The main aim of ayurveda is to maintain the health of a healthy person and to cure the diseased
person .Panchakarma includes the mostimportanttreatments in ayurveda that helps to
achieve these goals of ayurveda. Panchakarma helps to eliminate the vitiated doshas ‘the boby
toxins’. Pancha means ‘five’, karma means ‘actions’ orthe treatments. Itincludes 5 types of
treatments. As per Acharya Charaka Vamana , Virechana, Niruha vasthi ,Anuvasana Vasthi are
the pancha karmas. Susruth and Vagbhata includes Raktha mokshana as the 5th Karma.
According to Ayurveda the three body vital elements are Vata ,Pitta and Kapha. For maintaining
the health and wellness these ’three Doshas’ need to be well balanced. When these get vitiated
itleads to building up of unwanted waste or Toxins in the body which willresults in different
type of Diseases. Through panchakarmas like Vamana Virechana Vasthi etc it hels to eliminate
the vitiated Vata Pitta Kapha respectively .Thus helps in Detoxification ofthe body and maintain
Panchakarma therapies,help eliminate accumulated toxins from the body. The removal ofthese
toxins helps to improve the bodily function optimally from the tissue level. This in turn, supports
metabolic processes and contributes to improved overall health including a healthierimmune
system. When your digestion is strong and efficient, nutrients are properly absorbed, leading to
better energy production and overall metabolic function. By achieving doshic balance,
Panchakarma may help strengthen the immune system and promote overall well-being.
Panchakarma therapies consist of poorvakarma ,paschat karma which are the things to be done
before and afterthe main panchakarma. Itincludes relaxing and stress-relieving practices such
as Abhyanga (oil massage), Shirodhara (pouring warm oil on the forehead),
Thakradhara (pouring of medicated buttermilk over forehead) and Swedana (sweating
therapy)etc. These practices induce deep relaxation, calm the nervous system, and
promote a sense of well-being. Through the pachakarma therapies both mental and
physical equilibrium will be achieved.