Praanadha Ayurveda Hospital


Therapies based on Ayurvedic principles of natural herbal medicines, are ready to be used at Praanadha. We treat diseases the authentic way.

Panchakarma therapy , an ancient form of purification therapy developed thousands of years ago in India, can be used to remove Ama (TOXINS) and other elemental impurities from our system entirely. Panchakarma constitues the formost purification and rejuvenation therapy as it reverses the mechanisms that carry toxic waste products from the digestive tract in to all the other tissues of the body. In other words, it reverses the movement of Ama (TOXINS),bringing it back to the digestive tract,and then gently expels it from the body. This is done either from the oral, nasal and lower channels of the body by

  1. Medicated Emesis (Vamana)
  2. Medicated Purgation (Virechana)
  3. Nasal Administration of Medicine (Nasyam)
  4. Blood Letting (Raktha Moksha)
  5. Medicated Herbal Enema (Vasti)

Vasti: It is a very effective cleansing process it is called chikitsardha (Half of the treatment). It rejuvenates the body and alleviates constipation, joint disorders, distention of abdomen, chronic fever, sexual disorders, kidney stones, back pain, neck pain, hyper acidity etc.

Nasyam: Application of medicated oil and powder through nostrils is called Nasya. Benefits-removes toxins from head, neck, brain, eyes, ear, nose and throat region; provides strength to sensory organs, prevents aging, hair loss, and graying, excellent for chronic sinusitis, head ache, throat diseases, epilepsy, migraine, eye diseases, cervical spondylosis and regulating thyroid problem.

Njavarakizhi/Kizhi (Rice Bundle Massage)- It is a perspiration- triggering body scrub. What makes this treatment different is the use of medicated herbal rice. Benefits-extremely effective against rheumatism, joint and muscle pain, backpain, sexual problems, nervous weakness, rejuvenation, relaxation and certain skin problems.

Shirodhara: In shirodhara a calm-inducing, stream of warm herbal oil, medicated buttermilk, medicated milk or herbal decoctions are rhythmically poured over the forehead, that streams also through the scalp and hair; thereafter, the head and shoulders would be gently massaged in a pacifying manner.

Benefits- it is very beneficial in conditions like hypertension, it is a mental and emotional relaxation therapy, good for many diseases connected with the head, neck, eyes, ears, nose and throat, useful for many diseases of nervous system like facial palsy, paralysis etc, reduces head ache and burning sensation of head, controls mood swings and depression, revitalize the pituitary glands and cools the body, effective in sinusitis and help in rejuvenation.

Abhyangam (Ayurvedic Massage): Benifits-anti aging, fatigue reliever, pacifies vata, make one strong, provides longevity, induces sleep, strengthens skin, provides resistance against disease and disharmony, resistance to injuries and power to recover quickly. This stimulating treatment increases blood circulation, which in turn encourages quick removal of metabolic wastes, while providing relief to diseases such as anxiety, fatigue, circulatory disorders, arthritic problems, back pain and injuries.

Pizhichil (Oil Bath): In this treatment, lukewarm herbal oil is applied over the body in a special rhythmic way, continuously for a period of 7-21 days. It is effective against degenerative diseases such arthritis and spondylosis, pains such as muscular pain and joint stiffness, hemiplegia and paralysis, nerve weakness, skin disorders and also help to delay ageing process.

Udhvarthanam ( herbal body scrub and massage using medicated powders). Benefits- help to reduce obesity, impart mobility to the joints and strengthen muscles, reduces sub-cutaneous fat tissue, beautiful skin complexion, better skin tone, help to relive stress etc.

  • Choornaswedam (Herbal powder bundle massage)
  • Elakizhi (Leaf bundle massage )

Benefits: In cases of rheumatism and other diseases, fomentation in the affected area brings greater relief, elakizhi promotes better circulation, relieves stress, also administered to those with spondylosis and sport injuries resulting from soft tissue inflammations and joint pain, certain type of neurological conditions, over weight and obesity, some type of acute pain like sciatica, lumbago etc.

  • Kati Vasti

    This is a special ayurvedic treatment for lower backache or sciatica. Warm ayurvedic oil is held on affected area on the lumbosacral region.

  • Greva vasthi

    This is a special ayuvedic treatment procedure done for neck pain and cervical spondylosis.

  • Shirovasthi

    Certain lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a cap fitted on the head. Benefits- severe headaches, hemiplegia, facial paralysis etc.

Black gram powder are placed around the eyes to form a ‘dam’. Clarified butter oil (ghee) is then placed upon the grooves made, which streams through their pathways, thus lubricating the eyes and the surrounding areas.

Benefits: This is a special ayurvedic treatment to set right the degenerative changes in the retina and lens of the eyes, to strengthen the optical nerve, ciliary muscles and to correct the refractive errors and in diabetic retinopathy, and may reduce darkened eye circles if treatment is repeated over several days.

This treatment include procedures like cleansing, massage, herbal steam, gentle scrub and nitrifying pack.

This incredible hair and scalp treatment is performed with herbal oil to nourish, relax the mind and to release tension in the head, neck and upper back area.

It is a traditional kerala martial art massage with foot useful in neurological problems, different back pains and increase body stamina.