Ayurveda is an ancient healing medicine practiced all around the world. It emphasizes on the preventive and healing therapies along with various methods for purification and rejuvenation. It originated in India some 5,000 years back and since then it is widely being used as a treatment for curing ailments and overall well-being of a person.
One of the most famous treatment modality under Ayurveda is Panchakarma; it is a treatment used for mind-body healing and detoxification. Panchakarma is used as a method of rejuvenation — strengthening the immune system, and restoring balance and well-being.
Panchakarma: A famous treatment in Ayurveda that is used to clean the body of toxic materials left by diseases, poor nutrition and environment. Although our body has the innate ability to remove these toxins, including the doshas, however, it can become difficult due to one’s poor exercise patterns, lifestyle choices, repeated dietary indiscretions, hormones, metabolic factors and agnis which regulate the body’s internal homeostasis and becomes disorganized.
Panchakarma helps in removing the excess doshas and correct imbalances in them as well as purify the tissues at a very deep level. The Ayurvedic therapies that Panchakarma uses for this purpose are-
Shirodhara provides better results if it is performed early in the morning. Some of its benefits are reduced memory problem, better sleep, improved concentration, strengthening of the body, reduction in eye disorder, sleep is induced and aging is reduced.
Any kind of treatment oil or liquid is not used. A paste is prepared using ubtan, grains, various herbs, flours and natural oils. This paste is used to massage the entire body to get therapeutic advantages. Some of the benefits of this massage are increased skin glow, reduces stomachic fat accumulation, helps in rheumatoid arthritis and removes toxins from the body
All the aforementioned ayurvedic therapies contribute to the overall well-being of a person. These massages are available at various spas and Ayurvedic treatments centers.