Panchakarma is Ayurveda's primary purification and detoxification treatment. Panchakarma means the "five therapies". These 5 therapeutic means of eliminating toxins from the body are vamana, virechana, Nasya, Vasti and Rakthamokshana. This series of five therapies help to remove deep rooted stress and illness causing toxins from the body while balancing the doshas.

Cleaning----Detoxification----Balancing (VATA, PITHA, KAPHA) --------maintains normal metabolism-------Preventing the degeneration--------Healing (improve the Regeneration)

Vamana - Vamana is a medicated emesis therapy which removes Kapha toxins collected in the body and the respiratory tract. This is given to people with high Kapha imbalance.Daily treatment involves loosening and mobilizing the toxins in an effort to finally eliminate them.
Indications : Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Allergies, Hay Fever, Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Hyperacidity, Chronic Indigestion, Nasal Congestion, edema, obesity, Psychological disorders, Skin disorders.

Virechana - Virechana is medicated purgation therapy which removes Pitta toxins toxins from the body that are accumulated in the liver and gall bladder. It completely cleanses the gastro-intestinal tract. It is a safe procedure without side effects.
Indications : chronic Fever, Diabetes, Asthma, Skin Disorders, Paraplegia, Hemiplegia, joint disorders such as Arthritis, Slip Disc and Back Ache, Digestive disorders, Elephantiasis and Gynaecological disorders.

Basti - Bast is considered as the mother of all Panchakarma treatments since it cleanses the accumulated toxins from all the 3 doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha through the colon.
Indications: Hemiplegia, Paraplegia, Colitis, Cervical and Lumbar spondylitis, Sexual disorders, irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Obesity.

Nasya - The nasal administration of medication is called the nasya. Accumulated Kapha toxins from the sinus, throat nose or head areas is eliminated through the nose.
Indications : trigeminal Neuralgia, Bel's Palsy, insomnia, Migraine, Frozen shoulder,sinusitis and nasal allergies.

Rakthamoshana - Rakthamoshana is procedure to cleanse the blood and is advised only in very rare conditions.

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