Panchajanyam Ayurveda Hospital | Manivelkadavu, Kundalloor.P.O Alappuzha, Kerala-690535

Kerala Special Therapies



This is a special warm oil massage in which various strokes are given according to the disease for about 45 – 60 minutes. It is given as a single treatment and also as a preparation for Panchakarma. Depending on the specific disease, medicated oils are chosen very carefully. Fomentation follows after this treatment and is […]

Chavitti Thirummu

The most ancient form of Indian massage and Kerala’s cultural special massage technique to vitalize the body. In this massage, all Marmapoints (vital energy points) and Nadisystems (channel system) are revitalized, purified and strengthened. The masseur goes through all the Nadicircuits of the body […]


Pizhichil or Kayasekam. It is the process in which cotton cloth pieces are dipped in warm medicated oil and squeezed to fall uninterruptedly on to the whole body of the patient. This treatment is applied for a period of 7 to 21 days according to the pathological condition of the patient. It is extremely […]


This is a local treatment used in case of low back complaints. Specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept over the lower back with in a boundary of black gram powder paste. Duration of this treatment: 35 to 60 minutes.


In this treatment, fomentation is done with bundled warm herbal powders which are massaged onto specific local areas. Indications: Highly effective in case of circulatory complaints and obesity

Ila kizhi

It is highly effective cleansing treatment which cleanses especially the fat and muscle tissues. Different fresh herbal leaves chopped and fried in special oils with other herbs are tied to bundles and then dipped into warm medicated

Dhanya amla dhara

Warm sour herbal liquid rhythmically poured all over the body in a special manner for 45 to 60 minutes daily for a period of 7 to 21 days. This is a special therapy to make the channels more open in rhumatic diseases associated with swelling and pain.

Upanaha swedam

Upanaha swedam is a bandaging technique using leaves, cereals, oils, ghee, herbal paste etc. Fomentation is done by applying medicated paste on the joints. Powders of the prescribed herbs should be transformed into paste with salt, lemon or fermented herbal


Pichu is a local external oil application superior to Abhyanga in potency and used on affected parts, like the lower back, throat, head, joints, etc. Dried cotton cloth having the sufficient size covers the area of application. The thickness of cloth should be preferably


Special lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a cap fitted on the patient’s head for 15 to 60 minutes daily, according to the patient’s condition for a period of 7-14 days. Indication: facial palsy, trigeminal neuralgia, hemiplegia, quadriplegia, anxiety, psoriasis, psychological disorders, etc.

Shiro Dhara

A continuous stream of the prescribed liquid medicines like oil, milk, buttermilk, decoctions etc are gently poured on the forehead from a specific height through a specially devised apparatus called Dhara vessel for a period of 45 to 60 minutes. Indications: This treatment is very effective for the rejuvenation of the

Thala Pothichil

This is a special type of treatment, in which medicated herbs mixed with buttermilk and milk is ground thoroughly and applied on the bandaged skull. It lasts for about 30 to 35 minutes. Indications: very helpful in all cases of mental illnesses, it increases memory, helps in cases of migraine, alopecia, etc


A rejuvenating treatment for the eyes. Black Gram doughs are placed around the eyes to form a ridge. Medicated ghee is then poured into it which lubricates the eyes and the surrounding tissues. Indications:diminishing vision of varied ethyology, cataract, lenticular opacity, retinopathies, macular degeneration etc.


In this treatment, aromatic, cleansing and regenerative herbs are ground with milk and herbal juices and applied all over the face in the form of a paste (facial fomentation). The herbal paste is very carefully chosen and mixed according to individual constitution and complexion of the patient’s skin.

Njavara Kizhi

Here, the patient is treated with a warm herbal rice bundle, which is dipped in milk decoction and is massaged all over the body with the help of therapists simultaneously .This hot bolus is being rubbed over the entire body, focusing on the muscle tissues and joints, and is usually performed after a


In this treatment,whole body is massaged with dried herbal powderagainst the direction of hairs which induces friction. It is a rapid form of massage which helps activating the metabolic function of the tissue and is normally given for 35 minutes for a time period of 7 days . Indications:Very helpful in case of diabetes, obesity, […].


The ears are filled with herbal oils which lubricates the delicate filaments of the ear canal, dislodging impurities and sharpening the hearing. It is very cleansing and nourishes the ears. Indications:Karna Purana creates a feeling of deep restfulness and may be useful in treating insomnia, earaches, deafness, giddiness, tinnitus etc.

Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicosis, or varicose veins, caused by weakened valves in the veins of the legs, refers to a condition in which the veins of the legs become varicose, i.e. they appear swollen and bulging and can be discerned beneath the surface of the skin. Varicose veins may be dark in color or may retain their original color, ranging from a light purplish-red to an almost