Panchakrma is the magic technique is ayurveda which, help to eliminate the toxins in the bodycells, promote self healing ability and rejuvenates all system in the body.
” PURE WATER KEPT FOR DAYS GET CONTAMINATED,THEN WHY NOT YOUR BODY CELLS
DEVICES WORK FOR LONG GET WEAR AND TEAR THEN WHY NOT YOUR BODY SYSTEMS. “
You clean your home, you give serviceses to your machines THEN why not your own body.
So panchakarma is the process which help to Eliminate toxins from body and mind Restore constitutional balance, improving health and wellness, Strengthen your immune system Enhance your self-reliance, strength, energy, vitality and mental clarity. It cleanse the body’s deep tissues of toxins, open the subtle channels, bring life-enhancing energy there by increasing vitality, inner peace, confidence and well-being.
Elimination is the natural processes of the body. Human body is complex machine which preforms millions of functions. body cells are working through out a day to produce energy to sustain life. so a lots of waste are produced, these are the toxins or aama. as a result of various metabolic activity some toxins accumulate in the body. These toxins block the energy flow and has a tendency to create disease. Weakens the immune mechanisms. Hence it is necessary to eliminate these waste/toxins/aama from the body.
Panchakarma is the eliminative processes which help you to attain pure healthy rejuvinative body.
Technique which includes five major procedures, and help to purify the whole body by eliminating the accumulated toxins from it is panchakarma. This package includes treatments like Virechana (Purgation), Vamana (Emesis), Snehavasthi (Medicated Oil Enema), Kashayavasti (medicated decoction enema) & Nasya (Nasal Administration). The specialty of this treatment is that it can be administered both in a healthy, as well as the diseased person. When a healthy person subjects himself to Panchakarma, it has a preventive, restorative and rejuvenative effect on the body.
Nasya is one amoung the five major processes in Ayurveda. It is a therapeutic process in which medicines(herbal)are administrated through nostrils.The nose is the doorway to our brain and consciousness. The therapy cleanses and opens the channels of the head, thereby improving the process of oxygenation which has a direct influence on the functioning of brain.
NASYA is given to the disease of head neck and shoulders. Imbalanceof body humers (dosa imbalance) can be balanced by nasya especially kapha type imbalances. It can be used both as preventive and curative aspect.Nasya strengthen the eyes ears and nose. Eliminate the accumulated toxins in head region. Nasya treatment is highly effective for head ache, migraine, frozen shoulder, hair fall,facial palsy etc.
We have to prepare our body for nasya therapy this is called ( poorva karma) pre therapeutic measures.Which includes Snehana-application of slightly warm oil on shoulder neck and face then swedana- formentation is given from medicated water .Next procedure is nasya. After nasya the patient have to follow post therapeutic measures (paschatkarma). He should rest till the slime is spitted out.,then gargle mouth with hot water and wash face with hot water
Dose, time and medicine will be selected according to the dosa aggrevated,.type of body constitution, nature of ailments,strength of patient etc.type of nasya is also selected according to the body nature. Eliminative nasya, nourishing nasya, cleansing nasya, daily nasya these are different types of nasya selection can be made with the help of an ayurvedic physician
It is the cleansing procedure or purificatory therapy in which the toxins in the body are eliminated through oral route and can balance three dosa . Detoxification through vamana is suggested in diseases which mainly involve kapha dosha. Before inducing vamana the toxins that is adhered or accumulated over all ltissues are brought to amashaya or stomach with various preparatory methods( poorvakarma) like snehana and swedana.
Snehana is lubrication therapy helps in soften the tissue and seprates the debris from healthy tissue. Swedana is sweat therapy liquefy the debris entangled in tiny channels.when the toxins are seprated and liquefied it is easy to get collected in stomach with help of herbal medication.
Then vamana karma is performed after sequence of procedure under the supervision of panchakarma expert. It is a whole body purification therapy also indicated in ailments like psoriasis obesity astma skin disease coughf etc. after vamana karma the patient should be taken care with post therapeutic procedure (paschat karma )like smoke treatment,herbal diet, rest , hot water bath etc.. patient is gradually rehabilitated to regular diet and lifestyle.
Whether the person fit for this procedure or not is decided by physician . number of days needed for this karma depends on strength of ailments or rate of imbalance of dosa.
Vasti is one of the major panchakarma treatments.In this therapy medicine is administered through anal route and toxins is eliminated through anus. Thus help in balancing thri dosa and detoxify body tissues. This procedure is mainly done for vata disorders. Vata is powerful dosa in the three dosa so this technique is important amoung the five karma.
Vasti is two types Niruha vast that is vasti with medicated decotion and other is Anuvasana vasti that is vasti with medicated oil. Like other therapy vasti has also pretherapeutic and post therapeutic technique. Pretherapeutic includes snehana lubrication internally and externally and also swedana sweat therapy.these poorvakarma help in loosening and liquefying the toxins accumulated in cells and get collected in colon. After the application of herbal medicines this toxins collected in colon is eliminated out.
In curative aspect vasti is indicated for arthritis, backpain, sexual dysfunction,neuro muscular problems etc. Diet is very important factor and should follow the physician very strictly. This comes in post therapeutic measures(paschatkarma). Person who has been given basti must have a light diet for a day. He/she must also avoid sitting, standing, and talking for a long duration, traveling, sleeping during the day, coitus (sexual intercourse), exposure to cold or too much sunlight, anxiety, anger, untimely meals, an incompatible diet, and suppression of natural urges .
It should be done under the direct supervision of an Ayurveda physician.
Virechana is expelling the vitiated doshas and toxins through anus. This therapy can be conducted as an individual detoxification therapy or as a follow up therapy. Virechana is a non painful and easiest procedure. Complications are usually very rare in this therapy.
This detoxification method helps to expel toxins and vitiated doshas from blood, liver and intestines.it purifies blood and skin. This processes clean up the gastro intestinal tract. Usual panchakarma preparatory methods(poorvakarma) 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 as he passes stools. Patient is later rehabilitated to special diet and lifestyle(paschat karma).
This therapy is suggested for disorders in which pitta is prominent dosha. Skin diseases, jaundice, constipation, headache, fistula, hemorrhoids, intestinal parasites, herpes, anemia, edema are few of many diseases in which Virechana is the chosen as detoxifying therapy.
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