Rejuvenation therapy in Ayurveda helps to regain health and vitality through several systematic procedure and dietary control. Rejuvenation treatment identifies the imbalances in a patient’s body and attempts to heal the actual causal factor using appropriate medicine .It enhances the energy level of the person under treatment and provide mental health and peace. Apart from that rejuvenation therapy improves skin tone and color. After the therapy, person under treatment feels energetic and youthful with a glowing skin and healthy body. It improves resistance of the body as well. The rejuvenation therapy in Ayurveda is also known as Panchakarma therapy.
The main rejuvenation treatments in Ayurveda are the following:
➊ Rasayana Treatment: Rasayana is given for toning the skin and for strengthening the tissues. The objective is to achieve health and longevity. This treatment improves vitality and mental agility. It tones up the immune systems of the body. This procedure includes herbal body massages, and steam baths in addition to rejuvenative ayurvedic internal medicines.
➋ Kayakalpa Treatment: Human beings always wanted immortality. While that is an impossible dream (at least as of now) Ayurveda provides longevity by retarding the aging process. This therapy includes intake of rasayana, and special diets. It is highly effective, especially for those people who are yet to turn 50.
➌ Sweda Karma: It is a kind of medicinal steam bath which is used to remove impurities from the body. Herbs are boiled and the steam is passed over the entire body for 10 to 20 minutes daily. This treatment improves the skin tone and reduces fat.
It is a highly specialized oil massage. The massage strokes are given according to the disease. Each session lasts for around 45 minutes. It is effective for treating obesity, diabetic gangrene, etc.
Kerala, which is situated in South India, provides the best Ayurvedic rejuvenation treatments in the world. Naturally the state attracted large number of health tourists every year. It had over 300 certified Ayurvedic product manufacturers in 2007. In 2004-07, over 40% of the foreign tourists visited Kerala to experience the healing touch of Ayurveda. The state also had many hotels that offered fine spa facilities for the tourists. Apart from hotel spas, the state had various Ayurveda ashrams that were practicing the Ayurvedic treatments. Some of the major Ayurvedic firms in the state are— Kottackal Arya Vaidya sala, Pankajakasthuri,The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy, The Vaidyaratnam Oushadasala, Nagarjuna, Sitaram,Sreedhareeyam etc.