Ayurvedic treatment

An approach with nutrition and lifestyle advice, supportive supplementation and Ayurvedic treatments can support the body to regain the balance of physical and / or mental health. We will discuss what may be suitable or necessary for your situation or complaints during a consultation.

Our goal is to enable you to live as optimally healthy as possible from your own strength, or to support you in case of illness. Both physically and mentally.

Treatments are only used as part of a treatment plan.

‘Balance,
that is the essence
in ayurveda.”

Overview Treatments

* Treatments are only possible after a consultation with a treatment plan.


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Abhyanga

Abhyanga is a relaxing massage treatment with a powerful therapeutic effect. This full body massage uses warm medicinal or herbal oil, where the pressure and type of oil is tailored to your personal constitution.

Abhyanga can be used as part of a treatment process. Medicinal oils are used to match the therapeutic purpose.

The medicinal oil is absorbed by the skin into the body and the active substances end up in the bloodstream and also reach the organs and tissues. The oil ensures that harmful substances are released. The massage stimulates the body to excrete waste products through the skin or other excretory organs.

An Ayurvedic massage supports or contributes to:

  • reduce stress, fatigue and insomnia
  • hormonal imbalance
  • relieving muscle tension
  • strengthening the immune system
  • recovery of vitality of body and mind
  • stimulate blood circulation
  • body awareness
  • digestive problems
  • delay of the aging process
  • harmony in the nervous system
    And as the ancient texts say about the Abhyanga: ‘it is nourishment for a long life’

Indication:

weakness, stress, anxiety, skin disorders, hormonal imbalance, digestive symptoms, pain, psychological problems, headache, back pain and other pains, insomnia, joint-, muscle-, and nerve disorders.


Svedana Ayurveda treatment at retreat center for yoga retreat and yoga weekend in The Netherlands The Land of NowSvedana

This treatment is often used to follow up the Abhyanga. The Svedana is a heat treatment by means of steam in a specially developed wooden cabin where the head remains cool. Due to the heat, the oil can penetrate deeper into the tissues. Perspiration causes the disposal of waste from the body.

Especially suitable for complaints caused by Vata or Kapha dosha.

Indication:

To finish the abhyanga, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, colds, stiff muscles, circulation disorders, clogging in the chest area.


shirodhara - Ayurvedic treatment at retreat center for yoga retreat and yoga weekend The Land of Now in the NetherlandsShirodhara

Treatment of the head. A stream of warm oil is poured onto the forehead for ± 30 minutes (depending on the constitution). Prior to, the entire body is massaged with warm medicinal oil.

Shirodhara is used in psychological disorders, has a calming effect on the mind and gives a deep experience of rest.

Because this in-depth treatment can release many emotions, this treatment is not suitable for everyone in every situation. It is considered in advance whether the treatment can actually be done.

Indication:

Stress, headache, mentally exhausted, insomnia, hyperactivity, concentration problems, depression, memory problems, anxiety, neurological problems.


Pinda Svedana Ayurveda treatment at retreat center for yoga retreat and yoga weekend in The Netherlands The Land of NowPinda Svedana

Treatment with warm medicinal herbs or rice bundles. The whole body is massaged with the bundles, after warm oil is first applied to your body. Soothes pain and stiffness of muscles and joints. Strengthens digestion, blood flow and soothes body tissues. Treatment to bring medicinal herbs and oil deep into the tissues.

Indication:

a.o. muscle and joint complaints, insomnia, circulation problems


Udvartana Ayurveda treatment at retreat center for yoga retreat and yoga weekend in The Netherlands The Land of NowUdvartana

Treatment with medicinal herbal powder.
The treatment ends with a Svedana treatment. Thanks to the warm steam treatment, the medicinal herbs from the Udvartana treatment can penetrate deeper into the skin.

This massage is used to reduce Kapha complaints. (recurrent colds, overweight, feeling of heaviness). Cleansing and detoxifying and relaxes both body and mind. Improves circulation and makes the skin glow.


Ayurvedic head massage Ayurveda treatment at retreat center for yoga retreat and yoga weekend in the Netherlands The Land of NowAyurvedic head and facial massage

Massage of the head in which the face, neck, cleavage and shoulders are massaged and different pressure points are also used.

This deeply relaxing treatment helps to effectively unleash tensions and stress. It promotes blood circulation and brings the body better into balance.
Medicated medicinal oil is used in specific indications.


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Head treatment

After a head massage, an oil compress is placed on the head that is drenched with warm herb oil. The compress holds the oil so that the oil can be slowly absorbed by the scalp. This treatment is often given in a series of 3 treatments.

Indication:

Dry scalp, dandruff, insomnia, memory problems, eczema, headache


Nasya-Ayurveda-treatment-at-retreat-center-for-yoga-retreat-and-yoga-weekend-in-The-Netherlands-The-Land-of-NowNasya

This nose treatment with warm drops of herbal oil cleans the cavities of the head. This treatment includes facial massage and a (facial) steam bath / hot compress and can be part of a treatment with nutrition and herbs.

Good for the prevention of colds and cavity infections, effective for headaches, neck and shoulder complaints, ringing in the ears and insomnia. Relieves mental stress.


Kati Basti Ayurveda treatment at retreat center for yoga retreat and yoga weekend in The Netherlands of The Land of NowKati Basti (Gati Basti)

A local treatment of the back that is used for back complaints.

A dam of dough is applied to the affected area, which is then filled with very warm medicinal oil. During the treatment, the oil is constantly changed so that the temperature of the oil remains warm. Kati Basti has a deep effect and the warm oil penetrates the deeper layers of the skin and the relevant marma points. In addition to being a very relaxing treatment, the treatment nourishes and strengthens the muscles, nerves and tissues. This treatment is used for various back complaints.

Kati Basti is usually preceded by a body massage with warm medicinal oil.

Indication:

Low back pain, muscle aches, menstrual complaints, stiffness, Vata complaints, on special advice from Ayurvedic doctor.



Janu Basti Ayurveda treatment at retreat center for yoga retreat and yoga weekend in The Netherlands The Land of NowJanu Basti (Gati Basti)

Local treatment of the knee joint that is used for knee complaints.

A dam of dough is applied to the affected area, which is then filled with very warm medicinal oil. During the treatment, the oil is constantly changed so that the temperature of the oil remains warm. Janu Basti has a deep effect and the warm oil penetrates the deeper layers of the skin and the relevant marma points. In addition to being a very relaxing treatment, the treatment nourishes and strengthens the muscles, joint, nerves and tissues. This treatment is used for various knee complaints.

Janu Basti is usually preceded by a body massage with warm medicinal oil.

Indication:

Complaints to the knee joint, Vata complaints, on special advice from Ayurvedic doctor.


Netra Basti Ayurveda treatment at retreat center for yoga retreat and yoga weekend in The Netherlands of The Land of NowNetra Basti

Treatment of the eyes

This special treatment of the eyes is aimed at relieving or remedying eye complaints. A ring of dough is placed around the eye, which is then carefully filled with heated ghee.

The ghee has a nourishing and cooling effect on the eye. The treatment is repeated several times depending on the complaint.
This treatment is usually preceded by a head massage with warm medicinal oil.

Indication:

Burning eyes, tired eyes (eg due to a lot of computer work / screens), blurred vision, dryness, loss of eyelashes, irritation, pain, Vata or Pitta Vikriti, on advice of Ayurvedic doctor for serious / complex eye complaints.


shirodhara - Ayurvedic treatment at retreat center for yoga retreat and yoga weekend The Land of Now in the NetherlandsHeart Dhara

Treatment of the heart area. During this treatment, warm oil is poured onto the heart area. A dam of dough is placed which is then filled with very warm medicinal oil. Supporting the processing of emotions.

Indication:

Emotions, fears, panic disorder and depressive complaints.


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Treatment of the ears

During this treatment hot oil is poured into the ear and the surroundings of the ear and the corresponding marma points are massaged. The oil is changed several times.
The oil is then carefully removed from the ear with the help of cotton wool and the other ear is treated.

The treatment cleanses the ear deeply and also has a calming effect.
This treatment is usually preceded by a head massage with warm medicinal oil.

Indication:

Ringing in the ears, hearing impairment, ear pain, tension in the jaw joint, headache, stiffness in the neck area, migraine, dizziness, problems with balance, congestion, earwax blockages


‘The Ayurvedic route to great health involves two simple steps: 1. Doing less; 2.Being more. – Shubhra Krishan