In JanuVasthi a compartment with black gram flour is built around the knee joint and luke warm medicated herbal oil as prescribed by the doctor is poured into this compartment over your knee joint. This simple therapy is very effective for knee pains caused due to Osto Arthritis. It also provides great relief to patients with general knee pain and improves the functioning of the knee joints.
In Sanskrit the word Greeva refers to neck. The patient is made to lie face down on the Droni and warm medicated oil is allowed to stand on the vertebrate of neck with the help of a compartment made of black gram flour, this procedure is called the Greeva Vasti; here Vasti stands for a container. After removing the oil the area is massaged gently to provide relief. This procedure is very useful in maintaining normal structure and working of neck region and alleviates pain and stiffness in neck and shoulder pain.
SOOTHIKA CHARYA ( Post Natal Care)
Sootika Charya is a comforting post natal massage. The physical discomfort and pains are relieved with the help of this therapy. It also helps, to relax and rejuvenate your emotional state. The body, mind and soul are nurtured and rejuvenated. This Post natal Massage may help in many ways; it restores the pelvic structure, supports healthy lactation, lessens the stress level, relieves the neck and shoulder back pain and aids the healing process.
In this ayurvedic therapy turmeric paste mixed with other medicated herbs and oils are tied in a linen bag and placed in the area of the body that needs to be treated. This is followed by gentle massage. This treatment is very effective in arthritic condition where swelling and inflammation is present.
THAKRADHARA DHARA WITH BUTTERMILK
In this Therapy buttermilk is mixed with decoction of Amalaka and some other medicines. The preparation of this buttermilk requires special care. Here the ayurvedic practitioners boil milk and medicines and add little curd keep it overnight, it is then churned and shirodhara is done with that buttermilk The patient is made to lie supine on wooden bed, his neck and head placed in a comfortable position. A nonstop, continuous stream of this decoction is made to drop gently on the forehead from a particular height through a specially made apparatus for a period of 45 minutes. This therapy is very effective in cases of diabetes, memory loss, severe headache, insanity, Migraine, Hair falling, Premature graying of hair, Skin diseases like psoriasis etc.
Ksheeradhoomama is a special treatment method and is fomentation method with medicated cow milk. The patient is treated with the dhooma or steam coming from the heated cow milk through a tube. The cow milk is mixed with a ingredients primed from suitable ayurvedic herbs and medicines depending on the patient’s need and heated. The steam coming out of this milk is made to pass through a tube and is smeared over the affected part of the patient’s body. This procedure is highly effective in cases of facial paralysis, speech disorder, spastic disorders and other nervous disorders.
A specially prepared paste consisting of various medicinal herbs is applied to the crown region for about 20 to 45 minutes. This therapy gives relief from mental tension, ENT related disorders improves memory and brings about a general well-being and relaxation.