We all are familiar with the brand VLCC. VLCC is an Indian Multinational that specializes in weight management solutions, skin, hair care, beauty services and personal care. VLCC has introduced Ayurved therapies to their health and beauty care services.
Ayurveda is said to be the medical side of yoga. Ayurveda is all about the transferal of medical knowledge from Gods to sages and then to us. It is said that Ayurveda therapies have evolved over more than two millennia. About 80% people in India use some form of traditional medicine which is a part of Ayurveda. The system is based on five important elements i.e. air, fire, water, earth, and universe. Each of these elements has a specific component. All these components are simplified into three energies called “Doshas” i.e. Vatta, Pitta, and Kapha. The VLCC Ayurveda treatments are based on the doshas of the individual.
Treatments offered by VLCC Ayurveda
A medicated powder is used in Udvartanam, which is made from various herbs. This medication powder is used to massage the whole body which tones the body and reduces cellulite from your body. It improves digestion and keeps you active. It works on the lymphatic system and helps to drain the lymph.
Benefits of Udvartanam –
- It pacifies Kapha dosha.
- It melts down the Medo Dhatu i.e. the fat.
- It provides nutrition to the skin – When the medicated powder is rubbed over the skin, blood circulation increases.
Shirodhara is a rejuvenating therapy opted if you want to improve your vitality. The marma points on the head, neck, shoulders, and feet are massaged and stimulated continuously. Warm ayurvedic oil is poured on the forehead during this therapy. It calms your mind and releases the stress. It relieves stress, anxiety, anger, chronic headaches, migraine, hypertension, insomnia and hair problems.
This is a therapy where and prescribed oil is applied to the body using soft and gentle strokes, followed by a steam bath. This body massage enhances the nutrients to reach starved cells of the skin and removes waste. Warm herbal oil is prepared to revitalize the tissues and remove the toxins from the body. Abhyangam improves your appetite, induces good sleep, reduces stress levels and builds the body’s immunity. It also improves blood circulation, delay’s aging and reduces vata.
Mukhlepam is basically an Ayurvedic facial that brings glow and shine to the face. It also acts as an anti-aging medium for the skin. The procedure also helps in the removal of tan.
These therapies are used in the case of slight aches and pain depending on the area.
- Kati Basti- Lower Back pain – This treatment relaxes your lower back and helps relief from any back pain and spinal disorders.
- Griva Basti– Pain in the cervical area.
- Janu Basti- Pain in the knee -The treatment reduces the stiffness and inflammation in and around the knees, thus reducing pain. It also strengthens the knee joints by increasing the blood circulation.
- Manibandh Basti– Pain in the wrist.
- Netra Basti: General ocular health – This treatment is ideal for those suffering from computer vision syndrome and diabetes related eye problems.
In this particular therapy, kitchen herbs like ginger, sesame, cardamom, clove and other powders are mixed with rice to use as an exfoliator. It concludes with the application of an herbal pack mainly constituting of licorice over the entire body. Licorice has been traditionally used as an anti-tan herb which also helps in the removal of pigmentation.
In this case, red rice and milk are cooked together with herbs to make pudding (kheer). The same is filled in a tiny cloth bag, which is used to massage the body. This treatment is an intensely invigorating therapy and is alleviates weakness. It’s also used as an herbal body polish, especially for brides-to-be.
Again, herbal cloth bags are prepared which is filled with fresh leaves and herbs in this treatment. These bags are then warmed in medicated oils and used to massage the entire body, neck, shoulders, hands, and back. It relieves you from pain like joint pains, backache, helps in weight loss and detoxification.
This signature VLCC Ayurvedic therapy involves scrubbing the body with tamarind, red rice, and herbs followed by a tamarind and yogurt pack. The body is then covered in banana or herbal leaf to wrap the body in. Tamarind is known to contain natural AHAs and antioxidants which help in the removal of tan. Similarly, yogurt helps in bleaching the skin. The synergistic effect helps in overall brightening of the skin
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