PANCHKARMA CHIKITSA (The Ayurvedic Detoxification Therapy):
Panchakarma (Sanskrit Language: पंचकर्म, literally meaning “five procedures”) is the word for the five different unique procedures used in Ayurveda to purify the body.
There are 1)VAMANA (Medicated Emesis), 2)VIRECHANA (Medicated Purgation), 3)BASTI (Medicated enema), 4)NASYA (Nasal Therapy), 5)RAKTAMOKSHANA (Blood letting)
In order to stay healthy and fit one should carry out Panchakarma methods as a way of cleansing and servicing the body. The greatest benefit of this system is preventing possible serious illness due to ‘Srothas Avarodha’ (obstruction of channels or ducts). Panchakarma have a rejuvenating effect when it is subject to a healthy person.
PANCHKARMA OR PANCHSHODHANA
Method: Vamana is a medicated emesis therapy which removes Kapha dominant Dosha & toxins. It is pre planned scientific way to clear not only stomach but every cell & full body.
Benefits of Vamana: Chronic indigestion, Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Allergies, Chronic Cold, Nasal Congestion, , Hyperacidity, Obesity, Psychological disorders,
2) Virechana (Purgation)
Virechana is medicated purgation therapy which removes Pitta dominent toxins. It is pre planned scientific way to clear not only GI track but every cell & full body.
Benefits of Virechana: Digestive disorders , Skin disorders Chronic Fever, Diabetes, Asthma, such as Herpes, Paraplegia, Hemiplegia Joint disorders, , Constipation, Hyperacidity, Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Headaches, Elephantiasis and Gynecological disorders.
3), 4)Basti (Enema or Colonic Irrigation)
Basti (Enema) is considered as the mother of all Panchakarma treatments. It cleanses the accumulated toxins from all the 3 doshas : Vata, Pitta and Kapha, through the colon. Basti is also highly beneficial as a rejuvenating treatment. Medicated oil or ghee and an herbal decoction is given as enema to clean the colon and increase the muscle tone. This treatment is provided for several days, based on the medical condition of a person.
Benefits: For Hemiplegia, Paraplegia, Colitis, Convalescence, Cervical Spondylosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Digestive disorders, Backache & Sciatica, Hepatomegaly & Splenomegaly, Obesity, Piles, Sexual Debility & Infertility.
5) Nasya (Nose Cleaning)
Nasya involves administration of medicated oil through the nose to cleanse accumulated Kapha toxins from the head and neck region. Based on the medical condition of a person, it can be given up to 30 days.
Nasya benefits include Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bel’s Palsy, improves memory & eye sight, insomnia, elimination of excess mucus, hyper pigmentation in the face, pre-mature graying of hair, clarity of voice, headaches of various origins, Hemiplegia, loss of smell and taste, frozen shoulder, migraine, stiffness of the neck, nasal allergies, nasal polyp, neurological dysfunctions, Paraplegiar and sinusitis.