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The Ayurveda treatment Pizhichil or Thailadhara is a method of Ayurveda therapy of Kerala, and  it is a combination of two classical Ayurveda treatments methods, Snehana, and Swedana. The whole body is bathed in a stream of lukewarm medicated oil with gentle massage.

It is a combination of oil massage and heat treatment, a gentle and synchronized massage  is carried through out on all parts of the body. The patient is laying on a treatment table and two or more trained therapists carried out the massage under the strict supervision of an Ayurveda physician. It should be  administered in different seven standard positions.

A special cotton cloth dipped in lukewarm medicated oil is squeezed over the patient’s body uniformly and then the oil rubbed smoothly over the body of the patient by masseurs on either side.

This treatment is recommended for extreme rheumatic problems, muscular aches and pains, osteo arthritis, insomnia, depression, sexual problems. This treatment tones and rejuvenates the skin, promotes relaxation, blood circulation, nourishes muscles. Nerves tissues, inner balance.

Benefits of the Thailadhara treatment

Regulating blood pressure

Combating depression

Relieving body pains due to rheumatic diseases

Reducing neurological disorders

Keeping skin young and Preventing aging


Sexual weakness

Nervous weakness

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