Ayurvedic Insomnia Treatment

ayurvedic insomnia treatment

Insomnia or sleeplessness is a sleep disorder in which the affected person has trouble in sleeping, insomniac person may have difficulty falling sleep and has disturbed lifestyle. Shiva Ayurveda provides unique ayurvedic insomnia treatment in kerala that helps in balancing your body doshas.

Insomnia usually leads to low energy, irritability, depression and daytime sleepiness. Insomnia can be caused by variety of reasons such as psychological stress, chronic pain, heartburn, heart failure, certain medications and drugs. There are various causes of insomnia which include stress, hectic work schedules and poor sleeping habits. These factors lead to inadequate sleep or insomnia.

Ayurvedic Approach to Insomnia

Ayurveda provides the most comprehensive natural approach to sleep disorders available today, both in terms of identifying causes and providing ayurvedic insomnia treatment.

The ayurvedic insomnia treatment is aimed to re-establish balance throughout the body and restore natural sleep-wake cycles. According to Ayurveda, most chronic conditions, including insomnia, are triggered by a build-up of impurities brought on by diet, weak digestion, lifestyle, stress and other factors.

Shiva's Ayurvedic Insomnia Treatment Includes:

We recommend Panchakarma therapy for Insomnia and it includes treatments like:


Most important treatment in ayurvedic insomnia treatment. In this process, a long leather cap, open at the top is fitted around the patient head. Through the top opening, medicated oil at a moderate temperature is poured on to the head. This oil is retained for a specific period. Shirovasti is categorized as external snehana. It is a part of panchakarma, it is can be done in cases where ayurvedic detoxification is not required. Shirovasti promotes sleeps and calms the mind.


Shirodhara is one of the most amazing therapy for sleep related issues. This treatment is one of the important treatment included in ayurvedic insomnia treatment. In this treatment the medicated fluid is chosen depending upon the cause of sleep disturbances. This therapy engaged gentle pouring of medicated liquids on the forehead for a specific time. Shirodhara stimulates relaxation of muscles and increases the concentration power.


Administration of the medicines through nasal route is known as Nasya, As this is the nearest route, the diseases related to head is best treated by this procedure. Nasya improves sleep and strengthen the veins, tendons, muscles located in the head and neck region.


This full body massage using anti-vata oils relaxes the body and removes tensions, and induce sound sleep.

Pada Abhyanga

Or foot massage with Medicated oils provides relaxation to the body and mind and helps good sleep.