Ayurveda is ancient science of life with ageless concrete fundamentals with a holistic approach. Ayurveda was main system of medicine in our society for thousands of years. Ayurveda has a basic concept of dosha in the body which are in equilibrium state. Nowadays, due to lack of satisfactory treatment for many chronic medical diseases, unaffordable cost of treatments and life threatening side effects of modern medicine, people are looking forward towards Ayurveda for the solution of their health problems. Now the people as well as the government has started realizing the advantages of Ayurveda over the other system of medicines and efforts are being made to rejuvenate the science once again. A holistic approach of ayurveda includes not only medicines but also strict rules in the form of Dincharya (daily routine), Ritucharya (seasonal regiment) for a complete way of life.
The dynamic homeostasis of the human body is maintained by following these principles strictly. Present day life style has created several health related problems including the mental, metabolic and musculo-skeletel disorders. Today's fast and stressful life style of human being has created several diharmonies in his biological system. Modern lifestyles and industrialization have caused tremendous pressure on the human being leading to stress and strain. The stress causes physical, mental and social imbalances in the society.
Panchkarma is for detoxification of body. Ayurveda having a special branch to protect and fight from many diseases called Panchkarma.
Panchkarma mainly has 5 main procedures:
- Vaman Karma (Therapeutic emesis)
- Virechana Karma (Therapeutic purgation)
- Basti Karma (Medicated Enema) - Niruha Basti and Annuvasana Basti
- Nasya Karma (Errhine Therapy)
- Raktmokshana (Blood Letting)
Abhyanga is a process of external body massage administered with the medicated oil over body with certain amount of pressure in specific directions. It lubricate joints of the body, increase blood circulation, improve mental health, softer skin and better sleep at night.
Swedana (Steam Bath)
Swedana is a process of externa sudation administered with the prescribed medicated decoction. It helps in joint pain, body stiffness. It is prior to panchkarma therapy and helpful in musculoskeletal disorders.
Shirodhara is a procedure in which medicated oil or medicated milk is continuously poured for specific period on forehead with help of instrument. Shirodhara is a very beneficial in stress, Insomnia (sleeping disorder), Headache, Anxiety Neurosis or other Psychological disorders.
Griva Basti is a procedure in which comfortably hot medicated oil is kept over the cervical area or any adjacent part for a certain period of time with the help of a cap like hollow structure. Griva Basti is highly recommended in Cervical pain, Cervical spondylitis, Intervertebral space reduction etc.
Kati Basti is a procedure in which comfortably medicated oil is kept over lumbo-sacral area or any adjacent part for a certain period of time with the help of a cap like hollow structure. It is beneficial in Lumbo Sacral pain - Lumbar Spondylitis, Disc Bulge, Neuro muscular disorders (Sciatica) etc.
Janu Basti is a procedure in which comfortably hot medicated oil is kept over the knee area or any adjacent part for a certain period of time with the help of a cap like hollow structure. Janu Basti is highly recommended for treatment of Osteoarthritis of Knee Joint.
Vamana Karma (Therapeutic Emesis)
Vamana Karma is a process in which vitiated Dosha are eliminated from body through oral route or Expulsion of Dosha from upper part of the body is known as Vamana. It is very beneficial in cough, bronchial asthma, skin disorders (eczema, psoriasis), PCOD etc.
Virechana Karma (Therapeutic purgation)
Virechana karma is a process in which dosha are eliminated through anal route. It is recommended for Gastro-intestinal disorders, Diabetes and Dermatological disorders etc.
Nasya Karma (Errhine Therapy)
Nasya Karma is a procedure in which medicine is administered in through nasal route in the form of medicated oil/ decoction. It is useful in headache, ENT diseases, and facial paralysis etc.
Basti Karma (Medicated Enema)
Basti Karma is a procedure in which medicines mainly in the form of decoctions is given through anorectal route. It is most important therapy of Panchkarma. It is beneficial in AVN (avascular necrosis), all kinds of arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout etc), and neurological disorders (hemiplegia, paraplegia, sciatica and parkinson's).
Raktmokshana (Blood Letting)
Leach Therapy can cure following problems:
- Diabetic foot injury
- Skin Problems
- High Blood Pressure
- Improper blood circulation
- Improper metabolism