Medicinal Therapy

Introduction: Ayurveda in Sanskrit means ‘science of life’. Ayurveda emphasizes a healthy and enlightened lifestyle. According to Ayurveda, every human being is a unique creation born from pure consciousness. It descends into 5 great elements which are fire, water, ether, earth and air. These five elements form the Tridosa (subtle energies) – Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Ayurveda has two main objectives – one is to maintain health and the second is to cure disease.

Panchkarma, as defined under Chikitsakarma, is the process of authentic and scientific pre, focal and post therapeutic procedures that switch the imbalanced doshas to their paritosh sthanam (particular location). The therapy is composed of 5 types of advanced treatment for the evacuation of the vitiated ‘dosha’ from the body. There are many sub-types of this therapy as well. These treatments are extremely helpful for alleviating deep rooted diseases and bring life-enhancing energy thereby increasing vitality, confidence and well-being.

On a standpoint of ongoing wellness, Panchakarma treatments are done any time to keep body immunity and metabolism healthy and to prevent ama(waste & toxins) from accumulating in the body. It detoxifies the body and thereby enhances, restores and maintains the essential natural balance of soul, mind and body. In other words, panchakarma addresses the root causes of disease by removing years of accumulated ama (along with excess vata, pitta, and/or kapha) and fine-tuning your agni.

Indications: The wrong diet, habits, and lifestyle, along with seasonal changes, repressed emotions, and stress factors can…change the balance of vata, pitta, and kapha… which affects agni, the gastric fire, and produces ama (toxins & waste). Symptoms such as chronic illnesses that allopathy hasn’t conquered, such as allergies, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, reproductive disorders, certain types of cancers, high blood pressure, imbalanced cholesterol and triglycerides, hardened arteries, tooth tartar, a coated tongue, joint pain, body odor, or excess mucus, fatigue, dullness, irritability etc…

Therapies & Treatments:
  • Purvakarma – Pre therapeutic procedures prepare the body for treatment of the imbalanced doshas. These therapies include
  • Snehanam: Oleation of body (Abhyangam, Mukhalepam, Sirodhara, Pizhichil, Netratarpan, Pichu)
  • Svedanam: Steaming (Njavarakizhi, Elakizhi, Podikhizi, Godhumpalkizhi, Udvartanam, Herbal Steam)
  • Pradhankarma – Focal therapeutic procedures cure & treat the imbalanced doshas which includes
  • Vamanam – Induced vomiting through the oral administration of medicines
  • Virechanam – Induced purgation through the oral administration of medicines
  • Vasti – Ano-rectal administration of medicated oils & herbs. Intra utrine administration of medicated oils/ herbs.
  • Nasyam – Nasal administration of medicated oils and/or medicinal herbal extracts
  • Raktamokshan – Purification of impure blood
  • Pashchatkarma – Authentic and scientific after therapeutic procedures includes
  • Lepanam – Powder application
  • Snaanadikarma – Herbal Bath
  • Dhoompaan – Herbal Smoke
  • Prakshalan – Cleansing
  • Aahaar & Vihaar – Balanced diet and lifestyle

Results: The results of Panchakarma are very powerful and effective. Some of the benefits include (and are not limited to) (A) the doshas – vata, pitta and kapha, will return to their original places and function normally. Mind calms down, and intellect and concentration becomes sharp. (B) It helps to attain a clear and glowing complexion. (C) It helps to reverse the negative effects of daily living. (D) Restores the natural state of health and wellness by bringing balance in the system and improving bodily function. (E) A person undergoing Panchakarma attains longevity, intellect and freedom from diseases.

Anammyaa Wellness Commitment: The medicated oils for hair & skin, vegetable & fruit scrubs, packs and other rational medicinal formulations for physical & oral administration are traditionally created & developed with care & attention at Anammyaa Wellness under the supervision of experienced Ayurveda Vaidyas.
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