As the Malayalam month Karkidakam arrives, one aspect of health that is highlighted is the Karkidaka Chikitsa, ( Treatment during the month of Karkidaka) – literally Monsoon Ayurvedic therapy to detoxify and rejuvenate health to keep you going throughout the year. This is an organic way to get your health back your healthy roots.

Listed below are a few benefits of Monsoon Ayurvedic Therapy


Throughout the year, we ingest toxins and pollutants that accumulate in our system. These come from polluted air, polluted foods that are grown with chemicals and pesticides, food cooked with additives for taste, polluted water that contain numerous contaminants and many such toxins. They result in allergies, body pains, swellings, depression and even auto immune disorders. The Karkidaka Chikitsa attempts to mobilize the toxins in your body and eliminate them through channels of cleansing.

b) Immunity Boost

A major component of this Chikitsa is the Oushada kanji, which is prepared with herbs proven to enhance and strengthen the immune system.

c) Rejuvenate the body and soul

The various massage therapies which are part of this chikitsa as well as mental rejuvenation programme like yoga and meditation, help to improve circulation and increase oxygen and nutrient level in the tissues to rejuvenate and refresh the body.

d) Weight Reduction

Overweight and Obesity are reasons for many diseases and this chikitsa helps to shed the flab by breaking down fat deposits and toning the body.

Although Karidaka Chikitsa is a proven therapy, it is advisable to consult an Ayurvedic physician or Hospital before you embark on this therapy. Itoozhi Ayurveda conducts an extensive Karkidaka Chikitsa during this month.

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