Work, home, again work – many of your lives cycle in such a way. In the busy life, you almost forget how you looked when you were years back. Studies have indicated that people age at different rates and in different ways. Ageing brings about changes in eyesight, hearing, arteries, bladder, body fat, bones, brain, heart, kidneys, lungs, metabolism, muscles, skin & sexual health. The health of human body and its longevity and optimal functioning are increasingly being found to be associated with stability, focus and overall emotional health of the human mind. Grief and sadness and other mental emotional feelings can also affect the earlier ageing in human body.
Obviously, proper nutrition, staying socially active, stress free mind and regular exercises are the best natural ways to stay young. There are also many modern medical treatments which sometimes give you instant results, but have hidden side effects that you may not be aware of. This is why thousands of millions of people prefer Ayurveda because of its traditional and natural approach. Here are the best five basic ayurvedic rejuvenation therapies recommended by our experts that will make you look young:
NJAVARAKIZHI : Njavarakizhi is a deeply refreshing and revitalizing massage that is practiced as rejuvenation therapy in order to alleviate the joint stiffness due to vata. It is regarded as the traditional treatment form of Astavaidya that is widely practiced in the state of Kerala. The massage involves the fomentation that is triggering and perspiration of the complete body with a special type of rice called Njavara is cooked well in milk and special herbal decoction (usually take root of sida Retusa belong to Malvacea family and fill in cloth bags called kizhi. This kizhi is dipped in boiling liquid mixture of milk and above said decoction and rub gently all over the body thereby producing sweat and helps to open the channels. Through the opened pores the essence from the mixture enters into channels and nourishes the tissues.
Njavarakizhi Benefits :
• Nourish and reduce skinniness of the muscles.
• Improve the texture of the skin.
• Alleviate the injury and trauma of the patients.
• Improve the high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sexual disorders.
• Treat menstruation, infertility and other weaknesses.
• Boost the immune system and improve digestion.
RASAYANA CHIKITSA: Rasayana Chikitsa or Rasayana Therapy, aims to restore body’s vitality to its fullest. In other words, Rasayana Chikitsa aims to retain the youthfulness of body and mind. Basically, Rasayana Chikitsa can rekindle the lively radiance like a luminous lamp, and can contribute immensely in keeping away the old-age decline in life. Rasayana chikitsa helps a person to maintain good health or to establish impaired or lost physical or mental health. The Jarachikitsa regime comprises of a very strict diet. Amalaki, haritaki, trifala, brungaraj, ashwagandha, punarnava, chitraka are few out of the long list of herbs that are called rasayanakar. The Rasayana medicines are believed to have aphrodisiac qualities as well. In short Rasayana chikitsa is rejuvenation of the soul. It provides a long, disease free and vigorous life to the person, who undergoes this therapy seriously, as it helps to bring life back to normal.This is performed after setting up a suitable griha (home) for the appropriation. The person is treated with various procedures vizsnehana, swedana and panchakarmas during the course of the treatment with prescribed medication of rasayana properties. This is usually performed in courses duration lasts for weeks.
Rasayana Chikitsa Benefits:
• Improves the memory and longevity of life.
• Will have a radiant glow, bright complexion and colour.
• Improves the metabolic activities and results in best possible bio-transformation.
• Promotes rejuvenation in a healthy person and cures the disease of an unhealthy.
• Increase of strength in body and sense organs, perfection in speech, sexual process and brilliance.
• Treat menstruation, infertility and other weaknesses.
If you are planning to improve your vitality, and wish to have a fresh and energetic body, this therapy can be of help.
SARVANGA DHARA : Sarvangadhara or Parisheka treatment is a priceless gift of Ayurveda towards a comprehensive psycho-somatic healing. The beauty of the treatment is that it can be taken by both categories of people – the healthy and the ailing. It is not only a time-tested effective remedy for many physical ailments, but also the best in the business of relieving the mind related stress. Sarvangadhara is an excellent treatment for the body and mind. It is also a unique treatment for healthy people providing rejuvenation to body and mind. It gives strength to the tissues, promotes the digestive fire and so strengthens the immune system. This improves the body texture and cognitive functions, stimulates the functions of the sense organs, provides sound sleep and reduces physical and mental stress.
Sarvanga Dhara Benefits :
• Strengthens the whole body.
• Relax the mind.
• Induces sleep.
• Removes the dryness of the skin.
• Strengthens the muscles, bone and nerve system.
• Nourishes the skin.
• Helps to increase the blood circulation.
SNEHA DHARA : Snehadhara is the process in which medicated oil, milk, butter milk or Kwatha is poured in a continuous stream of drip on the head, especially on the forehead. Depending on the drug components Snehadhara is a sudation and fomentation process in which oil is poured over the whole body and being massaged simultaneously. It is the most important point that Shirodhara should be performed in a very peaceful and pleasant atmosphere to get the maximum benefit of therapy.
SNEHA DHARA Benefits :
• Promotes longevity.
• It reduces the excess body temperature.
• Induces good sleep.
• It gives full relaxation to the muscles and mind.
• Relieves the body from general weakness, stiffness, neurological problems, arthritis, etc.
VAJEEKARANA CHIKITSA : Vajeekaranachikitsa is Aphrodisiac Therapy deals with treatment to nourish the reproductive tissue and cure diseases like impotence sterility etc. and makes man sexually strong.
In Sanskrit, Vaji means horse, the symbol of sexual potency and performance thus Vajikaran means producing a horse’s vigor, particularly the animal’s great capacity for sexual activity in the individual. Literally the Vajikaran is not exactly aphrodisiac but the current connotation meaning is same.
The treatment procedures are internal oleation, different types of external oleation therapies, Purgation, Decoction enema, oil enema, Nasal therapy, Sirodhara etc. Accompanied by special food like milk, meat soup etc. and aphrodisiac medical preparations.
VAJEEKARANA CHIKITSA Benefits :
• One becomes endowed with good physique, potency, strength, and complexion.
• Sexually exhilarated and potent like an 8-year-old horse.