At Kshitij Centre we offer local treatments for general health and maintenance. These include

Oleation Therapy ( Snehan) 

There are various kinds of oiling procedures mainly named as ‘Snehan’

A)Internal Snehan – Having Ghee , oil or animal fat in various ways with medicine or food or in its pure form.

Benefits: It is used for softening and lubricating the body tissues. Its very helpful prior to detoxification procedures.

B)External Snehan – There are various ways in which to nourish, detoxify, energize and rejuvenate body, skin, senses, brain and mind through oiling

  1. Full Body massage ( Abhyanga)

(1) Oil Massage

(2) Herbal Powder massage (Udvartan)

B.Local Oiling of different body - This theraphy is offered to people who want massage for specific region in their body to either reduce the pains or stiffness or as an extension ffor their medical local massage treatment. Local oiling helps to relieve pain, stifness and also improves blood circulation and general suppleness of the muscles in those regions.

i) Head Oil Massage

ii) Shirodhara –

shirodharaShirodhara is a form of Ayurveda therapy that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead and can be one of the steps involved in Panchakarma. The name comes from the Sanskrit words shiro (head) and dhara (flow). The liquids used in shirodhara depend on what is being treated, but can include oil, milk, buttermilk, coconut water, or even plain water.

Shirodhara has been used to treat a variety of conditions including eye diseases, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, greying of hair, high blood pressure, facial paralysis, Neuralgia, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia, hearing impairment, tinnitus, vertigo, Ménière's disease and certain types of skin diseases like psoriasis. It is also used non-medicinally at spas for its relaxing properties. Shirodhara is a safe option to improve sleep quality among people who have sleep problems. Shirodhara is also effective in treating mental conditions such as anxiety, and mental stress. The calming effect produced by Shirodhara is similar to that obtained with meditation.This gives soothing and calming effect to the brain. 

 iii) Akshitarpan / Netrabasti – Eye cleansing and nourishing. Very effective in reducing dryness, fatigue or weakness in eyes and managing allergic reactions around the eyes

iv) Karna Pooran – Ear Care & Cleansing

v) Hrid Basti – Oil fomentation on Heart region

kati bastivi)Katibasti – Oil fomentation on Lumbar region. It offers quick relief from pain, inflammation and stiffness in Lumbar region.

vii) Jaanu Basti / Dhara –

jaanu bastiOil fomentation on Knee

Benefits : External Snehan is also called as anti aging treatment. It helps to reduce fatigue, relieves pain in the body, removes spasm, sprain from muscles, induces normal sleep, protects skin from infections by increasing immunity, improves complexion of the skin, soothens and enables the nerve & pulse to function properly, reduces swelling, varicosity of veins. Very helpful in curing or reducing discomforts in various disorders of bones, muscles & nerves like cervical & lumbar spondylosis, slipped disc, degenerative disorders, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, paralysis, insomnia etc.


Perspiration Therapy (Swedan)

Swedan – Swedan is a process in which a person is made to perspire intentionally by means of steam, oil, decection, hot rice, sand, water, sunrays, exercise. In this detoxification is done by excessive sweating. Some commonly used methods for Swedan

1) Full Body steam bath in steam box - steam bathIn which the person is giving afull oil body massage and then put in a steam box to allow the oil to be fully absorbed by the body and the excess gets cleaned away due to the steam.

pinda swedan2) Pinda Swedan - In which hot pouches containing brown rice cooked in decoction or various herbal powdersor medical leaves, or sand are placed in afflicted areas.

pinda swedan3) Nadi Swedan – Local treatment with steam of water, decoctions of various medicines. It is medicated steam on affected areas. It is effective for giving relief in osteoarthritis, sprains, localized pain causedby cervical spondylosis, knee pain, ankle pain etc.


Benefits: Very effective to reduce pain, sprain, stiffness, tenderness from all muscles. It improves blood circulation, reduces Kapha. Its very effective for people having pains in back, joints, Asthma, cold, Hiccups, Obesity, diabetes, dry skin and related disorders like paralysis, myopathies. It also activates fat metabolism.