WHAT WILL YOU FIND IN THIS ARTICLE:
HOW MY HAMSTRING INJURY STARTED
APPOINTMENT WITH KALARICHIKILSA DOCTOR
Not What I Have Expected
After 1 year at kung fu school, I went to India to train Kalaripayattu. During the training I still felt a lot of pain in my right leg. Luckily, the place, where we were training, was also a hospital, which specializes in Kalarichikilsa – an Ayurvedic treatment based on Kalaripayattu ancient knowledge. Kalarichikilsa was created by Kalaripayattu Masters in order to treat the injuries from fights or training.
Such an opportunity !!! How could I have not take advantage of it !!!
Discovering the secret ingredients
make little hot before use for pain.
The base of thailam is a Sesame oil. It is prepared by adding water extracts of specified medicines (Kashayam), Juice (Swarasa) or Paste (Kalka) to the base. The mixture is prepared in regulated temperatures. It has specific actions according to the herbal ingredients in it. It is used externally and sometimes internally.S1
Both Ela and Siddharta are Sanskrit names. The ingredients turned out to be well known spices used by many people as a food ingredient.
ELA – CARDAMOM
I found information that would explain, why the oil containing cardamom was prescribed for my hamstring problem.
- Cardamom oil is highly effective in curing muscular spasm. It has warming effect.
Apart from that, when ingested, it promotes urination, improves digestion and boost metabolism.S2
SIDDHARTA – WHITE MUSTARD !!!
It has many health benefits, among others:
- improves a cholesterol balance,
- contains antibacterial and antifungal properties,
- improves skin and hair health,
- treats gum diseases,
And important for me the mustard oil:
- helps to release stiffness in the muscles, bringing a relief for sore and aching muscles.
Firstly, because it contains selenium, which has anti inflammatory properties, meaning, the micro injuries created during the intense training in the muscles will heal faster.
Traditional Kalarichikilsa Treatment
I had 4 days of treatment. It was very relaxing and comfortable. It gave an immediate relief to the pain. However, it didn’t relieved me from it in 100%.
The treatments, which I received, definitely contributed to my hamstrings being in the better condition than before.