Therapies of Panchakarma Treatments
Pouring of warm medicated liquid on the forehead in a continuous stream with gentle massage by two people.
A. Tailadhara : Sirodhara with medicated oil.
B. Ksheeradhara : Sirodhara with medicated milk.
C. Takradhara : Sirodhara with medicated butter milk.
2. SARVANG DHARA
Pouring of warm medicated oil / milk / herbal decoction throughout the body .
A. Pizhichil : Pouring comfortably warm medicated oil liberally over the body [head avoided] followed by gentle massage.
B. Dhanyamladhara : Pouring of warm acidic herbal liquid all over the patient’s body.
3. PINDA SWEDA (KIZHI)
Medicated sudation by different bolus.
4. SHASHTIKSALI PINDA SWEDA (NAVARAKIZHI)
Massage done with small linen bags filled with medicated and cooked navara rice, after a liberal application of medicated oils.
5. PATRA PINDA SWEDA (ELAKKIZHI)
Medicated sudation by bolus made from processed leaves of medicinal plants.
6.CHURNA PINDA SWEDA (PODIKKIZHI)
Medicated sudation by the bolus of medicated powder.
7. BALUKA PINDA SWEDA
Medicated sudation by the bolus of warmed sand.
8. LAVANA PINDA SWEDA (UPPUKIZHI)
Medicated sudation by the bolus made from citrus fruit processed with other medicines.
9. JAMBIRA PINDA SWEDA
Medicated sudation by the bolus of roasted salt according to the conditions of diseases.
Applying medicated pastes on the body parts.
Application of medicated oil or paste over crown.
Procedure in which herbal medicines are made into paste and applied over the head in Ayurveda special manner.
Application of medicated cooked navara rice on whole or affected parts of the body.
Massage with medicinal powder specially meant for reducing body fat, improvement of complexion, functional improvement of vital organs.
15. SNEHNAM (OLEATION THERAPY)
[Sudaation technique done prior to Panchakarma therapy]Thirteen methods of thermal sudation like mixed fomentation , Hot bed sudation, Steam kettle sudation, Affusion sudation, Bath sudation, Sudatorium sudation ,Stone bed sudation, Trench sudation, Cabin sudation, Ground red sudation, pitcher bed sudation, pit sudation, pit sudation, under bed sudation are indicated in this method.
Wrapping specific areas for a specific time interval with medicated pastes intended to subside inflammation or pain.
Sudation technique with medicated milk.
Applying oil soaked cloth over affected body parts intended to reduce local stiffness.
Special Ayurvedic massage done by the two people using medicated oils.
‘Warm oils are kept on the head inside Ayurveda leather cap.
22. KATI / JANU & URO VASTI
A particular oil is kept over the affected part inside a boundary made of some herbal paste.
23. AVGAHAM (UZHICHIL)
After some oil applications the patient will be seated in Ayurveda tub of herbal decoction suitable for the patient’s condition.
24. AKSHI TARPANA
Well melted and strained medicated ghee will be collected in Ayurveda ridge made around the eyes with black gram paste.
Herbal juice mixed with goat’s milk is collected around the eyes as the same way as in tarpana.
Eye washes with special herbal decoction, done by two persons.
Application of eye drops.
A herbal powder is mixed with cow’s milk and applied on the face . It is kept for one hour and then washed . This is herbal face pack.
Steaming the patient’s face and with medicated milk steams.