Panchakarma

Our changed lifestyle, adulterated food, hybrid food, pollution, stress is causing generation and accumulation of toxins in our  body which are responsible for such hormonal diseases. So for complete cure and eradication of such problems, all toxins should be eliminated from the body. And the only method available for detoxification is Panchakarma therapies of our own Ayurveda.

Sneham (Abhyangam)–

Sneham is a type of massage which is done in a synchronized manner by using specific medicated oils.

E.g. Bala tailam, Dhanwantram Tailam, Bala- Guduchyadi Tailam etc.

Benefits of Sneham-

  • Abhyangam is deeply relaxing, harmonizes, detoxifies, strengthen & revitalizes the body.
  • It improves blood circulation.
  • It improves lymph flow & hence stimulates immune system.
  • Stress relieves.
  • Fatigue relieves.
  • Induces sleep.
  • Detoxification by increasing blood circulation & lymph flow.
  • Decreases anxiety.
  • Relaxes complete body.
  • Increases stamina.

Swedanam- Sudation:-

Swedanam is the herbal formulation which is given to entire body in steam box by using herbal decoctions. E.g. Dashmool Kwatham, Nirgundi Kwatham, Bala Kwatham etc.

Benefits of Swedanam-

  • Improves blood circulation.
  • Dilates subtle body channels.
  • Liquefy toxins & facilitates their movements to nearest outlet of the body.
  • Relaxes muscles.
  • Relieves pain, swelling etc.

Vaman- Medicated therapeutic Vomiting:- 

Vaman is the 1st panchakarma therapy which literally means medicated therapeutic vomiting. It is done for elimination of vitiated kaph & associated other toxins in the upper part of the body.

Benefits of Vaman-

  • Vanan detoxifies the upper part of the body.
  • Vaman improves liver functioning hence improves digestion.
  • Cleanses the stomach.
  • Regularizes the acid secretions.
  • Regulates the brain functions hence balances the hormonal levels.
  • Vaman is useful treatment in all hormonal diseases.

Virechan- Medicated Therapeutic Purgation:-  

Virechan is the second & simplest panchakarma which literally means Therapeutic purgation(loose motion).It is done for elimination of vitiated Pitta & associated Vata( i.e. toxins) accumulated in the middle part of the body through its nearest route(rectum).

Benefits of Virechan-

  • Virechan detoxifies the middle part of the body.
  • Improves liver function hence improves digestion.
  • Cleans the colon.
  • Regularizes the acid secretion.
  • Stimulates the brain centers & hence balances the hormonal levels.
  • Thus Virechan is useful treatment for all hormonal diseases.

Nasyam –

Nasyam is one of the panchakarma therapy which literally means the introduction of medicated oil, herbal powder or herbal decoctions into the nostrils. Before performing the nasyam procedure, gentle massage with medicated oil is done on head, neck, shoulder & face.

Benefits of Nasyam-

  • Nasyam detoxifies the head, neck, throat & improves immunity.
  • It strengthens the sensory organs.
  • It stimulates brain cells, centers hence useful in treatment of hormonal imbalance, paralysis , facial palsy etc.
  • Nasyam is helpful in treatment of Asthama by relieving spasm.

Shirodhara-

The Shirodhara is one of the most meditative & relaxing treatments of Ayurveda in which different kinds of warm medicated oils or decoctions or buttermilk is gently poured on sixth chakra or the third eye(energetic center).It calms the Central Nervous System & integrates body & mind.

Benefits of Shirodhara-

  • Stress relief & mind control are the most important effects.
  • Gives ultimate mental & emotional relaxation.
  • Improves memory, decision making power.
  • Improves concentration, intelligence, confidence & self esteem.
  • Hence useful in many diseases of nervous system. E.g. paralysis, Insomnia, Hypertension, Anxiety, Diabetes etc.