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Theertham Herbals- Ayurvedic Hospital

‘Theertham’ welcomes you to the journey towards wellness…

Ayurveda- an integral healing system – legacy of India’s vedic culture- a holistic healing system that help you to create awareness about your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

At the heart of Trivandrum city in a soothing atmosphere is a holistic gateway towards your wellness- Theertham herbals . Theertham Ayurvedic hospital offer you therapeutic services in a scenic village ambience where the healing vibe is present in the very air itself. Theertham ayurveda packages are designed traditionally and authentically to suit the need of everyone who seek health at its best. We have exclusive weight management programs, which has been internationally acclaimed best by our clients due to proven effectiveness and offer us the title, the best Ayurvedic hospital in india.

Being best in quality of therapies and cleanliness and genuinely traditional in techniques, Theertham own the privilege of the one among the best ayurvedic hospitals in trivandrum.

According to ayurveda, there is an impulse in all of us to grow and progress, which is constantly in tune with the vibrations of nature- the silent river of consciousness.

At Theertham an integral and holistic approach towards health let you be in tune with nature…

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ABOUT AYURVEDA

Ayurveda- an integral healing system – legacy of India’s vedic culture- a holistic healing system that help you to create awareness about your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.
The
Concept.

In India’s ancient vedic tradition the most basic force underlying existence or nature is ‘intelligence’. This inteligence is literally infinite. Humans like any other being is a part of the collective intelligence or the cosmic intelligence. Our physical body is an expression of the cosmic intelligence in a creative way.

How
we know your body Type?

Everyone has essentially the same kind of cells and organs, despite huge variations from one personality to another. Ayurveda belives that what makes us different from each other is the mind body type of ours. Each and every human being has a unique mind body type associated with a proportionate difference of thridoshas- vata, pitta and kapha.

Our body type never change, we are born with it. But the doshas are in constant flux which makes changes in the dosha level of the body ie., aggravation or depletion of doshas happens when exposed to environmental changes, ingestion of food or when there is a stressful event etc. Even doshas changes diurnally.

How,
we know your Mind Type?

Mental and spiritual disposition

Vata(Airy)Type

Sattvic (Harmonious) Energetic, adaptable, flexible, good in communication, strong healing energy, true enthusiasm, positive spirit, ability to initiate etc

Rajasic (Disturbed) Unreliable, hyperactive, agitated, restless, disturbed, anxious, over talkative, noisy

Tamasic (Darkened) Fearful, dishonest, self-destructive, drug addition, prone to sexual perversion, suicidal

Pitta (Fiery) Type

Sattvic (Harmonious) Intelligent, clear, friendly, perceptive, enlightened, goodwill, courageous, warm etc

Rajasic (Disturbed) Impulsive, ambitious, aggressive, critical, dominating, proud, manipulating, angry etc..

Tamasic (Darkened) Hateful, psychopath, criminal, destructive etc..

Kapha (Watery) type

Sattvic (Harmonious) Calm, peaceful, stable, loyal, loving, compassionate, forgiving, nurturing, supportive and strong.

Rajasic (Disturbed) Controlling, greedy, attached, sentimental, seeking comfort and luxury, needing security etc..

Tamasic (Darkened) Dull, lethargic, slow comprehension, insensitive, thief etc

Basic Principles

The Five Elements Theory

The Five elements (Pancha maha bhoothas) : The ‘purusha’ or human being as any other living being is composed of five basic factors(five proto basic factors/elements ) earth, air, fire, water and ether(space). This theory is called ‘Pancha maha bhootha theory’.

Just as an atom, a chemical element has no free independent existence so also the five forces in their pure state are never found in nature and what we find are the compounds of the five bhoothas, mixed together in different proportions ie., to say, all gross matter is ‘Pancha maha bhoothas’.

(Note: The bhoothas cannot be traslated into an atom or molecule or paramanu)

Prakrithi and Purusha

In Ayurveda ‘Prakrithi’ is the term given for existence in the unmanifested form from which evolves ‘Purushas’ or humanbeing or the manifested form of existence of nature.

Three Great Cosmic Forces & Three Humour Theory

According to the ancient seers there are three great cosmic forces of existence. First is the principle of energy that sets everything into motion or movement The second is the principle of energy of light or radiance that which undergoes transformation and emits light and heat The third of these forces is the principle of cohesion or force of affinity that which is responsible for all manifestations.

These three primary life forces are manifested in the body as biological humours. they are as follows.

  • Vata-that which controls movement
  • Pitta-that which controls metabolism
  • Kapha-That which controls structure

The balance or equilibrium of the humours makes one healthy while imbalance gives sickness.

Pancha Koshaas.

According to ayurveda, there are five distinct sheaths or koshas.

  • The food sheath or annamaya kosha
  • The vital sheath or air sheath or pranamaya kosha
  • The mental sheath or manomaya kosha
  • The intellectual sheath or vignanamaya kosha
  • The bliss sheath or anandamaya kosha

Before we go into a minute study of the composition and nature of various sheaths, we will try to understand the philosophical implications of the term ‘interior’ when we say that one sheath is interior to the other, we only mean that the inner one is subtler than the outer. The subtlety of a sheath is measured by its pervasiveness. Eg : Four cubic inches of ice could melt into water which can be spread to a larger area and hence philosophically we say water is subtler than ice. If we heat that water it could get converted into steam that can spread itself into the entire atmosphere of the room and we say steam is subtler than water. Similarly the physical body is the grossest. The vital air that we take in can be blown out to pervade a greater area than that which is occupied by the body. So we consider the vital air sheet subtler than gross food sheath.

Food sheath or annamaya kosha

The physical body which everyone of us is fully aware during our waking state of consciousness is termed as food sheath. The substance of the physical structure, rising from food, existing in food and going back to food naturally is termed as food sheath.

The vital sheath or air sheath or pranamaya kosha

The air that we breath in gets mixed up with the blood and reaches every cell of our body. The vital air sheath controls all the organs of action, according to the different function it performs. Ayurveda has classified it under the panchapranas.

The mental sheath or manomaya kosha

None of us is entirely unaware of the existence of a mind in us. Mind is the seat that entertains our emotions, joy, doubt, fears etc. Mind can go in its flights to things and places seen or heard because of it vast reaches, it is considered subtler than the above said or mentioned.

The intellectual sheath or vignanamaya kosha

Very often, we find that the mind and intellect are considered one and the same. But in ayurveda intellect or budhi is considered subtler than mind because it adventures forth into realms farther than what it had heard before or seen. Intellect is the decision maker.

The bliss sheath or anandamaya kosha

This sheath is the seat of pure joy or bliss that transcends all known experiences of oneself before. It happens in a deeper state of consciousness.

Dr.Maya Gopinath

Chief Consultant

Graduated from Ayurveda college, Thripunithura,worked at Kottakal arya vaidyasala for 3years, Santhigiri ayurveda hospital pothencodu for 2 years, and have ten years international experience as senior consultant Ayurmana health centre Kuwait. Dr.Maya is well experienced in Energy healing techniques and Matrix Rhythm therapy (by Dr.ulrich Randol, Germany)

Articles by Dr.Maya Gopinath

Besides being a full time doctor, Dr. Maya is also an avid writer. Here are some of her articles.

According to Shankaracharya, Asti (That which exists or Existence), Bhati (that which shines, shining consciousness or chit), Priyam(ananda, Bliss), Nama(name) and Rupam(form) are the five universal characteristics of which the first three refer to Brahma 0.

Pregnancy and childbirth is one among the miraculous and mysterious processes in the entire universe .The spark of a new life is the perception of soul or God or a divine intervention. 0

Ayurveda as a life science in the true sense emphasizes greatly on the preventive aspects of medicine including proper nourishment, hygiene, detoxification and cleansing along with spiritual awareness and mental clarity. 0

Toxins are substances that produce physical, emotional and psychological imbalances in an individual. We are constantly exposed to toxins everyday in our life. 0

Live in Tune with Nature

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health - DALAI LAMA

OUR TREATMENTS

The following are our specialised treatment programs

To make you aware of how your lives can be influenced, shaped, extended and controlled from the influence of sickness and ageing.

Exclusive ayurvedic therapy done only as inpatient to slow down ageing and detoxify your system, to make your skin and hair glow. Our body has an innate tendency to heal, to refresh and rejuvenate. Enhancing this inate protential through time tested Ayurvedic therapis and yoga.

Duration : 21 Days

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We are constantly exposed to various exogenious toxins in our day to day life. With stress and unhealthy life style and inappropriate excretion of endogenous toxins pave way to severe health issues such as unexplained fatigue, irritability, depression, mood swings, muscle pain, painful joints etc which can later be converted to arthritis, liver disorder, diabetes etc.

Duration : 7 days | 14 days

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Pain in the lower back may be linked to the bony lumbar spine, discs between the vertebrae, ligaments around the spine and discs, spinal cord and nerves, lower back muscles, abdomen and pelvic internal organs, and the skin around the lumbar area

Customized treatment programe for neck and shoulder pain, stress and tension headaches and lower back pain.

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Alopecia areata, also known as spot baldness, is a condition in which hair is lost from some or all areas of the body.Often it results in a few bald spots on the scalp, each about the size of a coin.Pain is not typically present.Psychological stress may result.People are generally otherwise healthy

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A highly effective treatment package for anxiety, insomnia and day to day tensions. This include yoga, ayurvedic treatments and counselling

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Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person's spine has a sideways curve.The curve is usually "S"- or "C"-shaped.In some the degree of curve is stable, while in others it increases over time. Mild scoliosis does not typically cause problems, while severe cases can interfere with breathing.

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Veins that are bulged or swollen or twisted due to increased venous pressure and faulty valves either superficial or deep which can be painful , disfiguring and harmful are known as varicose veins. This can be mostly seen in the lower extremities where the veins are strained due to pressure against gravity. Extreme conditions need surgical correction and other remedial measures while Ayurveda can help treating mild to moderate bulge and swelling

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Obesity is unhealthy because excess weight puts more strain on your heart. It can raise blood pressure and cholesterol and can lead to diabetes.

Losing weight is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of heart problems and other diseases

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Highly effective package for hairloss and dandruff.

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A localised, partial or complete loss of muscle function in the body which could be temporary or permanent , a condition that can devastate life any time. It could start as a tingling sensation or numbness or loss of feeling or sensation anywhere that can progress to a paralysis. There are different types called monoplegia hemiplegia paraplegia and quadriplegia. Stroke , MS, spinal injuries; trauma etc can be the cause. Physical therapy and ayurvedic management can play a crucial role in easy recovery of the condition

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OUR GALLERY

Traditional way of medicinal preparation.

We prepare customised medicines for each case using fresh and dried medicinal plants.

We help you to preserve the BIGGEST ASSET you own...
YOUR HEALTH.

According to the ancient seers there are three great cosmic forces of existence. First is the principle of energy that sets everything into motion or movement The second is the principle of energy of light or radiance that which undergoes transformation and emits light and heat The third of these forces is the principle of cohesion or force of affinity that which is responsible for all manifestations..

OUR MEDICINES.

Authentic way of preparation.

Knewing the medicinal properties of medicinal plants, we at theertham herbals prepare our own medicines following the traditional way.

MEDICINAL PLANTS

BODY TYPE DIET

  • Favour warm food, salt, sour and sweet taste, moderately heavy textures
  • Favour vegetables like beets, carrots, cucumbers, greenbeans, okra, sweetpotatoes, onions, garlic
  • Favour fruits like bananas, grapes, dates, apricots, cherries, mangoes, melons, plums, peaches
  • Favour oats,rice and wheat
  • Favour seafood and chicken
  • All oils are acceptable specially sesame oil
  • Nuts are good for vata people specially almonds
  • Spices like cumin, asafetida, blackpepper, basil are all good in moderate amounts
  • Avoid vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, eggplant, leafy vegetables, potatoes, tomatoes, peas, zucchini
  • Avoid or reduce fruits like apples,pomergranates, cranberries,dried fruits in general
  • Avoid corn, buckwheat,rye,dry oats,millet etc
  • Avoid red meat
  • Avoid all peas except mung dal
  • Reduce the usage of all spices
  • Favour cool or warm, bitter, sweet and astringent tastes, less butter and added fat
  • Favour vegetables like cabbage, celery, asparagus, broccoli, leafyvegetables, lettuce, mushrooms, peas, potatoes, cauliflower etc
  • Favour fruits like apples, melons, oranges, pears, pineapples, prunes, raisins, plums etc
  • Favour grains like barley,oats and dairy products like milk and butter
  • Favour eggwhites, chicken and shrimp
  • Favour eggwhites, chicken and shrimp
  • Favour spices like coriander seeds, turmeric, cardamom, fennel etc
  • All sweeteners are acceptable except honey and molasses
  • Avoid vegetables like beets, carrots, eggplant, garlic, peppers, onions, spinach, tomatoes, raddish
  • Avoid fruits like cherries, grapefruit, cranberries, papayas, grengrapes, oranges,
  • Avoid brownrice, millet, rye and corn
  • Reduce buttermilk, yoghurt, sourcream, cheese etc
  • Avoid or reduce redmeat and seafood in general
  • Avoid lentils, corn and sawflower oil
  • Reduce or avoid sour salad dressins,sauces, spicy condiments, vinegar, pickles etc
  • Favour warm light food,dry and cooked without much water, minimum of butter ,oil and sugar, favour bitter and astringent tastes
  • Favour vegetables like asparagus, beets, okra, uits, Lettuce, mushrooms, cabbage, eggplant, leafyvegetables, potatoes, carrots, spinach, peppers etc
  • Favour fruits like apples, pears, pomegranates, apricots, cranberries and dried fruits in general.
  • Favour grains like barley, buck wheat, corn, rye, millet etc..
  • Favour dairy products like milk, eggs, chicken, shrimp
  • Favour eggwhites, chicken and shrimp
  • Favour almonds, corn, sun flower oils, sun flower seeds, pumpkin seeds
  • Ginger is the best spice for improving digestion
  • Avoid seeds and juicy vegetables such as cucumber, tomatoes, sweet potatoes etc.
  • Avoid fruits like mangos, banana, dates, grapes, pineapple, plumps, peaches, oranges, papaya etc.
  • Reduce grains like oats, rice and wheat,
  • Avoid red-meat and sea food in general.
  • Avoid or reduce salt intake

Theertham Diet Packs

Pre-pressed with all your most loved dinner substitution shakes, bars, soups and suppers, you'll have the capacity to diminish enticement by continually having something solid, low carb and high in protein for when those longings begin.

How to choose the right body type diet ?

Choose the diet that balance your dominant doshas, Get an advice from a specialist also, Make certain modifications in your basic diet according to changes in seasons.

How to live in tune with nature

To improve the quality of your life.

In Ayurveda living in tune with nature is something very precise-having healthy desire that match your actual needs. As long as your needs and desires match, you are living in tune with nature. For example your food should taste delicious for you at the same time it should be nutritious.

Everyone has the right to expose himself to any kind of influence he wants but the physician’s role is to warn against those influences that damage our well being. Satva exists in all of us as our instinct for balance, our life enhancing attitudes, our innate dignity and respect for others, and our love. As you increase in Satva, you move in the direction of higher evolution. Then the phrase living in tune with nature reveals its meaning.

Few tips for improving
the quality of your life

  • Wake with the sun everyday in the morning for high energy levels.
  • Be pleasant and tolerant towards everyone
  • Take time everyday for relaxation
  • Act on due reflection, not impulsive or precisely be proactive not reactive
  • Refrain from mental poisons like anger, jealousy, criticism, lying etc
  • Be generous with others in everyway
  • Keep relationships healthy and loving
  • Have moderate exercises daily
  • Eat light and natural foods
  • Sip warm water with your meal
  • Minimise raw foods, cooked foods digest easily
  • Experience all the six tastes in every meal
  • During each meal leave a quarter of your stomach for digestion
  • Avoid violent, crude or shocking books or other forms of entertainment (According to Ayurveda the sight of violence get translated to unhealthy impulses in our cells that can ultimately lead to psychological imbalances.)
  • Avoid negative emotions and people
  • Never eat when you are upset
  • Avoid ice cold drink and food
  • Always sit-down to eat
  • Eat in a settled atmosphere

DETOX

According to Ayurveda detox or Ayurvedic detox is not just a procedure you follow 3 days or a week to get rid of all the toxic accumulations in your body rather it is an ongoing process lifelong including your Dinacharya(daily routine),Seasonal routine and lankhana Sodhanas.

Dinacharya or daily routine is living in tune with nature respecting its major cycles that support our physical existence.

Special care is advised starting with your daily brushing, gargling of sesame oil , karna poorana(dripping medicated oil in your ears), nasya(instilling nasal drops)all are ways of cleansing mucous membranes of sense organs that comes in contact with exogenous toxins and refreshing all the channels of the body. Daily Abhyanga (oil massage) before regular exercise in the morning is to improve circulation and enhance flushing of toxins through sweating.

Detox with Ayurveda.
Our Special treatment procedures.

Toxins are substances that produce physical, emotional and psychological imbalances in an individual. We are constantly exposed to toxins everyday in our life. In the last several decades our food supply, drinking water, air and soil had become increasingly contaminated with toxic chemicals. Never before has the human body been presented with such a heavy burden of foreign substances to metabolize and eliminate. In addition excessive use of fast food, caffeine and alcohol continue to be wide spread .the body has a certain capacity to detoxify itself, but when this is exceeded, toxins deposit both within and around the cells, causing a wide variety of health problems. Several chronic health problems appear to be related to environmental chemicals.

Endogenous-the normal waste products the body creates in the process of cell function. If the body does not eliminate them adequately, they will remain in the body. Uric acid, a byproduct of protein metabolism is a fine example.

Exogenous toxins are those that are not normally found in the human body such as environmental pollutants like haze, food additives, chemicals, heavy metals and pesticides. Chemical or microbial toxins enter the body through food, water, air or physical contact with the skin or mucous membranes.

Under normal circumstances the body is able to eliminate toxins through urine, faeces, exhalation and perspiration. Thus the major organs involved in elimination are kidneys, colon, lungs and skin. In addition WBC’s of the immune system are designed to metabolize microbial toxins. The liver is the organ primarily responsible for breaking toxins into harmless byproducts which are eliminated in the stool or through the kidneys into urine. The process of elimination can be hampered for one reason or another. When a particular toxin overwhelms the normal excretion mechanism, the body produces inflammation in the area of the toxin trying to rid itself of the problem. These inflammatory areas signal the initiation of a disease. They are actually signals the body is sending, stating that it cannot get rid of the accumulating toxins by itself. If the toxins remain, the body then moves into next stage where they are deposited in areas where they will do the least harm like hair, fat cells, cysts etc. after years of storage these toxins eventually move into body cells and tissues. They ultimately produce diseases like arthritis, diabetes, cancer etc.

  • Gasoline or diesel.
  • Petroleum based products like petroleum jelly, tar, asphalt
  • Pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and other agricultural chemicals
  • Industrial cleaning chemicals such as dry cleaning fluids
  • Formaldehyde and aldehydes
  • Glues, varnishes, polishes, paints, solvents, paint thinners and volatile organic compounds.
  • Bleach, fabric softeners, wool wash, laundry detergents.
  • Perfumes, lotions, aftershave lotion, nail polish or skin care products.
  • Air freshners, deoderisers, scented candles.
  • Shampoos, hair sprays, haircare products.
  • Dishwashing liquids and detergents-.
  • Marking pens.
  • Chemicals from tap water.

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