Upanaham Application of medicinal paste on the joints of the body followed by bandage. This therapy is well-known for its property to relieve pain, swelling and to nourish the tissues. The application is removed after a few hours as per the requirement. It is highly... Read More


Udwarthanam Rubbing of the body with medicinal powders is named Udwarthanam. It is a deep and dry massage which stimulates hair follicles and subcutaneous fat tissue and breaks down the stored fat. The dry powder massage reduces blood cholesterol, obesity, skin... Read More

Shashtika pinda swedam

Shashtika pinda swedam (Njavarakizhi) This is a Kerala traditional treatment in which poultices of medicinal rice (Njavarayari) processed in herbal decoction of Sida retusa root (Balamoola)and milk is applied over the whole body or a specific part. The boluses are... Read More

Patrapotala swedam

Patrapotala swedam (Elakizhi) Jambeera pinda swedam(Naarangakizhi) Traditional treatments in Kerala in which the whole body or any specific part is applied with poultices made of medicinal leaves / lemon respectively, dipping it in warm medicated oils. The medicinal... Read More