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Ayurveda Rejuvenation options available in Kerala

Updated: Nov 17, 2023

The Ayurveda rejuvenation program, often referred to as "Rasayana" in Ayurvedic terminology, is a holistic wellness approach rooted in traditional Indian medicine. Ayurveda is a centuries-old system of medicine that seeks to balance and harmonize the body, mind, and spirit to promote overall health and longevity.

This blog post was written to share with you, two things about Ayurveda options in Kerala

The rejuvenation program within Ayurveda aims to restore and revitalize the body's natural vitality, promoting longevity and a sense of well-being.

A Rejuvenation program involves a combination of various therapies, treatments, dietary adjustments, and lifestyle modifications tailored to an individual's specific constitution (dosha) and imbalances, prescribed by a Ayurveda medical practitioner. The program length can be as long as you wish to have, however in general the programs extend from 7 / 14 / 21 / 28 nights as these are popular length of stay for rejuvenation programs.

Some of the Key components of an Ayurveda rejuvenation program include:

  1. Abhyanga (Ayurvedic full body Massage) - This involves the application of warm herbal oils on the body, followed by a gentle massage. Abhyanga helps improve circulation, release toxins, relax muscles, and promote relaxation.

  2. Snehana (Oil Therapy) - It involves the consumption or application of medicated oils to enhance the body's lubrication, nourish tissues, and aid in detoxification.

  3. Swedana (Steam Therapy) - This therapy involves inducing sweating through steam to open up pores, eliminate toxins, and promote better circulation.

  4. Panchakarma -Panchakarma is an intensive detoxification process that involves five main therapeutic procedures aimed at eliminating deep-seated toxins from the body. These procedures include Vamana (emesis), Virechana (purgation), Basti (enema), Nasya (nasal administration of medicated oils), and Raktamokshana (bloodletting).

  5. Diet planning and Changes - An individualized diet plan based on one's constitution and imbalances is usually prescribed. This might involve consuming specific foods, spices, and herbs to balance the doshas and support rejuvenation.

  6. Yoga and Meditation - Yoga postures, breathing exercises (pranayama), and meditation are often recommended to balance the mind, promote relaxation, and enhance overall well-being.

  7. Herbal Supplements - Ayurvedic practitioners may prescribe specific herbal formulations to support the body's rejuvenation process and address any imbalances.

  8. Lifestyle Guidance - Personalised recommendations for daily routines, sleep patterns, and stress management techniques are provided to help maintain the benefits of the rejuvenation program.

Popular Ayurveda Rejuvenation Centres in Kerala

This is a random order, each place has its own uniqueness.

  1. Arya Vaidya Sala (AVS), Kottakkal

  2. Kalari Kovilakom, Palakkad

  3. Somatheeram Ayurveda Village, Kovalam

  4. Kairali Ayurvedic Healing Village, Palakkad

  5. Health Village by Kerala Ayurveda Pharmacy, Aluva

  6. Sarovaram Ayurvedic Health Center, Kollam

  7. Ayurveda Yoga Villa, Wayanad

  8. Nattika Beach Ayurveda Resort, Thrissur

  9. Vaidya Mana Ayurveda Center, Thrissur

It's important to note that Ayurveda is a holistic approach and not a one-size-fits-all solution. The rejuvenation program is tailored to an individual's unique constitution, current health status, and specific needs. Consulting with a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner is important to ensure that the program is safe and effective for your individual situation.

Kerala is blessed with a lot more than just Ayurveda. The state is rich in terms of culture, heritage, mountains, forests, rivers, backwaters and beaches. As a Kerala tour operator, we always recommend our guests who come to Kerala for a rejuvenation program, to do a post or pre tour to see and experience the beauty of this wonderful land and its people. Some of the Kerala tour itineraries are available in this link

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