Panchakarma is a set of five therapies designed mainly for cleansing the body of toxins. Purification of the body is important before beginning any other therapy. Just like dirty linen is washed and purified before new colour can be added, the body needs to be purified before replenishing it with new health, youthfulness, vigour and vitality.
Synchronized full body massage given by therapists in rhythmic hand movements using herbal or medicated oil. Lubricates the body, induces relaxation whilst eliminatirng impurities and pacifying the vitiated Doshas or bioenergies.
Using special poultices/bags containing medicinal herbs, heated in warm oil to relieve pain, reduce physical and mental stress and nourish and rejuvenate the body.
One of the most popular therapies to rejuvenate the body. Poultice made of red rice cooked in medicated decoction and milk is rhythmically applied to the whole body. The treatment is recuperative and healthful and improves skin complexion, restores vigour and vitality.
Herbal poultice prepared with various herbs fried in oil and used to massage the entire body. Promotes circulation and increases perspiration, helping the skin to eliminate toxins, thereby improving skin tone.
Using medicated herbs along with lemon – known for its antioxidant and detoxifying effect – to massage the body, relieving stress in deep tissues and enhancing the nervous system.
Medicated herbs with clean dried sand devoid of gravel made into a heated poultice and applied to the body. Helps relieve stiffness and deep-seated pain.
Medicated powders are made into poultice and applied to the body. Helps to liquefy fat, thus bestowing lightness to the body.
The whole body is gently massaged with medicated powders prepared with various herbs. Stimulates energy flow in the body, detoxifies and nourishes the body tissues, activates the skin’s natural metabolism and helps to reduce cellulite. Cleanses and refines the skin structure and gives the skin a soft, silky texture and a lustrous glow.
Dhara is an Ayurvedic treatment method applying a continuous stream of warm, medicated oil to different parts of the body. The temperature and speed of the oil stream are kept constant during the 30-60 minute treatments. This specialized therapy soothes and relaxes the entire system. There are many types of Dhara, but mainly
Medicated oil or decoction is poured in an even stream on to the centre of the forehead. Pacifies and revitalizes mind and body, improves memory, addresses neurological disorders and helps with sleep and blood pressure problems.
Stream of warm, medicated oil or decoction is poured all over the body. Alleviates memory loss, lack of vitality, neurological disorders, calms the nervous system, reduces stress, heals and rejuvenates the skin, helps with joint pain.
Specific medicated oils or decoction is poured over the eyes. Eliminates fatigue and pain in the eyes relieving muscular tension, helps improve eyesight, reduces wrinkles and brings luster to the eyes.
Internal and external oleation and fomentationtherapies for a few days in a row. Once the toxins are liquefied and gather in the upper cavities of the body, the patient is given emetic medicine and decoction. This helps to eliminate toxins from the tissues. Especially recommended for Kapha-dominated conditions.
Elimination of toxins with the help of internal and external oleation and fomentation therapies and herbal laxative to facilitate evacuation of the bowels which helps to cleanse the body of toxins.Recommended for Pitta-dominated conditions.
Ayurveda’s unique contribution to the medical world. This therapy has enormous benefits, especially in complicated and chronic diseases. The herbal decoctions, oils, ghee or milk administered give highly positive effects, especially for Vata predominant conditions.
Specialised treatment for strengthening knee muscles and the architecture of the knee to improve its functioning, using warm, medicated oil in a specially made mould. Lubricates the fluids in the joint, removes stiffness and pain, increases blood circulation, improves mobility.
A small mould is kept on the neck or spine into which warm, medicated oil is poured. Strengthens the muscles to improve the functioning of the vertebral column, alleviates pain, eases stiffness, lubricates the discs and nerves, restores flexibility.
Medicated oil is kept on the head with the help of a cap, enhancing the neurons and relaxing body and mind. Tackles issues of anxiety, insomnia, neurological and psychological disorders, stress and skin disorders.
Using medicated steam, this full body therapy helps to release deep-seated toxins and relieve stress.
Using medicated steam on specified areas.
Cleanses the blood, either in a specific area or the entire body. Useful in various skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema and local lesions such as abscesses and pigmentation.
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