Panchakarma means five therapies, an in house treatment for healthy and unhealthy as well. The Panchakarma is a curative line of management plan for all diseases, which are not amenable to palliative management.

The pathogenesis of almost all diseases follow a general pattern either from Amashaya(stomach) or Pakwashya(large intestines) abode or site of digestion and digestive food respectively. The one two or all of three doshas get vitiated & spread to one or more specific immuno- compromised site and develop the disease entity.

Here it explains the need of Panchakarma, because by these five therapies in a series or one or two therapies as selected management plan by qualified panchakarma specialist these vitiated doshas are expelled out from the body and thus body gets purified and free from circulating toxins. By vitiated doshas we mean the morbid matter. The five therapies or procedures for elimination of vitiated doshas from the body are the modes of purification of doshas and channels.

 

VAMANA

The Emesis - Expels Kapha through stomach, chest and mouth and relieves from congestion & mucus plugs.

VIRECHANA

The purgation or laxation expels Pitta through bowels and intestines and the elimination of blood toxins.

BASTI

The enemas - expel Vata through lower bowels. Otherwise known as "Medicated Enema", Vasthi is a Therapeutic procedure in which certain herbal oils, herbal exatracts etc. are applied although the rectum daily for a period of 5 to 25 days. This treatment is effective for arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, numbness, gastric complaints, rheumatism and chronic constipation.

Why Panchakarma

  •  To eliminate the toxic matter from the body.
  •  To enhance the power of digestion and metabolism.
  •  To get rid of diseases from the very root out of the systems.
  •  To restore normal health .
  •  To gain the strength, increase the virility and improve the progeny.
  •  To have more clearer complexion.
  •  To increase the power of sense organs and motor organs

NASYA

The errhine -expel kapha through nose and sinuses of head.

RAKTA MOKSHAN

The venesection expels vitiated blood and Pitta through blood veins and skin.

These five therapies/ Panchakarma are always preceded by pre procedure, eliminative measure such as SNEHANA (oleation) & SWEDANA (sudation) by different classical means. The purpose of pre-procedures to prepare the person for main five therapies and by these we achieve in principle the traction of peripheral doshas to central part of the body that is gastro intestinal tract.

Body Purification Therapy (Sodhana Chikitsa)

Our food habits, daily routines, climatic variations etc. can cause the accumulation of toxins inside the body that can lead to the imbalance of the tridoshas. In addition of the body's natural mechanism to get rid of these toxins. this Body Purification Therapy is for purifying the whole body to attain proper balance of vatha, pitha and kapha based on the Snehanakarma, Swedanakarma and Panchakarma treatments. The 15 day package process include body massage, snehapanam, nasyam, virechanam (Medicated purgative), snehavasthi, dhara, pizhichil, njavarakizhi, karnapooranam, tharpanam, sirovasthi, steam bath, and internal herbal medicines.

 ◊ SNEHABHED :

1

YONIBHED

  • STHAVAR
  • JANGAM

2

KRIYABHED

  • SHODHAN
  • SHAMAN
  • BRHUHAN

3

PAKBHED

  • MRUDU
  • MADHAYAM
  • KHAR

4

UTAMBHED

  • DHRUT
  • TEL
  • VASA
  • MAJJA

5

MATRABHED

  • HRASAV
  • MADHAYAM
  • UTTAM

6

KALPBHED

  • ACHHPAN
  • VICHARANA

7

PRAYOGBHED

  • AABHYANTAR
  • BAHYA

UttaraVasti or UttaraBasti is one among Panchakarma treatments. Here, liquid medicines are administered through urethral or vaginal routes. Thus UttaraBasti targets toward diseases of urinary and genital system. The medicines may be in the form of Kwatha / Kashaya (herbal decoctions) i.e. Asthapana (niruha) Basti and Sneha (medicated ghee and oils) i.e. Anuvasana (sneha) Basti.

UttaraBasti has been explained with point of view of 2 meanings –
The vasti (enema) administered through the urinary passage (urethra) in men and women and through birth passage (vaginal tract) in women is called uttaravasti. It is the vasti which is given through uttaramarga (passages present in the anterior portion of the body, i.e. in the front portion of the body i.e. urethral and vaginal passages)
Uttara means ‘best’. Since uttaravasti imparts extraordinary benefits it is called UttaraBasti.

Uttarabasti, it is a boon for those who are suffering from stubborn diseases of urinary and genital system. It fortifies the concerned organs, cures the diseases, enhances immunity, and keeps the organs clean, healthy and sterile. It helps in preparing the uterus for conception and begetting healthy children. Thus UttaraVasti is a gift of Ayurveda for those who are suffering from infertility and impotence.