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).

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What is the best ayurvedic medicine for eczema?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 45 years old, and I am suffering from severe eczema on both legs. I am using Manjishtadi Kashayam, Kaishore Guggulu, and Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu. Are these medicines fine? Or else, suggest some other medicines. How long can I take these medicines? I have attached pictures of my...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Eczema can be due to allergy or due to some irritant. It can be cured, but it takes some time. All these medicines are very good for eczema, but your problem is very sever...  Read Full »

Is there any ayurvedic treatment for quadriplegia?

Query: Hi doctor, My 66-year-old dad got traumatic quadriplegia after a road traffic accident. He underwent cervical decompression and laminectomy. There is a slight improvement in his hands, neck, and shoulder movements. But, his legs are not moving at all. Will he ever be able to move his legs again? Wi...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There is no doubt that your dad needs constant care and assistance in his daily living, and no guarantee can be given regarding his rec...  Read Full »

Can you tell me a powerful ayurveda medicine to lead a healthy life?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I am a healthy person. If I want to maintain this health ever, then I understood that I should balance vata, pitta and kapha (tridoshas) in my body. I have also studied many basic principles of ayurveda for the last three years. Kindly tell me a powerful medicine...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to Indian traditional medicines (ayurveda and siddha), one can be healthy by balancing three life humors and seven body humors. Drugs that contain all six tastes can do this. For example, amla (gooseberry), triphala, etc. But, in today's lifestyle, these two ...  Read Full »

My 2 year old son has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Will he walk?

Query: Hello doctor,My youngest son is 2 and a half years old. Currently, he is crawling, and he is a delay in walking. I bought him for the child development clinic at the hospital. They have sent his blood sample to another country, and the result says that he has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Kindly advi...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a genetic disorder. I am sorry to say this, as this disease has a poor prognosis. You need to visit a medical genetic specialist. Physical therapy, braces, etc. are common management. Along with that if you want to go for alternative treatment, then try Ayurvedic...  Read Full »

Is hydrosalpinx treatable by natural methods? If possible, what should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,Is hydrosalpinx treatable by natural methods? If possible, what should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you are talking about hydrosalpinx. It is a temporary or permanent blockage of single or both fallopian tube. It is one of the major cause of infertility. It can be managed naturally through ayurvedic medicines and some specific Panchakarma procedure, Uttar B...  Read Full »

Please advise me about the fasting method of detoxification.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old. I am obese with weight 110 kg and taking BP medicines. I want to detoxify my body. I read somewhere a schedule for detoxification of the body. In this chart some days they want to remain on a liquid diet that is, only on water. Is that a safe way to detoxify? I have t...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Naturopathy has the fasting procedure for detoxification based on body condition. If you wish to fast weekly once, then Thursday is the good day. The whole day, you can drink only fruit juice, water, lemon juice or any herbal juices. All should be only liquid. On...  Read Full »

What is the ayurveda treatment for psoriasis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have joint eczema for the past seven to eight years in both knee, the lower portion of leg and back of hand joints. My doctor says that it is psoriasis. Please clarify.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Psoriasis is a non-infectious and inflammatory disease of the skin. Sometimes, the reason is unknown. As you have psoriasis from the past 7 to 8 years, it has come to the chronic state. So, I recommend you to go for panchakarma therapy. Panchaka...  Read Full »

Is there a cure for ADEM in ayurveda?

Query: Hi doctor, My height is 177 cm and my weight is 94 kg. Before four months I was diagnosed with acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis (ADEM), which is an autoimmune disease. My hands and legs did not work at that time. I have consulted a neurologist for the treatment of the same. The MRI scan of brai...  Read Full »


Dr. Raman Kaushik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). ADEM is an autoimmune disorder characterized by inflammation of brain and spinal cord. In this disorder, our body's protective mechanism that is immunity system will stand against the b...  Read Full »

Is there ayurvedic medicine for sensorineural hearing loss?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 62 year old male. Today I was checked and diagnosed with moderate sloping sensorineural hearing loss in both ears. Is there any ayurvedic medicine for me?  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, ayurvedic treatment is available for sensorineural hearing loss. But, the results may vary from person to person. Hearing aids are commonly prescribed by ENT specialists. Along with that, you can take this treatment. Capsule Ksheerabala two capsules two times ...  Read Full »

Shall I get ayurvedic massage to remove toxins from the body?

Query: Hi doctor, Does Ayurvedic massage help to remove toxins from the tissues? Do they help to remove toxins from the body through the skin? Which organs are used to eliminate the toxins from the body?  Read Full »


Dr. Swati Totla

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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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