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Gharsana Ayurvedic Massage

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Massage is one of the important part of Ayurveda and is the basic way of Indian life. Each Indian child, right from the day he/she is born, gets everyday massage. Whether it is the occasion of marriage or issue of gaining post natal strength for a new mother- massage is the ultimate thing to do. Apart from the everyday massage, Ayurveda also recommends many special types of massages such as Abhyanga, Garshana, Shirodhara etc.
Basic Principle Behind Ayurvedic Massage
The Ayurvedic massage techniques rest on certain basic theories of Ayurveda. One of such theories is that of Panchkarma- the five types of therapeutic measures. Ayurveda believes that any problem occuring to human body is the result of imbalance among the three toxins or “doshas”- Vaata, Pitta and Kapha. Panchakarma consists of five basic types of advanced treatment for balancing the vitiated Dosha from the body. Snehana or Massage is one of the subsidiary of Panchakarma. It includes other Ayurvedic therapies such as Swedan…

Ayurveda Medical Camp for Senior Citizens

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Madurai hospital conducts medical camp for senior citizens

A campaign to promote healthy living by following ayurveda system of medicine and thereby overcoming old age health problems was launched in Madurai on Tuesday.

AVN Arogya Ayurvedic Hospital at Vilachery here organised a special medical camp for old people to create awareness of how ayurveda can help in safeguarding their health in a natural way. The camp, ‘Ajara-2012,’ focused on healthy ageing thereby reducing or mitigating risks common during old age. Mayor V.V. Rajan Chellappa, who inaugurated the camp, said that ayurveda was meant for people of all ages and it was a good way to rejuvenate the body.

“The municipal corporation also is keen to support and popularise Indian systems of medicine such as ayurveda because it is found to be very effective,” he said.

Ramesh R. Varier, Managing Director, AVN Arogya Healthcare Limited, said that the special medical camp for old people was held to commemorate World Senior Citizens Day…
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