Reflexology is based on the idea that each body part is represented on the hands and feet and that pressing on specific areas on the hands or feet can have therapeutic effects in other parts of the body. Benefits are relaxation, pain reduction, rejuvenation and improved blood flow.
Avagaha Sweda is an effective method to remove dead cells from the skin. Medicated herbal water with leaves and dry herbs are used in this treatment to increase the action of sweat glands and sebaceous glands. Regular use of this treatment is effective against most of the skin diseases.
Shirodhara aims to bring physical and emotional balance by rejuvenating the spirit and preserving health. This is achieved through a relaxing technique in which warm oil is poured over the forehead, followed by head and shoulder massage.
Vashpa Sweda consists of applying steam evenly to the entire body except the head with the use of a steam bed. This method is used after an oil massage to detoxify the body while helping medicated oils penetrate the tissues.
Pinda Sweda is a massage where specially selected herbs are put into linen bags, dipped in oils and applied to areas of the body. These deeply penetrate and relieve many symptoms of aches and pains. It is a wonderful treatment for invigorating the circulation and releasing toxins.