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     Dr.Ravi shanker our consultant ayurvedic doctor, has been with us since 2001.

     He was born in 1976 in a well known family of great ayurvedic tradition which can boast of over a century of ayurvedic practice. His child hood was in midst of herbs and herbal preparations and was inspired by the refreshing aromas of the medicines. After the primary schooling he joined the prestigious Kottakkal Ayurveda college for his graduation in Ayurvedic medicine and surgery. Kottakkal is considered as the Mecca for ayurveda. He completed his degree on a high note and started his career as a Jr. resident in a local hospital, later he joined KAPL another prestigious institution to gain more exposure and experience in tourism related ayurvedic practice. Inn 2001 he joined the Lake village . He has presented several papers on ayurveda abroad . He was the consultant to ISAYURVEDA milano Italy.

     His main areas of interests are spinal disorders, connective tissue disorders, psoriasis, migraine, cervical lumbar spondylosis, stress and related disorders , rheumatism, etc.
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Ayurveda Treatments
     Ayurveda places an emphasis on moderation in food intake, sleep, sexual intercourse, and the intake of medicine. For diagnosis the patient is to be questioned and all five senses are to be employed. The Charaka Samhita recommends a tenfold examination of the patient. The qualities to be judged are: constitution, abnormality, essence, stability, body measurements, diet suitability, psychic strength, digestive capacity, physical fitness and age. Hearing is used to observe the condition of breathing and speech. The study of the vital pressure points or marma is of special importance. It is the trauma science described in ayurveda. There are 107 different spots described and located on the body surface
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which produce different signs and symptoms. With respect to the underlying anatomical structures, the symptoms vary according to blunt or penetrating trauma.
Bliss ( "poorna" - Completeness)
     As the name suggests, this package comprises all the goodness Ayurveda, the ancient "science of life" as it was invented and propagated by the ancient sages of the Himalayas. The regimen is comprised of intake of prescribed medicines by our well qualified doctors at the centre , Panchakarmas, General massage, Herbal steambath, Nasya, Shashtika pindaswedam and kayasekam

Duration : 2 hours daily - 7days/14days/21day
BLOSSOM (rejuvenation program)
     This package comprises of therapies, which will nourish your body, tones your skin up and cleanses the whole body. Along with our potent herbal preparations it is sure that you find your body, mind and spirit refreshed for another decade.

Duration 90 minutes/day.
     This regimen is carefully planned to cleanse the body of the toxic wate, which in turn acts as a protective therapy for the heart and liver. The regime also includes intake of herbal decotions, Udwarthanam (Ayurvedic Powder Massage), Herbal steam bath etc.

Duration: 50 minutes daily - 7days/10days /14days
     These are additional individual therapies that one can try out aimed at achieving total body purification, a healthy body mind, sharpness of sense organs and cure for many ailments. These includes Body massages, Snehapanam, Nasyam, Virechanam (Medicated purgation), Vasthi, Hara, Pizhichil, Njavarakkizhi, Karnapooranam, Medicated steam baths and Systematic intake of herbal medicines.
1.General Body Massage:
(with herbal oils or powders.)
Benefits: Tones up the muscles, increases the blood circulation, and improves skin health.

Duration: 60 minutes (7 to 14days)
2.Head and face Massage:
Massage for head and face with herbal oils and various herbal preparations.
Enhances sleep, mental well being, relieves tension and provides Relaxation, improves complexion and facial appearance.

Duration: 15 to 20minutes for 7 to 14 days.
Adopted from the ancient martial art of Kerala foot massage will make your body and mind relaxed.
Tones the muscles, make the joints more flexible, relaxes the whole body

Duration: 60 to 90 minutes for 7 to 14 days.
4.Medicated Steam Baths:
Steam infused with exotic herbs of great medicinal value increases the state of well-being. It also-expels the toxic wastes through sweat.
Decreases Body pain, good for various skin ailments and general oedema.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes for 7 to 14 days.
a) Sirodhara
Milk or buttermilk processed with herbal ingrdients is systematically poured on the forehead using traditional equipments.
Very effective therapy for chronic headache, sleeplessness, anxiety, tension etc.

Duration: 45 minutes per day for 7 to 21 days
b) Tailadhara
Medicated Herbal oils are used in this process as described in sirodhara.
Luke warm medicated herbal oils are squeezed all over the body simultaneous to massage by specially trained technicians.
Good for general muscular pain, arthritis, neurological disorders, sexual weakness, rheumatic complaints, paralysis, decreased tone of skin, muscles and tendons etc.

Duration 60 to 90 minutes per day for 7 to 21 days.
7. Njavarakizhi:
Special type of rice processed with herbal decoction and milk filled in muslin bags tied up in the form of boluses and applied on entire or a part of the body
Arrests Muscle wasting, tones up the skin, provides excellent relief to general debility, sexual weakness. It is also an excellent rejuvenating therapy.

Duration : 60 to 90 minutes for 7 to 21 days.
8. Kizhi:
Elakkizhi and Podikkizhi Herbal leaves, herbs, herbal powders are applied to the whole body in boluses with hot medicated oils.
Benefits:Cures Arthiritis, spondylosis, muscular atrophy, rheumatic fever

Duration 30 to 45 minutes for 7 to 14 days
9. Nasyam:
This is one of the important treatments of Panchakarma in which herbal juices; medicated oils etc. are administered through nasal orifice Total recovery from chronic sinusitis, Headaches, mental disorders, skin diseases, frozen shoulder, cervical spondylitis etc. Also prevents further attacks.
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