What can I expect in PK Treatment?
The Panchakarma cleansing process affects the whole person. Thus, during the program, you may notice changes on mental, physical and emotional levels. Many of our patients experience a “healing crisis.” This is a normal part of the healing process, and may be seen as a beneficial step toward optimal health.
1. What is Panchakarma?
It is a cleansing and rejuvenating program for the body, mind and spiritual consciousness. It is known for its beneficial effects on overall health, wellbeing and self-healing. Panchakarma (five actions) healing practice is the foundation on which majority of Ayurvedic techniques stand.
2. What Are the Five Therapies Included in Panchakarma for effective treatment?
Vaman: In this treatment, patient is administered inside and outside oleation and fomentation treatments for few, along with some ayurvedic medicines and forms of breathing exercises. After a sufficient amount of time, the toxins get melted and accumulate in upper cavities of body, the patient is given emetic medicines and decoction. This enables vomiting and helps in disposing of the poisons from the body tissues. Vaman treatment is targetted for kapha-dominated conditions, such as weight gain, asthma and hyperacidity.
Virechanam: In this treatment, purging or removal of toxins happens through the clearing of the bowels. Here too, the patient is given inside and outside oleation and fomentation treatments. Next, the patient is given a natural purgative to encourage clearing of the guts which helps in purifying the body from toxins. Virechan treatment is targetted for pitta -dominated conditions, such as herpes zoster, jaundice , colitis, celiac infection etc.
Basti: Administering medicated substances through rectal enema is Ayurveda's exceptional contribution to the therapeutic world. The treatment has great benefits, particularly in convoluted and chronic diseases. Depending on the nature of disease, home grown decoctions, oils, ghee or milk are pushed into the rectum and this has incredible positive effects. This treatment highly beneficial in cases of vata-dominated conditions, such as arthritis, piles and constipation .
Nasya: This treatment results in clearing and purging the head area. At the beginning of the treatment, the head and shoulder areas are given a delicate massage and fomentation. After that, nasal drops are regulated in both the nostrils. This achieves the cleaning of the whole head area and diminishes different sorts of cerebral pain, headache, hair issues, sleep disorder, neurological disorders, sinusitis , chronic rhinitis and respiratory ailments.
Kashaya Vasti (Raktamokshan): This treatment is beneficial for cleaning of blood and useful against ailments caused as a result from impure blood. It can be administered locally or generally on body; valuable in different skin infections such as psoriasis, dermatitis , and furthermore in local lesions such as abscesses and pigmentation.
3. What are the Benefits of Panchakarma?
Due to stress and other environmental factors, the human body is filled with toxins, so Panchakarma had been cultivated to help significantly and in a long term manner turn around this significant degenerative as rapidly as possible. Panchakarma utilizes a combination of massage, home-managed saunas, special diet and nutritional paths, manageable fasting and colon treatments to free the body from toxins that accumulate over a period of time.
4. How Are Panchakarma Therapies Different Than Conventional Therapies?
Conventional therapies focus on the symptoms and not the cause, whereas Panchakarma aims to deal with it from the root or base and help you with a balanced more wholesome health. Ayurvedic medicines’ first target is permanently healing the person and effectively treating the disease. In addition, it also advocates a suitable lifestyle for improving our overall health. Compared to this, the objective of Allopathic treatment is to provide instant relief by destroying the germs, bacteria, virus etc; that is the cause of the sickness. However, it does not always ensure that the disease will be cured for a long time.
5. Who Should Undergo Panchakarma?
Chronic patients who have been feeling that other forms of therapy are not relieving the symptoms effectively. As per Ayurvedic principles, it is taking Panchakarma will cleanse the body by removing toxins from the body thus giving the patient an ultimate healing experience that strengthens the immune system and restores the well-being and natural balance through detoxification.
6. Where Should You Take Panchakarma?
It is best to take it from a qualified and experienced institute or professionals. Many places may advertise their treatment packages, but it is good for the patient or the patient’s caretakers to research the clinic/centre before making a decision. Book an appointment with Pranava experts or Book appointment for a free consultation to learn more about what options will suit you best.
7. Who Should Avoid Panchakarma?
It is advised the following persons suffering from these complication avoid it, or seek detailed advice from their physicians. Menstruating patients Lactation Cancer of the Lungs or Testicles Melanoma HIV or AIDS Overweight Extreme Obesity Lympho-Sarcoma Hypertension Congestive Heart Failure Emaciation Any Active Infectious Disease Pregnancy Angina Pectoris
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