Therapies Ayurvedic therapies are customized herbal treatments to detox heal and rejuvenate body and mind. Following are the different therapies offered at Ojas Ayurveda. Navarakizhi Navarakizhi is a sweat inducing treatment with rice cooked in the milk and herbs. It improves muscle strength, re-energize body and helps in fibromyalgia, arthritis, muscular dystrophy. Shirodhara Shirodhara is a steady flow of warm herbal oils or herbal preparations onto the forehead. It stimulates the pineal gland, or “third-eye”. This is the most divine ancient Ayurvedic ritual. It deeply relaxes mind and body, and improves the mental clarity and comprehension. It helps to reduce and relief migraine headaches and releases negative emotions. It helps to improve sleep patterns. Learn more. Abhyanga Abhyanga is an oil massage with warm medicated oil. It imparts softness, firmness and strength to the body. It decreases the effects of aging, increases longevity and stimulates the internal organs of the body by increasing circulation. It also pacifies the Doshas. In Abyanga, warm oil infused with herbs specific to Dosha are used. learn more. Swedana Swedana is the process of inducing sweat with the help of steam, generated from medicated herbal decoctions. It is the pre-operative procedure in various Ayurvedic detox therapies, the objective is to dilate the channels of the body to detach the toxins from the tissues. Swedana is usually given after an oil massage. Griva Vasti Griva Vasti is retaining of warm herbal oil over the neck area for certain period. It relieves the burden of stress and congestion in nerves, bones and muscles of the neck and shoulders. Kati Vasti Kati Vasti is retaining of warm herbal oil over the lower back for certain period. It helps in back pain, prolapsed disc, lumbar spondylitis, sciatica and degenerative disorders of disc. Nabhi/Chakra Basti Nabhi/Chakra Basti, helps to balance the Nabhi Marma – the vital center where all 72000 nadis (subtle energy pathways) converge. It Strengthens digestion and absorption, and facilitates the release of deeply seated emotions. It relieves digestive symptoms such as irritable bowel, flatulence, poor appetite, constipation and abdominal discomfort. Nasya Nasya is a guided instillation of medicated oil into the nostrils. It is followed by steam therapy, marma massage of head. It may enhance mental and sensory acuity, promotes mental clarity, clears the nose and sinuses of obstruction, promotes cleansing and flow of lymphatic fluid, promotes lightness of the body, soothes dryness in the nose.