About us

“DHANVANTHRI NILAYAM AYURVEDA VAIDYASALAI” is purely an Ayurveda hospital started in 1945 Late Dr.S.Velayutham Pillai and continued by LATE Dr.V.Somasekar and the third generation is now successfully run by Dr.S.DHANVANTHRI KARTHICVEL.


Dhanvanthri Nilayam” Ayurveda Vaidyasalai is a Traditional Ayurvedic hospital founded by Late Dr.s.Velayutham Pillai,great Grand Father of the family.But the actual credit for the fame and glory of this institution is given to Dr.V.Somasekar,the descendant of Dr.Pillai now it is handled by Dr.S.D.Karthicvel. Their main intention is to serve mankind with alternate but effective form of medicine handed down to them through generations of know-how.

Our Belief

We believe in improving the wellness for individuals of all ages and fitness levels.Renew your mind, body, and spirit on a journey to absolute health at “DHANVANTHRI NILAYAM AYURVEDA VAIDYASALAI”. Here you will escape the stress and distractions of life to embark on a healthy new beginning .In addition to our extensive facilities, we provide a refreshing best treatments. These custom treatments are inspired by the best of the world’s ancient and modern therapeutic techniques. Let us help you find the the right ones for you.

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Ayurveda, the science of life and longevity has a history as long as a human civilization and even beyond. Ayurveda was perfected by astute minds and adept hands and is aimed at the physical, mental and spiritual well being of human beings. Ayurveda is one of the great gifts of the sages of ancient India to mankind and is accepted as the oldest scientific medical system, with a long record of clinical experience. Ayurveda is the original contribution of India (Bharatha) to the world and treats man as a whole – which is a combination of body, mind and soul.

Its written history takes definite shape with the codification of hundreds of slokas of Ayur-Vedic wisdom into ‘Samhitas’. Its highly integrated approach is evident from the way Ayurvedic treatment wes divided into eight segments such as Kaya Chikitsa (General medicine), Bala Chikitsa (Pediatrics), Graha Chikitsa (Psychiatry), Urdgwanga Chikitsa (ENT, Ophthalmology), Salya Chikitsa (Surgery), Damshtra Chikitsa (Toxicology), Jara Chikitsa (Geriatrics) and Vrisha Chikitsa (Aphrodisiac treatment).

Preventive Measures, effective and practical principles of preventive medicines (Swasthavritha) with Dinacharya (daily regimens), ritucharya (seasonal regimens) along with sound dietary (nutritional) practices / regulation as also with principles of satvrita (good conduct) (mental approach).

Modalities’ with ‘Practice – Ayurveda offers other modalities for preservation and promotion of good health and to mention a few

  • PANCHAKARMA : Purification process.
  • RASAYANA : Rasayana Concept and its practice (Rejuvenation), which addresses the negative impact of aging and helps to preserve youthfulness.
  • The essence of ayurveda is that it offers in this modern technological age a whole new way of life to find harmony and balance not only within one self but also in relating to environment, nature, society and fellow beings.



We offer traditional, scientific and authentic Ayurveda treatments specific to the patient’s constitution.The approach is holistic. We aim to provide physical, mental and spiritual healthcare, especially in the context of the stress and strains filled modern life style.

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Panchakarma is the five-fold purification therapy, which is a special form of treatment in ayurveda consisting of vamanam, virechanam, nasyam, sneha vasti and kashaya vasti. This treatment is indicated for the healthy as well as for the diseased for eliminating toxins from the body. The speciality of Nagarjuna Ayurvedic Centre is that it does Panchakarma in its own classical way. It is acknowledged as an excellent method to maintain health and to slow down premature aging.

  •  Poorvakarma(Preparation of the body for panchakarma).
    Abhyangam(Massage), Elakizhi(Herbal leaves bundle massage), Podikizhi(Herabal powder bundle massage), Steambath are the procedures done for the above.
  • Pradhanakarma( Exact cleanfing process.  Vamana( Theraputic emesis) Vireethana( Curgation ) Nasyam (Nesal Treatment)       Kashaya Vasthy ( Decorations enema ) Sneha Vasthy (Oil enema).
  • Paschath Karma (Rejuvenetory Therapy).
    Njavara Kizhi(Ricebag Massage) Pizhichil (Oil bath) etc. are the procedures usually done.



Pizhichil was developed from ancient classical treatment called “Kayadhara.”In pizhichil lukewarm medicated herbal oil is poured all over the body . Trained therapists do it in a special rhythmic way continuously for about 45-60 minutes per day.It should be done as a course of 7 days minimum. This treatment is very effective in Rheumatic diseases like arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, nervous weakness and nervous disorders.


It is the most rejuvenating treatment in which the whole body massage is given with bolus of Njavara. Njavara is special variety of rice.It is cooked in medicinal decoration with milk in to a pudding which is made to boluses tied up in muslin bag. It is done by trained therapists for about 45 to 60 minutes .


In this process specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept over the lower back with herbal paste boundary. This treatment lasts for 30-45 minutes. Specifically for low back pain, lumbago and degenerative vertebral diseases, disc prolapse.


Nasyam is the treatment of nasal application of herbal oil or juices. A purification method meant for eliminating vitiated doshas from supracervical region. Nasyam is also effective for paralytic and mental disorders.


In this process, herbal oils, medicated milk, medicated butter milk etc., are poured on the forehead in a particular method using a special pot for about 45 minutes a day. This treatment is effective for diseases above the neck, insomnia, impaired memory, spondylitis, paraplegia, fatigue and lack of vitality. This treatment also stimulates nerves, reduces stiffness and is proven to be effective for rheumatoid arthritis.


Small bags containing Herbal leaves are applied to the whole body in boluses with hot medicated oils for 45 minutes per day. This treatment is for osteo arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, spondilosis, sports injuries etc.



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  • We have individual rooms with A/c & Non A/c.
  • Well trained Masseurs for the gents and ladies separately.
  • Diagnostic centre and physiotherapy centre are available in the hospital.
  • Hygienic satvic vegetarian food is provided for the patients admitted here.


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#41/130 a,Balaji Street,Alagappan Nagar,Madurai-625 003.
Telephone: 0452 – 2692647
Mobile: +91 87604 44404
E-mail: enquiry@dhanvanthri.info


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