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Guruprakash Ayurvedic Centre

Vellar, Kovalam. P.O , Thiruvananthapuram- 695527
Kerala , India  India
+91-471 2480352


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Guruprakash Ayurvedic Centre - Thiruvananthapuram

Guruprakash Ayurvedic Centre was founded by Guru, Guruprakash (Ebraham Vaidyan) in 1899 at Kovalam, an internationally famed tourist destination in Kerala, India. His followers were Joseph Vaidyan, Daniel Vaidyan, Hendry Vaidyan and Stuvert Vaidyan.Daniel Vaidyan was a friend and co-worker of Sree Narayana Guru, a great social reformer of Kerala. They both held consultation with people and gave them treatment at a place in Kunnumpuram, near Kovalam.At present, the fifth generation member, Shri D. H. Stuvert Vaidyan, who is the Managing Director of the Centre, oversees the functioning of the hospital. Dr. Pushpa Stuvert and Dr. Raja Ratnam are the Chief consulting doctors, here.

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Guruprakash Ayurvedic Centre has all the required facilities for rendering standard Ayurvedic treatments. Moreover, all treatments are charged nominally. The Centre also keeps a botanical garden, comprising more than 500 varieties of herbs. Fresh and medicated oxygen emanating from these herbs makes the atmosphere refreshing and rejuvenating.

A solacing serenity prevails in this centre, which provides a conducive atmosphere for the treatment, yoga and meditation, all of which can be had from here. Guruprakash Ayurvedic Centre also doing Ayurveda therapy training certificate course.Ayurveda is not merely a system of treatment. It is a way of life. In order to sustain the effects of the treatment, the centre also conducts classes in yoga and meditation so as to help the patients to have control over body and mind.

These health packages are designed by our expert team of Ayurveda physicians to suit most person's needs.Those who attend our treatment schedules has to consult with our Ayurveda physician with their previous health records and submit the prescribed consultation forms. The below mentioned treatment programs are only indicative. After the health assessment and personal examination, our expert physicians can advice you the best suited program and an individualised dietary counselling to keep you healthy.

It involves administration of medicines through the nostrils and is specifically indicated for treatment of the diseases of the head. Therapeutic administration of medicated oils or herbal juices (prepared in the form of nasal drops) through nostrils is termed as Nasyam.This is one of the Pancha karma procedure for detoxification. Nasyam is advised either in the morning on an empty stomach or in the evening. During the sessions of Nasyam, shower (bathing of head), exposure to sunlight and dust should be avoided.Indication - facial paralysis, sinusitis,migraine, Cervical spondylosis and arthritis. Duration-15 to 20 minutes to complete the procedure.


Panchakarma : Panchakarma is a supreme healing and rejuvenation program in Ayurveda. A Five Fold treatment for mental and physical well being , Panchakarma tones up the body, organs, mind, breath, nerves and purifies the blood.Massage : Ayurveda offers a large variety of unique oil massages depending on the special needs of the patient. Usually herbalized oils are used which greatly facilitates the healing effects of massage.

Abhyangam : External application of medicated oil all over the body giving special importance for head, ears, and feet, followed by medicated warm water bath. It improves blood circulation, relaxation of mind & body, and longevity.Udvarthanam : This is the treatment for diseases such as hemiplegia, Paralysis, Obesity and certain Rheumatic ailments. It is a therapeutic massage with herbal powders. Under this treatment, massage is done all over the body in the upward direction except head with herbal powder.

Ayurveda, which gives emphasis on prevention of diseases rather than cure, is a main part of India’s rich cultural heritage. It is also India’s most ancient and natural method of healing. Kerala is often referred to as the “Cradle of Ayurveda”. The origin of Ayurveda dates back to at least 3000 years, according to historians. Kerala has its own tradition in Ayurveda with contributions from Ashtavaidya’s ( Traditional Physicians expert in eight branches of Ayurveda; ashta means 8 and vaidyas means traditional physicians). Vatha, Pitha and Kapha are the three Doshas of the Body. Thridoshas keep the body healthy when they are normal but when they become abnormal, it results in the contraction of diseases.

Panchakarma is a supreme healing and rejuvenation program in Ayurveda. A Five Fold treatment for mental and physical well being , Panchakarma tones up the body, organs, mind, breath, nerves and purifies the blood. According to the patients’ condition and disease, the treatments range from 7 to 42 days. We are giving treatment especially for Psoriasis, Infertility and sexual weakness.

The process of taking out blood from the body is known as Rektamoksha or blood letting. This technique is adopted in instances of impure blood for managing diseases caused by Rakta and Pitta. This is done either by cutting the Vessels by sharp instruments or application of leeches or by suction with the help of horn etc. It is to be noted that "Snehana" and "Swedana" which go by the name of Purvakarma are the necessary precedents of any of "Panchakarma".
Indication - skin diseases, Jaundice, Ringworm, hyper acidity, Blood born diseases, Pitta born diseases, Headache, Drug addicted Suffering from poison Snake bite Allergies.

Special Massage done by foot – With special oil smeared all over, the body will be massaged by the masseur with his feet. However, the head and face will be massaged by hand with special oil and cream followed by stream bath or medicated water bath. This is a unique-deep healing massage of Kerala.Duration 60 minutes. General Massage for the whole body with medicated oil. This will make your body strong and healthy.Duration 45 minutes or 60 minutes

Medicated Steam baths eliminate impurities from the body, improve the tone and complexion of the skin, reduce fat and used in the treatment of certain rheumatic diseases. Perennial, precious herbs and herbal leaves are boiled and the steam is passed over the entire body for 30 to 40 minutes daily. Different kinds of Sweda Karma . Duration 60 minutes .

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam

Payment Options

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Treatments For:

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Headache
  • Infertility
  • Neurology
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Skin Diseases

Consultation Type: Direct ConsultationAll patients have to come to the practitioner's location.

  • Received Green Leaf Certification-By Department of Tourism, Govt. Of Kerala
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