Kizhi  is a special massage treatment of Kerala Ayurveda, various types of Kizhi treatment are  available i.e, Njavara Kizhi, Muttakizhi, Podikizi, Elakizhi and Mamsakizhi. A pouch of herbal medicines or dried herbs powder bundled in a cotton cloth  dipped in warm medicated oils and applying  massage in specific areas like patients  back, neck, shoulders, and joints or whole body which can induce our vigor and vitality. It brings an equilibrium of  the body, mind, and soul. These treatments are very effective for relieving pain due to sprain, rheumatic pain etc.

Benefits of Kizhi treatment

This treatment is beneficial to rejuvenate the body, it brings the  body, mind, and soul in a perfect equilibrium. This method is recommended for:

  • Palliate pain and firmness in joints and muscular cramp
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Reduces arthritis pain
  • Promotes better circulation
  • Improves mobility and flexibility
  • Tones the skin

Different types of Kizhi Treatments are:-

1.Njavara Kizhi

Njavara is a special type of paddy(Rice)  which is used in the pouch with other herbs cooked in cow milk,  it is useful in general weakness, muscular pain, arthritis, paralysis cases, sore muscles, pains of joints. It is also recommended for the patients suffering high blood pressure and high cholesterol…. read more…


Mutta is the Malayalam name of ‘Egg’. The boiled eggs and other herbals made into a pouch is used in this Ayurveda treatment method. Medicated oils applied to the body and massage with the pouch.The other herbs used in the kizhi are lime, garlic, and dill powder and salt, it is very effective for the patients…  read more…..

3. Podikizhi

Podi is a Malayalam word of powder, in this kizhi there are 12 different types of herb’s roots powder is used in the pouch to massage process. …. read more….

4. Elakizhi

Ela is the Malayalam word of Leaf, in this method, the pouch is made up of different herbal leaves, which is used in the massage with medicated oils….read more…

5. Mamsakizhi

Ayurveda Mamsakizhi, also known as Mamsa Kizhi, is a traditional Ayurvedic therapy used in the treatment of various musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions. The term “Mamsa” refers to muscle, and “Kizhi” means bolus or poultice……read more…

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