Panchakarma Treatment in Kerala
Vinayaka ayurvedic hospital in Thrissur , We offer best and authentic panchakarma treatment in kerala with the aim of rejuvenating the body and mind. Panchakarma treatment in kerala is the very popular ayurvedic treatment ,so we provide a unique treatment to each individual based on their age , immune system and toxin level.
What is panchakarma ?
The name Panchakarma literally means “Five Actions” , this treatment relies upon five distinctive basic activities called Virechana (Purgation), Vamana (Emesis), Snehavasthi (Medicated Oil Enema), Kashayavasti (medicated decoction enema) and Nasya (Nasal Administration).Human body is a complex machine and the body cells are working throughout the day to produce energy to sustain life. As a result so many wastes are produced . This is called toxins ,these toxins may affect immune mechanism or may cause diseases.Panchakarma mainly helps to remove toxins from body and also strengthens the immune system to restore health and well-being.
The variety of therapies used in a Panchakarma ayurvedic treatment are listed below:
VAMANA – This is also called cleansing procedure in which toxins are eliminated through oral route.Detoxification through vamana is suggested in diseases which mainly involve kapha dosha. Before inducing vamana the toxins that is adhered or accumulated over all tissues are brought to stomach with various preparation methods( poorvakarma) like snehana and swedana.
SNEHANA – This is a lubrication therapy which helps to relax the tissue and separates the debris from healthy tissue. Swedana is sweat treatment liquefy the debris entangled in tiny channels.when the toxins are separated and liquefied it is easy to get collected in stomach with help of herbal medication.
VIRECHANA – Virechana is expelling the vitiated doshas and toxins through anus. This can be conducted as an individual detoxification therapy or as a follow up therapy. Virechana is a painless and easiest procedure. Complications are usually very rare in this therapy.
Detoxification method helps to expel toxins and vitiated doshas from blood, liver and intestines.it purifies blood and skin. This processes clean up the gastrointestinal tract. Usual panchakarma preparatory methods like snehana and swedana are completed before inducing purgation .Virechana is induced by administering herbal purgatives , when pitta dosha is dominant. Patient is made to drink warm water repeatedly. Later the patient is rehabilitated to special diet and lifestyle(paschat karma).
NASYA – It is one among the five major processes in Ayurveda. It is a therapeutic process in which herbal medicines are administered through nostrils.The nose is the doorway to our brain and consciousness. The therapy cleanses and then opens the channels of the head, thereby improving the process of oxygenation which has a direct influence on the functioning of brain. NASYA is the disease of head neck and shoulders. Imbalance of body humers can be balanced by nasya. It can be used both as preventive and curative aspect. Nasya strengthen the eyes, ears and nose. And it also eliminate the accumulated toxins in head region. Nasya treatment is highly effective for headache, migraine, frozen shoulder, hair fall, etc.
We have to arrange our body for nasya therapy, this is often referred to as( poorva karma) pre therapeutic measures. Which has Snehana-application of slightly warm oil on shoulder, neck and face then swedana- fomentation is given from medicated water. Next procedure is nasya. After nasya the patient got to follow post therapeutic measures (paschatkarma). He ought to rest until the slime is spitted out, then gargle mouth with hot water and wash face with hot water
BASTI – Basthi means enema therapy. Vasthi is one of the panchakarma treatment for vata predominating disorders. It is of two types:
Sneha basthi: It is medicated oil enema given to nourish and lubricate the body.
Niruha basthi: herbal decoction mixed with honey, rock salt etc are administered through anal route.
Benefits of Panchakarma:
Helps restore metabolic fire (AGNI)
Eliminates AMA (toxins) strengthens tissue functions.
Assists balance all three doshas.
Helps implement a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Reduces stress, improves relaxation & tolerance.
Slows the ageing process.
Boosts the bodies immunity levels.
Improves strength, endurance and vitality.