At New Ideal panchakarma centre we offer pure and authentic treatment with the aim of rejuvenating the body and the spirit. We provide kizhi treatment that is unique to each individual and their body type(dosha), identifying the underlying factors in the ailment.

Kizhi massage, also known as pinda swedam or potala swedam is a medicated fomentation therapy wherein medicated powders, herbs are tied in cloth bags & the body is massaged with these bags, the application of pressure varied according to the nature of ailment and the spot. This absorbs the inflammation in the affected area thereby reducing muscle and joint pains.


There are various types of Kizhi treatment, which are called by different names according to the medicaments used in it. They include:

  • Ela Kizhi Treatment: Kizhi is prepared using different leaves of medicinal plants and herbs along with medicated powders. It is dipped in hot medicated oil and applied to the body or affected area.
  • Njavara Kizhi Treatment: This kizhi involves cooked medicinal rice called njavara, blended with milk and herbs tied in a muslin cloth bundle and applied all over the body in a rhythmic manner.
  • Podi Kizhi Treatment: In Podi kizhi cotton bag filled with a hot mixture of herbal powders are used.
  • Mutta Kizhi Treatment: In Mutta Kizhi, boiled egg yolks and medicated herbs are used and applied to the body after dipping in medicated oils.


  • Chronic backache
  • Joint Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Neurological Disorder
  • Spondylitis
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Muscle cramps

Benefits of Kizhi Treatment:

  • Alleviate doshas, pain and stiffness
  • Improve blood circulation
  • Boost Immunity
  • Prevent Aging
  • Reduce Body weight


  • Fabulous

    The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly. They did everything possible to ensure a great stay for us. I cannot fault them. The massage was also fantastic. The beach nearby is quiet and beautiful.

    Catherine, Qatar
  • Exceptional

    Friendly welcome, lovely peaceful accommodation with pool. We enjoyed the massages. Other guests had treatment at the clinic and recommended it highly.

    Anne, Sweden
  • Peaceful place to unwind

    Owner Anitha and manager Yousaf couldn't do enough to help. Always a smile and a chat. Spotlessly clean and nicely furnished rooms-unusual in India. Kettle in room a nice touch.

    Pauline, United Kingdom