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Wellness Glossary

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Kativasthi

Warm, medicated oils are poured over the lower back within a herbal paste boundary.

Keto

A low-carb, high-fat regime often used for weight-loss where the body converts fat into Ketones for energy. 

Kizhi

Herbal leaves or powders are dipped in warm, medicated oils and applied via boluses (cloth pouches) to the whole or parts of the body.

Kneipp

Thermal treatments created by Father Sebastian Kneipp which use a mixture of hot and cold water, as well as a number of herbal essences, mostly to help increase circulation. 

Ksheeradhoomam

A mixture of medicinal extraction and cow's milk are heated and the steam passed through a tube and applied over the affected area or whole body.

Kundalini Yoga

Yoga which repeats movements or exercises as well as chanting, meditation, mantras and dynamic breathing techniques. Movements are synchronized with the breath.