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GHRITAMS

GHRITAMS

by Kottakkal Support May 22, 2020

Ayurveda recognizes four types of fats; ghrita (ghee), oil (sesame), vasa (muscle), and majjā (marrow). The unique properties of ghrita stay intact, even when combined with herbs of differing qualities does not lose its own qualities. Ghrita alleviates pitta and vata and is beneficial for rasa, shukra, and oja. It provides relief from burning sensation, softens the tissues, improves voice and complexion. 

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Herbal Oils, the Heart of Ayurveda

Herbal Oils, the Heart of Ayurveda

by Kottakkal Support January 26, 2020

The application of herbal oil is the heart of Ayurvedic treatment. Oiling the body is a great way to keep the skin soft, supple and beautiful. Herbal oil massage offers great benefits; it normalizes vata and pitta, increases immunity, strengthens bones and muscles, nourishes skin cells, increases longevity, improves the quality of vision, speech, and sleep. It is simply anti-aging.  

Arya Vaidya Sala (AVS) classical Ayurvedic oils are made from sesame, coconut, castor or mustard oil

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    Kerala Massage Treatments

    Kerala Massage Treatments

    by Kottakkal Support January 18, 2020

    Massage and the application of oil plays a vital role in the Ayurvedic system of healing. Occupational-therapy is achieved in Kerala by the scientific method of massaging. New types of massages known as effleurage, petrissage, and tapotement cannot yield as good results as the Kerala massages. 

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    Pañcakarma Five Liter (5000ml) Oils

    Pañcakarma Five Liter (5000ml) Oils

    by Kottakkal Support September 03, 2019

    We offer classical Ayurvedic oils in convenient five-liter (5000 ml) cartons. The 5000 ml cartons offer a savings of 40-45% over the 200 ml single bottles. Our oils are manufactured by Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, India.

    All our oils are manufactured by Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, India, a famous Charitable Institution established in 1902 engaged in the practice and propagation of Ayurveda, the ancient health care system of India. 

     

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    5 Ayurvedic Ways To Detoxify

    5 Ayurvedic Ways To Detoxify

    by Kottakkal Support April 07, 2018

    A build-up of toxins is a primary cause of disease, according to Ayurveda. Toxins, also known as Ama, can manifest physically or mentally. Toxins accumulate when we eat food that isn't properly digested and then eliminated. Ama is known as the "mother" of all diseases: arthritis, heart problems, digestive issues, chronic problems, you name it. 

    Ayurveda recommends 5 steps to eliminate toxins.

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    Why Shirodhara Should Be Part of Your Yearly Routine

    Why Shirodhara Should Be Part of Your Yearly Routine

    by Kottakkal Support September 25, 2017

    Shirodhara is a classical Ayurvedic therapeutic procedure. An Ayurvedic practitioner prescribes an herbal oil and it's then poured in a constant, gentle stream over the forehead. Shirodhara is a powerful way to balance Vata and support the healing of a wide range of health problems. It's incredibly nourishing for mind, body and soul.

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    Sneh Kalpana: Preparation & Use of Medicated Oil & Ghritam in Ayurveda

    Sneh Kalpana: Preparation & Use of Medicated Oil & Ghritam in Ayurveda

    by Kottakkal Support August 13, 2017

    In Ayurveda, medicated oils and ghritam (medicated ghee) are prepared using specific processes and principles described in detail in the classical Ayurvedic texts. These remedies are used by Ayurvedic physicians for many kinds of disorders affecting the different systems of the human body.

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