Kaya Kalpa Chikitsa is a progeny of Ayurveda, a holistic approach to science of healing. Kaya Kalpa has derived its name from the Sanskrit terms ‘Kaya’ means ‘body’ and ‘Kalpa’ means ‘transformation’ or ‘transmutation’.

This secret healing technique is being used in India for thousands of years by religious healers to rejuvenate and give longevity to royalty and holy sages.

Kaya Kalpa treatments reverse the effects of time and regenerate the entire body, mind and spirit.

When the body is not in harmony, it causes distress, disease and discomfort. Kaya Kalpa Therapy focuses on curing degenerative diseases and prolonging life by harmonizing the mind, body and psyche through:

  • Purification
  • Nourishment
  • Rejuvenation

Why is it essential

Changing lifestyles (lack of exercise, untimely food intake, unsuitable environment conditions and pollution) are seen in many young urbanites fall victim to perennial health problems like diabetes, hypertension,arthritis, osteoporosis, spondylosis, psychosomatic problems, stress and strain, etc. There has also been an alarming increase in the number of diseases and disorders caused by synthetic drugs, prompting a switchover to traditional medicine. The west has turned to “Mother nature knows best” philosophy and the east to the “Traditional Systems of Ayurveda and Siddha”.

Aim of Kaya kalpa/Rejuvenation Therapy

The aim of Rejuvenation Therapy is to return youthfulness by rejuvenating each and every Dhatu or Tissue in the body and to maintain the normal level of Ojus.

For those

Office goers, business people, people with busy lifestyle, elders, physically tired housewives and those stressed out.

Benefits of Kaya kalpa/Rejuvenation Therapy

  • Retards the aging process
  • Improves immunity, vigour and vitality
  • Corrects metabolism
  • Revitalizes body, mind and soul
  • Repairs wornout tissues
  • Improves memory power & intelligence
  • Relieves stress and strain

The following are some of the procedures of Kaya Kalpa.

Abhyangam & Swedam

ayurvedic traditional massage therapyAbhyanga is a whole body massage therapy with specific herbal oils to nourish and revitalize the body tissues (Dhatus) and to allow the toxins to be removed from the body. Abhyanga has much deeper and far more reaching effects than an ordinary massage, that uses mineral oils and lotions. This massage is performed symmetrically by two therapists for one hour and is usually followed by medicated steam bath (Sweda). It is one of the most rejuvenating treatments of Ayurveda.

Benefits: Increases tissue strength, improves blood circulation, rejuvenates the whole body, beautifies the skin, delays aging, induces sound sleep, promotes vitality, pacifies dosha imbalance, reduces stress and removes toxins.

Duration : 60 - 75 mins


medicated oil pouring on forehead for stress relief

Shirodhara is a classical and a well-established Ayurvedic procedure of slowly and steadily dripping medicated warm oil (Tailadhara) / herbal decoctions (Kwathadhara) / medicated milk (Ksheeradhara) / buttermilk (Thakradhara) / water or coconut water (Jaladhara), on the center of the forehead in an oscillating manner.

This procedure often induces a mental state similar to trance, which creates profound relaxation of the mind and body. It is deeply relaxing and revitalizes the central nervous system.

Shirodhara gives the best results when taken after Abhyanga therapy.

Benefits: Shirodhara therapy is highly effective in anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, epilepsy, migraine, hypertension, diabetic neuropathy, paralysis, hemiplegia, paraplegia, strengthens the sensory organs, pre-mature greying of hair & hair loss, mental retardation, ADHD, autism, cerebral palsy, Parkinson's disease, PSP, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral atrophy, dementia, cervical spondylosis, dystonia etc....read more

Duration : 45 mins


Thakra dhara is a form of ‪Shirodhara‬, involves pouring of medicated butter milk continuously on the forehead or the whole body in a rhythmic way. It is a very cooling, deeply moisturising and relaxing therapy, done for 7 – 21 days. Thakra dhara is highly beneficial in ‪Stress‬, ‪‎Insomnia‬, ‪Fatigue‬, ‪Psoriasis‬, ‪‎IBS‬, ‪‎Hairfall‬, ‪‎Graying‬ of Hair, ‪Hypertension‬ etc.

Thakradhara can also be done on full body in conditions like Psoriasis.

Duration : 40 mins – 1 hr 45 mins

Sarvangadhara (Pizhichil) or Kayaseka

Medicated oil/milk/decoction is poured onto the body in continuous streams while being gently massaged, for one hour. It is extremely soothing and relaxing. It acts as a free radical scavenger, toning, strengthening and deeply rejuvenating the whole body. It is applied after Abhyanga.

Benefits: Increases ojus & body immunity, anti-aging & rejuvenating, alleviates the burning sensation in the body, ensures better blood circulation, helps to recover from paralysis, promotes healing of fractures.

Duration : 1 hr 15 mins

Patra Pinda Sweda (Elakkizhi)

A highly rejuvenating treatment, in which fresh plants are fried with several other herbal ingredients and tied into boluses, dipped in warm medicated oil and simultaneously massaged all over the body for one hour. It is applied after Abhyanga.

Benefits: Treats chronic back pain, loss of function of a part or whole limb, joint stiffness and swelling, muscular pain, anti-ageing & rejuvenating, sciatica, spondylosis, sprains and cramps.

Duration : 1 hr 15 mins

Sashtika Sali Pinda Sweda (Navarakizhi)

A highly effective rejuvenation technique using a special type of rice that is cooked, tied into boluses and dipped into a herbal decoction and warm milk, then skillfully massaged simultaneously all over the body for one hour after the Abhyanga.

Benefits: Relief from paralytic strokes, anti-aging & rejuvenating, strengthens tissues, body ache, emaciation, debility monoplegia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis.

Duration : 1 hr 15 mins


This is a specialized herbal treatment for weight reduction. A herbal paste or powder is applied all over the body and deeply massaged with specific movements for one hour.

Benefits: Helps in toning the skin and muscles aids in obesity, weight reduction, imparts good complexion to skin, revitalizes the sense of touch, and removes Kapha, toxins from the body.

Duration : 1 hr 15 mins

Other special treatments includes Dhanyamla dhara, Bahya Basti, Netratarpana, Talapodichil (Sirolepana), Siropichu, etc.

Other special treatments includes Dhanyamla dhara, Bahya Basti, Netratarpana, Talapodichil (Sirolepana), Siropichu, etc.

Dhanyamla Dhara

Dhanyamla Dhara is an exclusive Ayurveda therapy in which warm herbal liquid (Dhanyamlam – a fermented medicine from various cereals) is poured from a hung vessel all over or on the affected parts of the body in a rhythmic and synchronised way.

Dhanyamla Dhara is highly beneficial in all rheumatic & inflammatory diseases, Fibromyalgia, Sciatica, Osteo arthritis, Paralysis, Frozen shoulder, Neuro problems, Obesity etc.

Duration : 1 hr 15 mins

Bahya Vasti

It is done keeping a certain amount of medicated luke warm oil on the specific area of body for a prescribed period of time. It is named according to part or organ on which therapy is decided.

  • Shiro vasti (On the head) – Effective in treating facial palsy, trigeminal neuralgia, ottalgia, deafness, degenerative conditions of brain, parkinsonism etc.
  • Kadi vasti (Lumbar region) – Effective in treating lumbar spondylosis, lumbago, sciatica, disc prolapse etc.
  • Greeva vasti (Cervical region) – Effective in treating cervical spondylosis, brachialgia etc.
  • Janu vasti (Knee joints) – Effective in treating Osteoarthritis etc.
  • Hrid vasti /Uro vasti (Cardiothoracic region) – Effective in strengthening heart, treating IHD, Palpitation, Cardiomyopathy, LV Dysfunction, hypertension, problems of ribs, lungs etc.
  • Netra vasti / Netra tarpanam (Eyes) – Effective in curing myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism, cataract and other ophthalmic conditions
  • Chakravasti (Umbilicus) – Effective in Digestive disorders
  • Galavasti (Front of Neck) – Effective in Thyroid disorders

Duration : 40 mins

Shirolepana / Thalapothichil

Shirolepana or Thalapothichil is a procedure in which a paste of medicinal herbs/drugs is applied on the scalp for a specific period of time. It is effective in treating neurological disorders, mental diseases, hair fall, pre-mature graying, headache, migraine, neurodermatitis, scalp psoriasis, eczema etc.

Duration : 45 mins