Kayakalp is a restorative and rejuvenative treatment which helps to restore the likely losses of ageing and retards the process of ageing.
Ageing is a natural process for every living being on earth, so also for human beings. As we grow old, there is progressive damage to each and every cell of the body causing changes in physical and subtle levels thereby leading to decay over a period of time. This can be restrained to some extent with Kayakalp treatments. Kayakalp treatments prevent decay, reverse and postpone ageing. The term Kayakalp is made of two words – “Kaya” meaning body and “Kalp” meaning transformation. During life span, body undergoes progressive degeneration and involution leading to sequential senile changes like memory loss, wrinkles, decrease in motor skills, etc. Stress and Strain in our present day busy lifestyle hasten ageing process and hence we are at the risk of premature ageing.
Due to untimely food, lack of exercise, improper sleep, unhealthy lifestyle, pollution and use of synthetic drugs we fall a victim to many health problems and during the recent years there is a rise of diseases like diabetes, arthritis, cancer, heart problems, etc. Kayakalp treatments reverse the effect of time, nourish the tissues and rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit. They also prevent premature ageing, improve vigor, vitality, strength and make you regain youthfulness. They are nutritive, renew both the body & mind and restore the optimal form and function of various organs and tissues in the body. Kayakalp treatments give best results after Panchakarma treatments. Kalyakalp treatments are beneficial for people with busy lifestyle, those with physical hardship and mental strain, elderly and businessmen.
Abhyanga (Therapeutic Ayurveda Massage) is a procedure in which the body of a person is massaged gently with warm medicated oil in a therapeutic manner which stimulates Marma (vital points) thereby helps in deep relaxation. It invigorates and rejuvenates the body and mind, promotes health, improves circulation, makes the skin soft and smooth, delays ageing, improves sleep and increases mental alertness and stamina.
Warm medicated oils are poured on the body of the patient in a synchronized manner with simultaneous gentle body massage. Pizhichil is an effective remedy for optimum relaxation and strengthen the nerves.
Njavarakizhi (Rice Massage)
In this treatment, Shastika shali rice (a special type of rice which harvests in 60 days) cooked in herbal decoction and milk is tied in a cloth. This cloth bundle is dipped in a warm mixture of herbal decoction and massaged on the whole body. This therapy increases muscle tone, stimulates the nerves and hence beneficial in muscular dystrophy, emaciation and neurological disorders like paralysis. It also improves complexion.
This is a procedure in which a belt is fastened around the head covering a portion of the forehead so a well like formation takes place over the head. This well is then filled with oil and kept for some time. This is also beneficial in diseases of the head especially in difficulties arising due to injuries of the head. The oil poured into the head is allowed to remain there for certain period and this procedure of murdha taila is known as shirovasthy.