If planning to go for Panchakarma, the week or two before take extra care not to eat any heavy food or meals late at night. By taking light foods like mung dal and basmati rice with vegetables you will prepare the body for this beautiful cleansing process.
We have visited the Ayurveda Sanctuary 2014-15 and the treatment given is body massage, nasyam and sirodhara with south Indian food served during breakfast, lunch and dinner. The place is quiet and away from Udupi town. They used to be near beach but now changed to some interior village after udupi town. Unfortunately, our experience is NOT at all good. The food served in the night was the same as served in the lunch ( side dishes) and sometimes we felt food was even spoiled. The pathetic experience is with the night bugs in the room. The oil used for sirothara is being reused, hence please expect the hair problems of our patients passed on to you through the used oil. The owners never took care of the hygiene and bugs issue in the rooms. The price charged was too much for the services they had provided to us. The treatment therapists are local people with out any professional training that they claim on the website. The owners brag too much on their past experience and visits to other countries, while the treatment provided in the center is substantially below the standards. We strongly recommend NOT to visit this center unless you wish to face the problems I mentioned above.
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