Best Ayurveda and Yoga Anti-Ageing Programs in India 2020-21
What is ageing?
The various cells and tissues of the body undergo changes as age advances. Aging is a process where every creation in the world has to confront the basic reality leads to expiry and it’s a phenomenon beyond control.
However, in Ayurveda, there are many treatment processes that are designed to make you younger. When the aging process starts in human body, changes occur especially in the skin and Ayurveda has many treatments to slow down the aging process.
The cells and tissues of the body change while aging and rejuvenating the body is essential to make control over aging and Ayurveda prescribes very effective system on maintaining youthfulness.
What this program aims to achieve:
Ayurveda prescribes treatment for repairing the wear and tear of the body due to ageing process. After proper purification by evacuating measures, one can increase the vital energy called ‘ojas’ which improves strength and vitality through the ‘Rasayana’ intake. Improves metabolism by cleansing the body off metabolic waste while providing intense nourishment to the skin.
Given below is an overview of a typical Ayurveda and Yoga Anti-Ageing Program at an Ayurveda Retreat in India.
Pranayam / Shanti Yoga / Jal Neti (Nasal Cleansing), Kunjal Kriya or Vaman Dhauti (Stomach Cleansing), and Laghu Shankha Prakshalana (digestive tract cleansing) are some of the Yoga practices that benefit the most as part of an Anti-Ageing Package at a Yoga Retreat.
Group Meditation / Group Chanting - There is no better way to manage imbalances leading to a disease, than meditation. Group Meditation / Chanting practiced at these Yoga Retreats help you explore your spiritual angle and develop holistic ways to re-align your senses which may have caused any illnesses in the first place.
Mukhalepam - This is a herbal face pack with specially made herbal powder and cream. This Prevents and avoids wrinkles and improves the skin tone. It is also good for the eyes.
Njavaratheppu (massage with rice pudding) - In this treatment, part of the body or whole body is perspiredby application of Njavara rice pudding. Helps in improving the skin texture and muscle tone. Helps in conditions of muscular dystrophy and stiffness.
Kayasekam (Pizhichil) - In this treatment lukewarm herbal oils are applied all over the body by two to four trained therapists in special rhythmic way continuously for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for a period of 7 to 21 days.
Snehapanam – It involves intake of medicinal oils and/or clarified butter (ghee). Ghee, the golden elixir in Ayurvedic treatment, is produced by means of a laborious process. It is an excellent neurological tonic because it nourishes the brain and nerves.Ghee stimulates an intense and long-lasting physical detox. During this cleansing process, fat-soluble toxins are excreted via the intestine.Snehapanam is used therapeutically and as a preparation for Panchakarma treatment.
Virechana karma (Purgation) in which Eranda taila (Castor Oil) is taken with milk to cleanse the body of toxins.
Thalam (Shiro Basti) - The medicinal oil is retained over the head in a sealed manner with a suitable cap. This process provides nourishment to the brain and it prevents brain damaging. It enhances and nourishes the brain cells. Thalam is a redesigned way of Ayurveda treatment specially for stress, insomnia, tension and anxiety etc.
Medicated Steam Bath - Certain precious herbal leaves and herbs and the steam is passed to the whole body for 10 to 20 minutes. This treatment is good for certain skin disease, eliminate impurities from the body, to improve the tone of the body, to reduce fat etc.
Ksheera vasthi / Sneha vasthi - Vasthi is one of the intestinal therapies that play a key role in Panchakarma regimens. A medicinal enema using herb oils or a broth made from medicinal herbs rids the intestine of harmful substances and helps restore the natural balance to bacterial flora. It is the best treatment in Vata disorders.Aides in revival of body tissues leading to glowy and sound skin.
Other treatments include Champaka Wrap, Herbal bath and Rasayana intake with very special diet.