13 March 2010

Panchakarma - The Ayurvedic Secrets Of Cleansing The Body & mind

Panchakarma is super specialty Ayurvedic therapy. It means five therapies, the Ayurvedic means of maintaining the equilibrium of mind and body. This therapies help in eradicating the toxic substances accumulated in the body. It is a treatment for both the healthy and the unhealthy. The five therapies of Panchakarma are: Vamana, Virechana, Basti, Nasya and Rakta Mokshana.
Why Panchkarma?
Due to the nature of modern lifestyle, food habits, diseases etc. invariably our body becomes a dumping ground of unlimited toxic and waste substances. By means of Panchkarma Procedures the toxins lodged even at the lower layer of the body are flushed out and eliminated. These treatments often bring out the deep-rooted origins of the diseases to the surface where they can be treated and cured

  • Eliminates Toxic matter from the body 
  • Enhance the power of digestion and metabolism 
  • Gets rid of diseases from the very root of the system 
  • Restore normal health
  • Helps the body gain strength and increase virility
  • Gives a clearer complexion

Different Types of Purification Rejuvenation Therapies 

Abhyangam or Ayurvedic Massage: This is a special type of massage in which strokes are given according to the circulatory channels with medicated oil for 45 minutes per day for 7 to 30 days. Useful in: obesity, loss of skin luster, to correct blood circulation, sleeplessness, fatique and other vata predominant diseases.

Snehapanam: In this treatment medicated ghee or oils are given internally in proportionally increasing quantity for a period of 5 to 7 days. Useful in osteo arthritis, psoriasis, chronic constipation, hemorrhoids, general weakness etc.

Vamana: in this therapy week of preparation like snehpanam & swedanam very useful in kapha predominant diseases like upper respiratory problems’ mental & serious skin diseases like psoriasis.
Virechana: after one-week snehpanam and swedanam the purgation is induced with some special Ayurvedic medicine. This is very useful in pitha predominant diseases like acidity, Chronic constipation etc.

Pizhichil: Luke warm herbal oils are applied all over the body of the patient by two therapists is special rhythematic way continuously for about 1 hour in a day for a period of 7 to 21 days. This treatment is very useful for rheumatic diseases.

Sirodhara: In this process some herbal oils, medicated milk; medicated buttermilk etc. are poured on the forehead in a special method for about 45 minutes in a day for a period of 7 to 21 dyas. It is useful in insomnia, loss of memory, headaches, mental tension and certain skin diseases.

Vasthi: is a therapeutic procedure in which certain herbal oils, herbal extracts etc are applied through the rectum daily for a period of 7 to 30 days. It is useful in arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, gastric complaints, rheumatism, chronic constipation, sexual weakness and general weakness.

Sirovasthi: Certain lukewarm herbal iol are filled in a siro vasti yantram fitted on the head and held for 15 to 60 minutes per day according to the patient’s conditions for a period of 7 dyas. Beneficial in facial paralysis, dryness of nostrils, mouth or throat, severe headaches and other diseases of the head and for mentally retarded children.

Nasyam: it is a treatment in which herbal juice, medicated oils etc. are applied through nose for 14 dyas. This treatment is highly effective in certain types of headache, paralysis, mental disorders and some skin diseases etc.

Kizhi: Herbal leaves or powders are made in boluses and is applied on the whole body or a part specified after dipping it in warm medicated oils. This procedure is done for 45 minutes daily for a period of 7 to 14 days. It is benefical in osteo arthritis, spondylitis, sport injuries etc.

Dhanayamla dhara: Warm herbal liquid is poured all over the body is rhythmic way using a special vessel. This is done for 45 minutes to 1 hour daily.

Yoni Prakshalanam: Herbal oils and decoction are applied through the vaginal route. This treatment is good for gynecological disorders. It is also purification process of the genital organ.

Kativasthi: in this process specially prepared warm medicated oils is kept over the lower back with herbal paste boundary. This treatment lasts for 45 minutes to 1 hour and it is good for any type of back pain and spinal disorders.

Urovasthi: Like kativasthi warm medicated oil is kept over the chest for 45 minutes. This is an effective treatment in asthma, other respiratory problems, heart diseases and muscular chest pain.

Medicated steam bath or Vaspswedan is an important process prior to main panchkarma therapy. It is useful in the detoxification and purification of whole body.
      A team of doctors and staff at the GMVN panchkarma centres have been duly trained in panchkarma   
      protocols and in health care management.These centers offer a unique combination of Ayurveda, Yoga,
      Panchakarma, Kerala specialty and for rejuvenation with Himalayan herbal specialty.


Ankita Desai said...

Nice Information provided in the blog
According to ayurveda doshas are three vital energies present in the body. Health is result of balanced functions of these doshas.  Diseases  develop due to imbalanced or vitiated doshas.
Panchakarma virechana treatment Baner Pune Best Ayurvedic Clinic in Sangvi, Pimple Gurav Pune.

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