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Almas Ayurvedic Centre, Kottakkal, Kerala, India
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Nearest Railway Station: Tirur

Nearest Airport: Calicut

About the Centre:

Almas Ayurveda is a dream come true to establish an elegant Ayurvedic Centre with total modern care. ALMAS Kottakkal is up to provide genuine Ayurveda treatment in help of all modern concepts and technologies.

They strive hard to realize the concept of Ayurveda mixing together all traditional and modern methods of treatment. A team of highly qualified professionals work with them to fulfill every patient's thirst for the cutting edge Ayurvedic treatment in the Ayurveda hub of Kerala.

Director of this Centre:


Dr.P.A.Kabeer. MBBS,MD (GM)
Chairman & Managing Director
Al Madeena Institute of Medical Science Pvt. Ltd.
Kottakkal, Malappuram Dt.

Number of Doctors in Hospital: 4

Speciality of Hospital: Marma and Panchakarma

Panchakarma Treatments:

Abhyangam is a popular body massage in ayurveda. The word abhyanga itself means to massage. Special type of oil massage in which strokes are given according to the needs for about 45 minutes per day for 14 days. It is very useful for obesity, diabetic gangrene (a condition developed due to lack of blood circulation in certain parts of the body).


In this treatment lukewarm medicated oil is applied on the body of the patient lying on the “Dharapathi”. Oil dipped pieces of cloth are squeezed by hand and the oils rubbed smoothly over the body of the patient by masseurs on either side. The medicated oil is pressed out of the cloth uniformly over the body at a defined height and massaged by skillful hands.

Sponging the body/head with cotton sponges dipped in medicated oils. Useful for paralysis, rheumatism, nervous breakdown etc. Treatment for Backache, Headache, sleeplessness/insomnia, hypertention and Migraine etc


Dhara (Thakra Dhara, Siro Dhara)
It is a process by which herbal oils, medicated milk, buttermilk etc are allowed to flow on the forehead in a special method for about 45 minutes in a day for 7 to 21 days. This treatment is for insomnia, vatha predominated diseases, mental disorders, neurasthenia, memory loss and certain skin diseases.

In Thakra Dhara, after giving head massage medicated Buttermilk is poured in an uninterrupted flow from a hanging vessel to the forehead and scalp. This is very good in treating scalp problems like dandruff, Psoriasis, hypertention, Diabetes, hair loss and other skin complaints. This gives head very cooling action and generates sleep.

In Siro Dhara, after giving a good head massage herbal oil is poured in an uninterrupted flow from a hanging vessel to the forehead and scalp. This is very good in relieving stress and strain and generates sleep. Maintains hormone balance.

Patra Potala swedam
Leaves & powders of medicinal herbs are fried in medicated oil and applied over the body in rhythmic massage. Popularly known as Elakizhi or Pachakizhi this is a variety of fomentation process using herbal leaves, boluses and medicated oils. If applied continuously for a period of 7 days. Arthritic conditions, lumbago, cervical spondylosis, frozen shoulder, sciatica, pain and stiffness of joints, post paralytic spasm, other spastic and inflammatory conditions etc can be cured.


Njavara Kizhi
In this method of healing, the body is forced to perspire using Njavara and other herbal medicines for 60-90 minutes for 7 to 21 days according to the requirements. A special type of Rice called Njavara is cooked in milk and herbal decoction is packed in small cotton bundles. With this the whole body is massaged. This is a good rejuvenating treatment. This improves the skin texture and the skin will glow after doing this. This improves circulation, relieves muscular stress and aches. This is an effective treatment for all types of rheumatism, pains in the joints, emaciation of limb and muscles.

Process by which part of the body or whole body is perspired by application of Njavara rice pudding. Treatment for Muscular dystrophy, skin problems, muscle toning etc. Helps in improving the skin texture and muscle tone.

A special massage with herbal powders for diseases like hemiplegia, paralysis, obesity (excess fat) and certain rheumatic ailments.

Herbal powders are massaged in a special way for 30-45 minutes every day for 7 to 28 days. This is considered very good in reducing over weight and controlling cholesterol of the body. It also strengthens muscles and tightens loose skin.


Kadi Vasti
In this process specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept inside the lower back with herbal paste boundary. This treatment lasts for 45 minutes to 1 hour and it is good for any type of back pain and spinal disorders. After a full body massage using lukewarm therapeutic oils, specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the lower back and retained inside an herbal paste boundary. The healing properties of herbal oils used for this massage deeply cleans and enrich the blood, build and maintain strong muscle and connective tissues and lubricate the joints keeping them flexible and pain free. Kativasthi alleviates lower back pain and spinal disorders.

Dhanyamla Dhara
Dhanyamla Dhara is a special type of Dhara treatment in which warm herbal liquid is poured all over the body. Warm herbal liquid is poured all over the body in a rhythmic way through a special vessel for 1 hour daily for 7 to 14 days. It is a remedy for hemiplegia paralysis rheumatic complaints and vatha predominant diseases etc.

Rejuvenation Therapy of neck & above by administration of Herbal extract to the eye. Application of Herbal extract with Honey or Rosewater inside the eyes helps to remove foreign bodies, removes itiching and burning sensation in the eyes due to exposure to allergens

This is a process by which medicated herbal paste is applied on the affected part of the body. Very useful for various types of inflammatory and spastic conditions, the therapy is for 90 minutes to 2 hours per day for 7 to 14 days.

Special powder mixed with medicated oil applied on the top of the head for 15 – 45 minutes . this treatment is for ENT Problems, Insomia , migrain etc., Treatment for Insomnia, Migraine, hypertension, skin diseases, etc..

Medicated steam bath(Swedanam)
In this treatment, after a full body massage using lukewarm therapeutic oils, steam produced by the boiling of certain herbs and their leaves in water, is filled in a cavity in which the patient is kept. It induces perspiration and thus drains impurities, tones up the body, clears the skin and improves the blood circulation. It cures obesity, pains in the joints, problems of the respiratory system and rheumatic complaints.

In urovasthi specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept in herbal paste boundary on the chest. An effective treatment for respiratory problems, heart disease and muscular chest pains.

After a gentle massage on the body, a mixture specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the chest and retained inside an herbal paste boundary for 45 minutes. The healing properties of herbal oils used for this massage enriches the blood and builds and maintains strong muscle and connective tissues. A stimulating and therapeutic treatment for muscular chest pain.

Body is anointed with medicated oil and plunge bath given in a tub filled with either the decoction of vatahara leaves suitable for patients condition. Relieves back pain & provides muscular relaxation. For the diseases of spinal cord, hip and lower back. Also helpful in gynaecological conditions.

Oral administration of medicine to purify the whole body to attain proper balance of vatha, pitha and kapha based on the panchkarma.Virechanam is the method of cleaning and evacuation of the bowels through the use of purgative medicines. It eliminates excess bile toxins from the mid zone of the body. Hence for many of the digestive ailments, people resort to this form of treatment.

Ksheera dhoomam
A fomentation process with medicated cow milk that helps in eliminating facial paralysis disorders and other nervous disorders of the face and speech disorders, cervical spondylosis, spastic disorders and neurological problems. In this treatment, medicated milk is heated and the steam is passed over the entire body. It is effective for numbness, headache, allergies, nervous disorder and paralysis.

A herbal face pack with specially made herbal powder and fresh cream that helps preventing and avoiding wrinkles and improving the skin tone.  Increase fairness using herbal face packs and ayurvedic treatment. Say no to pimples, acne, marks, black circles and darkness.

Keeping the medicated Ghee in the eyes for 15-30 minutes within a herbal paste boundary. Enhances better eyesight with less strain, better blood circulation to the eyes and protects the eyes from age related problems.

This is done by pouring certain lukewarm herbal oils into a cap put on the head for 15 to 60 minutes per day according to patient’s conditions for a period of 7 to 14 days. This is highly effective for dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, facial paralysis, severe headache and other vatha based diseases.

Treatments are also offered for the following conditions:

  • Joint and Neurological disorders
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Liver disorders
  • Anorectal Conditions
  • Disorders of Genitourinary Tract
  • Obstetric and Gynecological conditions
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Disorders related to the Head
  • Eye & ENT conditions
  • Psychiatric conditions
  • Cardiology
  • Geriatrics

Accommodation facilities: Executive Rooms, Suits and Villas

Price Details: 1500/3000/4000

Source of food: Some from garden

Is food organic?: Yes

Is white sugar served?: Yes

Are nightshades served?: Yes

Is chilli served?: No

Is there any pollution in the vicinity?: No

Noise in the vicinity?: No

Are there cell phone towers?: No

Source of Information: Vaidya Fasilu Rahman



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Contact Details
Almas Ayurvedic Centre, Kottakkal, Kerala, India
Address: Almas Ayurveda Hospital, Al-Madeena Institute of Medical Science Pvt. Ltd., Kottakkal, Malapputam Dist., Kerala, India 676503
Phone: +914832809550
Fax: +914832741201
Reviews of Almas Ayurvedic Centre, Kottakkal, Kerala, India:
Review by Fouzi Monday 18 March, 2013
Well furnished Centre. They have all modern medicine departments with good facility. So I felt peace mind during the stay period in this hospital.

Wish you all the success. Express my gratitude to Therapists and staff


Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
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