Ayurveda is a science of medication for overall health. It does have its arena of beauty care with varieties of treatments for ensuring facial curtness and beauty. In Ayurveda all the goodness from the nature is used to ensure better skin treatment without side effects.
Ayurvedic Face Pack Mukhalepam The Best Ayurvedic Beauty Massage
All the skin care therapy in Ayurveda is pure with herbs and medicinal plants. The Mukhalepam is a skin care treatment for facial which have its own importance. Mukhalepam has the power to eliminate wrinkles, suntan, cellulite, black heads, etc. and it can be say as a best skin care treatment.

What is Mukhalepam?

Mukhalepam or mukhalepanam is an Ayurveda facial therapy which can be defined as a simple Ayurvedic skin protection therapy. In Malayalam, “Mukham” means face and “lepa, lepana or lepanam” means an application of a paste.

In these herbal pack different types of herbs, medicated plants, oils, ghee, juices of plants, fruits, decoction etc., are used unlike facial in which mostly chemicals are used. It is then prepared into a paste that helps to nourish and clean the skin and give skin a soft and clear look.

It is a therapy in which the face is treated properly with steam and then the face pack is applied, so that the paste can easily be applied.

It contains the application of freshly ready facial pastes and manipulating them off after 35-45 minutes. Mukhalepam massage avoids wrinkles, prevents aging of skin, and gives a good skin tone.

It prevents pigmentation or stains of facial skin, and is advantageous in treating sun burn related circumstances. The herbal composite is chosen after reviewing the skin type of the person and according to the specific requirements.

Benefit of Mukhalepam Ayurvedic Massage

Mukhalepam is a best therapy for skin care for various ailments.  The whole procedure detoxifies as well as enhances the beauty of the skin. It is good for treating conditions related to sunburn.

It is very effective in Twak Rogas (skin diseases) like Eczema, Psoriasis etc. And can also be applied as Mukha Lepa (apply on the face) for Mukha Dooshika (Pimples), to increase the complexion of the skin, etc. Beside this there are some other important benefits of Mukhalepam, which are mentioned below:

  • Prevents wrinkles and tones the skin
  • Reduces inflammation and pain
  • Calm skin infection and pain
  • Relieve skin lesions
  • Reduces pigmentation
  • Reduces discoloration of facial skin
  • Prevents aging of the skin

In addition to this, Mukhalepanam (skin care treatment) is very effective in preventing cataract and even strengthening the optic nerve of the eyes. The treatment also treats early optic disorders in children as well.

Method of Mukhalepam Ayurvedic Treatment

In Mukhalepam Ayurvedic massage treatment, timing and intermissions are estimated based on the patient’s condition and the patient’s skin type.

It is always seen that which types of treatment are best for productive relief. For effective treatment, the doctor may also advise dietary plans and increased with what we called decoction or Kashayam and the Lehyam or semi solids.

The constant practice of Meditation and Yoga may as well be advised as part of a holistic remedy for very productive results in bringing mind, body, and soul together to maintain the feel about the rejuvenation effects of this ancient Mukhalepam treatment and remedy.


  1. Ayurvedic facial should be washed as soon as it dried, because drying makes the face drier and therefore vitiates the complexion.
  2. Facial must be removed after moistening.
  3. After facial is removed the face must be anointed with oil.
  4. The person should avoid excessive talk, exposure to fire and sunlight while facial.

Note: The people suffering from Indigestion, rhinorrhea, anorexia and immediately after Virechana therapy is not advised.

It short it can be said that the Ayurvedic treatment Mukhalepam is more or less like the modern facial treatment, but the difference is that this treatment is completely natural unlike modern therapy, which generally uses creams containing harmful chemicals.