ayurveda.


It is basically a dry variety of sudation which is commonly practiced to pacify Vata and Kapha.It is also known as Choorna Pinda Svedam, is a Sanskrit phrase containing three words. Choorna stands for powder; Pinda means bolus and swedam is sudation process.


It is a procedure by which the whole body or any specific part is made to perspire , by the application of certain medicinal drugs with Njavara rice puddings externally in the form of boluses tied up in a muslin bag.


It is an Ayurvedic neck care and basically a hot oil therapy.Greeva Vasti is bathing the neck region with medicated oil. The procedure does oleation and sudation around the neck region simultaneously.


Janu Vasti is the procedure done on knee joints. Here knee joint is bathed with warm medicated oil. Depending on the condition it can be practiced over both the knee joints or on one knee joint. The janu vasti is specialized knee therapy or massage which rejuvenate the janu marma.


It is also known as pathra potala is derived from patra, that means leaves and potala that means bundle.It is the one of the major sudation process using herbal leaves, practiced by Vaidyas (physicians) in Kerala.


Kativasthi is an Ayurvedic lumbo-sacral rejuvenation therapy using hot oils. One can achieve both local oleation and sudation by this procedure.


Kaya Seka or Sarvanga Dhara or Pizhichil is a special treatment procedure followed by traditional vaidyas (physicians) of Kerala. Here the whole body is bathed in streams of lukewarm medicated oil with simultaneous soft massage.


Padabhyanga is Ayurvedic foot massage which is soothing , revitalizing, calming and balancing various disturbances of the autonomic nervous system. Padabhyanga releases negative energy from these marmas.


Shirobhyanga is soothing Ayurvedic head massage. Ayurveda recommends application of oil to head as a daily ritual to maintain the optimum health. The massage alternates between stimulating and calming massage techniques.


Shiropichu is one among Murdhni Thalia. This is a hair and scalp treatment with medicated oil. The phrase Shiropichu is comprised of Shiras (=head) and Pichu (= the cotton pad); So Shiropichu (oil swab) is keeping oil soaked cotton pad over head.


Shirovasthi is considered as the best treatment among Murdhni Thalia. This is an authentic Ayurvedic treatment wherein oil is allowed to retain on the head for a particular period of time inside a leather sleeve.


It is a special procedure of application of herbal paste on the head. It is also called as Shirolepa (anointment to head/ head pack), is the traditional Ayurveda treatment of Kerala which is very effective in various psychosomatic disorders.


Udwarthanam is special therapeutic deep tissue massage using herbal powders. This massage involves upward rigorous stroking, where the medicated powder and oil is rubbed forcibly in a particular way on the body.