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Njavarakizhi – Ayurvedic Treatment for Paralysis

A generous amount of medicated oil is applied to the whole body and then the body is massaged with small cotton cloth boluses filled with cooked Njavara rice. We do Ayurvedic treatment for paralysis. The boluses are dipped in this regenerating mixture of cow’s milk and a brewed herbal decoction, and then applied all over the body to induce sudation (sweat). This procedure is highly rejuvenating, nourishing and prepares the individual to bear the stresses and strains of a busy lifestyle. It enhances physical consistency, strengthens the nervous system and improves the overall appearance of the skin. We are one of the best in Njavarakizhi massage center.

Beneficial for


  • Strengthening nerves
  • Calming stress
  • Regulating blood pressure
  • Relieving body pains


  • Curing neurological disorders
  • Alleviating rheumatism
  • Relieving arthritis


  • Nourishing limbs
  • Beautifying skin

Njavarakizhi is used in management of following conditions

This treatment is done with specific Kizhis (Pouches) made up of special Navara Rice which has amazing medicinal value. These warm kizhis are applied to the body of the patient who lays in the Dhroni. We do polio treatment for the person who suffers from many years ago. This is applied by two masseurs for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for a period prescribed by the Doctor. Najavarakzhi treatment is for all types of rheumatism pain in the joints, emaciation of limbs, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. This is found to be very effective for Polio and paralysis. There is great relief from joints pain.

Njnavarakizhi which is known as shashtikashali pinda swedam is a therapy in which Kizhi (bolus) filled with Njavara rice ( a variety of rice grown in Kerala) is used to massage all over the body. Njavarakizhi is the best treatment for rejuvenating your body and found to be very effective for arthritis, blood born diseases, hemiplegia, scoliosis, spasticity, kyphosis, cervical myelopathy and Perthes disease.

Procedure of Njavarakizhi

Medicated oil is applied all over the body and then pressed and massaged with the kizhi’s filled with njavara rice which is being already cooked in the herbal decoction. The herbal decoction contains deodar, mustard, sida and even milk or ghee.The kizhis will be dipped in warm milk and herbal decoction repeatedly and gently rubbed and pressed all over the body.

Why Navara rice?

Njavara rice is said to have many medicinal properties. It is considered to be the gold rice among the rice varieties.

Treatment Duration

Njavarakizhi treatment is a 90 minutes long therapy which may last upto 14 days depending upon the patients condition.

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