Ayurveda is a 10,000 year old tradition of healing that comes from India. The word is a Sanskrit word that literally translates to “the science or wisdom of Life”.
The Vedic texts date back to 10,000 BC and are tangible evidence that medicine did exist in ancient times and that it was quite advanced. The first “plastic” surgeries are written about as well as other branches of medicine.
Ayurveda is an ancient system of health care that is native to the Indian subcontinent. Kerala is the only State in India, which practices Ayurveda medicine with absolute dedication and is known as the home of the most perfected herbal health care system. Kerala Ayurvedic system stresses on the prevention of body ailments in addition to curing them
The central concept of Ayurvedic medicine is the theory that health exists when there is a balance between three fundamental bodily substances. Now a days there are lots of ayurvedic resorts in Kerala that offers all kinds of treatments in ayurveda.
Kerala Ayurveda Cure
Various types of Ayurveda treatments in Kerala
Ayurvedic treatments differ from the majority of conventional cures in its unique approach towards healing. The principle of treating the sick and not the sickness is central to all forms of ayurvedic treatments.
- Kaya chikitsa (General treatment)
- Visha chikitsa (Toxicology),
- Vajeekarana chikitsa (Aphrodisiac treatment).
- Grahachikitsa (Psychiatry),
- Urndhanga chikitsa (ENT & eye diseases treatment),
- Bala chikitsa (Pediatrics)
- Salya chikitsa (Surgical procedures),
- Rasayana chikitsa (Geriatrics)
Panchakarma is a collection of purification techniques that Ayurveda prescribes for some diseases and for periodic cleansing. A course of Pancharkarma typically includes a short-term dietary prescription, massage, herbs, and may include purgatives, sweat baths, medicated enemas, and nasal cleansing.
Nasya (Nose Cleaning)
Nasya involves administration of medicated oil through the nose to cleanse accumulated Kapha toxins from the head and neck region.
According to Ayurveda, Sirodhara is the best treatment for diseases of the nervous system and for emotional problems such as chronic depression and anxiety (panic) attacks. It is also recommended for chronic headaches, as well as ear, nose and throat problems, and is especially useful for pain management.