Kuzhambu is a blend of medicinal herbs processed into a viscous massage oil that is used for topical applications. Kerala Ayurveda offers a wide variety of Kuzhambu products for pain relief, respiratory healing, treating infection and pacifying doshas to promote overall wellness.
Kuzhambu is viewed as an anti-inflammatory Ayurvedic medicine proven effective for various musculoskeletal and skin disorders. Additionally, it may also help render strength to ligaments, muscles and tendons and can help recover from a sports injury.
Since all our Kuzhambu products are composed of medicinal anti-inflammatory herbs in Ayurveda, it has minimal side effects and can be used by anyone who is seeking relief from skin-related or musculoskeletal problems.
Various Types of Kuzhambu You can Find at the Kerala Ayurveda Store
Kuzhambu oils can be used for a variety of massage procedures. And the variety of massage therapies it accompanies also gives rise to different types of kuzhambu one can use. The following section talks about various types of kuzhambu you can find on our store:
For further details regarding each kuzhambu type, you can read their specific product descriptions. Although, the details below will give you a general idea of the ingredients..
Common Ingredients in Kuzhambu
Our kuzhambu products derive their healing qualities from nature. Let’s have a look at various herbs that are used in kuzhambu as well as the benefits they bring to the table.
Owing to its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, sahachara is one of the primary ingredients in Kuzhambu products. The shrub grows up to 1 metre and bears blue flowers. It offers several benefits including but not limited to:
Helps pacify vata dosha and prevent digestive disorders and other issues that arise from elevated vata dosha
Can help you find relief from certain respiratory disorders
It’s a safe, effective herb for numerous chronic skin disorders
Can improve the symptoms of rheumatism and gout
Fights all sorts of bacterial or fungal infection
Derived from Himalayan Cedar, Devadaru is used as a primary ingredient in various Kuzhambu products for its anti-inflammatory and vata-balancing properties. However, it can also alleviate the symptoms of cough by pacifying kapha dosha. Let’s have a look at various health benefits of Devadaru when used in Kuzhambu or in isolation.
Soothes stiff joint
Treats respiratory disorders
Treats and prevents digestive issues
Can be used to treat skin disorders
Helps to eliminate ama and other toxins from the body
Pacifies vata and kapha dosha
Known by dozens of names, Manjistha is a blood-purifying herb with several benefits on offer. The foremost being breaking down blood clots and blockages in the arteries. It is also a topical remedy for skin lightening, offering noticeable results in a couple of weeks when combined with honey or rosewater.
Eliminates toxins and promotes healing
Purifies blood and builds immunity
Treats a wide range of skin problems
Also known as stone apple, Bilva is an Ayurvedic herb that holds medicinal and religious significance in the Indian tradition. It helps in improving digestion, alleviating pain and keeping blood sugar in check.
Anti-inflammatory, Antifungal and Antimicrobial
Enhances memory and brain function
Hailing from the asparagus family, Shatavari is an adaptogenic herb and a general health tonic that enhances vitality and treats respiratory and digestive disorders.
Prevents damage from free radicals or toxins
Anti-inflammatory and energy booster
Supports physical and emotional strength as well as immunity