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Kerala Therapies

Our Kerala therapies gives you access to the ancient ayurvedic solutions coined by legendary Ashta vaidyas since thousands of years ago!
Ayurveda offers a range of traditional therapies and authentic medicines to impart wellness to the body, mind and soul.

Kerala Therapies and Holistic well being

Kerala Ayurveda is a natural method of healing that works towards balancing your body’s life energies or your doshas. Ayurveda mode of treatment may differ across different modalities based on your Doshas and body disposition. The treatment is imparted through a nutritious meal plan, various types of massages, using herbal oils on the body, cleansing enemas, steam baths, and dousing the body with ayurvedic powders and herbal leaves or preparations for detoxification.

Our Kerala Ayurvedic treatment centers will connect you to qualified doctors also known as Vaidyars in the Kerala Ayurveda tradition, they will provide you with a treatment program that is tailor-made to address the root cause of your problem.

Our Kerala ayurvedic center provides you with remedies that are effective for all kinds of metabolic and stress-related, chronic conditions. The treatments are quite helpful for gaining relief from daily stressors and help to condition the body for higher immunity. It can also be helpful in helping the body regain strength after procedures such as Chemotherapy which weaken the body. Kerala panchakarma also has applications in general rejuvenation and beauty, as well.

Benefits of Kerala Ayurveda Therapies

A Kerala Ayurveda massage or a Kerala Ayurveda treatment is designed to help balance out the imbalances caused due to poor lifestyle and diet. The results are dependent on following the prescribed treatment plan with high adherence, hence residential treatment is highly recommended. Here are the advantages of seeking treatment at a Kerala ayurvedic treatment center.

  • Treatment follows a holistic model where the root cause of the illnesses is addressed rather than the symptoms.
  • A Kerala Ayurveda massage can help eliminate the toxins of the body and rejuvenate the body providing a healing and strengthening effect.
  • The elements used in Ayurvedic medicines are extracted from nature. This includes fruits, herbs, flowers, and other curative plants reducing any chance of side effects.
  • To help you deal with daily stressors Kerala ayurvedic treatment center will have a residential program that will encourage healthy behaviours such as digital detox and healthy diet.
  • The Kerala ayurvedic treatment center will set you up with a planned and systematic lifestyle that help you combat stress, fatigue, and various illnesses; it will also help you stay on course with your mental and physical health.
  • Ayurveda remedies provide an effective and long-term cure for persistent and chronic illnesses. Also, it will treat and eliminate the illnesses so that there is no relapse in the future.
  • The medicines and remedies are relatively affordable as compared to other medicines, and they don’t have any nasty side effects.

Ayurvedic traditions possessed by Kerala, have time and again proven that it is more effective than native as well as the foreign medicines. Ayurvedic therapies and practices were evolved by Vaidyas over a period, making the protocols more effective than before.

Abhyangam Massage

Derived from two Sanskrit words ‘Abhi’ and ‘Anga’, the Abhyangam massage is a unique aspect of Kerala Ayurvedic treatment and therapies, in which herbal or medicated oil is used to soften the tissues and release it of any tensions or ama(toxins). The word Abhi signifies ‘towards’ and Anga signifies the implications of Abhi, alluding to the movement of the massage in synchronization with the direction of arterial blood flow. Whether it is to resolve your issues with being overweight, insomnia, fatigue and other vata diseases or for glowing skin, this strong but gentle oil massage will be a good treatment. With a certain amount of pressure in specific directions which corresponds to the blood circulation this massage can do wonders for your body.

Avagaha Swedam

In this therapy a tub is filled up with decoction of Vathahara medicines and the patient is made to sit in this liquid. As mentioned in ancient Ayurvedic texts, the Avagaha Swedam is one of the thirteen types of Saagni Sweda, in which hot fluids are prepared after processing the medicines through heating or boiling in the fire. The Vatahara medicines or dravas used in our Kerala Ayurvedic centre for Avagaha Swedam are – Taila (medicated oils), Ghrita (medicated ghee), Vatahara Kwatha Siddha Ksheera (milk and decoctions with Vata alleviating properties), and Vatahara Patra Kwatha (decoction prepared with leaves to alleviate Vata).


Nasyam is one of the Kerala Panchakarma treatments used for cleansing and detoxifying the head. In Nasyam, medicated oils, powders, pastes, etc. are administered through the nose. This is found to be effective against disorders of the head, neck, and nervous system.

At our Kerala Ayurvedic treatment centre, we use different types of medicated oils for Nasyam after analyzing the body constitution of the individual, i.e. whether they are Vata, Pitta, or Kapha dominant or have a combination of the Doshas.

Choornapindaswedam Podi kizhi (Medicated powder Pouch Fomentation)

Choorna Pinda Swedam is a process of sudation with hot boluses made of medicated powders. It is effective in the management of pain and inflammatory swelling at any body part including joints, painful conditions of obese people, paralysis, muscle stiffness, and restricted movements of the joints. The powder used in the treatment has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and anti-degenerative properties.

Like all Ayurvedic sudation procedures, the Choorna Pinda Swedam is usually done after Snehana (pre-treatment method for Kerala Panchakarma treatments like Vamana and Virechana), Abhyangam, and other Kerala Ayurvedic massages.

Jambeera Pinda Swedam (Naranga Kizhi)(Lemon Pouch Fomentation)

Jambeera Pinda Swedam is a process of Sudation with hot boluses made of lemon and other herbs. It is effective in Periarthritis of shoulder, low backache with sciatica Neuromuscular diseases, Paralysis,Muscle stiffness, Pain & stiffness of joints, Arthritis etc.

In this procedure, the bolus containing Jambeera or lemon is heated to a tolerable temperature and then applied over the entire body making contact for a few seconds. The person undergoing the procedure has to be in the following seven postures – sitting, supine, left lateral, supine, right lateral, supine, and sitting. The Jambeera Pinda Swedam Ayurvedic therapy can also be done during winter as a rejuvenation therapy to relax and revitalize the body.


Eco Resort Stay

Accomodation at Govardhan Ecovillage is equipped to provide you the mesmerising experience of living in nature without compromising the basic comforts of modern life. The stay here is characterised by healthy living amidst serene natural environment to heighten your journey to explore the inner peace. Eco-living being the cornerstone of all our programs, your time here will also educate you how to exist in perfect harmony with nature even in your city life.