Karkidaka Ayurvedic Monsoon Treatment in Trivandrum Kerala
Saatwika offers Karkidala Chikitsa or Karkidaka Ayurvedic Monsoon Treatments in Trivandrum Kerala in the months of July and August every year.
Karkidaka Chikitsa or Ayurvedic Monsoon Treatment
According to Ayurveda, the Malayalam month of Karkidaka is time for preventive therapies.
The month Karkkidaka (mid-July to mid-August) is known for rain and diseases.
It is better to take Kakidaka Chikitsa or Karkidaka Treatment in this season.
Since Kerala (and India) is an agriculture society, the rain also forces people off fields and into their houses.
During this month, the climate is very damp, with a lot of rains.
People are prone to diseases of various kinds.
In other words, the human body becomes extremely sensitive to pathogens.
This period has long been identified as the period for preventive treatments and rejuvenation therapies.
This is because during this period the human body will also be receptive to Ayurveda medicines.
Saatwika Ayurveda offers various preventive treatment packages in the holy month of Karkidaka.
Sukha Chikitsa or Preventive Therpay
Sukha Chikitsa or Preventive Therapy is the main package includes in Karkidaka Chikitsa or Karkidaka Treatment in Kerala.
Sukham means healthy state and Chikitsa is therapy or treatment.
Sukhachikitsa is given to healthy persons, to prevent diseases from attacking.
Massages (abhyanga) and specially prepared kanji (rice porridge) are part of Sukhachikitsa.
Ayurveda rejuvenation therapy in Karkidaka Chikitsa or Ayurvedic Monsoon Treatment is a long process, lasting for many days, from 21 days up to 45 days.
During rejuvenation therapy, the body is first cleaned off accumulated toxic materials (excess fat, chemicals, pathogens, etc).
The accumulated body waste is called ama or body toxins.
The body is then strengthened with special medicines like Rasayanas and with medicated oil massages (abhyanga).
Rejuvenation therapy can also include full-scale panchakarma treatments.
However, according to the age, physical and mental conditions, and other factors, the doctor may decide to omit one or more procedures of panchakarma treatment.
The month of Chingam (Leo) follows Karkidaka. Chingam is the time of blooming, gaiety and general healthfulness.
However, the month that precedes Chingam that is karkidaka is the month of diseases.
Karkidaka Kanji is basically rice porridge with medicinally valuable herbs added is a good health supplement provided as part of Karkidaka Chikitsa or Karkidaka Treatment in Kerala.
Karkikada kanji kit is available for purchase from different Ayurveda centres.