What is Panchakarma?

Panchakarma is Ayurveda's primary purification and detoxification treatment/procedures. Few of the Panchakarma treatment/procedures are listed below:

Vamana: removes Kapha toxins collected in the body. It is useful in chronic ailments of Kapha like cold, cough bronchitis etc. It is also useful in skin diseases.

Virechana: removes Pitta toxins from the body that are accumulated in the liver and gallbladder, it completely cleanses the gastro-intestinal tract. This procedure is useful in chronic ailments of pitta like hyperacidity, improper digestion etc.

Basti: cleanses the accumulated toxins from all the 3 doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Basti is also highly beneficial as a rejuvenating treatment.

Nasya: administration of medicated oil through the nose to cleanse accumulated Kapha toxins from the head and neck region. It cures diseases like chronic rhinitis, chronic headache.

Raktamokshana: Extract impure blood from the body. It cures arthritis, skin diseases etc.