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Snehadara is one of the renowned Ayurvedic health care point extending the Panchakarma treatment in the most genuine manner. The age old tradition of Ayurveda is strictly complied with, at each and every stage of the treatment. The treatment is carried out by well – qualified and efficient doctors special care is observed by the practitioners to ensure  the procedures followed are as per the instructions laid down in the ancient literature Below given are short descriptions about various treatments offered at our health care Point

 Panchakarma Therapy
    Ayurveda prescribes Panchakarma Therapy as the best remedy for almost all ailments as it purifies the body from toxic waste that have settled in the body due to wrong life style prevailing in the modern world. There are five distinct stages for Panchakarma. Each stage has an important on our body. That is why utmost care is exercised at Snehadhara Home Stay while performing Panchakarma on patients leave our Nursing Home with an improved vigour and resume their normal activities with total confidence five different stages are.

In this stage patients are induced to vomit. This stage is for purifying your chest and stomach. This treatment is a cure for chronic respiratory problems and allergic skin disorders. Etc.


It is purgation process, with concentrates on purifying your entire body along with vascular system. This method also helps us to get rid of various skin related problem

I this stage patients are induced to vomit. This stage is for purifying your chest and stomach. This treatment is a sure cure for chronic bronchial asthma and chronic allergic disorders.

>>       Kashayavasthi
During this stage patients are subjected to medicated enema using time tested Ayurvedic preparations. The aim of this process is to solve any rheumatic and neurological problems in the body. Obesity is another problem which vasthi has proved to be the remedy.

>>       Thailavasthi
Medicated oil is used for enema, very effective for back pain due to variety of reasons.


  In this medicated oils are poured into nostrils. This is used in treating headaches including migraine, cervical spondylosis, facial  palsy etc. The patients gets wonderful relief from all the above problems after practicing Nasyam by pouring medicated Ayurvedic oils or other prescribed medicines into the nasal cavity.

 Raktha moksham

It is the best remedy for all ailments caused by impure blood. During this stage, thrust is given on treatments developed for purifying the blood in the body. Obviously, this process is the best cure for skin eruptions, psoriasis etc.

            Panchakarma being a complex process in itself, to get best out of this treatment, Ayurveda prescribes few preparatory treatments. Snehapanam and Swedam are two such preparatory treatments. While Snehapanam is an Internal treatment by taking medicated oils and ghee. Swedam is the external massage of the body by hot cloth bundles, medicated warm oil bath, steam bath, medicated hot water bath etc. this treats peptic duodenal ulcers, skin problems and degenerative diseases.


 Special type of oil massage in which strokes are given according to the diseases for 45 minutes per day for 7 to 14 days. This treatment is very useful for obesity, Tones up muscles, improved blood circulations sexual weakness and improving viatality.

 Kizhy (Three tipes)

In this treatment the whole body is made to perspire by the external application of medicated packs in the form of boluses tied in cloth bags. The packs are made up of Rice (Njavarakizhi) or herbal powder (Choorna Kizhi) or herbal leavels (Elakizhi) the treatment is useful in musculoskeletal disorders, degenerative conditions and neurological problems etc.

          Therapeutic Procedures & Indication

   >>   Njavarakizhi (Rice Bundle) Indication : Rheumatism, joint pain. Hypertension, Hyper
    cholestorolenia, Skin disorders of systemic origin.
    Procedure: Medicinal puddings in muslin cloth bags is applied all over the   body for 60
    90 minutes / day for 14 days.

   >>   leaf bundle Indication : Osteo arthiritis, spondilosis
    Procedure : Application of Luke warm medicaments and medicinal leavels in boluses  on  selected body parts.

 Pizhichil (Kayasekam)

Pizhichil is another traditional Ayurvedic treatment performed at Vaidyratnam Nursing Home effectively. During this treatment, the patient is laid in a tub specially made from the wood of trees known for its medicinal values. Slow stream of warm medicated oil is applied all over the body along with Ayurvedic massages. Pizhichil is known to be one of the best treatments for rheumatic and neurological aliments.
Therapeutic procedures indication

    >>     Pizhichil Indication : Arthritis, Paralysis, Hemeplegia, Paralysis agitanus, Sexual and
       nervous weakness.
Procedure : Luke warm herbal oils are applied all over the body and rhythmic massage is
       done for 60-90 minutesm /  day for 7 to 21 days.

 Dhara (Three Tipes)

Dhara is performed on patients as an effective nervine tonic and as a remedy for psychosomatic disorders. It is very important that this treatment is conducted by using preparations exactly as per the Ayurvedic prescriptions for getting excellent results. Dhara is performed in our nursing home by experts with many years of experience in this method of treatment alone, ‘Dhara’; the name is derived from the process of pouring oil  (Thaila Dhara) continuously on the forehead.

    >>         Dhanyamla Dhara Indication : Hemeplegia, Paralysis, rheumatism.

Procedure : Rhythmic massage with continuous poring of herbal preparations for 45 minutes – 60 minutes.

    >>        Dhara Indication : Insomina, mental untitled tension, some skin ailments

Procedure : Herb enriched oils, medicated milk medicated butter milk are poured in a continuous steam on the forehead for 45 minutes every day for 7 to 21 days.


t is yet another efficient treatment method in which oil is retained on the heade in a special cap tied over the forehead. Past experience has proved that this treatment is an excellent remedy for local palsy, headache and various neurological disorders connected with brain. Sirovasthy is performed under the expert guidance of the team of doctors, who supervise the procedure at the start and once it is to end.

 >>       Sirovasthi indication : Facial paralysis, Dryness of mouth throat, severe head ache.
Procedure : Herbal oils are retained in a cap filled on the head for 15 to 60 minutes every day for 7 days.

           Other Therapeutic indication

 >>      Abhayangam Indication : obesity, Diabetic gangrene
           Procedure : Manage with specialized massage strokes for 45 minutes / day for 14 days.

 >>      Nasyam Indication : Head aches, Paralysis, Mental disorders, Certain types of skin diseases.
           Procedure : Nasal application of herbal juices or oils for 7 to 14 days.

 >>      Snehapanam  Indication : Ostes arthritis, sporiasis, Ieukaemia
           Procedure :  Internal consumption of Medicaments and medicated ghee for a period of 8 to 12 days.

 >>      Yoni Prakshalanam Indication : Gynaecological problems.
           Procedure : Vaginal application of herbal oils and decoction.

 >>      Dhara Indication : Insomina, mental untitled tension, some skin ailments
Procedure : Herb  enriched oils, medicated milk  medicated  butter milk are  poured  in a continuous steam on the

                             forehead for 45 minutes every day for 7 to 21 days.

 >>      Dhara Indication : Insomina, mental untitled tension, some skin ailments
 Procedure : Herb enriched oils, medicated milk  medicated  butter  milk are poured  in a  continuous steam on the 

                             continuous steam on the    forehead for 45 minutes every day for 7 to 21 days.


 >>      Vasthi Indication : Arthiritis, Paralysis, Hemoplegia, Numbiness, Gastric irritation.

           Procedure : Rectal application of herbal oils and extracts daily for a period of 5 to 25 days.


 >>      Sirovasthi indication : Facial paralysis, Dryness of mouth throat, severe head ache.
Procedure : Herbal oils are retained in a cap filled on the head for 15 to 60 minutes every day for 7 days.

           Procedure : Warm medicated oil is retained over the chest for 45 minutes.


 >>      Ksheeradhomam Indication : Facial paralysis, Bell’s palsy, speck and nervous disorders of the face.
           Procedure : Fermentation with herb enriched cow’s milk.


 >>      Thalam Indication : ENT problems, migraine, insomnia
           Procedure : Herbal powder in oil/ herbal juice is retained on the head for30 to 45 minutes.


 >>      Lepanam Indication : Inflammation of specific points.
           Procedure : Application of herbal paste on the affiliated part.



 >>       Sidhara Chikitsa Indication : Psoriasis
Procedure : A combination  process involving   Lepanam, Abhyangam,  Snehapanam, Pizhichil, Medicated  steam bath and sirovasthi.

            Slimming Programme A  combination  process  of herbal  powder massage and  herbaloil massage, herbal  steam bath, intake of herbal juices.

            Beauty care  programme for  improving skintone and  skin  complexion. The  procedure  comprises of  herbal  face pack, herbal ream and oil massage, intake of herbal tea and herbal tea and herbal steam bath.

            Speciality programme  for spine  and neck  ailments  A  combination  of speciality  massages including  kativasthi Sneha vasthi,
kashaya vasthi, Pizhichil, Njavara Kizhi and special excercises is used for spine and neck problems.


 >>       Karnapooranam Indication : Ear problems
Procedure : Application of herb enriched fumes to exterior ear


 >>       Tharpanam Indication : Eye problems and strain of the opric nerve.
Procedure : Application  of  herb  enriched  preparation  on the eye.Mukhalepam  A procedure  to reduce  wrinkles

                             and improve skin tone. The procedure involves application  of herb enriched  face powders and creams.



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