Mangosteen Ayurveda Spa Menu
Authentic Ayurveda Health Spa Signature Treatments
The Mangosteen Resort is the only authentic Ayurveda Spa Resort in Phuket. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian way of natural healing, an entire way of life that aims to bring about the perfect balance of the personality, body, mind and spirit. We offer complete all-inclusive AyurYoga Programs which start from 7 nights but also an a la carte menu and shorter duration programs.
The 3 day journey “Jiva Bliss”
Our certified Ayurveda Doctor, Dr. Subhash A. Shanbhag has created a unique and very relaxing 3 day journey for our guests. After the program, you will feel like reborn and you will also be given the opportunity to learn how to carry on with certain Ayurvedic practises afterwards.
A detailed Dosha (Body Constitution) evaluation and Pulse examination by in-house Ayurveda doctor (on day one only).
Included Ayurveda relaxing treatments are:
- ABHYANGHAM-Traditional Ayurvedic Body massage with Dosha specific oils
- PADABHYANGAM – Ayurvedic foot reflexology
- SHIROABHYANGHAM- Indian Head massage
- SHIRODHARA – Relaxing stream of medicaments over the forehead
- KIZHI- Warm pouch therapy
- MARMABHYANGHAM- Energy point massage
- DURATION : Total 75 minutes each day in the combinations as above
- A refreshing herbal drink after
AyurYoga – A 60 min counseling and discussion with the Ayurveda Physician for practical application of Ayurveda and Yoga into daily life, Ayurvedic eye care in your lifestyle.
The ingredients used in the treatments are carefully chosen, according to the ancient Ayurveda texts, to attain their full potency and benefits in the predominant season and Dosha. Detox Diet as an adjuvant to the package is available at the Restaurant (on request and not included in the package).
Examples from our authentic Ayurveda Spa Menu:
Shirodhara – Tailadhara 60 Minutes
Pouring of warm herbal medicated oil over the third eye chakra, “vital energy point located in the center of forehead” helps in improving blood circulation, increasing oxygen, nutrients and energy flow to the Brain, activating depressed areas of brain, alleviating fatigue, depression, mental stress, improving concentration powers.
Takradhara 60 Minutes
Buttermilk added with various cooling herbs is poured on forehead which alleviates anxieties, insomnia, and migraine and is good for people suffering from skin ailments.
Ksheeradhara 60 Minutes
Milk boiled with herbs like Thyme “Bramhi”, Indian Ginseng “Ashwagandha”, Butterfly pea “Shankpushpi”is poured over forehead which pacifies aggravated Doshas, nourishes the tissues, improving memory and concentration.
Kati Vasti 30 Minutes
Dough of flour prepared in circular manner is placed on lower back which holds medicated oil for specific period relieving lumbar pains, nourishing muscles and tissues of that particular area, increasing blood circulation. It is also beneficial in Lumbar degenerative disorders and sciatica.
Janu Vasti 30 Minutes
Retaining of medicated herbal oil over knee joints helps to improve blood circulation improving healing of damaged tissues and cartilages, curing degenerative disorders, rehydrates the joints.
Greeva Vasti 30 Minutes
Retaining of medicated herbal oil in a well prepared out of black gram dough helps to strengthen cervical muscles, nourishing and rehydrating cervical vertebrae, curing many cervical degenerative disorders, relieves neck stiffness and cervical pains by improving blood circulation.
Njavara Kizhi (Rice Pouch Therapy) 60 Minutes
This therapy consists of scrubbing warm boluses, prepared with herbs, milk, rice and other grains over your entire body using specific strokes. It improves blood circulation and muscle tone, strengthens digestion and restores vigor to all your body tissues. It is beneficial in degenerative conditions and can help the body rebuild muscular tissues. It is traditionally used for many neurological and neuromuscular disorders.
Ela Kizhi (Herbal Leaf Pouch Therapy) 60 Minutes
Therapeutic massage done with pouches prepared form various herbs heated with garlic, lemon, grated coconut dipped in hot oil, reduces generalized aches and pains, increases lymphatic drainage and nourishes peripheral nerves. It is also beneficial to stop the progressive degenerative conditions like Rheumatic Arthritis, Osteo Arthritis, Spondylysis etc.
Podi Kizhi (Herbal Powder Pouch Therapy) 60 Minutes
Poultice prepared out of various herbal powders such as alpinia galanga, ricinus communis, sandalwood and dry ginger, fried together with a little rock salt, grated coconut and lemon juice. The mixture is tied in muslin cloth boluses and is soaked in herbal oil to massage the body, helps in relieving stiffness from the joints, muscles, removing toxins accumulated in superficial layers of skin and breaks down the toxins present in digestive system, improving metabolism and inflammatory conditions.