Body Purification Therapy
Utilizing our family inherited traditional Ayurvedic theories and practices we the Kandy Ayurveda Spa treatment centre is really devoted to serve our clients in a peace and quiet environment. We welcome you to experience our genuine and conventional Panchakarma Ayurveda treatments to restore your natural state of health. With over 25 years of vast experience on indigenous herbal medicine, our treatments have designed to offer you an excellent service. Besides these, we utilize certain secret herbal recipes used and treatments carried out by our ancestors who were engaged in indigenous medical practices.
Panchakarma, a treasure of our ancient indigenous medicinal system, internationally famed body purification process, effectively removes toxins from our body that considered as a source of many illnesses. This is a process used to clean the toxic materials in the body left by diseases, weak digestion, environmental pollution, stress, inadequate sleep, poor nutrition etc. Panchakarma purifies the tissues at very deep level. It involves daily massages, oil baths, herbal enemas, medicinal dosages and if any other treatment recommended by the physician.
Panchakarma Therapy begins with an initial consultation by the Ayurvedic Physician who determines the individual’s nature, health condition and illnesses. Panchakarma is an elegant cleansing process that releases stored toxins and restores the body’s innate healing ability. Specially trained therapists carried out prescribed treatments for a specific period of time. At the beginning and throughout the process, you will be given a special diet combined with certain herbs that help to stimulate your liver, digestive system and to alleviate and purge toxins from the body.
The ear treatment is performed by pouring medicinal oil into the ears by creating an artificial tank with the help of special pastes. The treatment is continued for 5-10 minutes and this treatment is useful in certain neurological complaints of ear, loss of hearing and tinnitus etc.
The full body massage is more effective to eliminate body aches & pains, obesity, improvement of blood circulation, strengthening and tone up of muscles and revitalizing the body. Ayurvedic oils used in these massages invoke a sense of wellbeing as muscles are allowed to relax in the process. The selection of the type of oil depends on the condition of the body and as per the instructions of the physician.
A head massage is a nourishing application of medicated oil, eliminates hair loss & premature graying, improves texture and volume of hair, strengthens the musculature of head, improves the eye sight, brings good sleep, relaxing and helps delaying in declining of sensory organs.It also eases chronic headaches, migraine, insomnia, mental stress and many other diseases and does wonders to both mind & soul by relieving tension.
Vamana Karma is the initial procedure of the Panchakarma therapy. Vamana is a process by which the contents of the stomach including Pitta and Kapha are expelled out of the body through mouth. It helps in purifying the upper part of the body and also in the treatments of bronchial asthma, indigestion, case of poisoning, certain respiratory tract related diseases and psychological disorders.
After a body massage using suitable oil this traditional Ayurvedic technique is done by applying small steam-heated bundles of herbs tied in cotton bags and pressed gently on aching parts of the body. This treatment is very effective for painful back aches, sprains, cramps, arthritis, paralytic conditions & muscular pains.
This is the second treatment carried out in the process of Panchakarma. It facilitates to remove especially the Pitta Dosha from the digestive tract. It is extremely helpful for the treatment of metabolic disturbances, obesity, indigestion, chronic constipation etc. Oral medicines are also used to induce purgation.
In Ayurveda, medicinal enemas are mainly performed by means of oil enemas or decoction based enemas. Vasti, which is administered through the anal route, is an important therapy useful in many metabolic, degenerative, reproductive and gastro-intestinal disorders. Liquids such as medicated oils, milk and herbal water are administered through the rectum.
Kativasti is an ideal therapy for lower backache & stiffness in the area. Around the lumbo-sacral area a small receptacle made of gram dough is placed and herbal oils are poured into it and held for a stipulated period of time as per the doctor’s instructions.
Lukewarm medicated oil is poured onto the body for a specific time period and gently rubbed onto your body by the therapist. It is very effective for frozen shoulder, sprains, osteo-arthritis, paralysis, multiple sclerosis, degenerative joint disorders, Parkinson's disease etc.
Warm medicated herbal oil is poured into a cap fitted over the head for stipulated period. It alleviates insomnia, chronic headache, migraine, mental stress and certain psychological disorders. The type of oil varies according to the patient and the types of diseases.
Akshitarpana is a ayurvedic treatment for the eyes to improve eyesight, glaucoma, night blindness and strengthens the ocular muscles. To undergo this treatment the patients is made to lie on his back and receptacle is created around the eyes with powdered black gram paste to withhold special medicinal oil used in the therapy. Thereafter the eye is bathed in medicated oil and the treatment is continued for 5-10 minutes.
The powder massage is carried out by using dried crushed herbal leaf powder. The methods of using upward strokes facilitate to cleanse the skin, clear clogged impurities and increase the blood circulation in the body while breaking down accumulated fat in the body.
After a good oil massage, herbal roots, barks, leaves, flowers and other raw materials blend boiled water is then provided for bath. Different types of herbs are used, according to prevailing ailments and the condition of the patient. The warm herbal bath opens the pores, flushes impurities and clears the skin. It Helps to ease sore muscles, stress and gives relief for general body aches and joint pains.
Marma points of the sole of foot correspond to an area of the body. Massaging and pressing of these points’ systematically, stimulates the corresponding part of the body giving soothing effect. Receiving a reflexology massage is regarded as an equivalent treatment as a full body massage. This therapy consider as an alternative medicine carried out by application of gentle pressure on the various marma points over the feet and massage rhythmically with specific thumb, finger and hand techniques using certain types of herbal oil, cream or lotion.
Stimulation of these points cause significant reduction in pain, fatigue and promote better sleep. Reflexology relieves tension, improves blood circulation, preventing varicose veins and helps to promote the natural function of the particular areas of the body. The mind and eyes have a great relationship with feet and massage increases calmness of mind and improves eyesight.
When some people get older, veins lose elasticity and causing them to stretch. Later the valves in veins also become weak and tend the blood that moving toward your heart to flow backward. Under these situations, with the accumulation of blood pool in veins, they enlarge and become varicose. Varicose veins usually appear swollen and raised, and have a bluish-purple or red color. They are often painful. In addition, extremely painful ulcers could form on the skin near varicose veins, particularly in thighs and lower parts of legs. Ulcers are caused by gradual fluid buildup in the tissues, caused by increased pressure of blood within affected veins. At times, the affected legs also might swell due to the formation of blood clots.
Although massaging varicose veins is not recommended, under the supervision of the physician, we perform special treatments for selected varicose patients using special medicinal oils. It is a natural body cleansing therapy aimed at promoting blood circulation and lymphatic drainage. When the blood starts flowing naturally, the stiffness and swelling of varicose veins will decrease to a great extent.
The treatment is performed by administering medicinal oils, herbal extracts, powders etc. through the nasal orifices in a specific dose for a short duration. Initially the head and shoulder areas are given a gentle massage and fomentation. Thereafter, the nasal drops or herbal extracts recommended by the doctor are administered into both nostrils. Inhalation of medical vapour is possible, if required. This treatment clear out the head and relieves various types of headache, nasal congestion, migraine, sleep disorders, neurological disorders, sinusitis and respiratory diseases. This particular treatment is beneficial if performed specially during the morning hours on summer days.
A body scrub is a popular body treatment that is basically a facial for the body; it exfoliates and hydrates your skin, leaving it smooth and soft. A body scrub is done with an abrasive material - usually sea salt or sugar - mixed with some kind of massage oil and an aromatic like essential oils. If the scrub uses salt, it might be called a salt scrub, salt glow or sea salt scrub. The scrub is followed by an application of high quality lotion or cream that leaves your skin hydrated. This is not technically a massage because body treatments can be performed by estheticians, who are only licensed to work on skin, not the underlying muscle tissue (unless they are giving massage to the face, neck and shoulders)
The ayurvedic beauty facial package is performed initially by a face massage, scrub and laying a face packs. Various types of fruits, herbs, spices, milk with honey are used in making the paste and suitable ingredients are selected according to the facial condition or as per the request made by clients. This treatment cleanses, smoothens and revitalizes the tired, blemished or wrinkled skin of face.
The manicure is a cosmetic beauty treatment for the fingernails and hands. A manicure consists of filing and shaping of the free edge, pushing and clipping (with cuticle nippers) any nonliving tissue, treatments, massage of the hand and the application of fingernail polish. Painting of pictures or designs on the nails also execute if requested. Shaping and smoothen the sides and the tops of the nails are neatly carried out by experienced therapists.
Pedicure is a cosmetic treatment of the feet and toe nails. Massaging and Skin care is also provided up to the knee and the dead skin cells are rubbed off from the bottom of the feet using a pumice stone. The treatment includes a nice foot bath to soak your feet and relax for 15-20 minutes followed by the removal of dry and dead skin cells using suitable foot scrub. Later moisturizing is done which helps to soften, hydrate the skin and protects it from cracking. Now your nails are ready to get decorated with any pictures or designs on the nails with any colour of your choice.
Considered to be the oldest supreme healing science in the world, Ayurvedic Treatment Processes are practiced extensively for over 5000 years. This curative art is passing on from generations to generations through Ayurvedic physicians to their disciples. From our experiences it is very evident that the Ayurveda is the best way to preserve health and to cure various diseases absolutely without any harmful effects. Due to these facts, foreigners visiting Sri Lanka have really induced to take gentle alternative Ayurveda medicinal treatments at Ayurvedic Health centres. Throughout past decades it was well visible, that specially the Westerners, Japanese tourists and entrepreneurs having kept much confidence on Ayurveda, have compelled not only in taking Ayurvedic treatments, but also to acquire knowledge of this remarkable phenomenon and to promote this valuable natural healing system in their countries too.
Your life is still young and beautiful and we are certain that our miraculous Ayurveda therapies definitely heal, flourish and rejuvenate the life by purifying your mind, body and soul. Embrace the natural essence and enjoy the warm hospitality of Sri Lankans once in your life time and feel the difference. For your health, wealth and happiness, join and experience a world of success with us.