Panchakarma (Five Fold Detoxification Therapy) is a traditional Ayurvedic treatment. It is the ultimate healing experience for detoxifying the mind and the body. It helps in strengthening the immune system and restoring balance and well-being. Panchakarma therapy by cleansing the toxins from the body helps you to a re-achieve balance of the three doshas (the three energies that govern all biological functions) and longevity. It is also beneficial in regaining health and wellness.
The scope of Panchakarma treatments are well known for their preventive, curative, and rejuvenation action. Ayurveda classics have mentioned multidimensional actions like, it removes toxins from the body, helping in treating disease conditions, improving metabolism, nourishing the body and if taken regularly in a proper way it helps to increase the lifespan of an individual.
Penta detoxification treatments
- Vamana Karma: Therapeutically induced vomiting.
- Virechana Karma: Therapeutically induced purgation.
- Basti karma: Medicated enemas which includes decoction and oil enema.
- Nasya Karma: Administration of medicine through nasal drops.
- Panchakarma treatments will be planned in 3 phases.
- Examining and understanding an individual’s body constitution & the condition
- Correction of the digestive fire
- Planning the diet and lifestyle supportive for the treatment.
- Snehana i.e. oleation and Swedana i.e, fomentation
Panchakarma the Main phase
- It is an important phase & it has to be done under the supervision of physician only.
- As planned earlier, in this phase medicine to induce vomiting or purgation will be administered. Also, a medicated enema will be administered depending on the condition. Specific Pre-panchakarma procedures will be planned to make this phase more beneficial.
- These Panchakarma treatments are not merely digestive tract cleansing therapies. It helps to remove the toxins from the cellular level.
Post Panchakarma Phase
- In this phase, the patient will be observed for the symptoms related to the completion of detoxification.
- Based on the level & intensity of detoxification suitable diet will be advised.
- Diet starts with liquids like rice gruel and gradually it will be changed to semi-solid and then to a normal diet. This phase is as important as the main phase.
- In order to plan the Panchakarma treatments Physician may require some blood investigations based on which specific panchakarma and diet will be planned.
Benefits of Panchakarma
- Eliminate toxins and toxic conditions from your body and mind
- Restore your constitutional balance improving health and wellness
- Strengthen your immune system and become more resistant to illness
- Reverse the negative effects of stress on your body and mind
- Slow the aging process
- Enhance your self-reliance, strength, energy, vitality, and mental clarity
- Bring about deep relaxation and a sense of well-being
- Reduce dependence on drugs and medicine
- Implement positive lifestyle changes