Powder in a bundle
There are different types of effective massage therapies in Ayurveda and Kizhi is one of them. Kizhi is again differentiated depending on the condition of the patient body or and mind. Podikizhi is a very common Ayurvedic massage therapy that uses powdered cotton bags. The Ayurvedic treatment focuses on reducing the tenderness, pain, stiffness and heaviness of affected body parts of joints and is a fantastic treatment alleviating pain and reduces swelling that are caused due to muscle spasms or rheumatism.
Though there are many ingredients to make the cotton bags, like jatamayaadi, naagaradi etc., the main ingredient, Choornam is collected depending on the nature of the patient’s body and condition. These bags are then dipped into an oil each time it is applied onto the patient’s body. This oil is also made with specific herbs, which at Aadisaktthi Ayurveda Village, are handpicked and selected with utmost precision. The herbs in the oil along with the ingredients in the cotton bag together create a magical effect on your body.