Udwarthanam is the massage application of certain special herbal powders on the body. It is done in the treatment of obesity, hemiplegia, paralysis, skin diseases, circulatory disorders etc.
Nasyam is one of the panchakarma treatments. Herbal juices or oils are applied through nose for 14 days or less. It is highly effective in the treatment of headache, paralysis, mental disorders etc.
Oral intake of medicated oils or ghee preparations is called snehapanam. It is both purification process and therapeutic procedure. Snehapana is done for osteoarthritis, psoriasis, chronic constipation, hemorrhoids etc.
Kativasthi is excellent for relieving all types of back pain and spinal disorders. It is the process of keeping specially prepared warm medicated oil over the lower back of the body marked with herbal paste boundary.
Urovasthi is the practice of keeping warm medicated oil over the chest for the treatment of asthma or other respiratory problems, heart diseases, muscular chest pain etc.
A mixture of medicinal decoction and cow’s milk is heated and thereafter its steam is applied over the affected area through a tube. It is very effective in curing facial paralysis, speech disorders, ptosis and similar nervous disorders.
Herbal powder mixed with medicated oil is the cases applied on the top of the head for 20 to 45 minutes. It is done for curing migraine, insomnia, ENT problems etc.
It is the process of applying medicated herbal paste on the affected area especially in the cases of inflammatory disorders, skin diseases, arthritis etc.
A paste of selected medicinal herbs may be applied on the forehead or scalp for 30 to 45 minutes. It is done in the problems of insomnia, hair and scalp malfunctioning etc.
Sandhivata chikitsa is done by clubbing massage therapy, lepanam, kizhi, steam bath, sneha vasthy, kashaya vasthy, pizhichil, njavarakizhi, snehapanam etc. for all type of rheumatic disorders.
It is also a package of body massage, urovasthy, pizhichil, podikizhi, sneha vasthy, kashaya vasthy, nasyam, sneha panam etc. for all type of respiratory complaints.
Sukha nidra chikitsa is special ayurvedic treatment for anxiety, insomnia etc. Body massage, sirovasthy, ksheera dhara, thaila dhara, thalam, thalapothichil, snehapanam, practice of yoga and meditation all are done together or separately for sukha nidra and pacification of mind.