Panchakarma – How to detoxify through Panchakarma Treatment?
By: - July 23, 2018
Ever wondered how much cleansing our body from the inside is important?
Well, this is the case with 99% people on earth. Everyone thinks about keeping the body clean from outside but no one gives importance to internal cleansing.
And just look what it has done to their body!! Kidney Diseases, Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes, Scleroderma, Obesity and numerous other health problems can be easily addressed by the best Ayurvedic treatment in India, including the Panchakarma Treatments.
This is the reason why the world has been searching for Panchakarma Treatment in India!
So, exactly what is Panchakarma?
The word ‘Panchakarma is derived from two Sanskrit words. ‘Pancha’ means five, and ‘Karma’ means actions. Panchakarma is a combination of five cleansing therapies which can help you cleanse your body from inside and rejuvenate your soul.
These therapies have been extensively explained in the Ancient Ayurvedic Scriptures by Indian scholar Acharya Charak. In simple words, Ayurveda Panchakarma Treatment is a therapy to detoxify and purify the body.
And why Panchakarma Treatment In India is necessary?
Technically, our body has its own mechanism in place for eliminating the waste materials and toxic elements from the body.
But because of the effects of the pollution, chemicals laced fruits and vegetables, and excessive use of medicines, we are exposed to so many chemicals which our body can’t handle. And they get accumulated in your body fluids and tissues.
These chemicals create disturbances in the regular functions of the body. And they are responsible for so many health problems today!
So, not just the people who are suffering from any disease, everyone should visit a Wellness Centre to experience the amazing health benefits of Panchakarma Treatment in India.
How to detoxify through Panchakarma Treatment?
Panchakarma is a comprehensive detoxification process which is primarily divided into three steps…
1. Poorva Karma (Preparation Procedures)
2. Pradhana Karma (Main Procedures)
3. Pashchata Karma (Follow-up Procedures)
Here, we will understand each step in detail…
1. Poorva Karma:
Detoxification is a very sensitive therapy and one needs to prepare the body to effectively go through the procedure and get the best results. This step involves the procedures which will help move the toxins to the excretion system. This step has three processes for preparing the body before detoxification.
a. Pachana (Digestion): The digestive system is stimulated using herbal remedies before the detoxification starts, to boost the processing of undigested food in the digestive system. It works at both Digestive System and Cellular level. At the Cellular level, it boosts the uptake of nutrients.
b. Snehana (Oleation): Through this process, the availability of lubricants is boosted in the body. It is done externally and internally both. Externally it is applied by massaging medicated oils on the skin and internally, it is given orally or through enema.
c. Swedana (Sudation): This is the process where the body is subjected to sweating by a suitable method. Through this process, the toxic elements are liquefied and they are pushed to their respective excretion site. Usually, it is administered after the Snehana process.
2. Pradhana Karma:
When the body is prepared for detoxification, the main detox processes are started as per the requirement and the body type of the individual person. If you are going for Panchakarma treatment in India, you will experience these 5 types of the Pradhan karma or main detox therapies.
a. Vamana (Vomiting): Through induced emesis, the excessive mucus caused by ‘Kapha Dosha’ is eliminated from the respiratory system. The toxins also get thrown out along with the mucus. This therapy is very much beneficial for the people suffering from the chronic respiratory diseases.
b. Virechana (Purgation): This process helps in evacuating the bowels and other substances present in the digestive system. Also, it helps in eliminating the ‘Pitta Dosha’ which is accumulated around Liver, gallbladder, and the intestines.
c. Nasya (Errhine): This process is done by ingesting the medicated liquid into the respiratory system through the nose. It helps in cleansing the nose, respiratory tract, sinuses, and it is helpful in controlling migraine and hair-fall problem.
d. Rakta-moxana (Therapeutic Bleeding): This is one of the procedures mentioned in the ancient scriptures. It involves losing some blood through Leech therapy or other methods. The toxins are also present in the blood and this is a dangerous condition as the toxin can reach almost everywhere through it.
e. Basti (Enema): In this process, the medicated liquid is introduced through the anus to remove toxins accumulated in the colon. Basti is usually performed last, so this step helps in removing all the unwanted material collected in the colon during the Panchakarma.
3. Pashchata Karma:
As the body has been subjected to intense detox therapies and internal cleansing, your body requires subtle rehabilitation time to get the system back to regular schedule.
In this step, the body is given nourishment to rejuvenate the system, and herbal remedies to cure any imbalance in the body because now it can process it faster and effectively.
Also, in this phase, you can set up a new lifestyle and diet regime for your self, as per the advice of the experts. Consider this as your rebirth. 3 basic post detox measures are followed in Pashchata Karma, as mentioned below.
a. Samsarjana (Boosting Digestion): After the Pradhana Karma are complete, the digestive system is stimulated using herbs and exercises. This marks the beginning of a new body cycle which will keep you healthy and energized.
b. Rasayanadi (Boosting Sexuality): The reproductive organs and hormones are stimulated in the body by application of specific remedies in Rasayanadi. This therapy helps you feel charged up and optimistic for the future.
c. Samana Prayoga (Specific treatment): As the body has improved capacity to metabolize and absorb the remedies, the treatment for problems as per the specific need of the person, is administered to achieve prompt and powerful results.
As you read above, Panchakarma is a comprehensive detox treatment which encompasses every aspect of your body and its functions. So, you can understand how extensively the therapists execute the Panchakarma treatment in India.
Before the scientists figured out this contemporary way of medicine, the world already had traditional medicines and therapies to cure people. Panchakarma was one of the integral parts of traditional healthcare system in India and it is still as significant as it was then.
…And in today’s pollution and toxins infused environment, Panchakarma is the best way to detox your body from harmful substances.
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