Ayur RathnaKizhi Ayurvedic Treatment

Ayurrathna Alleppey Resort’s Kizhi Massage can help you live a full of health, happiness, and vitality. Ayurrathna Alleppey is the only one Ayurvedic Resort in Kerala where you can get the best and most effective Kizhi Massage in the world of Ayurveda.

Kizhi massage is one of the important ayurvedic treatment in Kerala. It is one of the effects as well as main therapy of many chronic as well as dreadful disorders. Specially selected herbal leaves or powders are compressed into small bags and then dipped in hot, medicated oil or various herbal liquids and applied to the body or afflicted area.  The ingredients seep through the bag and penetrate deep into the body to result in an intensive and therapeutic treatment.

In Kizhi massage, whole body or specific parts are made to sweat by using application of certain herbs which have the nature of alleviating the doshas (vata, pitta, kapha) are well powdered and are made into boluses in a muslin cloth.

The treatment helps in relieving deep seated tension, increasing circulation, loosen toxins, strengthening muscle tissue and ridding the body of excess kapha. After the massage, all the linen bags are opened out and remaining pudding is taken and applied to the body of the patient and rubbed by the hands. After 5 minutes, the paste is wiped off with palm leaf scrapers. Patient is given bath after some time.

  • Benefits of Kizhi Massage :
  • • It increases peripheral blood supply.
  • • It relieves body ache and strengthens muscles and skin.
  • • It helps in improving the complexion of skin.
  • • Reduces inflammations.
  • • Relieves pain, numbness, and swelling.
  • • Stimulate the nerve endings.
  • Depending upon the type of material used, Kizhi massage is classified as,
  • Ela Kizhi :
  • Ela kizhi, also known as Patra Potala swedanam is prepared using different leaves of medicinal plant and herbs along with medicated powders. It is dipped in hot medicated oil and applied to the body or affected area. The ingredients seep through the bag and penetrate deep into the body to result in an intensive heating & therapeutic treatment.
  • • Relieves pain and stiffness in joints & muscular spasm.
  • • Promotes better circulation
  • • Reduces inflammation
  • • Tones the skin
  • • Improves mobility and flexibility.
  • Navara Kizhi :
  • Navarakizhi is also known as shashtika pinda swedam. shashtika is njavara. Since the kizhi is prepared using njavara rice it is called as Njavara Kizhi. Oil will be liberally applied over the patient's body followed by a massaged with njavara rice boiled in milk and medicated decoctions.
  • • Promotes anti-ageing.
  • • Strengthens tissues.
  • • Improves blood circulations.
  • • Beneficial in neuro muscular disorders & degenerative muscle diseases.
  • Mutta Kizhi :
  • Mutta Kizhi is one of the ayurvedic treatment in which boiled egg yolks and medicated herbs are used and applied to the body after dripping in medicated oils.
  • • Improves the strength of the muscles
  • • Pain reliever in slip disc, sciatica
  • • Act as anti-aging therapy
  • • Improves skin complexion
  • • Reduces chronic back ache

This Therapy is most beneficial in musculoskeletal disorders & Neuro-Vascular disorders It is recommended in conditions like Arthritis, Rheumatism, Spondylitis, Spondylosis, Fibromyalgia etc.

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