Ayurveda is an ancient medical science which was developed in India five thousand of years ago. Believed to have been passed on to humans from the Gods themselves, Ayurveda developed and evolved into what it is today from several ancient treatises, most notably Adharva Veda which dates back to five thousand years.
Ayurveda in its real sense relaxes the mind as well as the body. creates a freshness all together.
Treatments at Sreeragam take place under the supervision of qualified doctors and well-trained therapists in a hygienic environment.
At Sreeragam, a range of treatments and therapies are offered including massages, Pizhichil, Njavarakizhi, Sirodhara, Vasthi, Sirovasthi, Udvarthanam, Abhyangam, Nasyam, Thalam etc.
“Sirodhara” literally means continuous flow (dhara) on the head (sira). Just as the root forms the base of a plant so in Ayurveda the head is considered the root of the body. Therefore, Sirodhara is of utmost importance in ayurvedic treatment. Medicated oil, medicated butter milk, etc are allowed to flow in a continuous flow over the upper part of the forehead thus stimulating the pineal gland in the brain which produces serotonin and melatonin. These hormones play an important role in each person’s emotional balance. The treatment may last for about 40 minutes in a day for a period of 7 to 21 days. It is highly effective for diseases of the nervous system and for emotional problems such as chronic depression, insomnia, loss of memory and anxiety (panic) attacks. It is also recommended for chronic headaches, as well as ear, nose and throat problems, and is especially useful for pain management.
It is a popular body massage in Ayurveda. The word ‘abhyanga’ itself means “to massage”. Abhyangam oil massage is generally done to ease pain and reduce fluid accumulation, aiding the removal of toxic accumulation. In this treatment, the whole body or any specific part is made to perspire by using boluses of leaves or herbal powder. The treatment extends to 45 minutes for 7 to 21 days. An effective rejuvenative therapy, it improves circulation and reduces swelling, rheumatic complaints, stiffness of joints and is effective for spondylosis, back pain, sports injuries, frozen shoulders, etc.
COST: Rs. 1200/-
General Massage Rs. 1200/-
Coffee Massage Rs. 2500/-
Fruits Massage Rs. 2800/
Sirovasti is considered more of a palliative (Shamana) treatment than an eliminative (Shodhana) one. Medicated lukewarm oil is allowed to stay for about an hour within a cap fitted around the head. The procedure is recommended for disorders like facial paralysis, cataract, deafness, earache, chronic headache, insomnia, stress and other diseases that afflict the cranial nerves.
COST: Rs. 1900/-
It is a course by which the whole body or any specific part is made to perspire by the application of certain medicinal puddings made of a special variety of rice, etc., tied up as boluses in muslin bag. Two or four therapists apply this for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for a period of 14 days. This treatment renders strengths to nerves and muscles and purifies blood and is beneficial for all types of rheumatism, joint pain, emaciation of limbs, high blood pressure, cholesterol and certain kinds of skin diseases. It is recommended in various skeletal and muscular diseases, paralysis, sciatica, emaciation of limbs, etc.
Thalam is similar to sirovasti treatment and it involves the application of heated medicated oil with herbal powder on the top of the head for 20 to 45 minutes. It is usually done in combination with other treatments. It is very effective in sleeplessness, headache, etc
This is a typical massage otherwise known as Powder Massage popularly used for slimming of the body. Two therapists apply certain special herbal powders in a peculiar way on the body for about 30 to 40 minutes daily for a period of 14 to 28 days. This treatment is found very effective in the obesity (excessive fat), hemiplegia, paralysis, skin diseases, impaired circulation etc and similar diseases.
COST: Rs. 2300/-
It is a calming therapy done by pouring medicated buttermilk on the forehead. The therapy is an effective cure for insomnia, depression, burning sensation in the head and psoriasis etc.
This is a special type of Kizhi treatment in which the body is massaged with cloth bags filled with fried medicinal leaves. Various herbs like horsegram, blackgram, sesame seeds and curative ingredients are powdered and are tied into poultices which are then warmed into medicated oils. The preparation is applied on the neck, shoulders, hands and back, while shifting the person from side to side. This massage can promote better circulation within the effected area, thereby promoting increased perspiration, which helps the skin to clear up wastes. It reduces stiffness, body pain, improves the skin tone and is recommended especially for Arthritis and paralysis.
This is a therapeutic process in which lukewarm herbal oils are applied all over the body by two to four trained therapists in a rhythmic way continuously for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for a period of 7 to 21 days. This treatment is effective for rheumatic diseases like arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, paralysis-agitanus, sexual weakness and nervous disorders.
Medicated Steam Bath
Certain herbal leaves and herbs are boiled, and the steam is passed over the entire body for 10 to 20 minutes. This helps the body perspire profusely and eliminates impurities from (detoxifies) the body. The herbal steam bath is recommended for skin diseases cellulite, joint stiffness, general aches and pains, toning and conditioning the skin, relieving the stress and anxiety
COST: Rs. 400/-
Panchakarma is the primary purification and detoxification treatment in Ayurveda. ‘Panchakarma’ means five therapeutic treatments which include vamana, virechana, snehavasti, kashayavasti and nasya. Virechana is purging, Vamana is emesis, Vasti is enema done with either medicated oils (snehavasti or anuvasana vasti) or medicated decoctions (kashayavasti or asthapana vasti), and, finally, Nasya is instillation of medicines applied through nose. All of these are not commonly practised together in all cases. Ayurveda recommends panchakarma at the seasonal changes as an aid to keep the metabolism strong and to keep toxins from accumulating in the body. It enhances and restores the essential balance of mind, body, and emotions and is advisable prior to any rejuvenation treatment.
It is a sudation therapy performed by pouring warm, fermented grains cooked in water over the body. The treatment is effective in all types of rheumatic complaints and reduces pain and rigidity.
One of the most sought after therapies, Nasyam helps to evacuate accumulated microeytic elements in the head through the nasal passage by the application of medicated oils herbal Juice in to the nose, Nasyam stimulates nervous tissues, enhances the function of eyes, nose, and ears and in induces sound sleep.
Effective treatment for Sinusitis Dental Problem, Ear and Eye Disease, Facial paralysis, Migraine and Emicrania.
COST: Rs. 1000/-
Vasti (Enema) is the prime Panchakarma treatment since it cleanses the accumulated toxins from all the three doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha, through the colon. In ‘Sneha (oil) vasti’ medicated oil is introduced through the anal rout for the evacuation of accumulated waste materials. In ‘Kashaya vasti’ the same process of administration is done using a specially prepared herbal decoction ( kashayam) prepared by mixing honey, rock salt, sneham (oils), paste of medicines. The procedure is usually applied for 8 to 30 days, based on the medical condition of a person. Sneha Vasti is effective in skin diseases, jaundice, constipation, Oedema, insanity, insomnia, epilepsy, etc. Kashaya Vasti is recommended for hemiplegia, paralysis, and other vata-aggravated diseases.
It is our proud privilege and pleasant duty to announce the empanelment of Dr. M.S.BABU, B.A.M.S as our ayurvedic consultant. Now a days health tourism has its on contribution to Indian economy. M/S Sreeragam Luxury Villa Retreat also has an important space in the tourist map of God’s own country. Our association with Dr. M.S BABU had been able to make positive contribution to our customers in the near past.
He took his B.A.M.S from university of Calicut in 1988. He started his carrier along with ayurveda legendary of Thripunithura Late, Charath sankaran vaidyar. Besides that he was with Sri Raja Kumara Nadar of Thengaipattanom- a doyen of sidha vaidhya and marma treatment. From sidhar Jayraman of Bangalore, he gained expertise in the management of stroke related disorders and psychiatry in traditional ayurveda and sidha system.
Amidst the umpteen instances we quote for reference a few of such situations remaining green in our memories. On of our customer in his late sixties from Saudi Arabia was among such patients referred to Dr. M.S. BABU. The patient was brought in a wheel chair pursuant to a serious cerebral stroke. His left hand and leg were totally immobilized. His bystander was assisting him for his primary needs. Within forty one days of pure Kerala style panchakarama treatment, he could regain his health the satisfied face and waving hands is still in our memories, when he left our resort that too by walking without anybodies help.
Next instance – an Egyptian lady at the age of thirty two with 120 kilograms was under the treatment of Dr. M.S. BABU for the management of obesity. Procedure for forty one days with strict food control and medical assistance, her weight was reduced to 88 kilograms.
His treatment for Respiratory tract disorders, mental tension, Lack of sleep, Restlessness, Depression, Psoriasis, Cervical and Lumber spondylosis, Canal Stenosis, Rheumatoid arthritis etc. give positive results to our customers.
The most remarkable aspects as regards his treatment is that, he prepares his own medicines for his own treatment purposes. He was found never compromising on the quality of medicines. We believe that quality of medicines and the rich and varied treatment experiences he had from various corners, referred about makes his treatment a big success.
When the serene atmosphere of Sreeragam Luxury Villa Retreat and professional expertise of Dr.M.S. BABU blends, we can proudly say that magnificent will be the result.