Benefits of Panchakarma Therapy | Athreya Ayurvedic Centre

Panchakarma Therapy

Ayurveda is not just a naturopathic treatment but a way of life. Consisting of treatments for nearly all kinds of diseases, Ayurveda stands tall in the medical field. Originally found in India, Ayurveda has made its mark in nearly every country. People prefer Ayurvedic treatments over other medical treatments because of their natural herbs and being comparatively safer. Kerala Ayurvedic centres are famous for providing all kinds of Ayurvedic treatments, especially the Panchakarma Treatments.

Panchakarma Therapy

Panchakarma Treatment

Panchakarma is a Bio-Cleansing therapy under the Samshodhana Chikitsa, aiding benefits that are permanent and long-lasting. Panchakarma works from within to detoxify our body which results in a complete cleansing of our body.

Ama, i.e., toxins are the cause of all diseases in a human body; if we could restrict Ama, we can ensure our bodies are healthy and prevent any disease. An Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment works best when the patient’s lifestyle is altered to fit into the needs of the treatment.

Treatment Process

Panchakarma is a five-step process, but before that, two separate processes are conducted to prepare and purify the body for the five-step process. Snehan, an oil massage therapy, is done to push the toxins to the gastrointestinal tract, followed by Svedana, a sweating therapy. After this two-step process, the five-step process is conducted, these are:

Vamana – Vamana is done to remove Kapha, excess mucus from the body through therapeutic vomiting.

Virechana – Bowel cleansing is done to remove toxins, really good for jaundice and hemorrhoids.

Basti – Treatment of piles, constipation, and arthritis is treated with the help of Basti. The treatment differs according to patients and makes use of oils, ghee, and milk.

Nasya – Breathing or head-related areas are treated in Nasya. > Raktamokshan – Toxins from blood are purified from all kinds of toxins. The results in a healthy blood system.

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