Kerala Massage is well famous and very effective for the various ailments and the rejuvenation of the human body. Thus, Kerala massage has become a major part in the Kerala Tourism. Thailam (Thaila) is Ayurvedic massage oil; Thailam is a Malayalam term and is form of oil. Many different kinds of thaila are used, even estimated that more than hundreds of different types of thailams are there for the treatment of the different ailments. Application of thaila by means of massage is equivalent and seems to be very effective as equal to injecting medicines to the body. The massage helps the blood to take up most of the substance of the thaila directly to the blood and cure the areas of injury.
Even a different and unique type of thyla are used for the people who are indulged in sport mainly kalaripayattu and it will help to get relief from the sprains and to bring forth flexibility to the body and in treating sports injuries by massaging. Thaila or kerala oil massage should be done only by the qualified persons, since wrong massaging can create or lead to other ailment. It should be applied specifically by applying pressures at limbs, torso, joints and neck.
Thaila prepared for the Kerala oil massage are mainly with coconut oil as the base and boiled with many medicinal herbs. Thaila of different types are available to cure arthritis pain, joint injuries, reshaping out of shape limbs, etc. Ayurveda practitioners in Kerala can indulgence broken down appendages by proper massage and submission of medicated oil. The broken bones are placed in the right manner. The pieces of bone are got to place by careful massage. The bones are then made motionless by tying some solid pieces of coconut leaves after packaging them with cotton cloth dipped in medicated oil. In most cases the bone will fuse together in two or three weeks. Kerala Oil massage is another term that is equivalent to therapeutic treatment.