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Oils used in various Ayurveda treatments in Sri Lanka

Ayurveda Programs

A minimum of 13 cure days is recommended in order for all treatments to be administered fully and effectively. If possible, heil cure guests should allow for a longer stay.


Light Cure:

For those guests who want a less intensive cure with more time for leisure / holiday. The main cleansing treatments of nasya, vasti and virechena are administered in a shorter, milder version and massages are fewer. This enables the guest to experience a complete, though “less intensive” Ayurveda cure. This level of cure is not suitable for guests with medical complications – they need to take the Intensive or Heil-cure level.


Intensive Cure:

This level of cure delivers a complete detoxification of the body. It is the level chosen by approximately 80-90% of our guests. We publish a “typical” treatment schedule for this level (2 & 3 weeks duration) * Click here for table. This details the types / numbers of treatments according to the 3 stages of Purvakarma (pre-preparation) Pradhanakarma (cleansing therapies) and Pashtatakarma (Post treatment) regenerating measures (dietary adjustments / medicines).

It is “typical” for a ‘healthy’ person i.e. with no chronic or serious medical ailments and no contra- indications. However, the schedule will vary according to each guest’s current/past medical condition; contra-indications (e.g high blood pressure / nasal bleeding); constitutional make-up, age etc. The oils prescribed for various massages, shirodhara; preparation for snehanam; medicines and your dietary plan are also determined by these factors.


Heil Cure:

This is for guests withchronic / multiple medical ailments such as arthritis, asthma, psoriasis, burn-out syndrome etc. These conditions require more intensive, specific treatments; more medicines; closer monitoring and supervision by our doctors. The diet may also have to be more strict to assist the alleviation/cure of these diseases. As well as treatments from the intensive schedule, guests may also receive kati-vasti*; vamana (therapeutic vomiting)*; greeva-vasthi*; uro-vasthi* etc. The suitability of these will be determined by our doctors.


As the heil cure level is strictly tailored to cope with individual ailments, it is not possible to publish a “typical” schedule.


Experience an authentic Ayurveda treatment program in a Sri Lanka Ayurveda retreat with professional, qualified doctors and highly skilled therapists.

Illnesses and Diseases Treated at Surya Lanka

  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Nervousness
  • Psoriasis
  • Asthma
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Neuro-dermatitis
  • Rheumatism
  • Constipation
  • Insomnia
  • Tinnitus
  • Burn-out syndrome
  • Depression
  • Migraine
  • Sinusitis
  • Overweight and obesity

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