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Panchakarma - Detox & Rejuvenation Therapy
Panchakarma, simply means five treatments; is meant to purify the whole body by eliminating the accumulated toxins from it. An accumulation of toxins will overtax the body's ability to release impurities, weakening the system and creating impairing mental function. Panchakarma effectively stimulates the body's release of toxins which supports the immune system and healing.
Five types of Treatments
- Virechana (Purgation)
- Vamana (Emesis)
- Snehavasthi (Medicated Oil Enema)
- Kashayavasti (medicated decoction enema)
- Nasya (Nasal Administration)
Abhyanga Synchronized Oil massage
After a head and face massage, two therapists will apply oil on your entire body using a special medicated oil The oil application to suit your individual body type. Massage promotes relaxation, tones the body and promotes circulation. Oils increase strength, relieve fatigue and help cure diseases.
Vaaspasveda Herbal Steam Inhalation
Herbal steam is inhaled to cure colds and coughs and clear sinus problems.
Shirovasti Head Oil Bath
arm medicated herbal oil is poured into a cap fitted onto the head so that the oil is kept on the head for a longer period. It eases facial paralysis, insomnia, chronic headache, migraine, and mental stress.
Nasya Nasal Treatment
Herbal juices, medicinal oils and powdered herbs are put into your nose either in nose drops or inhaled vie the nose.
Tharpanam Facial Treatment
Herbal pastes and steams are used to cleanse the skin and smooth wrinkles.
Raktha Mokshana Karma Blood-Water Therapy
Impure blood is drained out using an ancient method whereby water leeches are applied to affected part of the affected part of the body.
Application of needles onto the body's meridian or vitality points to cure specific ailments.
Drasvasveda Herbal Bath
Herbal leaves and roots are boiled and the water is poured onto your body while you sit in a warm herbal bath. Herbs used in preparing the bathwater have healing properties.
Pinda Sweda/ Nawarakizi Formentation
This special heat treatment is done by applying small steam-heated bundles of herbs tied in cotton bags and pressed gently on aching parts of the body.
Lepa /Alepa Herbal Pastes
Powdered herbs are made into a paste and used on the body to relieve muscle pains, swellings, skin conditions, etc.
Pichu Special Medicated Oils Pads
These soft pads are used to cover the areas of the body affected by pains, aches, arthritis, etc.
Vasti Karma Medicated Enema Treatment
Liquids such as medicated oils, milk, and herbal water are administered through the rectum.
Akshitarpana Eye Treatment
The eye is bathed in medicated oils by creating a small tank around the eye using special pastes. It improves eyesight and strengthens the ocular muscles.
Ushmasveda Herbal Steam Bath
You rest in an enclosed wooden casket in which steam from boiled herbs and roots vaporize. The herbs and steam help relieve various ailments including being overweight and joint pain.
Shirodhara Head Oil Bath
A steady flow of warm medicated oils is poured onto the forehead and applied into the scalp and neck. This treatment helps diseases of the head and neck. It also eases chronic headaches, migraine, insomnia, mental stress and many other diseases.
Phisichill/ Sarvangadara Oil Bath
Heated medicated oil is collected in a cloth or natural sponge and squeezed onto your body. The oil is then gently rubbed onto your body by the therapist. It is very effective for paralysis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, sciatica, spandilosis and osteo-arthritis.
Pindasveda Milk Rice Treatment
A special recipe of cooked rice is stuffed in small cotton cases and pressed on problem areas of the body.
Virechana Purgative Therapy
Oral medicines are administered to induce purgation.
Herbal medicines are prepared according to individual prescriptions. A large number of natural ingredients (bark, root seed, flowers etc) are boiled in earthenware pots over a long period of time. The water is reduced to about one cup and the medicine is consumed each morning and evening, the flavors can seem quite strong and pungent.