Apart from being God’s own country, Kerala is emerging as a hub of authentic Ayurveda treatments. Since a long time it has been welcoming people from across the world to witness the aids of Ayurveda healing system. Even celebrities from across the world couldn’t stop themselves from experiencing the same.
Ayurveda courses in Kerala are practiced in the traditional and authentic form. The global population is experiencing the healing and curative side of Ayurveda which keeps on gravitating them back to Kerala.
The Ayurveda treatments heal a wide range of diseases or illnesses irrespective of being curable or incurable. Whether it is mental, physical such as diabetes, slip disc, osteoporosis, Alzheimer, sexual or reproductive issues etc.
Here are some of the ayurvedic treatments that are available in Kerala for the healing process and are also taught during the Ayurveda courses in Kerala:
- Gandusha: As per the writings available to us, this treatment is beneficial in cleansing and detoxifying the oral cavity. This oil pulling treatment is carried out on empty stomach by swishing the oil in the oral cavity without engulfing it. Swishing the oil will allow antibacterial properties of the oil to fight various germs in the oral cavity.
It improves the strength of teeth, gums, and jaws by preventing diseases such as cavities, gingivitis etc. Besides, curing bleeding gums, it prevents bad breath and dryness in mouth, throat and even on the lips. It clears the mind and sinuses, improves skin texture, eases the allergies, induces sleep and balances the hormones.
- Snehapanam: For someone suffering from neurological, gastroenterological illness, constipation, psoriasis or urinary disorders, etc. this treatment is highly recommended. It is carried out by intaking medicated ghee produced from cow’s milk for purification inside the body. It is performed as a first therapy before initiating any other ayurvedic treatments.
The basic principle of this treatment is to provide nourishment to all the internal organs of the body. Therefore, fasting is recommended during the process so that energy can be taken from Sneha in the body. This eventually treats skin diseases, peptic ulcer, gout, diabetes mellitus, piles, and constipation etc.
- Thakradhara: Thakra stands for buttermilk and dhara stand for pouring continuously. The medicated buttermilk is boiled and curd is added to it and is kept overnight. The good bacteria and enzymes will be active by then to cure the patient of their diseases. This treatment is practiced for at least 7 days up to 21 days for 45 minutes for its healing effect.
It is best suited for diseases aroused from pitta, psoriasis and even chronic sleeping disorder. It gives a balancing and relaxing effect to the deepest of the nerve cells and neurotransmitters. It activates the endocrine system, pituitary and pineal glands for curing hormonal imbalance. It improves blood circulation in the brain as well as in the entire body. Moreover, it cures stress and hypertension; brings coolness to the burning soles and palms.
- Chakra Basti: This treatment is also known as nabhibasti. Here, chakra stands for nabhi and basti stands for containing something inside. Hot medicated oil or ghee is poured on the nabhi region in a ring of 4-5 inches for duration of 45 minutes. This is because nabhi, the umbilical region is of utmost importance in anatomy as it is a location where all arteries, veins tendons, flesh, and even bones meet.
This treatment strengthens the digestive power of the body and enhances absorption. It allows the release of even the deepest of emotions from the brain. It improves bowel movement, poor appetite, constipation and even all sorts of abdominal pains.
If you would like to indulge in the best Ayurveda treatments, choose from the authentic Ayurveda courses in Kerala. Moreover, if you can combine Ayurveda treatments with yoga and sattvic food it will offer complete healing process. To know more about sattvic food, you may choose Ayurveda cooking courses in Kerala.