Author Name: Dr. Nitesh Khonde
It is a therapeutic therapy which includes sweat message given to the patients whole body or any specific part is made to prepare by the application of heated medicinal rice (Navara), which is in the form of boluses tied up in the cotton cloth. It is useful to treat osteoarthritis, muscular pains, myalgia, joint pain& stiffness, spondylolisthesis. Relieves pain, swelling, and stiffness caused by the joint disorders like arthritis.
It is performed in Ekanga or Sarvanga with the bolus of boiled shashtika shali with balamoola kahsaya & ksheera. Shashtika is snigdha, guru, sthira , sheeta and tridoshaghna , though a sweda karma, it has brimhana guna.
45 minutes to 1 hour, preferable time is in between 7-11 am and 4-6 pm
The procedure can be stopped if the medicine in the boluses or the milk mixture is exhausted.
2 warm Kizhi are gently applied in a synchronized manner by the two therapist on two side of Droni
It is followed by a gentle massage with the other hand.
We ensure that the heat of the boluses is bearable to the patient by touching them over the dorsum by hand.
The temperature of the boluses is maintained throughout the procedure by contnious relay of the four boluses after reheating by dipping in milk kashayam mixture.
The process is continued till the patient attains samyak swinna lakshana or until the content of the boluses exhausted.
This procedure is done in the seven positions as in kayasekam or as advised by the physician.
Very effective in curing diseases of nervous system.
Chronic Rheumatism , Osteoarthritis
Emaciation of limbs and disease borne of vitiated blood
Slow down aging process
Relaxes the body and gives sound sleep
Improves blood circulation and detoxifies the body.
It also makes the body strong and sturdy with well-developed musculature.
Panchakarma is a Sanskrit word that means “five actions” or “five treatments”. This is a process used to clean the body of toxic materials left by disease and poor nutrition. Normally the body has the innate ability to efficiently process and remove these waste materials, including the vitiated doshas.
Panchakarma Rejuvenation detox therapy, however, due to one’s repeated dietary indiscretions, poor exercise patterns, lifestyle, and genetic predisposition the digestive enzymes, metabolic co-factors, hormones, and which regulate the body’s internal homeostasis become disorganized. This can lead to the accumulation and spread of toxins throughout the physiology resulting in disease. This waste matter is called ama in Ayurveda. Ama is a foul-smelling, sticky, harmful substance that needs to be completely evacuated from the body.
Panchakarma will remove the excess doshas and correct imbalances in them as well as eliminate the harmful ama out of your system through the body’s own organs and channels of elimination (colon, sweat glands, lungs, bladder, urinary tract, stomach, intestines, etc). Panchakarma purifies the tissues at a very deep level. It involves daily massages and oil baths, herbal enemas, nasal administration. It is a very pleasurable experience. Ayurveda recommends Panchakarma as a seasonal treat for maintaining mental and physical hygiene and balance.