Brindabella Natural Health Centre Therapies


Ayurveda is based on the traditional Hindu system of medicine, which is based on the balance of bodily systems using diet, herbal treatment, aromas, meditation and yogic concepts to address health issues. Ayurveda incorporates Atharva Veda, the last of the four Vedas from the ancient Sanskrit texts. Ayurveda states that all disease begins with an imbalance or stress in the individual's consciousness. Ayurveda is Hindu for 'complete knowledge of the totality of life'individual's consciousness. The concept of Ayurveda is not just a medical treatment or diagnosis of a diseased condition but much more than that.
    Ayurveda is having a set of practical, simple guidelines for long life and good health, with the regular practice of these guiding principles you can bring your body and mind to. perfect balance. According to Ayurveda the human body is composed of four basic fundamentals Dosha(Three humors), Dhathu( seven basic tissues), Mala (Waste products of metabolism) and Agni (Digestive fire). One who is having equilibrium of Dosha (Vata, pitta and Kapha),Agni (digestive fire or metabolic activity), Dhatu (Seven basic tissues), Mala (waste products) and pleasant Atma (consciousness) , Indriya( Sense organs) and Manas ( Mind) is considered to be a healthy person. Disturbances of this equilibrium causes diseases. The three vital principles of Doshas are Vata, Pitta and Kapha, which together regulate and control the catabolic and anabolic metabolism. The main function of these three Doshas is to carry the byproduct of digestive food throughout the body, which helps in nourishing up the body tissues. Any malfunction in these Doshas causes disease.


      (45 mins per session) Shirodhara is a deeply calming and rejuvenating treatment that involves a gentle pouring of warm medicated oil onto the forehead and concludes with a blissful head massage. The therapy induces a relaxed state that supports psychosomatic balance, physiological wellness, and mental lucidity.

      Benefits can include:
    1. Addressing stress, anxiety, suppressed emotions
    2. Alleviating migraines and chronic headaches
    3. Addressing insomnia and interrupted sleep
    4. Supporting hormonal and reproductive balance
    5. Addressing some eye disorders

        Abhyanga massage

        (75 mins per session) Abhyanga (ab-hyan-ga) is a revitalising Ayurvedic massage designed to improve blood and lymph circulation and expel accumulated toxins from our tissues. By applying a warm- medicated oil in specific strokes, Abhyanga helps to rejuvenate the body, and supports vitality in the mind and body.

        Benefits can include:
      1. Calming the nervous system and reducing stress (can improve sleep)
      2. Improving blood circulation and expelling toxins from the tissues
      3. Stimulating and strengthening the lymphatic system to improve immune function
      4. Countering tiredness and aging by nourishing internal tissues and expelling wastes
      5. Nourishing and strengthening skin tissue for soft and healthy skin.

          Kati Basti

          (45 mins per session) Kati Basti is a remedial treatment for musculoskeletal pain and stiffness in the back e.g., lower back pain, discomfort or sciatica. It involves pouring warm medicated oil onto the affected area, enclosed by a dough dam. The oil penetrates and relaxes the muscles and joints, preparing the body for the subsequent massage. The treatment concludes with the application of an additional herbal oil and a warm compress.

          Benefits can include:
        1. Relieving pain, stiffness and inflammation in the back.
        2. Enhancing circulation and removing toxins from the target area.
        3. Improving muscle flexibility and joint mobility by gradually loosening tense muscles.

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                Dr. C.R.S. Kumar is a well qualified Ayurvedic physician and Panchakarma specialist. Expertise in treating wide range of ailments through Ayurvedic constitutional medicines and clinical treatments such as Panchakarma and rejuvenation treatments such as Shirodhara, Kati vasti, Abhyanga, Pinda swedanam, etc. He completed Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) from University Of Health Sciences, AP, India and has practiced in Tirumala Tirupathi Trust treating numerous chronic and recurring ailments, thus gaining expertise in Ayurvedic Treatments. He completed his post graduation from Deakin University, Australia in Health Promotion (MHP) and public health (MPH). He achieved gold medal for his outstanding achievement in the Ayurvedic Medicine at undergraduate level. He has received AYURMEDHA award and may more prestigious awards for his outstanding work in the field of Ayurveda.