Elakizhi is a massage therapy, which is highly effective in treatments of ailments affecting the bones and joints.
Under this treatment, a powder of herbs, contained in a bolus is applied with lukewarm medicated oil, either on whole of the body or over the pain affected areas only. This process continues for 45 minutes everyday over 7 to 14 days.
Highly advisable in bone and joint conditions such as arthritis, spinal problems, spondylitis, sports injuries etc.
Other benefits: Relieves pain, numbness and edema, controls vitiated Vata, improves peripheral blood supply, known to help cure diseases like paralysis and convulsions, and stimulates the nerve endings.