About "Panchakarma"

Panchkarma is a group of 5 ayurvedic treatment done to maintain mental and physical health and balance. The five panchakarma therapies are Vamana (enabling vomiting to clear toxins from tissues), Virechana (inducing bowel cleansing), Basti (Ayurvedic decoctions are placed in the rectum to cleanse it), Nasya (massage and fomentation of head and neck region), and Raktamokshana (cleansing the blood).

Related Terms: Ayurveda Treatment, Panchakarma Therapy, Ayurvedic Weight Management, Ayurvedic Lifestyle Management, Ayurvedic Stress Management, Ayurvedic Hair Fall Management, Sinusitis Ayurveda

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Dr. Alka
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Answer: Hello, Welcome to In Ayurvedic Panchakarma therapy, there is a procedure named kati basti, which is helpful in this problem and your treating Ayurvedic physician will also prescribe you oral medications while performing this procedure. It is a noninvasive procedure done with the help o...  Read Full »
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to You visit nearby Ayurveda panchakarma center and do the cleansing or detoxifying process first. Once in a year, you can undergo panchakarma therapy. Also, start yoga practice for lifelong. Yoga can prevent the degenerative changes in multiple sclerosis. In addition, you...  Read Full »
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Dr. Alka
Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. In ayurveda, there is panchakarma therapy. Under which there is a procedure named as virechana therapy which is purgation therapy. It is helpful to your problem. Along with it, your treating physician will prescribe you oral ayurvedic treatmen...  Read Full »
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Answer: Hello, Welcome to According to your condition, along with Ayurvedic medicines you also require panchakarma procedures like Vamana or Virechana. Vaman is emesis therapy and Virechana is purgation therapy. They are done under the supervision of a physician. They will help you in removin...  Read Full »
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Ayurveda Specialist

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Dr. Revathi Sundaramurthy
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Shall I get ayurvedic massage to remove toxins from the body?
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to Ayurvedic massage loosens the toxins from the body, and by a steam bath, it will get eliminated from the body in the form of sweat. The therapy used to remove toxins from the body is called panchakarma which includes five procedures. First one is called Vamana karma whi...  Read Full »


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