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What is panchakarma – It is the Shodhana (cleansing) therapy. It includes Pradhana karma.
Pradhana Karma

  • Vamana (Emesis)

  • Virechana (purgation)

  • Nasya (nasal administration)

  • Basti (Anema)

  • Rakta mokshana (bloodletting)  

Other than these poorva and paschata karma ie. Snehana and Swedana are conducted, which includes





These procedures are done according to one’s need, prakruti, age, chronicity of diseases. For the well being panchakarma are carried out during particular rutu’s.
Example :

  • Vamana – conducted during vasanta rutu as it is kapha kala.

  • Virechana – conducted during sharad rutu as it is pitta kala.

What are the benefits?

  • Cleanses the body by removing vitiated doshas.

  • Eliminates Ama(toxins).

  • Improves digestion

  • Balances the tridoshas

  • Speeds up the metabolism

  • Relaxes body and mind

  • Rejuvenates the bod

The term Panchakarma creates curiosity among the people that actually make them know what it is. Well, we’ll start from there itself.

The word Panchakarma is derived from Sanskrit which holds the meaning “five treatments”.

These 5 different therapies that constitute Panchakarma, help in wiping out the toxic contents from your body. Since Panchakarma is an Ayurvedic treatment, that delivers a holistic experience. It not only detoxifies your entire body but helps your body to regain its balanced condition from an imbalanced state. The various treatment methods used in Panchakarma treatment heals your mind, body, and soul as well.

Why should you go for Panchakarma? This is a good question. Well, we have got the answer to this one.

  • Removes the toxic substances (Lo Medus) from your body

  • Helps to regain glowing skin

  • Anti-ageing

  • Reduces the effect of doshas

  • Decreases the dependence on alcohol

  • Relaxation

Now let’s move on to know the 5 treatments in Panchakarma

  1. Basti

  2. Nasya

  3. Vamana

  4. Virechana

  5. Raktamokshana

Among the above mentioned 5 treatments, Basti is considered as the most powerful treatment. The effect received from Basti is equivalent to the combined effect of the other 4 treatments. Basti mainly deals with the lower abdomen part. Generally speaking, Basti deals with herbal oil during the treatment period. It helps in the overall performance of the digestive system. Also helps in regaining the glowing skin and a healthy lifestyle.  

Next type of treatment is Nasya. Nasya is a  cleansing technique. It helps in eradicating health issues including migraine, sinusitis, etc. In simple words, it can be considered as nasal irrigation. Nasya induces perspiration.

Vamana is a therapy in Panchakarma which means therapeutic vomiting. Vamana mainly focuses on the respiratory system so as to avoid the Kapha dosha in an individual. It evacuated all kinds of toxic substances located inside the body.

Virechana is one of the Panchakarma treatments that help to reduce Pitta Dosha. In other words, Virechana is about therapeutic purgation. Virechana is evaluated based on certain cleansing parameters such as Vaigiki (number of bouts of stool passed), Manaki (quantitative measurement of stools), Laingiki (symptoms based assessment), and Antyaki (assessment based on the endpoint of purgation) Shuddhi.

5th treatment is Raktamokshana. Raktamokshana deals with cleansing the body by removing vitiate blood. Under various surgical instruments, Raktamokshana is been carried out. By Raktamokshana, we can avoid rheumatic arthritis and skin diseases. Raktamokshana is a traditional yet effective practice.

By now you might have got a basic idea on Panchakarma and the treatments it holds.

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