The Shirodhara is a special treatment, where medicated oil is poured on the forehead and head in a systematic manner. This is said tocure paralysis, psychiatric and neurological ailments. Diseases of the head and neck and specifically facial paralysis call for Shirovasthi.
Practiced for over 5000 years, shirodhara massage originates from India and is based on the ancient principles of Ayurvedic medicine. Translated from the Sanskrit as a holistic healing science, Ayurveda aims to harmonise the body, mind, senses and soul.
Ayurveda may be an ancient Indian therapy but its appeal is thoroughly modern. This holistic system of diet, herbal remedies and massage has been a big hit with thousands of celebrities, spa-goers and harried workers all around the world, looking to regain a balanced and healthy lifestyle.
The concept of health food, would have earned you a sneer from the average Chennaiite fond of crispy Vadas and Masala Dosas. Today slowly and steadily, with eating right and healthy taking prominence across the world, many in the city have switched sides from deep-fried and golden to fresh and green.
Cholayil Sanjeevanam promotes healthy living through Ayurveda and Yoga. Good health starts with good food. Sanjeevanam also has under its umbrella a 100% Veg. Health Restaurant serves up healthy and tasty food designed along the naturopathic principles and is supported by a panel of eminent doctors and dieticians. The food is prepared only in earthen, bronze and copper vessels by specially trained, experienced cooks, without using ingredients considered detrimental to health.