Panchakarma Treatment Blog

Dhumrapan

Dhumrapana

Smoking for the therapeutic purpose using a specially designed instrument or pipe is known by the name Dhumapana. Using a special instrument the herbal powders are burnt and the smoke emitted is ingaled. The accumulation of the Kapha dosha in the head, as well as …
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Padabhyanga

Padabhyanga

The application of oil on the feet followed by massage is popularly known as pada abhyanga. Usually, this pada abhyanga is performed as a part of sharirabhyanga. Though it is advised in healthy people for regular practice to promote health, it is also true that …
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Prati Marsha and Marsha Nasya

Prati Marsha and Marsha Nasya

Prati Marsha and Marsha Nasya are the types of saneh nasya i.e in which saneh is administered through the nostrils. There is just a difference in dose between them. Marsha Nasya (मर्श नस्य): This type of Nasya is administered in bahu dosha avastha/बहुदोष अवस्था (vitiated …
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Bruhanya-Nasya

Bruhana Nasya (nutrition nasya)

This treatment uses ghee, oils, salt, shatavari ghee, ashwagandha ghee, and medicated milk to cure Vata disorders. Studies suggest that it is beneficial to cure Vata-type headaches, migraine headaches, and dryness of voice, dry nose, nervousness, anxiety, fear, dizziness, and emptiness. Negative thoughts can be …
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Shiro Lepa

Shiro Lepa

Mere smearing of the medicated oil to a head is known as Shiro lepa. Applying the paste of medicinal plants added with oil is also considered as lepa. After application, the oil is kept in the body for a certain period and then washed off …
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Virechana Karma Therapy

Virechana Karma Therapy

Evacuation of the fecal matter and other accumulation of dosha in the lower gastrointestinal tract through the anal route are known as Virechana karma. Expulsion of the waste from the body is the verbal meaning of the word virechana. For the same reason, all eliminatory …
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Udvartana Therapy

Udvartana Therapy

The simple procedure of massaging the whole body below the neck with oil or powders of herbs in a direction opposite to the orientation of hair in the body is called as udvartana. Sharira-parimarjana is another name for this procedure. Here the direction of massaging …
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