Panchakarma – The five therapies are - Vamana – emesis therapy – intended to get rid of toxins and waste by-products through the oral route. This is useful in disorders pertaining to skin, chest and stomach. Virechana – Purgation therapy – intended to eliminate toxins and waste by-products through anal route. This is useful in disorders of liver, pancreas, intestines, skin, etc.Nasya – Nasal drop therapy used for detoxifying organs of head and neck. Anuvasana Basti – Oil enema intended to rejuvenate nerves, brain, muscles and jointsAsthapana Basti – intended to detoxify colon and useful in neuro-muscular disorders.
Apart from the above five main Ayurvedic therapies, Ayurveda also offers Upakarmas – sub therapies - Abhyanga – massage of the whole body with herbal oils to induce deep relaxation, to strengthen the body and to relieve pain Swedana – sweating therapy as a measure to lose weight and toxins via sweating. Shirodhara – a stream of oil is poured over forehead to increase mental calmness and to relieve anxiety Lepa – herbal pastes applied over body parts to for skin detoxificationAvagaha – body parts are dipped in oils or herbal liquids Udvartana – powder massage, useful to relieve excess oiliness and to lose weight Anjana – collyrium therapy for eye care Tarpana – oil immersion therapy for eyes for improving vision Janu Basti, Kati Basti – a compound is constructed over knees or lower back and hot herbal oil is retained for a certain amount of time, useful in arthritis and joint degeneration disorders.
Apart from these, Yoga Habitat offers several other Ayurveda therapies and techniques for comprehensive and holistic physical and mental healthcare.
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