Panchakrma and its uses

Vamana

Uses and benefits
  • Asthma and breathing problems.
  • Indigestion
  • Anorexia
  • Skin problems( psoriasis , eczema)
Information
  • Vamana mainly used to remove
  • excess kapha dosha out of the body .
  • it can be called as emesis (painless vomiting)
Uses and benefits
  • Acidity
  • Liver problems
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive problems
  • Urticaria ,other skin problems
Information
  • Virechana commonly practised to
  • remove excess pitta from the body
  • and disease related to pitta . It can
  • be called as induced purgation

Virechana


Nasya

Uses and benefits
  • Sinusitis
  • Recurrent allergic rhinitis
  • Migraine /headache
  • Hair fall /premature greying
  • Nutrition to panchaendriya
Information
  • Instillation of medicated oil or
  • powder or ghrita into nostrils is
  • called as nasya . this process is done
  • for 7/15/31 days
Uses and benefits
  • All Vata disorders
  • Sandhivata
  • Colitis
  • Digestive problems
Information
  • In basti medicated kwath / oil is
  • given with enema with the help of
  • catheter .In basti oil or kwath is
  • absorbed through intestine.

Basti

Raktamokshana

Uses and benefits
  • Chronic skin disease (psoriasis ,
  • eczema, leukoderma ..)
  • Diabetes
  • Shit pitta
Information
  • Many diseases occur due to rakta
  • dhatu dushti (impure blood.
  • in raktamokshan impure blood
  • removed with the help of jaluka ,
  • it takes near about 1 hour
Uses and benefits
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Hairfall
  • Depression
  • Insomnia /disturbed sleep
Information
  • In very calm atmosphere medicated
  • oil dhara is poured on forehead.
  • this process reduce stress on central
  • nervous system

Shirodhara

Kati basti

Uses and benefits
  • Backache
  • Spine problems
  • Slip disc
  • Sciatica
  • Lumbar spondylosis
Information
  • In this process heat is applied to
  • lumbar or sacral region by retaining
  • warm medicated oil within a
  • specially formed frame.
Uses and benefits
  • Increases circulation
  • Tones muscles
  • Calm nerves
  • For soft skin and smooth skin
  • Rejuvenates mind and body
Information
  • Full body massage is done with luke
  • warm oil application over the body
  • for 30-60 minutes.

Abhyanga (massage)

Swedana/(Steam)

Uses and benefits
  • Increases blood circulation
  • Removes toxins through sweat
  • Reduces stiffness of body
  • Relaxes muscles
Information
  • Patient have to lie down in the
  • steam box )and steam is given of
  • many herbs according to prakruti
  • and illness of patient.
Uses and benefits
  • Obesity
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
Information
  • In this process medicated powder of
  • herbs in applied in ‘pratiloma’
  • direction by viated kapha is reduced.

Udwartana

Janubasti

Uses and benefits
  • Degeneration of knee joint
  • Knee joint pain
  • Reduced fluid in joint
Information
  • In this process with the help of black
  • gram powder powder hot oil poured
  • over the joint for 15-20 minutes
Uses and benefits
  • Helpful in neuromuscular disorders
  • Muscle dystrophy
  • Reduces muscular pain
Information
  • This procedure is done to bring
  • sweating in body in this medicated
  • rice is cooked in ‘kwath’ and ‘pinda’
  • is made.

Pinda Swedana

Netra Tarpan

Uses and benefits
  • Increases eyesight
  • Helps to delay cataract
  • Helpful in itching
Information
  • Medicated ghee is poured in eyes in
  • eyes for 5-10 minutes.