6:15 – 7:00AM Walking Inside the
7:00 – 7:30 AM Routine Check up from the room
7:30 – 8:15 AM Yoga in the Yoga Hall
8:15 – 9:15 AM Breakfast in the Restaurant
10:00 – 11:00 AM Therapy at the
12:15 – 1:00 PM Pranayam at the Yoga Hall
1:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch in the Restaurant
3:00 – 4:00 PM Meditation at the Yoga Hall
4:00 – 4:45 PM Therapy at the
6:00 – 6:30 PM Routine Check up from the room
7:30 – 8:15 PM Dinner in the Restaurant
Guest can also utilize the Gym cum Physiotherapy centre which will be open
from 06.00AM to 10.00AM and from04.00PM to 07.00PM
The above schedule is subject to change according to the health condition of the
patient and the therapy prescribed by the Doctor.
There are 3 different types in Ayurvedagram
Kuroor Mana- 11 classic rooms
The Classic rooms are all well laid out with double beds, reading / writing area, cable TV, 24 hr hot water supply, 24 hr room service.
Mahatma Gandhi also visited this house. This traditional home has the largest courtyard and an upper floor. A theatre is attached to the house that is used for performing arts like Kathakali. It is also having the largest atrium in the complex.
These rooms are housed in small cottages and have wooden paneling with facilities such as the double beds, reading/writing tables, 24hr hot water supply, 24hr room service, Cable TV, Private garden, sit - out and a variety of bathrooms to choose from.. Some of the cottages have upto 5 rooms in the same complex.You may make your final choice after going through the various rooms listed below.
Besides having all the facilities of the Deluxe & Luxury cottages, the suite has a private living room and bedroom, a foyer and is an independent home surrounded by a compound wall.
Ootupura- The restaurant:
Kalithattu- The Cultural Hall or Yoga and medication center
Kalithattu- The Cultural Hall or Yoga and medication center
Jogging/ walking track
Yoga and Meditation
Travel desk for 24 hours
Doctor on call
Safe deposit lockers
The basic therapeutic approach is, 'that alone is the right treatment which makes for health and he alone is the best doctor who frees one from disease'. Normally treatment measures involve use of medicines, specific diet and prescribed activity routine. Use of these three measures antagonize the disease by counteracting the etiological factors and various manifestations of the disease.
For successful administration of a treatment four things are essential. These are
The Physician: The physician comes first in order of importance. He must possess technical skill, scientific knowledge, purity and human understanding.
The Medicaments: ext in importance comes food and drugs. These are supposed to be of high quality, wide application, grown and prepared following approved procedures and should be available adequately.
The Nursing personnel: The third component of every successful treatment is the role of nursing personnel who should have good knowledge of nursing, must know the skills of their art and be affectionate, sympathetic, intelligent, neat & clean and resourceful.
The Patient: The fourth component is the patient himself who should be cooperative and obedient to follow instructions of the physician, able to describe ailments and ready to provide all that may be needed for treatment.
Types of Treatments
Shodhana Therapy: Purification Treatment
Shamana Therapy: Palliative Treatment
Pathya Vyavastha: Prescription of diet and activity
Nidana Vyavastha: Avoidance of disease causing and aggravating factors
Rasayana Therapy: Use of Immunomodulators and rejuvenation medicines
The Body Matrix: Life in Ayurveda is conceived as the union of body, senses, mind and soul. the total body matrix comprises of the humours, the tissues and the waste products of the body. The growth and decay of this body matrix and its constituents revolve around food, which gets processed into humours, tissues and wastes. Ingestion, digestion, absorption, assimilation and metabolism of food have an interplay in health and disease which are significantly affected by psychological mechanisms as well as by bio- fire.
Panchamabhuthas: According to Ayurveda all objects in the universe including human body are composed of five basic elements namely, earth, water, fire, air and vacuum. There is a balanced condensation of these elements in different proportions to suit the needs and requirements of different structures and functions of the body matrix and its parts.
Thridoshas: The theory of Panchbhootha explains material manifestations where as Thridoshas explain the functional aspects of life. In Ayurveda, the theory of "Thridosha" are three functional principles or bio-energies which maintains.
Health and Sickness: Health or sickness depends on the presence or absence of a balanced state of the total body matrix including the balance between its different constituents. The treatment consists of restoring the balance of disturbed body-mind matrix through regulating diet, correcting life-routine and behaviour, administration of drugs and resorting to preventive Panchakarma and Rasayana therapy.
Diagnosis: In Ayuveda diagnosis is always done of the patient as a whole. The physician takes a careful note of the patient's internal physiological characteristics and mental disposition. The diagnosis also involves the following examinations:
General Physical Examination
Examination of the Faces
Examination of Tongue and Eyes
Examination of Skin and Ear including Tactile and Auditory Functions
AYURVEDA, the traditional Indian holistic health management system, offers a range of traditional therapies and herbal medicines to balance the bodily principles and to integrate body, mind and spirit. The different kinds of massage carried out are:
Abhyanga: This full body massage is done with medicated herbal oils by two therapists in a synchronized manner for 45 minutes. Synchronized massage is also beneficial in preventing wrinkles and scales, curing Spondylosis, Sleep disorders, Paralysis, improving physical consistency, inducing sound sleep, increasing general sense of well being and life span. It improves the complexion and texture of the skin.
Pizhichil: This therapy is a beautiful combination of two classical Ayurvedic treatments, Snehana and Swedana. The whole body is subjected to streams of lukewarm medicated oil with simultaneous soft massage. It is very useful for rheumatic diseases, arthritis, paralysis, sexual weakness, neurological disorders, blood pressure, nervous weakness and helps to arrest the aging process.
Nijavarakizhil: A massage to the body with small cotton cloth boluses filled with cooked Njavara rice after a liberal application of medicated oil over the whole body. It enhances physical consistency, strengthens the nervous system and improves the overall appearance of the skin.
Elakizhil: This therapy begins with the application of suitable medicated oil to the entire body. This therapy is effective for various kinds of arthritis, Spondylosis, back pain, sports injuries and for all other soft tissue inflammations especially join pains.
Udwarthanam: This is a typical deep and dry massage using herbal powders. This massage stimulates hair follicles and subcutaneous fat tissue to break down subcutaneous fat storage. The dry powder massage reduces blood cholesterol, obesity, skin problems, imparts mobility to the joints, strengthens muscles and refreshes the body. The most promising effect is the slimming of the body.
Choorna Swedam: The body is subjected to exude profusely after a thorough massage with warm boluses of herbal powders tied up in cotton cloth. This therapy helps in curing 'Kapha Vata' predominant conditions of arthritis, back pain, paralysis, muscular pains etc.
Kaadi Dhara: This therapy begins with the application of suitable medicated oil to the entire body. A special self fermented warm medicinal preparation made out of various kinds of grains, lemon, horse gram, etc. is poured continuously on to the whole body.
Sirodhara: Luke warm herbal oil is poured in a continuous stream onto the forehead, while receiving a gentle massage on the head. Sirodhara rejuvenates and revitalizes the body and mind. Sirodhara ultimately strengthens the physical constitution of the individual.
Ksheeradhara: Same relaxing treatment as Sirodhara but instead of herbal oil, herbal milk is poured over the forehead or over the whole body. Great therapy for people suffering from headaches from Vata and Pitta predominance, Insomnia and mental tension.
Kadeevasthy: Specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the lower back and retained inside the black gram paste boundary for the required duration. Kativasthi alleviates lower back conditions like Lumber Spondylosis, Inter vertebral disc prolepses, Lumbago (low back ache), and Sciatica.
Urovasthy: A mixture specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the chest and retained inside an herbal paste boundary for 30 to 45 minutes. The healing properties of herbal oils used for this massage enriches the blood and builds and maintains strong muscle and connective tissues. A stimulating and therapeutic treatment for muscular chest pain.
Greevavasthy: Specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the neck and retained inside the black gram paste boundary for the required duration. Greevavasthi alleviates neck and upper back conditions like Cervical Spondylosis, stiff neck, pain due to over strain, etc.
Herbal Steam Bath: A gentle application of warm herbal oil is first done over the body. Next the individual is made to sit, keeping the head out, inside a steam chamber that lets out herbal steam from medicinal herbs. A great therapy for toning the skin and giving it a special glow.
Sirovasthy: Luke warm medicinal herbal oil is poured into a cap fitted on the head for 15 to 60 minutes per day. Great therapy for treating paralysis, insomnia, depression, etc.
Thakradhara: Takra means buttermilk and Dhara means pouring. This therapy calms the individual down by using medicated buttermilk, which is poured onto the forehead to relieve insomnia, depression and other stress related problems. It prevents greying of the hair, reduces headaches, increases digestive power and alleviates anorexia. In cases of psoriasis, Dhara is performed on the affected area to have a curative effect.
Nethratharpana: Medicated ghee is retained in a reservoir made over the eyes with black gram paste. This therapy will have a cooling effect on irritated and stressed eyes. This relieves eyestrain, improves eyesight and other eye related problems.
Gandusha: This therapy involves the retention of medicated oil or decoction in the mouth for several minutes. The benefits of this therapy will bring a glow to the face, improve lines and wrinkles, tone the skin and assist with any kind of mouth, voice or teeth disorders while cleansing the ear, nose and throat pathways.
Kabalam: This therapy requires the retention, movement and gargling of medicated oil or decoction in the mouth. This process is highly beneficial for ear, nose, throat disorders and improving the voice while bringing a glow to the face.
Vamana: Vamana is one therapy among 'Panchakarma'- the five fold Ayurvedic detoxification procedures. This is a very beneficial therapy for Kapha predominating disorders such as asthma, cough, psoriasis and skin disorders.
Virechana: This therapy is one among Panchakarma which eleminates excess Pitta from the body. This therapy is extremely beneficial in Pitta disorders such as dermatitis, chronic fever, heartburn, jaundice, etc
Snehavasthy: One among the five classical detoxification programme (Panchakarma) and indicated in Vata disorders. The results nourish and rebuild the Dhatus (body tissues), strengthen their activities, restore and strengthen the body's immunity. This is very nutritive while removing accumulated Malas (toxins) from the colon.
Kashayavasthy: This therapy is normally done after a course of Sneha Vasti. This is a cleansing enema where a combination of honey, oil, herbal paste, herbal decoction, etc. is administered as per the patient's requirement and condition. This therapy eliminates Vata and helps to treat disorders such as arthritis, constipation, neurological ailments, paralysis, flatulence, lower backache, gout and rheumatism.
Nasya: A therapeutic treatment for the nose, throat, sinuses and head. The face, shoulders and chest are massaged with specific herbal oil and made to perspire. The face, shoulders and chest are massaged with specific herbal oil and made to perspire.
Head & Face Massage: Using Ayurvedic techniques and special medicated oil, this concentrated massage on head and face relieves stress and strain related problems, improves memory and is known to have a curative effect for insomnia, depression, anxiety, etc. It bestows better vision, better hearing, clears nasal problems and improve the texture and complexion of face.
Sneha Panam: This is administration of Medicated Ghee and mainly done as preparation for Panchakarma. The selected ghee is given according to the digestive power of the patient. Snehapanam can be used as a curative method and nourishing treatment also through rearranging the dosage and timing.
Upanaham: This therapy is well-known for its property to relieve pain, swelling and to nourish the tissues. This therapy is well-known for its property to relieve pain, swelling and to nourish the tissues.
Pichu: A thick layer of cotton wool soaked with warm medicated oil is applied over the affected area. This therapy is very effective for degenerative and painful problems like Back pain, Osteo-arthritis, Spondylitis, injuries, etc.
Lepam: This is the application of herbal paste externally over the affected area. The herbal powder and the medium to make the paste are selected as per the condition. This therapy is having a wide range of usage from cosmetic purpose to severe skin conditions. Very effective in Psoriasis, Pimples, Marks on skin, pigmentation, Arthritis with swelling & pain, injuries and skin infections.
Ksheeradhoomam: This therapy begins with the application of suitable medicated oil on the face, neck and chest. The face and neck are then subjected to exude profusely through steam generated from a combination of cow's milk and herbal decoctions. This therapy is effective for facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, pimples and other skin problems.