It is a process wherein the drug (herbalized oils and liquid medicines) is administered through the nostrils. Since nose is the gateway of the head, the therapy is highly effective in curing a number of diseases pertaining to the head, if it is performed systematically. The therapy cleanses and opens the channels of the head, thereby improving the process of oxygenation (prana), which has a direct influence on the functioning of brain.
The therapy is beneficial if done on a regular basis, because it keeps the eyes, nose and ear healthy. It also prevents the early graying of hair and bear.Nasya karma ensures the proper and healthy growth of hair.The therapy enhances the activity of sense organs and protects the person from diseases pertaining to head (urdhwanga).Early aging process is effectively prevented by the regular administration of Nasya karma.
Would you like to relieve eye strain, improve your vision, or pacify the doshas in your head area? the eyes are the gateway to one of the most treasured senses, attention was given to their care and the preservation of sight. The special technique for eye care is called Netra Basti. Netra means "eyes" and basti is the Sanskrit word meaning "to bathe" or "cleanse."
In this treatment, the eyes are bathed in plain or medicated warm, clarified butter called "ghee". This is accomplished by surrounding the eye socket with a ring of dough, which makes a well to hold the ghee over the eye. The ghee is allowed to sit on the eye for approximately 20 minutes. During that time dust, dirt, mucus and substances trapped in the eyes that a person has been unaware of can surface in the liquid ghee.
Besides this cleansing aspect, Netra Basti is also nutritive. Gazing through a warm ghee solution is said to have a nourishing effect on the optic nerve and the nervous system. It is used therapeutically under medical supervision for any number of eye complaints, but it has beneficial side effects from a beauty standpoint. It seems to relax not only the eye area but the whole face. The eyes themselves sparkle and the inner sensation is one of "gentle seeing," a pleasure similar to gazing over a gentle sea to the horizon. Fine lines as well as puffiness in the eye area are eased, along with inflammation and dryness of the eye and the skin around the eye.When Netra Basti is offered, it should be administered as the last in any series of treatments.
The client should be provided space and time to ground themselves and be instructed to avoid any stressful situations immediately afterward. Encourage your client to give themselves a minimum of two hours quiet time away from the stresses of bright lights, loud noise, crowds or emotional confrontations. This process opens the field of vision, allowing impressions to flow deep into the visual memory banks. Let these impressions be pleasant ones.
Poltice Massage Pinda Swedana (Poltice massage ) is a rare and wonderful therapy in which your whole body is made to perspire by the external application of hot herbal puddings in the form of boluses tied up in muslin bags.
It also is offered as NURTURING session for emotional stess, trauma, grief, where MILK and RICE puddings are used.
This therapy is for all types of rheumatism, pain in the joints, emaciation of limbs, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and certain kinds of skin diseases.
Shiro, in Sanskrit means "head", Shirodhara is a blissfull experience. Warm organic sesame oil is poured onto the forehead in slow movements like sea waves. This technique reduces stress, fights insomnia, restlessness, irritability, loss of hair and all types of Vata disorders.
Precautions : blocked sinus & fever.
We will give you the organic oil used during the treatment, you may use it for self massage or bring it if you come back for another Shirodhara.
Shirodhara is also good for thinning hair, in which case oil is not used but rather butter milk cooked with the herb Amalaki, Emblica officinalis.Shirodhara can be mixed with another treatment.