Panchkarma Treatment Packages
Panchakarma is a therapeutic way of eliminating toxic elements from the body. It balances the state of mind and body ( Vata, Pitta and Kapha in ayurveda) therefore gives a complete rejuvenation and maintains health. This treatments gives permanent solution for Knee pains, stress , Headache, & other General illness.
||Abhyanga:||Ayurvedic massage involving long strokes on the body. Promotes circulation and nourishes the body tissues.
Method :Abhyanga is essentially a full-body oil massage, often taken before one’s morning shower or bath, and it is very popular. Many affectionately refer to Abhyanga just as ‘the relaxing massage’.Benefits:Abhyanga massage is a deeply relaxing, rejuvenating experience as well as treatment in certain illness. protects from stress, anxiety, exhaustion and Vata disorder.
||Asana:||Yoga exercise involving stretching and correction of body posture. This contributes to muscle tightening and spinal correction. Also helps bring about physical and mental calmness.Benefits: Practice of Asanas Helps to :
||Avagaaham:||Body or limbs are immersed in specially formulated herbal oil. This will help to speed up the process of healing and helps in reducing inflammation. Method : Immersion of the body or limbs in an individualized herbal fluid or oil .Benefit : Strengthen the Area, Reduce inflammation and accelerate healing.||Book Treatment|
||Basti:||(Part of panchkarma treatment) Ayurvedic enema which involves specially prepared oils, herbal concoctions and milk per perenium in order to detoxify, cleanse or supplement the lower part of the body. Method : Basti is the introduction of medicated liquids into the colon through the rectum. While it directly effects the colon, its is not a localized or symptomatic treatment.Benefit : Basti therapy is the most effective treatment for disorders arising from abdominal vata. This includes chronic constipation, low back pain, sciatica, rheumatism, gout, arthritis, hemiplegia, poliomyelitis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s Disease, multiple sclerosis and dystrophy and atrophy of nerves and muscles. It benefits epilepsy, mental retardation, and sensory dysfunction.||Book Treatment|
||Elakizhi:||Soothing music used for therapeutic reasons. Helps in restoring body harmony and imbalances leading to disease. Method : It is a process in which herbal leaves are tied in a cloth bag. This bag is dipped into hot medicated oil and then applied all over the body.Benefit : It relieves from body pain, stiff joints, back aches and similar ailments||Book Treatment|
||Gandoosham:||Herbal oils are sipped and held in the mouth for a few minutes. This helps restore health of teeth and gums. Method : Gandoosha, gargling with sesame oil (or oil pulling) is a way of restoring oral health and is a common daily recommended activity in accordance with the principles of Ayurveda. The process should be carried out in the morning on an empty stomach, preferably after brushing thoroughly. The traditional oil of choice for this procedure is sesame.Benefit : Restore the health of teeth and gums.||Book Treatment|
||Greeva Vasti:||A paste is made out of medicated oil and flour. This is then applied to the back of the neck, low back etc, to help lower localized radiating pain.(see also netra tarapan ). Method : A reservoir made of black gram dough is built up on the neck which will cover all the vertebrae of neck and 2-3 vertebrae of thoracic region. After ensuring that this is leak-proof, lukewarm medicinal oil, which alleviates pain and strengthens the bone and joint tissues, is slowly poured into it. When the oil cools down, it is squeezed out with cotton gauze and the procedure is repeated a few times.
Benefits: * Pain and stiffness in neck. * Cervical spondylitis. * Referred pain in hands. * Headache and giddiness. * Shoulder pain.
||Hridya Vasti:||Specially prepared herbal oils are pooled over the chest area for a certain period of time. It is used in respiratory and cardio vascular conditions. Method : Hridaya Basti or Uro basti is retention of the medicated oil on the chest wall. Specially prepared warm medicated oil (Dhanwantharm oil) is poured over the chest wall and retained inside for 30 to 45 minutes.This form of external Basti particularly benefits muscle and rigidity of the chest wall and strengthens the bone tissue in that area. Also strengthens heart muscles.
Benefits: This is an effective treatment for asthma, other respiratory problems such as bronchieactasis, and muscular chest pain.
||Janu Vasti:||Specially prepared herbal oils are pooled over the knee area. Helps in improving circulation, arthritis, joint lubrication, sprains etc. Method : Janu Vasti is One of the most effective treatment in reliving the pain and rejuvenating the joints. A procedure which involves warm herbal oil stagnated over the affected Knee for 30 minutes followed by a skillful massage and fomentation.
Benefits: Lubrication of the joint, Increase in circulation in the area, Pain relief, relaxation of muscles, improvement in mobility and flexibility.
||Karna Puranam:||A specially prepared herbal oil bath for the ears. This helps with vertigo, tinnitus, jaw locks, headaches, earwax etc. Method : Karna Puranam is the process of healing ear problems with warm herbal oils.Treatment begins with a vibrant head and neck massage, followed by a gentle massage to the ears. Then the ears are gently cleaned with cotton buds and few drops of Herbal medicated Ayurvedic oil is poured into ears. Once the cavity of the ear is completely occupied with the oil, the person is requested to rest in the position to allow the oil to get absorbed.
Benefits: This therapy is highly recommended for tinnitus ( ringing in the ears), excess earwax, earache, neck pain, jaw pain, impaired hearing due to wax blockages, impurities in the ear canal, dryness, itching, frequent ear infections and vertigo.
||Katti Vasti:||A specially prepared herbal oil bath for the lower back. Helps with osteoporosis, sciatica, lubrication and flexibility, deep relaxation etc. Method : Warm signature oil is poured into a black gram dough ring and placed on the spot of pain or discomfort. The deep fomentation of the oil radiates through the muscles releasing tension and stiffness
Benefits: Helpful in treating all lower back ailments including acute and chronic back pain , prolapsed disc, lumbar Spondylitis, sciatica, degenerative disorders of disc, osteoporosis, arthritis, leg pain, hip pain and spinal cord compression.
||Ksheera Dhoomam :||Specially medicated Cow’s milk fomentation applied to the affected area. Helps in conditions like facial paralysis, speech problems and other neurological disorders like asthma. Method : In this treatment medicated cow milk is mixed with suitable drugs and heated. The steam coming out is made to pass through a tube/pipe and is applied over the affected part of the patient’s body.
Benefits: Effective for numbness, headache, allergies, nervous disorder and paralysis.
||Kunjal Kriya:||Controlled vomiting involving drinking warm slightly salted water until the stomach is full. It is done early morning on an empty stomach. Helps in respiratory problems like asthma.Method : Kunjal is performed by drinking tepid, salty water up to the point where you feel like vomiting. The water should be lukewarm, and contain about one or two teaspoons of salt for half a litre of water. then put two fingers down your throat and massage the back of your tongue as far down as possible Water will come out of your mouth in a quick series of gushes.Continue pressing until your stomach is empty.
Benefits: It Helps in the cure of the following diseases: acidity and gas in the stomach; biliousness, nausea, food poisoning and auto-poisoning; indigestion; inflamed oesophageal mucosa, coughs, asthma, bronchitis and respiratory ailments; headaches, (both tension and migraine) and diseases of the nervous system.
||Lepanam:||Medicated herbal paste is applied on the affected of the body. Helpful for skin diseases, arthritis, various inflammatory conditions, etc.
Method : This is a process by which warm medicated herbal paste is applied on the affected part of the body.The paste is a blend of many potential herbs, spices, juice of leaves and buttermilk.
Benefits: Useful for various types of skin diseases , inflammatory and spastic conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, abscess, osteoarthritis, edema, back aches, head aches, etc.
||Marma Chikista:||Ayurvedic acupressure and contour massage. Mainly for overall rejuvenation. Method : Marmas are specific points on the body where the application of pressure induces the flow of vital energy (prana) along a complex system of subtle channels called (nadis). It energizing the body to relieve occupational illness and stress related diseases.
Benefits: Healing through marma abhayangam affects the chakras, Physical health and the doshas. The purpose of a marma Abhayangam is to stimulate the various body organs and systems.
||Nasya:||Part pachkarma therapy. It is the administration of herbal preparation into the nose. Helps in disorders relating to the brain, head and mind. Also helps with sinusitis. Method : Drops of medicated oil or herbal juice are administered in each nostril of the patient for about 7-14 days. This treatment eliminates the toxins from the head and neck region.
Benefits: Recommended for head ache, migraine, sinusitis, allergies, premature greying of hair, loss of smell and taste, cold and chest congestion.
||Navara Kizhi:||Medicated paste applied and massaged all over body. Helps with joint aches, muscle tension, paralysis etc. Method : Navarakizhi is a treatment using medicated milk-porridge (medicinal rice called navara) made into a bundle (kizhi). The kizhi is dipped in a mixture of milk and medicinal decoction and is applied all over the body.
Benefits: This has a nourishing effect on all the joints and is said to revitalize the body . This is a nourishing and restorative treatment that will reduce emaciation of the muscles and will build a better immune system. It is also very effective to improve the luster and texture of the skin.
||Netra Dhara:||Medicated paste applied over the eyes. This treatment is deeply relaxing for the eyes. Helps in eliminating fatique, improves eyesight and improves wrinkles.
Method : Netra dhara is an effective eyes cleansing technique, In which eyes are washed with a medicated mixture of oils.Benefits: A soothing way to relax strained eyes, Cooling and refreshing, Delays cataract formation Helps in treating chronic Conjunctivitis, Improves eye sight, Makes the eyes sparkle.
||Netra Tarpan:||Dough of black gram flour is used to make a well like feature around the eyes. Once the dough is set over the eyes, ghee is put in. This helps in a number of eye problems like conjunctivitis, squinting, burning, dryness, watery etc.Method : In This Treatment eyes are bathed in pure medicated cow’s ghee.Ayurvedic Netra Tarpana, where freshly made dough rings filled with fragrant oils are placed around the eyes and one has to keep the eyes open so the oils run into them. A small pit is made around the eyes and it is filled up with medicated clear butter up till the eye lashes are covered.
Benefits: Highly recommended for people who regularly work at computers, operate machinery, drive for long periods.It is very effective in diseases of eye and poor vision.
||Pancha Karma:||Five main types of treatments are administered. They are vomiting; blood letting, laxatives, enema and nasal medication. These five treatments are designed to treat the whole person.
Method : Panchakarma (five actions) is a cleansing and rejuvenating program for the body, mind and consciousness. It is known for its beneficial effects on overall health, wellness and self-healing.
Benefits: * 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 thereby slowing the aging process. * Enhance your self-reliance, strength, energy, vitality and mental clarity. * Bring about deep relaxation and sense of well-being.
||Patra panda Swedanam:||Process whereby either whole body or part of it is made to perspire using external application of medicinal boluses that are tied in a bag of cloth. Helps with back pain, sodalities, rheumatoid arthritis, paralysis etc.
Method : Also known as Pain Management System, This is ayurveda’s most nourishing and rejuvinative external therapy. In this treatment the body is massaged with cloth bags (poultices) filled with powders of medicinal leaves along with warm medicated oil. This is specially for inflammatory conditions of bones and joints, sports injuries.Benefits: Paralysis, Poliomyelitis, Pain, Osteo Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lean And Thin Persons, Inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis
||Pichu:||Pichu and shirovasti are theoretically the same except for the modes of application which vary slightly. Both treatments are for ailments affecting the region above the neck, especially due to disrupted vata dosha. Pichu is also used to treat some ailments of the crarnial nerves.
Method : Cotton cloth is soaked in warm oil and then placed on the affected part of the body for a few minutes. The cloth is constantly kept warm by pouring warm oil over it. This therapy is very helpful for localized pain in muscles and joints. Also helps with deep relaxation.
Benefits: This therapy is very helpful for localized pain in muscles and joints.Also Recommended for eye, ear and nose disorders, headache and gynaecological disorders
||Pizhichil:||Full body massage using cloth that has been dipped in specially prepared herbal oils. This therapy is helpful for joint conditions, paralysis, poor circulation and chronic muscle tension. Method : It is a gentle and synchronized body massage, which is done with constant flow of warm herbal oil. This Ayurveda treatment also involves squeezing a cloth soaked in oil over the body.
Benefits: Pizhichil is an effective remedy for optimum relaxation. This treatment is also very useful for sexual weakness, nervous weakness, rheumatic pains, Vata imbalances, hypertension and emaciation of limbs.
||Pranayama:||This is a yogic breathing exercise aiming to provide maximum oxygen to the mind and body. It helps in optimum circulation and energy flow to all the vital organs of the body. Method : Pranayama, the formal practice of controlling the breath, lies at the heart of yoga. It has a mysterious power to soothe and revitalize a tired body, a flagging spirit, or a wild mind.During Pranayam Prana/Air flows through thousands of subtle energy channels called ‘nadis’ and energy centers called ‘chakras’. The quantity and quality of prana and the way it flows through the nadis and chakras determines one’s state of mind.Benefits: Yoga practice helps develop the body and mind bringing a lot of health benefits yet is not a substitute for medicine. It is important to learn and practice yoga techniques under the supervision of a trained Yoga teacher.||Book Treatment|
||Purva Karma:||Approximately two week before starting the vigorous panch karma therapies, you may be given advice on how to prepare your body for therapies. Examples include dietary advice, exercise, breathing, walking etc.Method : Purva karma refers to the preparation of body for Ayurvedic panchakarma therapy. There are two different methods in purvakarma : snehan and swedan. Purva karma is necessary for the body to achieve the complete benefits of panchakarma. Purvakarma can complete in one day or over many days.
Benefits: Prepare your body for therapies so that complete benefit can be taken
||Shiro Abhyanga:||Ayurvedic head, neck and shoulder massage. Deeply relaxes the mind, balaces the central nervous system, nourishes the scalp etc.
Method : Also known as Ayurvedic Head Massage, In which Ayurvedic oil will be kept for a suitable period on the head of an individual followed by the massage. This is called Moordha taila or oiling of the head.Benefits: * Brings sound sleep, profoundly soothing and relaxing. * Gives cooling to the eyes. * Gives relief in Insomnia, Headache, Pre-mature graying & hair loss. * Relaxes the head. * Helps to spread natural oils produced by the scalp thus protecting and conditioning the length of the hair. * Improves blood circulation. * Nourish the hair from the roots. * Drains any accumulated toxins * Gives cooling to the eyes * Promotes thick and shiny hair
||Shiro Dhara:||After Shiro Abyanga, a stream of warm oil is poured over your forehead as you lie down face up. Again deeply relaxing and bringing in a sense of calmness and serenity in you.||Book Treatment|
||Shiro Vasti:||Warm herbal oil is kept over the head with the help of a special leather cap. Suitable for facial paralysis, headaches, insomnia etc.||Book Treatment|
||Snehapanam:||A cleansing procedure. Medicated ghee is taken internally in a proportionately increased quantity for a period of 8- 10 days. Mainly helps with osteoarthritis, psoriasis, leukaemia etc.||Book Treatment|
||Talam:||A herbal past of oil is applied to the scalp. Helps relieve insomnia, headaches, stress, improves eyesight etc.||Book Treatment|
||Udvartana:||A herbal massage of either chick pea flour mixed aromatic herbs and a little bit of oil or just dry herbs mixed with oil. This mixture is gently massaged into the skin. This detoxifies and nourishes the body tissue. Aids in the the lymphatic flow drainage. Also nourishes the skin giving it a natural glow.||Book Treatment|
||Uzhichil:||Oil massage done to the whole body for a period of 14 days taking a break on the 8th day allowing the body to detoxify. During this period the patient is also put on a specified diet recommended by the consultant. This detoxification programmed is very beneficial to rheumatoid arthritis, osteo arthritis, spondilitis, nerve weakness etc.||Book Treatment|
||Vamanam:||This is a vomiting therapy. Patients suffering from chest infections, asthma, bronchitis, psoriasis, cold and coughs are recommended for this treatment. The vomiting will help eliminate excess mucus from the body. Proper attention and good skills required for this process.||Book Treatment|
||Virechanam:||This is a strong laxative process. Helps to eliminate toxic and waste products from the intestine. Helps with skin diseases, worms, gout glaucoma, piles etc. not for everybody as it is a very strong therapy.||Book Treatment|
||Gandharva Veda:||Soothing music used for therapeutic reasons. Helps in restoring body harmony and imbalances leading to disease.||Book Treatment|