There are various types of Kizhi treatment, which are called by different names according to the medicaments used in it. They include:
1) Ela Kizhi Treatment, 2) Njavara Kizhi Treatment, 3) Podi Kizhi Treatment, 4) Mutta Kizhi Treatment
Ela Kizhi Treatment
Kizhi is prepared using different leaves of medicinal plants and herbs along with medicated powders. It is dipped in hot medicated oil and applied to the body or affected area.
Njavara Kizhi Treatment
This kizhi involves cooked medicinal rice called njavara, blended with milk and herbs tied in a muslin cloth bundle and applied all over the body in a rhythmic manner.
Podi Kizhi Treatment
Podikizhi is a method of therapeutic sweating. In Podi kizhi cotton bag filled, the body is thoroughly massaged with linen bags containing herbal ingredients in powdered form
Mutta Kizhi Treatment
Mutta Kizhi is one of the ayurvedic treatment in which boiled egg yolks and medicated herbs are used and applied to the body after dripping in medicated oils.