Ayurveda Packages at Harivihar

Kerala is the land of Ayurveda. Kerala Ayurveda treatment packages are known for their uniqueness and efficacy all over the world. Harivihar, one of the leading Ayurveda resorts in Kerala, is a fully fledged Ayurveda and panchakarma treatment centre which caters to a well-heeled international clientele. All types of Ayurveda treatments – both rejuvenative and curative, are done at Harivihar. Various diseases like arthritis, low back pains of different causes, obesity, stress and anxiety, headaches etc are treated here with good results.

The Government of Kerala has awarded the Green leaf accreditation to Harivihar in recognition of it’s facilities and quality in Ayurvedic treatments.

Ayurveda at Harivihar-Integrated Ayurveda Programs

Harivihar with its serene location and traditional Kerala architecture is indeed an ideal place for Ayurveda. The services offered at Harivihar is one of the rarest with the expertise of Ayurveda doctors with more than two and half decades of experience; expert opinion of Allopathic specialists with more than three decades of experience in neurology, pain management and cosmetology; yoga instructor with more than four decades of experience and a well skilled supportive team for Ayurveda therapy, kitchen, housekeeping and guest comfort. Ayurveda mentions four pillars of physician, Medicine, Nurse and Patient support as the structure of Chikitsa or treatment, be it wellness or illness management. At Harivihar, our commitment and assurance is to ensure the competency of the first three pillars to provide our guests with the best Ayurveda care in the best settings.

Harivihar has a wealth of professionally competent care provider resources which was our motive to design Harivihar Integrated Ayurveda programs. These programs are managed by our Ayurveda doctors with support from in-house Allopathic, Yoga and Nutrition experts. Physiotherapist services are outsourced wherever necessary. The unique integrated programs are Chronic Pain Management, Integrated Neurology, Ayurveda Cosmetology and Weight Management


A sizeable number of people suffering from chronic pains get along with the daily life activities. To do so they are dependent on topical applications like liniments, balms, sprays and similar options, including NSAID. These do provide temporary relief but do not address the underlying condition. Many rely on analgesics and pain killers which do have a lot of side effects that are detrimental in the long run and regular usage.

Most of the pains are of chronic in nature lasting for more than six months, agonising and affecting the quality of life of a person physically and mentally. Most of the chronic pains are near constant with occasional flare-ups.   American Chronic Pain Association has graded chronic pain on a Quality of Life Scale between 0-10 where 0 represents pain which limits the person to bed and 10 is person leading a normal life despite the pain.

Pain in Ayurveda is termed either as shoola or ruja and is said to be caused by the Dosha of Vata in its pathological state. Ayurveda textbooks describe different types of pain as Shoola-piercing, Dagda-burning, Vedana-unexplainable discomfort etc.  Most of the chronic pains come under the Vedana category.

Harivihar Integrated Chronic Pain Management Program is designed to manage the Vedana category of pains which come under the grading of 5-10 on the Quality of Life Scale by American Chronic Pain Association.

Benefits of Ayurveda for Chronic Pain

Diseases Managed: Migraine, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Knee Pain, Fibromyalgia

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Incidence of neurological disorders is increasing in the societies with the increased life expectancy and unhealthy lifestyle. Chronic neurological diseases include stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, multiple sclerosis, etc. Rehabilitation and lifestyle modification improve the quality of life in the affected people. An integrated treatment program based on Ayurveda is found to be very effective in these individuals

Neurological disorders in Ayurveda come under the category of Vatavyadhi or diseases caused by Vatha. Improving neurological coordination, brain functions and mental health apart from the physical musculo-skeletal health is important in the management of the condition.

Harivihar Integrated Neurology Management Program is designed to manage the chronic conditions of people who are not wheel chair bound and are able to manage daily activities independently. Ayurveda therapies, medicines, neurological review by neurologist, diet, yoga and physiotherapy are all essential elements of the program.

Benefits of Ayurveda for Neurology

Diseases Managed: Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, muscular dystrophies, post-trauma neurological conditions

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Continuous follow up and review sessions through direct consultation or online discussions with the members of the expert team


Drugs and Cosmetics Act (1940) of India has defined Cosmetology as the science of alteration of appearance and modification of beauty. The toxins in the body affect the normal psycho-biological cellular intelligence leading to loss of skin lustre and beauty. Cosmetology in Ayurveda is mainly detoxifying the system, restore good health and bring out the beauty from inside. Ayurveda says beauty is the mirror of a good mind and bestows Punya (merit), Ayush (longevity), Arogya (health) and Ananda (happiness). Ayurveda Dinacharya which focuses on the facial, skin and hair health in itself is a regular cosmetology routine.  The seasonal routine also details on the cosmetic aspect in the description. Most of the Rasayana medicines used in Ayurveda are Nutricosmetics as well. At Harivihar, cosmetology is just not looking gorgeous instead it is making our guests feel beautiful and happy from inside.

Cosmetology in Ayurveda is mostly related to nutrition and circulation. The management is also programmed to provide right nutrition, enhance absorption and stimulate excretion of toxins.

Benefits of Ayurveda for Cosmetology

Cosmetology Procedures: Face Care, Eye Care, Hair Care, Skin Care, Foot Care, Hand Care, Pigmentation, Stretch Marks, and much more

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Continuous follow up and review sessions through direct consultation or online discussions with the members of the expert team


The modern day lifestyle of abundance of food coupled with sedentary screen glued automated routine has resulted in a sequence of diseases termed as Lifestyle Disorders or Non Communicable Diseases of which obesity stands out as one of the most evident one. Obesity is termed as Sthoulya and Atisthoulya in Ayurveda and is a category of Medoroga (disease of the lipid components of the body). WHO standards for Obesity diagnosis is BMI (Body Mass Index) above 30. BMI of 25-29.9 says the person is overweight.

Obesity management is done through a comprehensive integrated approach of a detailed analysis of the causative factor, elimination or mitigation of the cause and managing the condition sustainably through judicious combination of Ayurveda medicines, Ayurveda Panchakarma therapies, Ayurveda diet, exercise, yoga, meditation and counselling. Allopathic intervention wherever required is incorporated. Ayurveda treatment for obesity at Harivihar Heritage Homestead is under the stringent supervision of the experienced doctors.

The obesity management protocol is established after a trial of many years by our doctors. The stages are

  1. Evaluation of the patient
  2. Detailed discussion with the patient and family
  3. Prescribing and analysing laboratory and imaging services if required
  4. Determining the cause of obesity and preparing a Care Plan
  5. Stage wise Ayurveda internal medications for digestive correction, destabilization of toxins, detoxification, elimination of toxins and metabolic cum hormonal correction
  6. Ayurveda external therapies for fat reduction, body toning and damage control of bones, joints, muscles etc.
  7. Lifestyle modification counselling
  8. Healthy patient friendly sustainable Ayurveda principled diet plan
  9. Therapeutic clinical Yoga and meditation
  10. Progressive practice of physical exercise and endurance enhancement with a customized patient centric exercise plan

Ayurveda External Therapy for Obesity

Yoga for Obesity

Suryanamaskara, Dhanurasana, Bhujangasana, Shalabasana, Padahastasana, Pavanamuktasana, Trikonasana and Vakrasana are a few simple obesity regulating Yoga postures. Pranayama is also good.


Spinal Disorders: Low back ache, Neck Pain, Inter-vertebral Disc Prolapse-IVDP, Cervical Spondylitis, Sciatica, Lumbago and many other pain predominant syndromes are common round the globe owing to various reasons. Yung population are also susceptible to these conditions. These conditions affect quality of life as well as careers. Harivihar offers preventive, curative and maintenance packages for pain syndromes. The specially designed Kerala Ayurveda treatment packages are of 7-28 days depending on the condition of the patient. The treatment includes Panchakarma Ayurveda Therapies, Ayurveda medicines Ayurveda diet and Special Yoga.

Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is the degeneration of bones a condition which weakens the skeleton and makes the person prone to fractures even with a very minimal impact. The condition is usually seen in women with menopause and in men as age advances into the fifties and above. Ayurveda weight management, healthy Ayurveda diet, correction of metabolism with Ayurveda medicines and healthy therapeutic Yoga form the management principles for prevention and maintenance of heath in Osteoporosis. These Ayurveda packages varies from 7-21 days.

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is the degeneration of joints usually showing up in old age causing pain, stiffness, swelling and restricted movements. Strengthening of the joint, improving the posture, reducing the pain and a healthy Ayurveda diet are followed in treating Osteoarthritis at Harivihar Ayurveda Centre. Improvement in quality of life and arresting/slowing disease progression is the aim of treatment.  The package ranges between 7-21 days

Fibromyalgia:  Fibromyalgia is a condition of body pain caused by the muscles. The condition can manifest at any age and is many a times stress and strain related. Ayurveda treatments in Kerala at Harivihar helps to relax the muscles remove stiffness and make the person feel lighter, agile and active. The irritability is a constant companion of Fibromyalgia. The Yoga, healthy Ayurveda diet, the soothing ambience and more than all the Ayurveda Panchakarma medicines and treatment plays a magical role in the management of Fibromyalgia. The package ranges between 7-14 days.

Frozen Shoulder: Pain and numbness followed by restricted shoulder movements are the main symptoms for Frozen Shoulder. A common complication after a rotator cuff injury or in the forties the condition is fairly manageable with a combination of Ayurveda Panchakarma Therapies and Yoga. The Frozen Shoulder Ayurveda Treatment at Harivihar is between 7-14 days.


Harivihar has a highly professional team comprising of Ayurveda physicians, including consultants and junior physicians, allopathic advisors in neurology, dermatology and painmanagement, Ayurveda therapists and yoga teachers. If you are looking at the best option in terms of accessibility, safety, luxury, ambience, tradition, homeliness, hygiene, healthy vegetarian food, quality assured Ayurveda care and the patronage of a legacy, your search ends at Harivihar.


Dr. Manoj Kumar PC, B.A.M.S.Chief Consultant, Harivihar&Sakalya Ayurveda

Dr. ValsalaDevi K, B.A.M.S,F.A.G.E, Y.I.C ,C.N.A.D ;Senior Consultant ,Harivihar &Sakalya


Dr. Srikumar G, M.B.B.S, M.D,D.M, Senior consultant in Neurology

Dr. Renjith Kumar, B.A.M.S,M.B.B.S,M.D

Dr. Neetha Sreekumar,M.B.B.S,D.V.D,Consultant dermatologist


Sri. Gopalakrishnan


Dinacharya for Ayurveda guests at Harivihar.
6.15 a.m Wake up call, morning rituals
6.30 am till 7.30 am Yoga and meditation with Gopalji, our yoga teacher
8.30 am Breakfast
9.30 am onwards Ayurveda consultations followed by treatments
12.30 pm lunch
3.00 pm Ayurveda cookery/sight seeing/tending to plants/reading /post lunch treatments ,if any
6.00 pm Deeparadhana and Bhagavat Gita recital by Remani Bai
6.30 pm

Meditation session and discussion

7 .30 pm Dinner

If you wish to get further information about the Ayurveda wellness programmes at Harivihar, please do email us.