Kerala, God’s Own Country, is also known as the home of Ayurveda. This is because Kerala has great charisma and allures, voyagers, to seek the magical effects of this holistic age-old Indian Science. A quiet place with a lush green landscape and Ayurvedic treatment in spas is the right combination to restore the natural and right balance of mind, body, and spirit. In Kerala, Kasaragod Resorts offer ayurvedic spa treatments in an eye-catching setting with all the amenities one would need during a getaway.
With a variety of medicinal oils to choose from, the individuals will be suggested the best ayurvedic spa treatments by the specialists for maximum benefits. Listed below are some of these miraculous spa treatments.
A unique form of restorative spa therapy involves the use of warm herbal oils and helps to provide relief from mental and physical stress. The massage is done in the direction of arterial blood flow to improve blood circulation. It relaxes the stiffness in the body and provides relief from the pain. It also helps to correct the imbalance of energy, also known as dosha imbalance. Abhyanga involves different types of massages based on body parts. The ayurvedic masseur will suggest the best kind to ensure the best results. You can try this at one of the 5 Star hotels in Kerala to have the best experience.
This is another therapeutic spa treatment that involves the clearing of nasal passages of any debris. Medicated drugs or herbal oils are used to soften the nasal passages, which can become dry from the cleansing of the debris. The oils are administered through the nostrils and prevent the cleaned passages from accumulating more debris. This treatment is specially done during the colder months. These oils stimulate the centers of the brain that reduce the perception of pain. Nasyam is recommended for people suffering from sinusitis, sleep apnea, headaches, earaches, and snoring. Along with cleansing of the nostrils, massage of the head, neck, and shoulders is done to provide relief from tension.
It is an excellent therapy for Detoxification. Pizhichil suggests “Squeezing”. In this treatment, warm medicated oil or “Kuzhambu” is squeezed onto the entire body of the patient using a linen cloth. Although this treatment targets the entire body, hence known as sarvangadhara, it can be categorized into two types depending on the targeted part of the body:
- Ekhanga Pizhichil – This treatment involves only a certain part of the body that is diseased or affected.
- Ardhanga Pizhichil – This treatment involves only half of the body.
One needs to be in certain positions like sitting, lying down on the stomach/ back, or lying on the left/ right side of the body. Pizhichil helps in skin rejuvenation, eliminates Vata Disorders, reduces body pain and nerve weakness, and helps manage stress.
The word “Kati” in Sanskrit means lower back and “Basti or Vasti” means to retain. This therapy targets the deep tissues of the lower back or the lumbar region. Warm herbal and medicated oil is poured over the body and is retained inside by creating a frame (made of black gram paste or whole wheat flour paste) known as “Kati Basti” to alleviate pain, stiffness, and inflammation. This treatment is best for lower back problems like
- Slip disc
- Disorders of the lumbosacral region
- Spinal disorders
Do not forget to try one of the best Ayurvedic Spas in Kerala at The LaLiT Resort and Spa Bekal which is surrounded by the Nombili River and has to offer scenic beauty. It has Spa Bekal with 13 multifunctional treatment rooms, which provide Ayurvedic, Aroma, Herbal, and various beauty therapies.