At Holistic Healing, we incorporate the western science with the eastern wisdom of over 5,000years. One of which is Ayurveda. This long-standing science of life is able to support the body to detoxify and regenerate on a deep level.
Ayurveda the Holistic way is unique and has proven more effective than ever. In combination with our ‘one of a kind’ treatments, we work on your body as a whole unit in order to rebalance, restore and revive your mind, body & soul. In combination with our ‘one of a kind’ treatments, we work on our body as a whole unit in order to rebalance, restore and revive your mind, body & soul.
This is the simplest method to start nourishing and revitalizing the body tissues and to remove toxins from the cells by the process of a whole-body massage with specific herbal oils.
Abhyanga has deep-healing effects naturally rejuvenating the whole body by:
Increasing tissue strength
Improving circulation of blood and lymphatic system
Inducing sound sleep
Pacifying Vata imbalance
Reducing stress and removing toxins
A highly rejuvenating treatment in which fresh plants are used with several other herbal ingredients and tied into boluses, dipped into warm medicated oil and massaged according to doctors recommendation.
Chronic back or muscular pain
Loss of function of a part or whole limb
Joint stiffness and swellings
Sprains & Cramps
This extremely relaxing therapy gently releases anxiety and tension in the mind and body by a steady stream of warm, aromatic oil flowing rhythmically across the forehead.
Calming the mind and soothing the nervous system
Inducing deep relaxation
Feeling of profound happiness and well-being
Alleviating anxiety or insomnia
Rejuvenating the brain
One of Panchakarma therapies (a detox), where medicine is administered through the nostrils.
Treating many dis-eases such as:
Cervical spondylitis, headaches, facial paralysis, hemiplegia, nasal conditions, frozen shoulder, hemicrania, coryza, sinusitis, mental disorders, Parkinsonism and skin complaints.
Preventing the early greying of hair/beard and hair loss.
Ayurvedic enemas play an extremely important role in re-establishing balance to the body. There are different types of enemas, usually consisting of herbal decoctions or herbal oil or a combination of both. They are either strengthening and lubricating or cleansing by nature.
Cleansing enemas are retained for as long as possible (usually 5-10min), while oil enemas can stay in the body for absorption. Vasti is the best treatment to balance vata. It is a safe way to treat the colon – due to the fact that it not only eliminates any excess waste from the colon, but also cleanses and nourishes it.
Benefits of Ayurvedic Therapeutic Enema:
Improved digestion with optimum appetite and bowel movements
Lightness of body especially abdomen
Helps with deficiency diseases as the absorption improves
Improvement in food intolerances
Relief from imbalances and diseases
Flexibility with muscles, tendons and joints
Clarity and groundedness of mind
Improved body weight
Improved metabolism, sleep, skin, memory, vitality and immunity
Visceral Manipulation is based on the specific placement of soft manual forces to encourage the normal mobility, tone and motion of the viscera and their connective tissues. These gentle manipulations can potentially improve the functioning of individual organs, the systems the organs function within, and the structural integrity of the entire body.
Bloating and constipation, nausea and acid reflux, GERD, swallowing dysfunctions
Women’s and Men’s Health Issues:
Chronic pelvic pain, Endometriosis, fibroids and cysts, Dysmenorrhea, bladder incontinence, prostate dysfunction, referred testicular pain, effects of Menopause
Pain Related to:
Post-operative scar tissue, post-infection scar tissue, autonomic mechanisms
Constipation and Gastritis, persistent vomiting, Vesicoureteral Reflux, Colic
Anxiety and Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Udwarthana is a massage using herbal powders. Udwarthana improves blood circulation, reduces body weight and is also used in various skin diseases. It also improves the metabolic process of the body by providing proper digestion and thereby avoiding any accumulation. Further to this, it helps curing hemiplegia and paralysis. Udwarthana means to elevate or to promote. This massage involves upward stroking, where the powder is rubbed forcibly on the body.
Benefits of Udwarthana:
Reduces excess fat in the body
Increases the stability of the extremities
Improves body complexion
Leads to a sense of lightness in the body
Eliminates bad body odour due to excessive sweating
Reduces water retention and swelling
Refreshes and rejuvenates the body
Takes care of conditions due to improper blood supply
Improves the circulation; opens up the body channels (Srotus) increasing the basal metabolic rate.
Tones up the skin and muscles after the child birth
Removes cellulite and helps in weight reduction
Improves the sense of touch
Makes the body and mind alert; gives a sense of lightness of the body
Reduces the blood cholesterol
The dry powder massage is useful in the following conditions:
Motor Neuron Disorders
Helps in improving the digestion and overall metabloism
Helps to calm the mind
Relaxes and revitalizes the central nervous system
Helps maintain eyesight and hearing
Promotes quality sleep
Improves peripheral circulation
Removes fatigue of the lower limbs
Helps prevent sciatica
Removes contraction of the ligaments, vessels and muscles of the feet
Provides sturdiness to the limbs
Helps to calm and maintain the “Vata Dosha” which, when present in excess, is regarded as the major cause of illness
It is useful in the following conditions:
Hemiplegia and paraplegia
Sprains, cramps, numbness of the feet and legs
Roughness and cracking of feet
An Ayurvedic head neck shoulder massage a real treat due to its relaxing and soothing nature. It focuses on head, neck, face, shoulders, upper back and upper arms. These areas are all important energy centers of the body and a healing touch can have a very balancing effect, relieving stress and tension and can creating a sense of peace and well-being.
Insomnia, Brings sound sleep
Cooling to the eyes
Pre-mature graying & hair loss
Profoundly soothing and relaxing
Netra tarpana is an eye care treatment and rejuvenation program in Ayurveda. This is ideally prescribed after a course of a body detox program. It is done periodically for rejuvination and nourishment of the eyes especially in the current genearation where screens affect the eye functions.
Balances Vata and pitta doshas.
Improves the vision
Removes dark circles under the eyes.
Revitalizes and rejuvenates tired, dry , rough and injured eyes
Strengthens the nerves and muscles of the eyes
Eye strain due to constant glaring of the computer or television screen; eye strain due to precision job like jewellery designing; long distance drive
Prevents formation of cataract
It is good for
Burning in the eyes
Dry eye syndrome
Pain in the eyes
Watering and cloudiness of the eyes
Refractive errors of the eyes.
Early stages of retinitis pigmentosa
Early stages of retinopathy
Shirovasthi is the procedure where in the medicated oil is retained on the head for a prescribed period.
Therapeutic effects: Can be used for following conditions;
Dryness of the scalp
Itching on the head
Certain skin conditions of the scalp
Burning sensation on the head
Diseases of the head
Cracking of the skin of the scalp & hair fall
Diseases of the eye due to weakness of nerves
Insanity and other mental disorders
Kati Basti is one of the treatments from a group called external oleation therapies (Snehana). In this particular treatment, medicinal oil is heated and held in place by a ring of dough that is placed around a specific area of the patient’s back. It is used mainly for disorders of the lumbar/sacral region, including slipped disc, sciatica or other spinal related problems and can give quick pain relief.
Pacifies Vata Dosha
Reduces pain and inflammation
Deeply purifies and improves blood circulation around lumbosacral area
Removes rigidity and spasm of muscles around lumbosacral region
Nourishes and strengthens the bones, connective tissues, ligaments, nerves, muscles of the lumbo – sacral region
Lubricates the joints
Degenerative spine changes
Compressed discs and spinal nerves
Osteoarthritis of the hip
Knee joints are considered as sandhi Marma in Ayurveda (joint type of vital areas) which measure about three fingers (three anguli pramana).So the janu vasti is specialized knee therapy or massage which rejuvenate the janu marma.
Pacifies aggravated Vata dosha in the knee region
Restores the lubricating fluid in the joint and maintain integrity of the structures involved in the joint.
Removes stiffness and pain in Knee joint
Protects knee joints from age related changes
Increases blood circulation; thus strengthens and nourishes the knee joints
Improves the mobility of the knee joints (knee flexion and knee extension)
It is indicated in the following conditions:
Osteoarthritis of knee joints
Arthrosis of knee joints
Chronic pain of the knee joint
Our speciality therapy for the spine for treating problems of slipped disc, prolapsed disc, muscle pain, spasms, injuries, spinal degeneration, spondylosis, arthritis, paralysis, nervous disorder, etc to name a few. Any sort of problem associated with low or mid back can be treated with the help of this traditional treatment method. This therapy can also be termed as internal cleansing of spine. It is a complete package involving special massage techniques, ayurvedic oils and steam bath.
Tiredness of Back
Relaxation Purposes for those who bears stress at Back or whose job is sitting.
Back muscles fatigue
Low back pain
Degenerative vertebral diseases
Spinal disc herniation
Pizhychil means “squeezing” or “pouring”. In this type of treatment, warm and medicated oil is poured continuously onto the patient’s body or specific areas (but not the head) from pitchers. In olden times, people used cotton cloths to do this – thus the word “squeezing”. Pizhichil is used in rheumatic diseases, arthritis and all nervous disorders like paralysis, hemiplegia, Parkinson’s disease. It relieves body pain and muscle spasms, speeds up the healing of fractured bones, increases immunity, improves skin complexion, has anti-aging properties, is soothing, relaxing and rejuvenating.
The Chakra Basti is performed by filling the hot medicated oil or ghee in this dam either by gently pouring or squeezed in with cotton gauze. When the oil or ghee cools down it is squeezed out and replaced with more warm ones. The procedure does local oleation and local sudation simultaneously.
Acts on solar plexus thus balance the digestive fire
Strengthen the power of digestion and absorption
Facilitates the release of deep seated emotions
It is very beneficial in the following conditions
Irritable bowel syndrome
Abdominal pain and discomfort
Ayurvedic therapies are done in succession each spanning 60-90 minutes, at different intervals, usually 3, 7 or 14 sessions.
Additional Health Investigation
A thorough clinical evaluation will be held with the doctor before, during and at the end of the planned ayurvedic therapy.
Using food as medicine (Gulf News, May.12, 2004. – Dr. Ludmila Vassilieva)
Harmonise mind, breath and body (Gulf News, December, 24, 2003. – Dr. Ludmila Vassilieva)
Smiling face… happy heart (Gulf News, February, 4, 2004. – Dr. Ludmila Vassilieva)
Don’t you know that you are toxic? (New You magazine)
An Uncomfortable Day (October, 6, 2014)