The toxins / free radicals produced by the constant metabolic activities in the body damage the body cells resulting in wear and tear of the body, which is nothing but aging. The process of aging is accelerated by improper life-style, food habits and prolonged stress and strain.
Panchakarma, which includes five major procedures, is meant to purify the whole body by eliminating the accumulated toxins from it. This package includes treatments like Virechana (Purgation), Vamana (Emesis), Snehavasthi (Medicated Oil Enema), Kashayavasti (medicated decoction enema) &Nasya (Nasal Administration). The specialty of this treatment is that it can be administered both in a healthy, as well as thediseased person. When a healthy person subjects himself to Panchakarma, it has a preventive, restorative and rejuvenative effect on the body.
Modern age is the age of stress and strain. The fast life is exciting as well as overtaxing. The holistic approach of Ayurveda tackles these hazards in its own natural way. It focuses on the impact of the mind on body, and vice versa. Carefully planned programs such as special soothing massages, Pizhichil, Sirodhara, etc., works at the physical level to soothe the aching muscles and tensed nerves. At the same time, individually selected yoga, meditation and Pranayama [breathing exercises] programs calm down the Mind & bring back the natural rhythm of the mind and body.
According to Ayurveda, continuous indulgence in high fat food, fried items, etc., along with sedentary life-style leads to excess accumulation of body fat which gets deposited in the numerous body channels. This condition is associated with irregular appetite, hypertension, diabetes and many other metabolic-disorders. Special programs are included in this package with the purpose to cut down this excess fat, to correct the irregular metabolism and to clear the body channels. Deep dry massage with herbal powders and pastes, synchronized massage with specific oils, steam bath, etc., mobilize the accumulated fat, where as, specially designed diet programs prevent its further accumulation. Practice of specific yoga postures is also advised to reduce body weight.