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Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala                                     Ayurveda Resorts Kerala

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Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala is located in a village 10 km away from Kothamangalam, at Ernakulam, Cochin. Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala is luxuriously furnished, and immaculately decorated, the cottages are a thing of beauty and a joy forever-they are comfortable and alluring.

Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala have fully furnished Cottages with an ethnic ambience and with modern facilities, like Fridge, Television, Telephone, and attached toilets with natural Ventilation. Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala is spread out and built in Traditional Kerala style.

    

Facilities at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala include full furnished heritage style cottages, the ‘Erumadom’ (tree house), facilities for ‘marma chikilsa’ (massage & oil therapy) children’ pool, facility for fishing, facilities for boat rides and the barbecue place,Multi-cuisine restaurant, Swimming pool, Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala has Ayurvedic rejuvenation center, Utility shop, Conference hall, Facilities for boating and recreation ,Spacious car park

    

Facilities

Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala has facilities that include full furnished heritage style cottages, the ‘Erumadom’ (tree house), facilities for ‘marma chikilsa’ (massage & oil therapy) children’ pool, facility for fishing, facilities for boat rides and the barbecue place.

   

Cuisine at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala

Traditional Kerala food is the speciality of Birds Lagoon Ernakulam Resort Kochi Kerala. The dishes are prepared using vegetables from Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala own vegetable garden and is flavoured only using the spices powdered and mixed in the restaurant kitchen itself. Guests even have the facility to choose vegetables from the garden and will be given prepared for them. Various non-vegetarian dishes are also added in the menu at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala. Guests may do a little fishing and have the chef cook what ever you catch for supper. The dishes like ‘Puttu and Kadala’, ‘Kappa and Meenucurry’ (tapioca and fish curry)’ (a mixed vegetable gravy dish with coconut and yoghurt), stew made of chicken and potatoes and the traditional ‘Meenvattichathu’ (fish in red chilly sauce) etc. are sure to relish your taste buds at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala.

    

Ayurveda at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala:
According to ancient scripts, the moderate climate at Thattekkad is best for ayurveda. The concept of ‘borne to ayurveda’ can be simply said as “live according to nature and get gifted”. The whole place is designed and constructed with out harming the natural balance. The “Ambalakulam’ ancient ponds associated with temples at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala, the “Adhivasikudil’ (the tribal hut) for massaging and oil therapy specially focused on ‘marma chikilsa’, the Country toddy independent balconies gives the place a village atmosphere. Besides these, there is an underground floor with special air circulation facility for parties and conferences.

Panchakarma Therapies at
Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala:

Shodhana and Shamana are the two concepts of disease management in Ayurveda. The Five different Ayurvedic therapies aimed at eliminating the root cause of the illness ('Shodhana') are called the Panchakarma (Pancha means five and Karma, action). Panchakarma has not only been intended for an out and out elimination of disease-causing toxins but also to replenish the tissues with nourishment. Hence it is often termed as Rejuvenation therapy.

According to the Charaka school, the pentad of Panchakarma includes:1. Vamana (emesis therapy)2. Virechana (purgation therapy)3. Nasya (errhine therapy)
4. Anuvasana Vasti (therapeutic enema with medicated oil)
5. Nirooha Vasti (enema with herbal decoction)

Special Ayurveda Packages at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala:
Considering that vitiation of blood could also be a causative factor for certain diseases, the two main divisions of Vasti were combined into one category and Raktamokshana or letting out the vitiated blood was added as the fifth division of Panchakarma.
Purvakarma are the procedures carried out to get ready the person to undergo the Panchakarma therapies. Paschatkarma is the post-treatment care and includes the diet regimen and other dos and don'ts.

Ayurveda Panchakarma Treatments at - Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala
Purvakarma procedures are broadly divided into three:
Pachana, Snehana and Swedana.

Pachana (digestion) drugs to help digest indigested food material are given to the patient.

Snehana (oilation) is carried out in two ways. In Bahya Snehana (external oleation), Oils prepared with herbs are massaged over the body. These saturate the body and help liquefy amam present in the srotas (body channels). The main types are Pichu (folded piece of cloth soaked in oil used to cover the crown), Shiro abhyanga (is the simple process of applying oil on the head before taking a bath) and Abhyanga Snana (rubbing medicated oil over the entire body and taking bath after a while). In Abhyanthara Snehana (Internal oilation) medicated ghee (ghruta) is ingested to liquefy the amam in the various srotas (body channels) of the system. This is also called Snehapana.

Swedana (Induction of Sweating / Sudation) helps dilate the body's srotas (channels) for the removal of toxins, which are transported to the bowels. From there, the Panchakarmas can effectively eliminate them.The various Swedana (sweating)

Ayurveda Methods at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala:

1. Pindasweda / Navarakizhi (hot applications using kizhi, a special type a bundle of linen filled with a bolus of shastika or navara rice that has been cooked with milk and herbal decoction is used for fomentation.)

2. Ooshmasweda / Bashpasweda (using steam from water, sitting inside a steam box, with only the head outside).

3. Nalisweda (applying steam of boiling herbal decoction through a tube)

4. Avagahasweda (immersing body parts in oils or herbal decoctions)

5. Upanahasweda (the poultice of herbal paste tied on parts of the body)

6. Patrasweda (hot applications using a special type a bundle of linen filled with a bolus of herbal leaves cooked with herbal oils used for fomentation)

7. Podikizhi / Churnasweda (hot applications using a special type a bundle of linen filled with a bolus of powders cooked with herbal oils)

8. Dhara (the process of pouring medicated liquid over the patient's body. They are three depending on the medicine used - Snehadhara (with various medicated oils), Takradhara (with buttermilk mixed with a medical decoction, very effective for treating diseases affecting the head, eyes, for chronic sinusitis and some cases of insanity) and Ksheeradhara (with milk mixed with a medicated decoction).

The Dhara is of two main types at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala:

a. Sirodhara (Warm oil made to spill on the forehead. Recent researches show that this therapy induces vasodilatation within the brain, enabling increased flow of oxygen to the brain and nourishing the nervous system. )

b. Sarvangadhara / Pizhichil (the process of pouring oil over the whole body with simultaneous massaging. Good for treating hemiplegia, paralysis, muscle spasms and other degenerative diseases affecting muscles. Could be of two types- Dhara over the whole body except the head and Dhara over the whole body including the head.)

The Pentad of Panchakarma at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala:

I. Vamana (therapeutic emesis) is a purification process intended mainly for the expulsion of vitiated Kapha. This is a painless, drug induced emetic process. Vamana cures diseases like acne, asthma, chronic cough and cold, allergies, diabetes and various other Kapha disorders and should not be performed on children, old or weak people, pregnant women and those suffering from hepatitis or tuberculosis.

Purvakarma :The first stage of Purvakarma includes external and internal oilation and then sweating, which mobilizes the toxins to be thrown out during the Panchakarma from the koshta (stomach).

Pradhanakarma :The night before staring the Pradhanakarma, the patient is given Kapha exciting food. The next morning, the patient is given some medicines that promote watery secretion. After this, the patient is given herbal emetic.. After half an hour, the patient starts to vomit. To stimulate further vomiting, he is given warm diluted milk at intervals. The patient should be gently massaged up with upward strokes around the navel and downward strokes on his back. Once the stomach becomes empty, the vomiting wills automatically stops.

Paschatkarma : the patient is made to inhale medicated smoke (Dhoomapana) and also to gargle and then made to take complete rest.

II. Virechana (Purgation Therapy) is good for diabetes, colitis, jaundice, spleen enlargement, arthritis, skin diseases and other intestinal disorders. This therapy is not advisable for infants, the old and pregnant women.

Purvakarma : Oilation and Sudation therapies form the pre processes.

Pradhanakarma : The usual practice is to give the herbal purgatives around 6 am in the morning. The dose of the drug is determined according to the patient's constitution. The process of purgation will normally start within two hours of taking the purgatives. Drinking hot water also acts as a stimulant. The fecal discharge turns fluid after seven or eight bowel movements. First the feces, then the toxic Pitta and finally toxic Kapha are discharged.

Paschatkarma : The patient is only gradually brought back into the regular dietary habits after going through periods of light foods.

III. Nasya (Errhine Therapy) is the application of medical oils or powders through the nostrils and is an important method of treatment for illness of the head region since Nostrils are the doorways to the brain. Types of Nasya are :

1.Virechana Nasya (A purification Nasya with medicated lubricants like oil, ghee, various herbal decoctions or honey)

2. Dhamana Nasya (The medicine insufflated into the nostrils is powder (Churna) and not fluids)

3. Brumhana Nasya (A nourishing Nasya using medicated oils, Juices of herbs and so on that nourish the tissues are used)

4. Shamana Nasya (Demulcents in small dose are used for this palliative therapy to bring immediate relief).

The Process :The forehead and the neck region of the patient are gently massaged with suitable oil and sweating is induced. Thereafter the patient is made to lie down on his back with his head slightly bent back. Warm medication is then dripped into both nostrils that the patient draws in.
After the treatment, the throat, cheeks and forehead are massaged softly. Gandusha (gargle) is also advisable as a measure of post-treatment care.

Benefits of Nasya : Kapha related toxins from the Para nasal sinuses are eliminated giving great relief in the head and clarity of the sense organs and the region nourished. Breathing becomes completely unobstructed which gives sound sleep at night. Olfactory improvement is also felt.
Nasya is excellent for chronic sinusitis, headache, throat diseases, epilepsy, catarrh, migraine, voice problems, eye diseases and cervical sodalities.
Marsha Nasya Uses higher dosages like six, eight or ten drops of the medications whereas in the case of Pratimarsha Nasya the dosage is usually two to three drops in each nostril.

IV. Vasti (the therapeutic Enema) is good for spleen disorders, colic, calculus, kidney stones and many other diseases due to a Vata disorder but not to be used in diabetes, piles, hiccups, obesity and injuries to the anus.
As with all the other Panchakarma purification procedures, here also oil and sweat therapies are essential. After this, lukewarm and freshly prepared Vasti liquid is injected into the colon via the rectum.

Anuvasana Vasti is carried out using Oils and it nourishes and strengthens the colon. Nirooha vasthi using herbal decoctions, discharges fluid that contains toxins along with the fecal matter.

The different types of Vasthi according to the Duration of Treatment are
1. Yoga Vasti (8 day treatment),
2. Kala Vasti (15-day therapy), and
3. Karma Vasti (treatment lasting for 30 days).


Vastis According to the Herbal Compounds Used - at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala, are :

1. Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala (the decoction prepared with herbs that act as purging agents. Elimination of toxins from the body is its main function. Madhu Thailikam is the Shodhana Vasti where honey and oil are used),
2. Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala (This also purges but the dose is stronger),
3. Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala (Palliative using drugs that are demulcents),
4.Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala(A nourishing Vasti using herbs that nourish),
5. Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Keralai (Using Aphrodisiac and rejuvenating herbs promoting sexual vitality and vigor and treats Infertility).

Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala has special Vastis are Uttara Vasti (the medicated oil is introduced through the vagina and cervix in females and through the penis and urethra in males for treating certain diseases of the genito-urinary system) and Matra Vasti (A Anuvasana using very small quantity of medicated oil not more than four ounces. No regulations are necessary. This therapy, which acts as a good vitaliser, can be performed regularly after meals and is extremely invigorating to those emaciated by overwork or those who indulge in excessive sex).

Raktamokshana (Bloodletting) at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala:

According to Sushruta, certain diseases are caused by vitiation of blood, which could be effectively treated by letting out the vitiated blood through surgical venesection called Raktamokshana. Subsequently the Sushruta school of thought combined the two Vastis - oil and decoction - into one and added Raktamokshana as the fifth category of the Panchakarma.

Other Important Treatments at Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala:

Shirovasti : A leather cap of about six to eight inches height is kept on the shaven head of the patient and tied. Then kneaded dough is used to line the inside of the cap. Oil is poured into the cap and kept on the head for a while.
Shirovasti is used for treating cataract and earache, ailments affecting the cranial nerve and other disorders affecting the head.

Urovasti : Administered on the chest. In this treatment, a small tank of dough is made on the chest, around the region of the sternum and medicated oil is poured into it and kept there for a specific time. The treatment is used for treating pain in this area.

Kativasti : Oil is poured into a dam of black gram dough made on the lumbo-sacral region and kept there for a specific time. Kativasti's used to treat pains of the lower back.

Udwartana : The patient is massaged with medicinal oils or with dried, finely pulverized herbal powder (churna). While the oily massage cures many kinds of nervous disorders, the dry one is effective for treating obesity and rheumatoid arthritis. The uniqueness of this therapy is that the stroking motion during the massage is upwards or towards the heart.

Lepana : External application of medicated paste on the affected part of the body is known as Lepana. In several types of pains as inflammatory conditions, Lepana is recommended.

Talapothichil : The crown is kept covered with gooseberry paste in buttermilk, for a specific time. This is used to treat ailments of head.

Talam :Application of medicated paste on the crown of the head.

Karnapoorana : This is the pouring of medicated Oils into Ears. This is good for treating Otorrhea, Tinnitus and Deafness.

Netravasti or Akshi tarpana :Application of medicated oil on the eyes, making a tank of flour paste around the Eyes.

 

Accommodation

Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala have fully furnished Cottages with an ethnic ambience and with modern facilities, like Fridge, Television, Telephone, and attached toilets with natural Ventilation. Soma Birds Lagoon Resort, Kochi, Kerala is spread out and built in Traditional Kerala style.
 

   

   

    

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