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Arsha Ayurveda Hospital

West Poomkulam , Thiruvananthapuram- 695 522
Kerala , India  India
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Arsha Ayurveda Hospital - Thiruvananthapuram

Arsha Ayurveda Hospital is founded with a lofty motive that aims at upholding the glory of this tradition and keeping you hale and hearty. Led by a dedicated team of seasoned doctors it provides expert indigenous therapies such as ‘Panchakarma’ and ‘Marma’. Whatever your ailment, the Arsha Faculty diagnoses it with utmost care and prescribe surefire remedies. Arsha has been founded with a noble resolve to uphold the heritage of Ayurveda and impart its splendours to the sick and the needy, without diluting its essence and energy. Led by a dedicated team of doyens, it has served scores of patients from far and near, adding to its clientele.
Arsha has an expert panel of esteemed doctors who are deep-versed in the principles and practices of this ancient science.Located amid serene surroundings, Arsha Ayurveda Hospital is within handshake distance with the sea that extends to the renowned Kovalam nearby. Built as per the tenets of ‘Vastu’, it has a cool ambience, quite ideal to highlight the quintessence of Ayurveda. Besides the lovely landscaping and the meticulously grown herbal garden, there is a Dhyana Mandapam [Meditation Hall] at the premises where one can do Yoga, relax, concentrate and be at perfect communion with oneself.

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Massage with medicated oils. Relaxes and revitalizes the entire body. Rice cooked with milk and herbal decoctions are used for massaging. Removes muscular atrophy and rejuvenates. Medicated ghee is the main ingredient. Most effective in the affliction of Asthma, Psoriasis, Gastric Ulcer and Dermatitis.

Fried leaves of medicinal plants or herbal Powder made into a bolus in a cloth-bag and applied for massage. Alleviates Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteo Arthritis etc. Medicated oils of herbal decoction are administered as Enemata. Eradicates neurological disorders. It involves inhalation of fume formed from a concoction of milk and medicinal herbs. Eases Facial Paralysis, Dysphagia and Disorders of Ear, Nose and Throat.


Abhyangam.Is a special type oil massage in which massage given according to the circulatory channels of body.Procedure Medicated lukewarm oil is applied all over the body in 7 different postures as sitting, supine, left lateral, supine, Right lateral, supine and sitting posture. Gentle massage is done during the process. Oil is applied on the head and ears, prior to the process. Time taken is 60minutes.

It is done as part of rejuvenation and also before all panchakarma processes Patient is allowed to take bath in hot water if the condition needs. Abhyanga properly done prevents ageing, improves vision, nourishes the body provides good sleep, complexion and body strength. Udwartanam.Is the application of medicated powder, paste or oil below upwards, from distant part of body to towards the heart.

Duration of the process is 60 minutes. Procedure Medicated powder or paste or oil is rubbed through out the body in different postures for a period of 60 minutes Treatment is effective in reducing obesity, improving the circulation, stimulates nerve ending and improves the movements in paralytic conditions. Medicated powder, paste or oil is selected according to the nature of disease. Usually the process is done of 7 days to get the result. In obesity, it can be done for more days.

Sneha Panam.Snehapana means intake of medicated ghee or oil for the preparation of the patient for the main panchakarma process. It is 2 types, 1. Acha Snehapana 2.Vicharana. Acha Snehapana is giving heavy doses of medicated ghee for a period of 7 or 8 days and to find out the maximum dose the patient can digest. Usually starting with a lower dose, say 25 ml up to a maximum of 250-300 ml.

Medicine is given in the early morning in empty stomach and is allowed to drink little by little shundi water to increase the digestive power, Light diet like kanji is given at times of appetite. It is not allowed to sleep during day time or any exercise is not allowed. Vicharana is giving divided dose of ghee daily 2 times along with normal diet. After Snehapana patient is subjected to swedana process. Swedana.Swedana is sudation Therapy. It is done before the main panchakarma treatment and as a curative measure. Kerala physicians have developed swedana therapy for curing many diseases like neurological disorder, arthritis, bake pain etc there are different types of Swedana therapies.

Ushma sweda.Application of steam by steam chamber or through tube to the affected part.  Kaya Sekam (Pizhichil).It is another type of sudation therapy by pouring the warm oil and gently massaging the body until the body is perspired. Procedure Abhyanga is done prior to the main therapy. Seka is done first in the sitting posture. A band of cloth around the head is tied around the head, Piece of cloth dipped in lukewarm oil is made to pour uniformly starting from neck to the upper limb and then to the trunk and lower limbs.

Gentle massage is also done while pouring the oil. Process is continued in the seven postures and the patient is thus perspired well. This therapy is very effective in many neurological conditions as well as in Arthritis, low back pain etc. Virechana.Procedure Patient after preparation with snehana and swedana is subjected to virechana It is giving single dose of strong purgative medicine to eliminate the cause of the disease. Warm water is given in plenty to stimulate the urge of purgation. Patient gets purgation until the whole elimination is completed. It is the treatment for skin diseases, obesity etc.

Anuvasana.It is Sneha Vasthi or anal administration of medicated oil in the required dose so as to eliminate the disease. This treatment should be done before kashaya vasthi and also as a main treatment in all neurological diseases.

Procedure Treatment is done soon after the meal at noon. Patient is asked to lie in the left lateral position and the right leg in flexed position. Required amount of medicated oil is then administered through the anus by using disposable syringe or vasthi yantra. After administration patient is allowed to lie on his back. It is done for seven days or as required. Asthapana.Asthapana is Kashaya vasthi, It is the anal administration of medicated decoction and is the most important treatment for all neurological diseases. Procedure It is done in the next day of sneha vasthi. Patient is prepared in the empty stomach with oil application at the region of lower abdomen low back and fomentation .

Then the mixture of medicated decoction which is prior prepared in the required quantity is administered through the anus slowly and steadily at a stretch .During the process patient is lied on left lateral position with the right leg flexed. Then the patient is allowed to lie on his back and the palms and legs are massaged. Maximum time for retaining the medicine is 45 minutes. Bath in hot water is taken soon after kashayavasthy followed by light diet.

Nasya.Nasya is nasal administration of medicine indicated in diseases of ear, nose, throat, head, and eyes and so on.Procedure It should be done in the early morning or in the evening according to the nature of the disease .Local application of prescribed oil followed by fomentation is done at the neck, face and shoulder prior to the treatment.

Patient is then asked to lie on his back and by using a pillow the nostrils are kept in the upward position. Indicated medicine is then poured into the nostril one after the other after closing the other one .Patient is then asked to inhale well so as to spread the medicine. Palm, foot, face and shoulders are then massaged well and the patient is asked to spit. Patra Podala Sweda (Elakizhi).Body is made to sweat by using bolus of fried medicinal leaves tied in a piece of cloth.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam

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Treatments For:

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Headache
  • Obesity
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Diseases

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

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