To maintain health and alleviate diseases, ayurved advocates “
”- a powerful purification process- to eliminate mental, physical and emotional toxins.
literally means “
” meaning five and “
” meaning actions or therapies. It is a five-fold purification therapy aimed at correcting the imbalance of bodilyhumors viz.
in order to maintain their inherent equilibrium. Thistherapy is widely used to cure neurological ailments like paralysis, arthritis, rheumatic pain,skin problems, mental disorders, etc. It is also used for rejuvenation.These five therapies are
(therapeutic evacuation of vitiated
from head) and
(therapeutic blood cleansing). These main therapies are preceded by some pre-treatments like
(oleation, herbal oil massage) and
Abhyanga / Snehana
Abhyanga is a whole body massage with specific herbal oils.
has much deeper andfar-reaching effects than an ordinary massage.
achieves deepest healing effects bynaturally harmonizing Body-Mind & Spirit. This massage is usually followed by a medicatedsteam bath (
). It is one of the most rejuvenating treatments of ayurveda.
increases tissue strength, improves blood circulation, rejuvenates the whole body,removes the cellulite, beautifies the skin, delays aging, induces sound sleep, promotesvitality, pacifies
imbalance, reduces stress and removes toxins.
It is a process to induce sweating by using steam of special herbs specific to the
andailments of a person. This herbal steam bath opens the pores and flushes and cleanses thesystem through the skin. Abhyang reduces pain in the body, eliminates toxins, promotes lightness, reduces stiffnessand beautifies the skin.
, is a therapeutic emesis therapy, which cleanses toxins related with
.Pre-treatment such as intake of medicated ghee,
(oil massage) and
(medicated steam bath) are administered prior to inducing
, to loosen and remove thetoxins from the body.This treatment is very effective in bronchial asthma, chronic allergies, hay fever, psoriasis,nasal congestion, obesity, edema, chronic indigestion, skin disorders, vitiligo, psychologicaldisorders, hyperacidity, etc.
This is a medical purgation therapy, which removes toxins related with Pitta dosha from the body. It is a safe procedure without any side effects.It is effective in chronic skin disorders, vitiligo psoriasis, diabetes, asthma, paraplegia,gynecological disorders, elephantiasis, headaches, hyperacidity, constipation, digestivedisorders, Joint disorders, hemiplegia etc.