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Ayurveda in Sri Lanka and Ayurveda Spa

Ayurveda has been used in Sri Lanka for centuries in order to heal many different ailments. The most important aspect of treatment of this type is the use of natural herbs and oils for treating patients. Presently, there are 62 hospitals and 208 dispensaries in the country where patients could seek treatment. Ayrvedic principals are also used in spa saloons very often to treat people to improve their health.

Ayurveda spa  

In order to revitalize mind and body, most people resort to spa these days. Due to its association with nature, most people prefer Ayurvedic spa. It is associated with luxury and the use of natural therapies to revitalize the functioning of systems in the body.  Most often, herbs and their extracts are used in these natural therapies. Most Ayurvedic spa treatments are able to provide excellent results, and most people love to subject themselves for spas of this kind.

Types of spa

There are quite a few different types of spas. Different techniques, oils and herbs are used in each of these different therapies. These may be named differently in different institution but all of them involve the same procedures.


The first step in most Ayurveda spas is a massage. There is head massage, body massage, as well as facial massage that are being used in order to stimulate the nervous system, as well as to relax the muscles that have gotten stressed.

Steam bath

A number of different herbs are heated on a firewood hearth in order to create a vapor that has a medicinal value in this process. The one who is treated is exposed to the steam. (Sometimes, in a closed wooden chamber). This steam bath is very useful for relieving pain in joints, removing impurities from the body and to reduce fat.

Herbal bath

In this treatment, water obtained after boiling around ten different varieties of leaves, barks and flowers of herbs with medicinal value is poured onto your body while you sit in the herbal bath tub. This treatment is able to relieve you from rheumatic pain and muscle pains.

Treatment for scalp and neck

In order to treat scalp and neck most spa treatment salons use a thin stream of oils of medicinal value onto the neck and the scalp of the one who is being treated. This is able to bring relief from any ailments with the head and neck including headaches, migraine, insomnia and such others.

Use of Yoga along with spa

Yoga is able to help your mind and body to relax. You could concentrate on the rhythm of breathing in order to experience relaxation. Also, yoga is able to improve the flexibility of your spine and muscles thus improving the circulation of blood. In order to experience all these benefits you only need to learn a bit of yoga and use it regularly.

In case you could find time to expose yourself for a session of Ayurveda spa, you will be able to derive amazing benefits. Also, it is a good idea to get some coaching on yoga.