Abhyangam is specialized ayurvedic body massage done with proper techniquies by Aasha Ayurveda Kerala panchkarma therapy in Delhi. Medicated oil is used as per the purpose of Abhyangam. It’s a 45 minutes procedure followed by swedanam ( Steam) for 15 minutes.

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Indications :

  1. Person who is fit for Panchkarma procedures ( Shodhanara)
  2. Dry or rough ( Ruksha) – Vataj prakriti
  3. Diseases due to vitiation of Vata
  4. Persons, who do regular exercise like Athelete, fitness seekers, gymers ( (Vyayam Sheela)
  5. Intellectuals, Executives (Chintaka)
  6. Essential preparatory procedure for other Panchakarma procedures.
  7. Vatarogas like Hemiplagia, Paralysis ( Pakshaghata), Sciatica ( gridhrasi), Backache ( Katishoola), Facial Palsy ( ardit ), Gout (Vatashonita), Brachial neuralgia ( avabahuka).
  8. Oligospermia ( Sheena shukra)
  9. Abdominal lump ( gulma)
  10. Acid peptic disorders( Parinama Shoola)
  11. Diseases of female genital tract ( Yoni vyapat)
  12. Emaciated ( Krisha)
  13. Marasmus (Balshosha)
  14. Sleeplessness ( Anidra)
  15. Alcoholic intoxication ( Madatyaya)
  16. Chronic Constipation ( Jeerna Vibandha)

Contraindications:

  1. Vitiation/ increase of Kapha & Fat tissue ( Meda)
  2. State of indigestion and toxic metabolites ( Amadosha)
  3. Vomitting
  4. Ascitis, Hepato-spleno-megaly, Cirrhosis of Liver, Acute abdomen, etc
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Mild Chemical Poison
  7. Early stages of fever

Possible complications:

These will arise if general guidelines are not followed.

Complications arise commonly due to faults/ errors in

  • Dosage schedule ( Matra nirnaya)
  • Time of drug administration/ procedure ( Kala Nirnaya)

Vyapat ( Consequences)

Immediate Symptoms

  1. Indigestion ( Ajeerna)
  2. Thirst ( Trishna)
  3. Drowsiness ( Tandra)
  4. Distention of abdomen ( Anaha)
  5. Fever ( jwara)
  6. Rigidity (Stambha)
  7. Distaste (Aruchi)
  8. Pain ( Shoola)
  9. State of indigestion and toxic metabolities ( Aamdosha)
  10. Nausea ( Utklesha)

Delayed Symptoms

  1. Skin diseases ( Kushtha)
  2. Itching ( Kandu )
  3. Anemia ( Pandu )
  4. Edema ( Shotha)
  5. Sprue / Malabsorption syndrome ( grahani)
  6. Haemorrhoides ( Arsha)
  7. Feeling of cold ( staimitya)
  8. Erysipelas ( visarpa)

Management of Complications

Symptomatic therapy based on the doshic predominance and on the severity of the complication.

  1. Indigestion ( Ajeerna) & Thirst ( Trishna)
  • Emesis ( vamana) to be done with warm water ( ushnodaka) and to be managed accordingly.
  1. Fasting, vomiting and sudation, administering foods, drinks and medicines which aredry.
  2. Use of fermented alcoholic preparation made from buttermilk ( Takrarishtha), Barley ( Yava), long pepper ( Pippali), three myrobalans ( thiphla), Honey ( kshodra), Cow’s Urine ( Gomootra), Commiphora mukul ( guggulu), etc.
  3. Other Complications: symptomatic therapy based on the doshic predominance and on the severity of complications.