Panchakarma Detoxification

– For complete purification of the Body –

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What is Panchakarma?

Panchakarma is a set of five therapeutic treatments administered to the patient for the complete detoxification of the body. According to Ayurveda, the detoxification of the body is essential before undergoing any other major treatment. Even for healthy people, it is recommended to undergo this treatment once every five years to make the body rid of all impurities and chemical toxins it accumulates over the years. In some cases, Panchakarma alone can cure many chronic diseases, preventing the need of future treatments.

What are the benefits?

Panchakarma removes toxins from the digestive system, bowels, lungs, blood vessels and nervous system. It strengthens the muscles and joints and helps in the hormone secretion of all glands. It improves appetite, sleep quality, sexuality, concentration and memory. No wonder many people feel like they have a new body after undergoing Panchakarma!

Who should follow this program?

Those who are living under constant stress due to their nature of work, bad lifestyle with tobacco, alcohol and addiction to drugs, those who are taking prescription herbals from a long period of time, those who are suffering from ailments such as arthritis, rheumatism, chronic digestive problems, constipation, migraines, obesity, insomnia a anybody who feel like purifying their body.

How many days should you stay?

Minimum 5 to 14 days for a normal, healthy person. First day there will be consultations with the doctors and relaxation. Treatment begins on the second day. There will be one or two rest days between phases of treatment, depending on how well your body is responding.

What is the daily program?

  • Daily consultation with our doctors to monitor your health and progress
  • Therapy sessions including Snehapana, Abhyanga, Virechana, Basti
  • Oral Herbal medication
  • Ayurvedic diet (which will be decided by the Vaidyas (doctors) after consultation)
  • Yoga and breathing sessions (1 or 2 sessions per day – optional)
  • Meditation (optional)

The 5 Phases of Panchakarma

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Purvakarma: Pre-purification preparation

Before commencing the actual detoxification, the body needs to be prepared to release toxins, as per prescribed methods. Two procedures are used for this: Snehana and Swedana.

Snehana is a full-body massage with medicated herbal oils. Oil massage is done in a particular manner in order to move the toxins towards the gastro-intestinal tract. The oil penetrates into the skin, leaving the superficial and deep tissues soft and supple, thus helping to remove stress and nourish the nervous system. Snehana is given for 3 to 7 days as indicated.

Swedana is sudation or sweating. It is given every day immediately following Snehana. An herbal concoction may be added to the steam to further loosen the toxins from the body. Swedana liquefies the toxins and facilitates their movement towards the gastro-intestinal tract.

Pradhanakarma – The main Purification process

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Vamana- Vomiting Therapy

When there is congestion in the lungs causing repeated bronchitis attacks, colds, cough or asthma, the recommended Ayurvedic treatment is therapeutic vomiting. This eliminates the ‘Kapha’, causing the excess mucus.

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Virechana – Purgation Therapy

When excess bile (Pitta) is secreted and accumulated in the gall bladder, liver and small intestine, it tends to result in rashes, skin inflammation, acne, chronic fever, vomiting, nausea and jaundice. For this Ayurveda suggests administration of therapeutic purgation or a therapeutic laxative.

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Nasya – Nasal Administration

The nose is the doorway to the brain and also the entry to one’s inner self. The nasal administration of medicated drops is recommended for excess body humorals accumulated in the sinuses, throat, nose or head areas. They are eliminated through the nearest possible opening – the nose.

The predominant location for Vata is the colon. Basti therapy involves the introduction of herbal decoctions and medicated oil preparations into the rectum. It relieves constipation, digestive problems, chronic fever, colds, sexual disorders, kidney stones, heart pains, backache, sciatica and various joint pains. Many other Vata disorders such as arthritis, rheumatism, gout, muscle spasms and headaches can also be treated with Basti.

The above-mentioned treatment plan is the general Panchakarma therapy for a normal healthy person. However, our doctors will check your medical history and diagnose your present health condition before deciding the right treatment for you.

Tariffs

Ward (INR) 5 days (INR) 7 Days (INR) 14 Days (INR)
Standard Room 15,500 19,500 23,500
Special Room 18,500 21,500 26,500
Deluxe Room / U. Deluxe Room 20,500 24,500 29,500