HONRARY COUNSLATE GENERAL OF MONTENEGRO IN INDIA

Ayurveda

Ayurveda, which literally means the science of life (Ayur = Life, Veda = Science), ayurveda is an ancient medical science which was developed in India thousands of years ago. Believed to have been passed on to humans from the Gods themselves, Ayurveda developed and evolved into what it is today from several ancient treatises, most notably Adharva Veda which dates back to five thousand years. The ancient Vedic literature by sages has clearly laid out instructions to maintain health as well as fighting illness through therapies, massages, herbal medicines, diet control and exercise.

Ayurveda, provides the perfect platform for this transformation of body, soul and mind, through its centuries old legacy of knowledge and practice. Ayurveda in the blissful setting of Montenegro is a unique place to experience this matchless magic of life, the true bliss.
Montenegro, located in central Europe, is 2 hours by flight from major capital cities, 2.5 hours from London. It has Mediterranean and Alpine climate with an average of 240 sunny days in a year.
 
Rejuvenate, revitalize and heal yourself with the soothing touch of Ayurveda. Do spend some quality time with Ayurveda, even as you enjoy its exotic beaches, crystal clear lakes, misty mountains. Make your visit to Montenegro an exotic Ayurveda experience as you rediscover yourself while you explore a fascinating experience right here in Europe.
Panchakarma: ( Pancha = five & Karma = therapy ) The mind and body rejuvenation therapy perfected and practiced over centuries in Ayurvedic treatment. Purging the body of toxins & toxic effects, the therapy brings back health & wellness in its fullness. It also strengthens the immune system, relieves the body and mind of stress, slows the ageing process while reversing the negative effects of stress on your body and mind. This can also improve brain function and restore energy and vitality.
Done through a methodical procedure of cleansing with special medicated oil massages, medicated steam bath and a perfected combination of medications.
 
Abyngaa: Abyanga is one of the most effective therapies for the preservation of health in Ayurveda. This is essentially a massage therapy using herbal and aromatic oils.
Benefits: Improves blood circulation even to the very tip of the nerves, tones the muscles, calms the nerves, lubricates the joints, improves sleep, creates mental alertness and creates softer, smoother skin.
 
Shirodhara: Controlled application of medicated oils or milk or medicated butter milk on the forehead for a specific period is called Shirodhara.The process of Shirodhara when done with medicated oil, is called Thaila Dhara. With milk as the main constituent, it is called Ksheera Dhara and when applied medicated buttermilk it is called Takra Dhara.
Benefits: Ideal for many ailments connected with the head, neck, eyes, ears, nose and throat. It prevents hair loss, premature graying and cracking of hair. It helps mental relaxation. It improves the quality of voice. It increases memory.
 
Nasyam: Ancient texts in Ayurveda suggests that the nose is the gateway to the head. The treatment involves administering medicated oil through the nostrils with care.
Benefits: Excellent for chronic sinusitis, nasal congestion and various ENT infections.
 
Kati Vasti: A special treatment in which warm medicated oil is kept over the lower end of the vertebra for a certain time. The process comprises of a dough reservoir filled with medicated oil and rhythmic massage.
Benefits: Palliative in nature and eliminatory in effect, Kati Vasti treats severe conditions like hip osteo-arthritis, sciatica, back pains and stiffness. Also strengthens and vitalizes the back muscles and bone tissues. Besides, this can also help prevent the relapse of same.
 
Greeva Vasti: A treatment method in the similar nature, but primarily for neck ailments. Greeva Vasti is done through application of lukewarm medicated oils.
Benefits: Known as an effective treatment for cervical spondilitis, pains, stiffness, head ache, giddiness etc. Effective for pains of hands and backache and helps loosen the stiff joints.
 
Janu Vasti: A special treatment in which warm medicated oil is retained over the knee joint. This treatment is known to be effective in treating different conditions of the knee joints like arthritis, degenerative conditions etc.
Benefits: Relief from the wear and tear of the knees. An effective treatment for joint rejuvenation, helps in pain management and muscular relaxation Effective in circulation improvement, joint lubrication, repair of sprains, prevents and manages conditions like ligament tear, osteo-arthritis. Handy support in post surgical recovery. Considered ideal for age related degeneration, accidental and sport injuries.
 
Netra Dhara: Consist of rejuvenation of the eye by pouring of herbal decoctions in a stream over eyes.
Benefits: A soothing therapy for relaxing strained eyes, cooling and relaxing them. Delays cataract formation, and improves eyesight, treats chronic conjunctivitis. Results in sparkling eyes.
 
Ayurvedic Facial: A cleansing massage with ayurvedic oils,herbal steam followed by an exfoliating scrub and a herbal pack to finish off for a healthier complexion.
Benefits: Prevents sagging of the skin. Presents a charming and glowing face.
 
Udhvarthanam: Whole body using powders medicated by herbs. There are two ways of doing this type of Massage. In the first method , medicated powder is made into a paste with water , applied over the body and allowed to dry. When the water content is evaporated and becomes dry it is rubbed all over the body.
In the second method the powder is first fried for a few minutes in a pan to remove any moisture that may present in it. After that the powder is used to rub all over the body. Here medicated powder is rubbed all over the body from bottom to top.
Benefits: Ideal for weight reduction.Tones the muscles, removes fate patches (cellulites), improves blood circulation and metabolism. .Also reduces excess sweating, discoloration of the skin.
 
Njavara Kizhi: A specialized Ayurvedic message therapy using ‘Kizhi’, or boluses of boiled and medicated Njavara rice, wrapped cloth bags. The’ Kizhi’, dipped in warm decoctions is used for massaging.
Benefits: Shows exceptional results in even stubborn cases of joint pains, rheumatism, toxicity, weak and underdeveloped limbs and bad cholesterol.Endows sound sleep and helps slows down aging.
 
Podi Kizhi: Another Kizhi treatment which is proven to be highly effective for arthritis, paralysis and neuro-muscular diseases. The Kizhi contains curative ingredients like horse gram, sesame seeds, black gram powdered and fried. After dipping in medicated oil or curative juices they are used to apply a warm massage.
 
Ela Kizhi: This is a classical Ayurvedic massage using poultices of herbal leaves mixed with medicinal powders and warmed oils.
Benefits: It is a rejuvenative plus curative therapy for arthritis, paralysis, joint pain, muscle cramps, stress and arthritis. It also purifies the skin from toxic body waste, enhances immunity and vitality.
 
Siro Vasti: A time-tested therapy for degenerative brain disorders, motor neuron diseases, cerebral palsy, lesions of the brain, epilepsy, insanity, mental disorders, migraine and ENT diseases. The treatment procedure itself is so different, done through pouring of warm medicinal oil into a leak proof head cap.
 
Naturopathic Vegetarian Diet: A vital part of Ayurveda treatment, as the practice integrates dieting with treatments, promotes normal digestion, metabolism and limits toxic effects. While enhancing and optimizing the effect of medicines used in the therapies. A healthy experience for a refreshing change.