PANCHKARMA TREATMENT

The Panchakarma therapy is essentially designed to restore the integrity of srotas (different channels of the body) system in the body in health and disease.

Introduction

The panchakarma therapy is essentially designed to restore the integrity of srotas (different channels of the body) system in the body in health and disease. Although the strotas morbidities are all mixed impurities , there are always possibilities that the morbidities could be categorized with dominance of one of the three Doshas namely Kapha, Pitta, and Vata.

Vamana is specific to elimination of Kapha.
Virechana is specific to elimination of Pitta.
Vasti Karma is specific for elimination of Vata.

The purificatory effect of Panachakarma therapy and allied therapies generally takes place at two levels.

1. Essentially biopurificatory procedures aiming to cleanse the channels of the body optimizing the natural body functions
2. They have interim physiotherapeutic benefits so advised in chronic diseases especially the condition of neuromuscular deficits and osteoporosis ailments.

Benefits of treatment

1. Essentially biopurificatory procedures aiming to cleanse the channels of the body optimizing the natural body functions
2. They have interim physiotherapeutic benefits so advised in chronic diseases especially the condition of neuromuscular deficits and osteoporosis ailments.

Pradhan Karma

Pradhan Karma

Vaman is indicated in Kapha – Pitta disorders in chronic cold, skin diseases, newly developed fever, TB, cough, asthama, bronchitis, sinusitits, cervical lymphadentis, indigestion, obesity, stomatitis, laryngitis, pharyngitis, mental disorders, epilepsy, excess salivation , loss of taste of the food.

Snehan (oleation ) and swedna (Formation) are used as Purvakarma or preparatory procedures and Panchakarma. Snehan is used to play safe online casinos internally and externally and has the following benefits:

  • To strengthen and improve the delicacy of the skin
  • For intelligence, to improve grasping power and memory
  • To increase eye power
  • After strenuous physical exercise or work
  • To obtain long life as an independent rejuvenated therapy for all
  • For all weak and anemic people.

Treatments based on external oleation 

Snehan

  • Abhyanga – full body massage with medicated herbal oils
  • Shiro – Abhyanaga – Head massage for Insomnia, for loss of memory , for various hair problems and is useful in anxiety and depression
  • Ophthalmic complaints like dry eyes, strain on eye muscles etc.
Netra – Basti
  • For complaints like dry eyes and strain for It professionals working on computer screens, for betterment of vision and other ocular problems.
Shiro Pichu
  • for hair fall, splitting of the hair, burning sensation of scalp, itching and infection of the scalp.
Shiro-Basti
  • Numbness of head, Insomnia, headache and psychological disorders.
Padabhyanga
  • Clears roughness, heals cracks, cures stiffness and numbness, improve eye sight and protects from risk of sciatica
Hrud –Basti
  • Gives strength to cardiac muscles, improves elasticity of the musculature of heart, post operative weakness after a cardiac procedure.
Kati Basti
  • Painful conditions of lower back region , helpful in lumbar spondylisis, disc prolapsed,ankylosing spondilitis, rheumatic arthritis,sacroletitis and lumbasacral strain.
Griva Basti
  • Indicated in painful conditions of cervical region like cervical spondylosis
Janu Basti
  • In painful condition of knee, degenerative arthritis and to strengthen the cartilages.
Udar – Basti
  • toning loose abdominal muscles , removes excessive fats from the abdominal area and no deposit casino bonuses in complaints of flatulence, pain and stiffness in abdomen.

 

Shirodharaayu_03


This is the commonly used procedure. Dhara is carried out by using different dravya according to the indicated diseases
Takradhara

Medicated buttermilk is used in this procedure.
Duration : 20-40 Mins
Indication:
  • Cures premature graying of hair
  • Mitigated fatigue
  • Effectively cures headache
  • Removes dandruff and prevents recurrence
  • Effective in scalp infections and hairfall.
Shirodhara with oils or decoctions and even with plain boiled and cooled mile have proved efficacious in the following conditions:
  • In migraines to relieve headaches
  • Relieves the pain and pricking sensation at extremities
  • Beneficial in abnormalities of the urine
  • Corrects the laxity of joints
  • Effective remedy in disease of eyes and ears
  • In insomnia, anxiety, depression and many psychological disorders.

 

Indications of Panchakarma

Vamana – Medicated Emesis

Indications of Vamana (Medicated Emesis) It is the supreme method of eradicating aggravated Kapha dosha and to some extent for removal of Pitta. Hence it is useful for patients having disorders of Kapha and Pitta predominance like chronic cold, skin disease, newly developed fever, tuberculosis, cough, asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, cervical lymph adenitis, indigestion, obesity, stomatitis, laryngtitis and pharyngitis, mental disorders, epilepsy, excess salivation, loss of taste to the food.

 

Indication of Virechana

(Drug Induced Purgation)

Purgation is indicated in various skin diseases, chronic fever, prameha, murdhwaga rakta-pitta, enlargement of liver and spleen, galaganda – thyroid disorders, ,intestinal parasites, erysipelas, anaemia, severe pain in head, flanks, udavarta, burning of eyes, various discoloration of skin –redness of eyes, stomatitis and hyperacidity and other Pitta predominant diseases.

 

Indication of Niruha Basti

(Cleansing Medicated Enema)

This is indicated in diseases of Vata especially due to the obstruction in the channels in abdomen, chest, pelvic region, eye, ear, or legs, headaches, cardiac pain, hemiplegic, facial paralysis, constipation, obstruction in urination worms stiffness in the body fistula, joint disease stiffness in the back and loss of strength in the body.

Indications of Anuvasana Basti

(Medicated Oil Enema )

It is indicated in patients having dryness of body, very strong fire, all Vatta disease due to tissue loss ( wasting and debilitating disease. It is given for the purpose of oleation and nutrition also.

Indications of Nasya

Headache, dental pain, migraine, ear pain, nasal pain, sinusitis, facial paralysis, sleeplessness, loss of speech, stammering. In short this can be given for any diseases of eyes, nose, ear or throat.

Indications of Raktamokshana

(Bloodletting)

It is indicated in skin diseases, boils, bleeding disorders, excessive bleeding during menstruation.