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Medicated Rice Bath
~ Njavarakizhi ~

Kerala, the enchanting "God's Own Country," stands as a sanctuary of Ayurveda, an ancient healing science revered across the globe. Shielded by its geographical isolation, Kerala has upheld the profound legacy of authentic Ayurvedic practices, undeterred by the historical invasions that ravaged other parts of India.

Kerala's bountiful flora and fauna were the muse for ancient Vaidyas, the Ayurvedic physicians who ingeniously crafted transformative healing methods, giving birth to the renowned Kerala Panchakarma. Departing from the conventional separation of massage and sweat therapy, Kerala Panchakarma seamlessly merges these elements into unified therapies like Ela kizhi, Pizchil, Njavara kizhi, and Njavara theppu. Furthermore, Kerala Vaidyas have enriched these therapies with herbal leaves, medicated powders, and the exceptional healing properties of herbal rice, elevating their therapeutic efficacy.

Benefits this treatment brings

Ayurvedic Steam Bath has many benefits, so it is a popular form of Ayurvedic treatment. It may be done as a standalone therapy, a Poorvakarma, or a preparatory step of Panchakarma along with Abhyanga or Synchronised body massage. Some of the main benefits of steam therapy include:

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Njavara kizhi is best acclaimed for its relaxing and rejuvenative effects on body and mind. It relieves anxiety, fatigue and stress.

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Improved Circulation

As this procedure induces sweat and eliminates toxins, it clears the channels of circulation and improves overall blood circulation.

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As the body toxins are eliminated and blood circulation is improved with this therapy , it will help in the detoxification of body and mind.

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Skin Health

Medicated rice bath makes the body supple and improves complexion. The procedure also enhances the texture and lustre of the skin and is efficacious in several kind if skin diseases.

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Joint Health

Medicated rice bath is extremely effective in relieving pain, stiffness and numbness of joints. It has a soothing action on joint health owing to its balancing effect on Vata dosha.

Shirodhara treatment at Ayurvedagram Bali

Herbal Rice Massage Therapy is a specialized procedure amalgamating the therapeutic virtues of massage and sweat therapy. At Ayurvedagram, Bali, you will first consult with our Ayurveda expert to understand if Herbal Rice Massage Therapy suits you and what steps will help you better.

Choosing and preparing herbs:

Our therapists then meticulously cook the prescribed herbs for this therapy. To prepare for the transformative Herbal Rice Massage Therapy, a decoction infused with Bala, a potent Vata-balancing herb, is meticulously concocted. Njavara rice and cow's milk are gently cooked in this decoction until the rice attains a soft and mushy consistency.

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Our Steam Bath Treatment:

Ayurvedagram Bali ardently offers traditional Kerala panchakarma treatment; houses qualified Ayurvedic physicians, boasts well-trained therapists, provides superior quality herbs and oils, and maintains impeccable hygiene standards. We craft personalised treatment plans tailored to individual health goals, offering daily assessments by doctors and expert guidance regarding post-therapy care.

Ayurvedagram is a beacon of exceptional care, encompassing many treatment centres and wellness resorts tailored to individuals yearning for authentic Ayurvedic experiences. With seasoned doctors, skilled therapists, and a serene ambience, we embody a holistic approach to health and well-being, ushering individuals towards a transformative voyage of self-discovery. As a guardian of traditional practices, we beckon individuals to embark on an enchanting odyssey of holistic wellness as they surrender themselves to the healing embrace of traditional Ayurveda.

Our Team

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Dr. Natasha

Dr Natasha leads our team of Ayurvedic Practitioners. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and has been awarded for her outstanding academic excellence. Dr.Natasha is a skilled practitioner, with over a decade of experience in healing as a Physician and Panchakarma specialist and in Herbal Dietetics. She belongs to Kerala, South India, which is the home to the 3000-year-old Ayurvedic traditions.


Chef led cooking classes

Our Ayurvedic cooking are led by Chefs trained in Ayurvedic traditions. Our classes provide the essence of Ayurveda and facilitate valuable knowledge of Ayurvedic diet principles along with deep insight of conscious healthy eating. The classes will teach you to prepare meals in accordance to your unique dosha (constitution). You learn to understand the properties of different spices and their usage in preparation of healthy Ayurvedic diet


Experienced yoga teacher

Our Yoga and Meditation protocols are led by Certified Yoga Masters, trained to guide you through dynamic yoga stretches, extensive breathwork practices and meditative techniques. Experienced Yoga teachers, trained to access and understand your personal health need and condition, will gently ease you into a group session or a personalised yoga and meditation package designed to meet your health goal.


While Herbal Rice Massage Therapy boasts an impressive safety profile, a few precautions should be heeded. Individuals with allergies or sensitive skin should openly discuss their conditions with the Ayurveda expert to facilitate necessary precautions. The therapy should be avoided during fever, cold, acute inflammation, pregnancy, high blood pressure, or elevated blood sugar levels. Adequate hydration before and after the therapy is paramount, and prolonged exposure to sunlight should be minimised.



Therapy Centre

Rooms and accomodation

Enjoy a comfortable stay in our 25-room resort nestled amidst 14,000 square meters of lush landscapes. We offer a range of accommodations, including cosy cottages, serene villas, and deluxe rooms.

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Our pool rooms place the pool at your doorstep, while surrounded by lush greenery. These rooms are perfect whether traveling solo or with a group. You can request rooms next to each other, interconnected only by your private deck.


“Hi, my name is Reagan and I'm from the United States. I recently was here at AyurvedaGram Bali. What a fantastic place. I had attended Panchakarma in Bangalore early before the pandemic in 2020. I was so excited to find out there was a new location in Bali. I packed my bags and I arrived and from the moment I came onto campus I was made to feel welcome, loved and as if I'd been here before the whole time. What a beautiful experience. Between the clinic and the hotel and the campus,
I just had a peaceful, beautiful, rejuvenating Panchakarma. Thank you to the team here in Bali and hurry up and pack your own bags and make it to AyurvedaGram Bali!“

Reagen Marie / U.S.A

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