Karkidaka Chikitsa

Karkidaka Chikitsa in Kerala

The month of Karkidakam (as per Malayalam calendar) is considered as the ideal time for Ayurveda treatments to re-energize body cells and rejuvenate yourself. The month falls from mid-July to mid-August and witnesses heavy monsoon rains. The body can imbibe the goodness of ayurvedic therapeutic treatments during the period. Ayurveda has identified the benefits of Karkidaka Chikitsa and the same is mentioned in the thousands of years old Ayurvedic scriptures.

On the other hand, the health of individuals will be lower in monsoon than in the other seasons. Consequently, s/he will be susceptible to various illnesses and diseases. Therefore, undergoing Ayurveda Karkidaka Chikitsa in Kerala will aid in enhancing the immune strength of the person. The dietary regulations along with physical activities will lead to a healthier lifestyle.

The body fire, agni, is weakened during the monsoon season, owing to the rain, cold and wind. This will lead to an increase in Pitta dosha, heightened state of Vata and imbalanced Kapha dosha. The loss of equilibrium in the Tridoshas or the three toxins causes impaired immune systems, which will make the body prone to diseases. Karkidaka Chikitsa in Kerala has been renowned for its efficacy and the number of people undergoing the same is growing leaps and bounds.
Ayur Bethaniya is one of the leading Ayurveda hospitals in Kerala, which offers Karkidaka Chikitsa to both domestic and international patients. We witness an increase in the number of people arriving for Karkidaka treatment in Thrissur each year.


Diet during Karkidaka Treatment

Karkidaka Kanji
Experienced Ayurveda doctors at the Ayurveda hospital, wherein you register for karkidaka chikitsa, will guide the dietary regulations. It will depend on your physical conditions, the accumulation of doshas in your body, medical history and so on. The special diet is prepared to reduce the burden on digestive systems. As more load on the digestive system affects the immunity adversely.

Here we are providing you with a common dietary regime.

⦁ Food items made of old grains including wheat
⦁ Seasoned vegetable soup
⦁ Ajamamsa Rasayanam (Soup made from goat meat)
⦁ Masthu mixed with Induppu and other concoctions
⦁ The food you consume must be easily digestible
⦁ Karkidaka kanji (Porridge) made with exclusive herbal and medicinal preparations


Lifestyle Changes as per Karkidaka Chikitsa

Not only the consumption of formulated diet, but Karkidaka Chikitsa also prescribes pursuing a healthy lifestyle change for effective Karkidaka treatment. You must abide by the directives from the Ayurveda doctors to get the intended result from Karkidaka Chikitsa. You must avoid the following while you are undergoing Karkidaka treatment.

⦁ Excessive physical activities and exercises
⦁ Exposing yourself to the sun
⦁ Sleeping during the daytime
⦁ Exposing your body to cold
⦁ Potatoes, garlic, grams, curd and other food items as directed by the doctor
⦁ Fish
Exercise Ayurveda Karkidaka time


Karkidaka Kanji

Karkidaka Kanji is the most commonly heard thing about Karkidaka Chikitsa. There are several organizations, which prepare and sell Karkidaka Kanji packets. The packet will be containing the ingredients for Karkidaka Kanji, with which you can prepare Kanji (Porridge) easily. Karkidaka Chikitsa in Kerala is incomplete without Karkidaka kanji.

Karkidaka Kanji augments digestion and helps the body in expelling doshas effectively. It is an easily digestive food that does not need much Agni. The Karkidaka Kanji contains ayurvedic therapeutic ingredients, medicinal plants, and herbal mixtures. Kanji has an important role in improving the body’s immunity and strength.

You can also prepare the Karkidaka Kanji at home. Get the ingredients and prepare Karkidaka Kanji as follows.
⦁ Njavara red rice – 100 gm
⦁ Coconut – 500 gm
⦁ Ghee 2 tsp
⦁ Choorna (Oushadha) – 14 gm
⦁ Jaggery – As required

The above-mentioned are the main ingredients for making Karkidaka Kanji. You have to add the following for making the Kanji medicinal. Chukku, Jeerakam, Jati, Aimodaka, Kurunthotti, Putharichunda, Uluva, Elevangam, Thazhuthama, Dashapushpa, and Malli. These ingredients are required in small quantities only.
The preparation of Karkidaka Kanji is simple and easy. You can prepare the Kanji for the whole family in a quick time.

⦁ Boil the rice.
⦁ Add the medicinal mixture, Oushadha Churna, and the ingredients from Chukku to Malli, when the rice gets half-boiled
⦁ Add strained jaggery in liquid form
⦁ Add coconut milk
⦁ Add ghee
⦁ Stop cooking once the rice is cooked

Why Ayur Bethaniya for Karkidaka Chikitsa?

Karkidaka Chikitsa

Ayurveda considers the imbalance of doshas, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha as the reason for diseases and illnesses. We can remove the ailment from the body if we successfully expel the accumulated doshas and regain equilibrium. Once you undergo Karkidaka Chikitsa, your body will be free of toxins/ doshas and will be in a rejuvenated condition.

The dietary regulations, lifestyle changes, and ayurvedic medicines as part of Karkidaka Chikitsa will strengthen your immunity. Therefore, you will be healthy and energetic throughout the year. Since Ayurveda treatment uses only natural herbal components, it will not cause any side effects to the body. Rather, the body will imbibe the goodness of the ingredients and turn healthy.

Ayur Bethaniya has renowned Ayurvedic specialists, who have proven their mettle in the field. The Karkidaka Chikitsa under the elite panel of doctors will re-energize your inner cells and brighten your mind. That will result in a strong body with amplified productivity throughout the year. Our ayurvedic treatment includes Yoga, Physical Exercises, Pranayama, and a strict food regime. 


We prepare all the ayurvedic medicines, Karkidaka Kanji and other food items using the plants, vegetables,herbs from our organic vegetable farm and herbal garden.. Thereby, ensuring a healthy diet in all respects. We take utmost care to extend optimum support to patients and those arrive for karkidaka Chikitsa. Ayur Bethaniya has been undertaking effective Karkida Chikitsa for a long time. We are one of the leading ayurvedic centres for Karikdaka chikitsa in Kerala.


Besides karkidaka Chikitsa, Ayur Bethaniya has been effectively curing various illnesses and health conditions. This includes Stroke (Paskhaghata), Psoriasis, Multiple Sclerosis and PCOD. The effective and quick recovery of patients has been ensured by following the ayurvedic scriptures thoroughly, along with, our own exclusive medical practices. We have a well-organized infrastructure, serene atmosphere and well-formulated Ayurveda treatments aimed at physical and mental wellbeing of the patients. We assure you the best ayurvedic treatments and Karkidaka chikitsa in Kerala.  


To rejuvenate and re-energize your body, book an appointment now.

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