Knowledge of Ayurveda & Ayurvedic Massage in Dubai

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Knowledge of Ayurveda & Ayurvedic Massage in Dubai

Ayurveda has a rich tradition of specialised detoxifying therapies with Ayurvedic massage treatments in Dubai

Ayurveda has a rich tradition of specialised detoxifying therapies – for example steam therapy, oil massage, and Panchakarma therapy – and special rejuvenation treating body and mind which stimulate immunity and decelerate degeneration. Ayurveda also offers a variety of herbal and pharmaceutical preparations – decoctions, oils and powders for internal and external use, ghee, jams and jellies.

Ayurvedic Massage in Dubai

Day spa and wellness centre, it’s a surprise to locate such a pleasant, calming space in the heart of Jumeirah, off the dusty Al Wasl Road. Well-chosen décor, heavy on earthy, neutral tones, immediately relaxes the senses, as the Ayurvedic doctor bustles to discuss which type of oil works best for you. If you have a slight cold or weak defense mechanisms, they offer an alternative to the traditional oil, because this is alleged to worsen colds in those people who are already feeling a little under the weather.

Strange, but supposedly true. In a short time, you’re whisked away to a treatment room upstairs, and it’s time for you to stretch out on a massage table. Whether you go searching for a 30 minute or 60 minute treatment, the massage extends beyond just the visit the neck and upper back, using the chosen medicated oils made to eradicate any tension you’re carrying and rebalance your natural energy.

Ayurveda treats on the holistic level. Ayurveda goes by the principle that disease is brought on by bioenergy imbalances between the three ‘humours’ of ‘Tridoshas’ of Vata, Pitta and Kapha. We rebalance these humours through natural remedies and changes in diet. The three ‘Gunas’ (forces) that form nature and also influence the body – Satwa, Raja and Tama, represent the three forces of contemporary physics: nuclear, electro and gravitational force.

Ayurvedic Treatments in Dubai


Abhyanga is a whole-body massage with specific herbal oils to nourish and revitalise the body tissues and remove toxins from the cells. Performed symmetrically by therapists for one hour, Abhyanga has deep-healing effects by naturally harmonising body, mind and spirit, and is generally followed by a medicated steam bath. Abhyanga rejuvenates the entire body – increasing tissue strength, improving blood flow, removing cellulite, delaying ageing, inducing sound sleep, promoting vitality, pacifying Vata imbalance, reducing stress and removing toxins. Ayurvedic massage offers lasting respite from chronic aches and pains for example backache, joint/rheumatic pain and migraine.


Ayurveda Massage

Kizhi is a highly rejuvenating treatment applied after Abhyanga, in which fresh vegetation is fried with several other herbal ingredients, tied into boluses, dipped into warm medicated oil and simultaneously massaged by therapists throughout the body for one hour. Kizhi treats chronic back or muscular pain, lack of function of a part or whole limb, joint stiffness and swellings, sciatica, spondylosis, sprains and cramps.


Pizhichil is a unique soothing and relaxing experience where the therapist gently massages and bathes the body with warm aromatic oil. Pizhichil provides a free radical scavenger – toning, strengthening and deeply rejuvenating the system. Aches, pains, cares and worries effortlessly melt off in a continuous flow of warm oil. Pizhichil treats arthritis and neurological disorders for example hemiplegia or paraplegia. Pizhichil increases body immunity, anti-ageing and rejuvenation, alleviates burning sensations in the body, ensures better circulation, helps recovery from paralysis and promotes the healing of fractures.


By making use of medicated herbal oils on the back for any period of time, Kateevasthy treats back pain caused by muscle, ligament, joint and disc problems. Kateevasthy also improves flexibility of the back in spondylosis conditions.
Shirodhara This extremely relaxing therapy gently releases stress and tension in the mind and body. A steady flow of warm, aromatic oil flows rhythmically across the forehead, calming the mind and soothing the central nervous system. Shirodhara induces deep relaxation and the sense of profound happiness and well-being. It is good for alleviating anxiety or insomnia and rejuvenating the brain.


Sirovasthy applies medicated lukewarm oil to the head for any variable duration through a special cap. Sirovasthy treats conditions for example cervical spondylosis, sleeplessness and headaches.


Nasya is one of Ayurveda’s Panchakarmas in which a medicine is administered through the nostrils. Nasya Karma prevents the early greying of hair/beard and hair loss. Nasya also treats diseases for example cervical spondylitis, headache, facial paralysis, hemiplegia, nasal conditions, frozen shoulder, hemicranias, coryza, sinusitis, mental disorders, Parkinsonism and problems. Nasya Karma also enhances the sense organs.


Netratarpana is a special treatment lasting 15-20 minutes in which the eyes are bathed in pure medicated cow’s ghee. Netratarpana relieves the strain of constant computer and TV screen glare, refractive errors of the eyes, chronic conjunctivitis, dry eye syndrome, glaucoma and eye diseases due to Vata and Pitta toxins. Netratarpana also helps in preventing early formation of cataracts, eye pain/burning sensations and lack of eyeball movement.

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