“AYURVEDA ’’ which literally means ‘the science of life’. It is an ancient medical science which was developed in India 1000’s of year ago. Ayurveda developed and evolved in to what it is today from several ancient treatises, most notably atharva veda which dates back to 5000years. Ayurveda which uses inherent principles of nature, to help maintain health in a person by keeping the indivual’s body, mind and spirit in perfect equilibrium with nature. Ayurveda is believed as the oldest treatment in the world. The basis of ayurveda treatment is process of purification and rejuvenation. According to ayurveda the acculation of ‘Ama’ or toxic substances in the body, years of poor diet, weak digestion and incomplete elimination of waste matter, inadequate sleep, pollution and stress lead to the imbalance of the ‘Tri Dosha’ and the build up of toxins, which can lead to ill-health. The current syenthetic lifestyle of modern medicine has led to many health hazards. The stress and strain of day to day life is a major factor for many chronic diseases. Lack of exercise, polluted environment and climatical unsuitable menu further drain away energy.
Ayurveda Panchkarma Treatments available at Dhanvantari Ayurveda are for anxiety, depression, hypertension, diabetes, general fatigue, insomnia, obesity, back pain, joints pain, arthritis, cervical spondylitis, lumbar spondyilitis, ankylosing spondylitis, hemiplagia, paralysis, degenerative disorders, ageing, bronchitis, asthma, respiratory disorders, sinusitis, migraine, jaundice, psoriasis, skin diseases, ulcers, fibroids, PCOD’s, uterine problems, menstrual problems, infertility and all other female disorders etc., hairfall, dandruff, premature hair graying etc., and also the treatments for anorectal diseases like fissure, fistula and piles.
The panchkarma therapy of ayurveda comprises of five basic types of ayurveda treatment for evacuation of vitiated Doshas (toxics material) from the body. One can consider this as a cleansing program of toxins from the body. These are undertaken for the purification of the body and ayurveda considers it necessary before the start of any other therapy.
There are so many subtypes of this therapy and different types of herbal massages, fomentations like steam bath, external oil treatments like picchu, katibasti, janubasti, urobasti, etc., basti ( medicated enema ), virechana (purgation through herbs), vamana ( emesis or vomiting through herbs), nasyam (nasal drops) etc., are incorporated. These pracises are extremely helpful in relieving the deep seated diseases as well as it is also beneficial for maintaining and improving physical and mental health. These therapies help in the elimination of diseases causing factors and maintain the equilibrium of body tissues and humours.
It is recommended for healthy person also as a preventive treatment to keep physically and metally fit and energetic. It is also done to best advantage although not always, at the junction period between two seasons, thus helping a person to prepare their internal environment for the oncoming season.
Vamana is the therapeutic vomiting it, induce vomiting through medicinal herbs. The helps to the explusion of aggravated Doshas (toxins) from the body. And to eliminate the kapha causing excess of mucus .Thus, it reliving one of cough bronchitis, bronchial, asthma, respiratory disorders, reflux oesophagitis, psoriasis, epilepsy, depression, schizophrenia etc.
Virechana is a procedure in which the aggravated toxic materials are expelled through adhomarga by the administration of medicines through oral route. It is used for purifying the alimentary canal in dermatological disorders ( skin disease, chronic infective diseases, oedema, gastrointestinal diseases, hepatobiliary diseases like, jaundice, hepatitis etc.
The procedure in which the medicine usually oil, decoctions and other medicaments is introduced through the anus, or urethra or vagina with the use of basti yantra (enema syringe). It is a superior treatment methodology beneficial in chronic diseases. It is equally effective in life style diseases, stress and strain of contemporary life and computer related health problems. It is superior to all other therapeutic measures on account of its various actions like purification, pacification, retaining, and absorbing aphrodisiac and nourishing. Thus it indicates in neurological diseases, musculo-skeletal diseases, genito-urinary disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, gastro intestinal diseases, infertility peripheral neuropathy. It is usually performed for diseases of vata predominance.
It is the administration of medicines through nose or nasal route in different forms like powder, juice, oil, ghee and decoctions etc. It is mainly indicated in the diseases of head, like headaches of various origin, sinusitis, to eliminate excess mucus, to improve memory and eye sight, nasal polyp, nasal allergies, facial palsy, hemiplegia, to bring clarity to voice, to relieve stress and emotional imbalances etc.
It is one of the purification procedure to remove impurities from the blood through leech therapy or methods. It is performed to eliminate the toxims from the blood stream. Hence, it is administered to treat disorders pertaining to the skin such as eczema, red rashes, psoriasis, chronic itching, acne and leucoderma. And it is also helpful in the conditions like polyarthritis, hypertension, enlarged spleen and liver, gouty arthritis, varicose vein, filariasis etc.
It is the external application of medicated powder on the body with affordable pressure massage generally in retrograde direction. It is mainly indicated in obesity, acute neuropathy, peripheral vascular diseases etc. Helps to reduce excess fat.
In this, warm oil is retain at sacral or lumbar region (low back region) within a specific formed frame on this area, for a professional time. It acts effectively in the conditions like degenerative diseases of spine, low back ache, joint pain, disc prolapsed, sciatica, lumbar spondylosis, sacroileitis etc.
The procedure of applying heat to the knee joint region by retaining the medicated oil with in a specific formed frame on this area for a prescribed period of time . It is mainly used in painful conditions of knee joints, degenerative joint diseases, oesteo arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis etc.
In this, warm medicated oil is placed over the cervical region for a specific time by making an herbal paste boundary. It is recommended for the conditions like painful conditions of cervical region, disc prolaps, cervical
spodylosis, spondylolythesis, rheumatoid arthritis etc.
It is the procedure in which the medicated oil is allowed o stay over the head for the prescribed time. It is mainly indicated in hemiplegia, facial palsy, numbness, headache, disturbed sleep, sleeplessness, diseases of head, eyes ears, and nose, sinusitis, migraine, chronic, depression, chronic depression, chronic tension etc.
It is a procedure in which various liquids are continuously poured over forehead and then allowing to flow over the scalp from a specific height. It is useful in the conditions like dandruff, hairfall, fatigue, chronic sinusitis, psoriasis, insanity, migraine, general tiredness, disease of head and eyes, loss of sleep, allergic dermatitis etc. It helps to improve memory, stabilises mental functions.
This is a type of kaayaseka, which is included under drava sweda. Preparation of Dhaanyaamla has been included under Sandhaana kalpana. It is used in Vaatharoga, Aamavaatha and Shopha especially with kapha anubandha.
It is refers to the sudation performed by specifically prepared bundle of medicinal dhanyas. It is mainly indicated to nourishing the body tissues, muscular dystrophy, neurological diseases with wasting, muscular wasting, hemiplegia, motor neuron diseases, poliomyelitis, emacation, chronic degenerative diseases, sciatica, convulsive diseases, spasticity, paralysis, neuro muscular disorders, reduced mobility, and other conditions which result in atrophy of muscles.
It is the application of heat and there by inducing sweating by using heated pack or bundles of specific herbal leaves. It is beneficial for severe pain of arthritis, bone degenerative diseases, muscle sprain, peripheral neuritis, alleviate pain and swelling, tendenitis etc
It is a therapeutic smoking purpose using a specially designed pipe. It is usually done for cough, bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis, nasal polyp, headache, sinusitis, diseases of ear and nose etc.
It is used as the first therapy before doing other treatments. It is the oral intake of medicated ghee in required quantity for a limited period of time without mixing food articles. It is mainly used to nourish the body elements and also used in rheumatism, bronchial asthma, skin diseases, wasting of the body etc.
Abhyanga is defined as procedure of application of warm mediated oil all over the body with certain amount of pressure in specific directions. It can be performed as therapeutic procedure as well as rejuvenation also. It is mainly administered as purva karma of panchkarma and to treat the diseases pertaining to neuro-muscular disorders like hemiplegia, paraplegia, sciatica, bodyache, cervical spondylosis, lumbar spondylosis, dry skin etc.
Induction of sweating for therapeutic purpose is purpose is referred as Swedan. It relives stiffness, heaviness, coldness and induce sweating. It utilizes optimal heat as the stimulus to restore flexibility, permeability and vitality.
It is the induction of perspiration by pouring warm medicated oil or decoction or milk or ghee or other liquids etc., on a diseased part or whole body. It helps to improve stability and stamina of the body, effective in the treatment of joint pain, inflammation, severe pain, stiffness, traumatic ai, beneficial for fracture management.
It is a procedure for ophthalmic medication in which medicated ghee is kept in eye for a specific by making an herbal boundary. It has both curative and preventive effects. It is mainly indicated in eye diseases, eye strain, visual defects, decrease in vision, squint, nervw palsy, degenerative condition, dry eye, drooping of eyelids etc.
Kshara sutra therapy is an ayurvedic parasurgical technique. It is used to cure ano-rectal diseases like piles, fistula-in-ano , fissures and pilonidal sinus etc.
It refers to the administration of medicines through the urethral route in both males and females. It is mainly used to treat gynaec-related problems, genitor-urinary problems and infer
It is an ayurvedic therapy of cleaning the vaginal area with medicated oils. It is helpful in female reproductive disorders like endometriosis, cyst, uterine fibroids, tumors and infertility etc.
It is the procedure of application of a sterile cotton swab soaked in medicated oil or ghee and placed inside the vagina. It is effective in vaginal infections, discharges etc.