POORVA KARMA (PREPARATORY METHODS).
PRADHAN KARMA (MAIN METHODS).
PASHCHAT KARMA (POST-THERAPEUTIC MEASURES).
PANCHAKARMA : The excellent purification and detoxification treatment process, Panchakarma ,means “five actions”. It is recommended for both healthy and ailing persons. It removes toxic substances and maintains health, thereby hindering premature aging.
VAMANAM : All Kapha related diseases such as Bronchitis, cold, cough are cured by this treatment. This process requires good attention and skilled assistance. In chronic skin diseases like Psoriasis also vamanam is recommended.
VIROCHANAM : This therapy is recommended to attain proper balance of vatha, pitha and kapha by Oral administration of medicine to purify the whole body. Virechanam is the method of cleaning and evacuation of the bowels. It eliminates excess bile toxins from the the body. This treatmentis very effective for Osteo Arthritis, Psoriasis, Chronic Constipation, and many of the digestive ailments, etc.
NASYAM : In this treatment 2-10drops of medicated oil are poured in each nostril of the patient after the face and neck massage and steam .This treatment eliminates the toxins from the head and neck region and is useful in curing headaches, migraine, sinusitis, chronic cold , chest congestion, cervical spondylitis and Facial Palsy etc.
DHOOMAPANAM : Dhoomapanam is performed as Paschat or Pradana Karma. In dhoomapanam the smoke of a lighted medicated varthi is advised to inhale through the nose and exhale through the mouth.
VASTHI (MATRA VASTHI, SNEHA VASTHI, KASHAYA VASTHI) : In panchakarma Vasti is having a very important place in the treatment of many disorders. Certain herbal oils, herbal extracts decoction etc, are administered through the rectum. This treatment is very good for arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, numbness, gastric complaints, constant constipation, neurological problems, chronic back pain, infertility, sciatica, obesity, digestive disorders, ulcer etc . It purifies the body, maintains health and longevity.
RAKTHAMOKSHAM : Medicinal leech sucks impure blood and aids ulcer healing, and can probably therefore be used for the treatment of varicose veins, ulcers. It helps in correcting any abnormality in the blood and thereby solves a number of problems.