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what is Kizhi Massage(Potali Massage) and benefits of Kizhi Massage(Potali Massage) ?

WHAT IS KIZHI MASSAGE?

Kizhi is a south indian word, meaning poultice or potaly. Kizhi massage therapy is a type of ayurvedic treatment with a poultice filled with medicated oil, powder etc. The medicated ingredients are put in a muslin cloth to form boluses. The warm poultice is applied on the whole or specific part of the body. The warmth of the poultice with medicated herbs makes the part sweat. It is also called pinda swedana. These poultice is applied in various part of body with varying degrees of pressure. It depends upon the type of the ailment need to be cured.

Kizhi massage ayurvedic treatment is indicated mainly for pain management and stress reduction. It pacifies aggravated vata and vatakapha dosha.


TYPES OF KIZHI MASSAGE

Kizhi massages may be differentiated according to the medicated content in the poultice. Types of kizhi massage ayurvedic treatment is as below-


NAVARAKIZHI MASSAGE

Navara is a rice cooked with medicinal herbs and milk tied in a cloth and applied on the desired body parts. It relieves stress and improves circulation.

ELAKIZHI MASSAGE

It uses medicated herbs packed in a muslin cloth then dipped in a warm medicated oil. This kizhi massage therapy is effective in treatment of inflammatory conditions.

PODIKIZHI MASSAGE

In podi kizhi massage herbal choorna (powder) is used along with medicated oil. It is beneficial in curing kapha vata dominant diseases.


BENEFITS OF KIZHI MASSAGE THERAPY

It detoxifies the body by opening the pores, initiates perspiration and improves blood circulation.
It is very rejuvenating.
Tones the muscles, helps in delaying ageing.
It nourishes the body and is stress relieving.
Relieves pain and strengthens muscles and skins
Effective in inflammation
Increases peripheral blood supply
Improves skin complexion
Stimulates the nerve endings
Improves the flexibility of a body
Beneficial in neuro muscular disorders and degenerative muscle diseases
Effective in chronic back pain and etc

CONTRAINDICATION

Kizhi massage should be avoided in pitta prakriti people, psoriasis and other certain skin disease.


Aasha Ayurveda is one of the centre for kizhi massage in Delhi. it is a best panchakarma centre that offer kizhi massage in Delhi using pure and authentic herbs that aims at curing the disease and achieving ultimate satisfaction of the patient.
 

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