Ayurveda is a science in the sense that it is a complete system. It is a qualitative, holistic science of health and longevity, a philosophy and system of healing the whole person, body and mind. Life according to Ayurveda is a combination of senses, mind, body and soul. So it is clear that Ayurveda is not only limited to body or physical symptoms but also gives a comprehensive knowledge about spiritual, mental and social health.
Body Purification Therapy (Shodhan Chikitsa) - 15 Days
Panchakarma is the soul of ayurveda As the name suggests, Pancha in Sanskrit stands for Five and Karma are therapeutic measures thereby meaning five ways of body purification. These are undertaken for shodhan chikitsa - the purification of the body and mind, including the ten indriyas (sense and work organs) Ayurveda considers it necessary before the start of any other therapy. It is a 15 days programme comprises body massage, snehapanam, nasyam, virechanam (medicated purgative), snehavasthi, dhara, pizhichil, njavarakizhi, karnapooranam, tharpanam, sirovasthi, steam bath, Herbal drinks and internal herbal medicines.
Purification Therapies :
The panchakarma treatments assists the body to release and eradicate toxins completely and to rebalance the doshas that have gone out of balance due to the accretion of toxins and metabolic wastes.
The detoxification methods in ayurveda are known as 'SHODHANA'. This process comprises of five stages. They are
Importance of Snehana : - VAGHBATA has specified about the importance of Snehana as 'When we try to bend a dry stick, instead of bending it breaks. But when the same dry stick is seasoned with oil it bends easily'. The human body too responds likewise. Due to Snehana the vitiated Doshas, gets loosened and blocks Srotas (channels) and becomes soft and slippery.
Snehana is given to the patient for a period of five to ten days (as per the
person’s constitution and disease) early morning on an empty stomach. In the later part of the day, medicated oil is applied on the body and a proper massage is given. After massage, swedana (steam) of medicinal herbs is applied to the body so that the dosha is removed through the pores of the skin. Swedana means the process which makes the body to sweat is called 'Swedana'. This is the second stage of Panchakarma.
There are two major types of swedana.
1. Saagnisweda (Swedana conducted with the help of Agni or fire). This includes
Shodhan Therapy :-
Internal Purification – Panchakarma- Vaman, Virechan, Basti, Nasya , Raktamokshan
Shaman Therapy – Shaman Therapy is supportive and restorative in nature and effectective . Samshodhan is often and always followed by shaman therapy which is palliative and corrects the residual dosha in balance.
Satavajayam - Is the therapy that is used to treat Psychiatric disorders This Therapy improves the mental faculties such as courage memory, Concentration, Confidence , And General Awareness.
Surgery - Ayurvedic Surgical Procedures are described in “Sushrut Sanhita “written by Acharya ‘Sushruta’ . Thirty one Surgical Procedure are listed in this Book Like Plastic Surgery, Cataract, Kidney Stone, Prostate, Piles And Fistula Etc .
Rasayan Chikitsa - Rasayan chikitsa means rejuvenation therapy. Rasayana are medicines which fortify the immune system and maintain the vigor and vitality of body tissues.
Vajikaran consists of measures which invigorate the reproductive system, enhances sexual function and ensure procreation of healthy pregnancy.
Package 1575 Euro/ per person
General whole body massage, Shirodhara, Pizhichil, Njavarakizhi, Shirovasthi, Vasthi, Virechanam, Nasyam, Herbal steam bath, Internal medicine.