Popular Ayurvedic treatments in Kerala


Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest medical system. Ayurvedic medicines originated in India and has evolved over thousands of years. The southern part of India is mostly following ayurvedic treatments to cure the ailments. Also Kerala is very popular in Ayurveda and traditional treatments. Kerala can be considered as one of best tourist destinations in India and also known for medical tourism.  The reason behind why Kerala has become the house of Traditional treatments is that the state is blessed with valuable plants and trees which have excellent medicinal properties to cure almost every illness faced by mankind. Ayurveda can heal almost every diseases of a human body. The regular consumption of ayurvedic medicines can add many benefits to both body and mind. The herbal products and natural way of treatments will never cause any side affects to the human body.

Some of the popular ayurvedic treatments in Kerala are:

  • Uzhichil

Uzhichil Ayurveda Treatment is one of the popular treatment methods in Ayurveda which improves blood circulation, reduce stress, provide better sleep etc. Uzhichil Ayurveda treatment is a whole body deep muscle massage by using medicated oils. Uzhichil is a best method to release toxins from the body through natural way. Uzhichil treatment is also known as Kalari massage or chavitti Thirumal in which the oil massages are done by the experienced professionals.

  • Pizhichil

Pizhichil Ayurveda treatment is a type of massaging treatment. In this treatment the medicated oils are used to massage the body which lasts for 60-90 minutes and involves relaxing strokes primarily focused on reducing anxiety and stress. The warm medicated oil is used for the treatment. It is also known as Thailadhara and “king of ayurvedic therapies”. Pizhichil Ayurveda treatment can reduce stress, reduce acne, relieving body pain etc.

  • Shirodhara

Shirodhara Ayurvedic treatment is another effective ayurvedic treatment designed to eliminate toxins and mental exhaustion. It is a unique ayurvedic treatment which is greatly effective for the treatment including eye diseases, greying of hair, memory loss, skin diseases tec. Shirodhara is the process of applying oil to the forehead from a fixed height for a specific period continuously.