1. What is panchakarma?
Panchakarma is a process of cleaning toxins from the body. It means five actions or five treatments and it utilizes medicated oils which help in eliminating the impurities from the body.
2. Can pregnant women go for panchkarma?
Pregnant women should avoid going for panchakarma treatment as some herbal remedies may not suit them.
3. Are there any specialists who perform panchakarma?
Yes, there are specialists who perform panchakarma. These are usually ayurvedic doctors who have completed courses of panchakarma.
4. Can panchakarma therapy lead to any side effects?
Panchakarma therapy can rarely lead to side effects like
- temporary mood changes, depression
- headache, nasal congestion
5. What diseases can panchkarma help with?
Panchakarma can help with following diseases
- migraine, chronic fatigue
- arthritis, spondylitis
- sinusitis, cough
- renal disorders
- hair loss, psoriasis
- insomnia, anxiety
Cleansing and rejuvenating treatment that is performed for the body, mind, and consciousness of an individual is known as Panchkarma Treatment. It has an overall beneficial effect on wellness, health, and self-healing.
Panchkarma Treatment is usually a course of 7-10 days.
The total cost of Panchkarma treatment per day ranges up to Rs.200 to Rs.1,500
The average cost of Panchkarma Treatment for 7 days is Rs.11,000 to Rs.16,500
[NOTE: The exact quotation of an individual is given by a physician after a detailed physical examination and consultation]
Few of the benefits of Panchkarma Treatment are:
Panchkarma Treatment consists of 5 treatment procedures, and they are:
Panchkarma Treatment can be done at home by following a strict diet and massage plan.
Panchkarma is an ayurvedic approach the side effects experienced are mainly due to the release of toxins from the body. Few of the side effects are:
The time taken by Panchkarma treatment for an individual depends on the attending physician and the condition of the patient. However, Panchkarma Treatment takes a minimum of 7 days to a maximum of 60 days.
Panchkarma is a process through which the body detoxifies and the food to be consumed should be “Satvik” (food which is pure, clean, energetic, natural and vital).Eg., Khichdi, and herbal tea specific to an individuals’ doshas.
Panchakarma includes many different procedures in which weight loss is also included. Depending on an individual’s body fat, one can lose up to 2 - 9 kgs in 15 days.