Kayasekam (Pizhichil) This is the ‘king’ among traditional therapies of Kerala. It is a therapeutic process in which lukewarm medicated oil is poured all over the body in a uniform rhythmic way continuously in a specific direction for 45 to 60 minutes.... Read More

Choorna pinda swedam

Choorna pinda swedam (Podikizhi) The application of poultices of medicinal powders over the body is named Choorna pinda swedam. The procedure is done for 45 to 60 minutes daily, normally for 7 days. It is of two types- Snighda ( along with application of oil ) and... 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


Abhyanga An extensive general body massage using medicated oil in a synchronized manner. This treatment is done normally for 45 to 60 minutes. According to classical texts this massage is indicated daily to prevent ageing and degenerative process. Its rhythmic motion... Read More