De-stress, build immunity with Njavarakizhi

Njavarakizhi is a well known Ayurvedic treatments and is immensely popular. The word Njavarakazhi is actually made of two words, njavara - a particular kind of rice and kizhi, meaning bolus. Njavara rice is medicinal variety of rice unique to Kerala and is known for its many benefits.

In practice, the rice bolus along with medicines are enclosed in a muslin bag, which makes up the kizhi, which is used to heat up specific parts of the body, thereby causing specific areas to perspire. This treatment is indeed unique and is carried out by specialist Vaidyans (ayurvedic physicians).

How do they do it?

The procedure starts with the application of oil over one’s head and body which is followed by a massage with warm muslin bags (kizhi) containing the cooked njavara rice bolus. The kizhi is dipped in a concoction of warm milk and other herbal extracts and induces sudation in the body.

Why it is good for your body

Some of the benefits of Njavarakizhi are:

  1. Makes the body supple
  2. Boosts the immune system
  3. Slows down aging
  4. Vata dosha is pacified
  5. Takes away stress

Where can you experience it?

The entire treatment takes about 90 minutes and is effective against conditions such as Kyphosis, Scoliosis, Spasticity etc. We offer the treatment at our centre in Chennai and this would mean that one would not have to travel all the way to Kerala to get to experience this treatment in all its authenticity. Njavarakizhi is also renowned for the relief it provides to patients of arthritis.

If you would like to know more about Njavarakizhi or would like to schedule an appointment, please feel free to get in touch with us anytime.