Dhanwantri Kerala Ayurved

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Elakizhi / Podikizhi

Panchakarma Treatments

Herbal poultices are prepared with various herbs and medicated powder. Entire body is massaged with these poultices after they are warmed in medicated oils. This promotes circulation and increases perspiration, which in turn help the skin eliminate the wastes there by improving skin tone. This is beneficial for Osteoarthritis with swelling, spondylosis and sports injuries and all other soft tissue inflammations especially for joint pains

Podikizhi -is a very relaxing therapy performed with herbal powder made from a potent mixture of 12 rejuvenating herbs. Here different herbs are powdered and kept in a poultices (kizhi). It is made warm in a pan and a general massage is done to the patient lying in a specially designed table to do panchakarma procedures. The bolus is gently massaged on different parts of the body. Podikizhi is an exhilarating  treatment to relieve osteoarthritis, muscle spasms, rheumatoid arthritis etc.


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