What is Ayurvedic Panchakarma?
          The deep cleansing process, unique to Ayurveda, that enables the body to release excess doshas and toxins from its cells and expel them is called Panchakarma, which basically denotes detoxification or elimination of toxins from body Pancha Karma is the cornerstone to Ayurvedic management of disease. Pancha Karma is not only good for alleviating disease but is also a useful tool in maintaining excellent health for detoxification. Ayurveda advises undergoing Pancha Karma at the seasonal changes to improve the metabolic processes.

Panchakarma is a Sanskrit word that means "five actions" or "five treatments".
These are: 1. Vaman 2. Virechan 3. Basti 4. Nasya 5. Raktamokshan

Available services under Ayurvedic Panchakarma
   Ayurvedic Consulting
   Ayurvedic Diet advice
   Nadi Parikshan( Pulse Diagmosis) by well-qualified and experienced Ayurved Doctors, Importance*
   Ayurvedic Aushadhalaya, where All kinds of Ayurvedic medicines, Kadhe,tailam ,keraliyan oils ,facepacks, ayurvedic products are provided as per Ayurvedic Dr. Prescription

Ayurvedic Abhyanga (Massage)
          The term "Abhyanga" means oil massage - specific oils as per prakriti and disease are chosen for the head and body, according to skin type. Then a soothing steam follows, helping the skin absorb the herbal oils.
          Benefits- Massage improves metabolism, increases circulation, causing the body to flush out its waste products more efficiently. It helps in alleviating pain related conditions. It provides comfort to the eyes, sound sleep, tones up the body, Improves flexibility, softness and firmness of the skin and provides long life. It is the most ancient method used to remove muscular fatigue and pain.

Swedana (Steam Bath)
          Sweda is heat producing method which brings sweat and opens pores of skin.

Types
   Bashpa Sweda (Steam Bath) - Vapour fomentation of nirgurdi leaves ,Dashmoola, Nimba, Eranda leaves etc.
   Nadi Sweda (Local steam) - Vapour for local use by pipe method.
   Valooka Sweda - is dry fomentation by sand.
   Avagaha Sweda - is tub bath in warm medicated decoction.

Beneficial for
          Vata diseases, Pain related conditions,Common cold,Swasa-Asthma,Heavyness of body,Pain-in neck. Lumbo sacral region, back hips, legs, hands, head et,Hemiplegia,Paraplegia,Stiffness in neck, hips and back,Sciatica,Joints diseases,Disorders of Urination,After delivery,Atrophies of muscles, contractures of joints and for muscular functions.


Panchakarma Poorvakakrma (Pre-Procedures)
Treatment Method Benefits
Snehan
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Systematic Oil Massage To release fatigue, relieves vata problem, relieves pain in body, reduces dryness of skin,increases skin glow,capacity of eyes (vision) ,increases body strength.
Swedan (Steam Bath)
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Fomentation - Heating Process Beneficial for Vata Predominant Prakriti and diseases, Common cold, Hiccough. Asthma, Heaviness of body, Pain in –Neck, Lumbosaral region, Sacral region, Back ,Hips etc. Laryngitis & Pharyngitis, Facial Paralysis. ,Paralysis ,Myopathies, , Constipation, Stiffness in neck, hips & back ,Lock jaw, Sciatica, Joint disorders, Urinary problems, After delivery to normalise in vata, Musculer atrophy, Contractures in joints to improve muscular functions.

Pradhankarma (Main Procedures)
Treatment Method Benefits
Vaman
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Use of emetics in scientific method for purification of the body Asthma, Bronchitis, Chronic Sinusitis, Skin disease,Psoriasis, Indigestion, Hypothyroidism Obesity, Removes stomach toxins, Hyper acidity
Virechan
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Use of purgatives in scientific method for purification of the body Skin disorders,Headache, Jaundice, Deformities of sperms, Abdominal enlargements, Constipation. Body cleaning & rejuvenation; Oedema, Abscess, Pitta Predominant diseases, Before conception to a healthy child.
Basti
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Medicinal Enema by using medicated oil & herbal decoction All types of diseases occurred due to Vata dosha (vat vyadhi), Constipation, Obstruction in Urination, Loss of body Strength, discolouration, , loss of sensation, Worms, Stiffness in body, Fever, Fistula, Stiffness in back & hips, Tremors., Joint diseases, Arthritis, Paralysis, Sciatica, Facial Paralysis, Pain due to calculus, Gout, All Gynaec disorders (dysmenorrhoea, Uterine fibroid, Polycystic Ovaries, breast Cyst. Infertility etc.)
Nasya
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Nasal administration Headache, Migraine, Stiffness in head, neck shoulders. Lock of jaw, Dental pain, Ear pain, Nasal pain, Eye pain, Eye problem, Facial Paralysis, Paralysis, Epilepsy, Sleeplessness, Loss of speech, Stammering, Loss of function of shoulder muscle, jaundice, hypertension, Spondylosis, Infertility, Harmonal imbalances, Psychological disorders.
Raktamolshan
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Blood letting Skin diseases,eczema,Leucoderma,Psoriasis Varicose veins,Erisepalus, Enlargement of spleen & liver, jaundice, Ringworm, headache

Upkarma (Other Procedures)
Treatment Method Benefits
Shirodhara
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Continuous Pouring of Oil or Liquids or Herbal decoctions on the forehead Hyper tension, Sleeplessness, Facial Paralysis, Partial or complete Paralysis, Neuralgia, Lock jaws, Loss of speech, Irrelevant speech, Atrophy of brain, Congestive Cardiac Failure, Mental stress Alopecia, Graying of Hairs, Psoriasis ,Mentally Retarded Children, Hyperactive children , Vertigo, Migraine, Psychological disorders.
Shirobasti
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Keeping warm medicated oil on the head for a certain period by using special cap around the head Effective in the cases of Vata affecting the Head, Neuralgia, Optic atrophy, Otalgia, Deafness, Facial Paralysis and in all diseases affecting cranial nerves.
Agnikarma
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Placing hot metal stick (Shalaka) on a specific point for a very short Period Corn,Severe Pain – in joints or any Muscular area ,Frozen shoulder, Lock jaws, Stiffness of joints. Cyst, Piles, Epileptic attack, Heavy bleeding ,Warts
Hridaybasti
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Keeping warm medicated oil on the area of the heart for a certain period Heart diseases – like coronary artery blockage (Ischemic heart disease) Cardiomegaly, Valvular disease, Mitral valve Prolapse etc.
Pidicchil
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Pouring and Massaging of Medicated oil Vata Vyadhi (diseases due to vata) , Bodyache,Paralysis , Arthritis etc. Diabetes; High blord Pressure.
Netra-Tarpan
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Keeping a Medicated ghee in a groove made up by flour & water around the eyes. To prevent the eye diseases like Cataract Glaucoma, Pterigium etc. It improves the vision.
Uttarbasti
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Female - Introducing Medicated oil / Ghrit in intrauterine cavity or up to the cervix. Tubal Blockage, Infertility Cervical erosion, Vaginitis, Cervical Polyp, Cervicitis, Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroid,Urinary Incontinence , etc.
Katibasti
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Keeping warm Medicated oil on the Lumber region for some specific period Diseases of spine like Lumber Disc,Prolapse ,Loss of Lordosis ,Lumber Spondylosis, Sciatica etc. Severe backache ,Muscular Spasm at the lumber region.
Janubasti
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Keeping warm medicated oil on the knee joint Arthritis, degenerative, changes in the knee ,joint stiffness in knee joint etc.
Lepan
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External Application of herbal Packs mixed with water / honey / milk etc. on various body parts To prevent or correct the discoloration; Hyper pigmentation skin disease, to improve skin tone & texture. To reduce localized burning / pain / or itching or For allergic skin rashes , Erysipelas, (Herpes Zoster) edema, accidental swelling, Abscess
Udwartan
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Scrubbing of different body Parts by using various herbal Powders. Dissolves the extra fat deposition (obesity) ,Excessive sweating , improves the colour of skin ,Improves the blood circulation.

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