List of 15 Most Popular Ayurveda Therapy
Among many Ayurveda therapy, Panchakarma is set of 5 process. Panchakarma is a group of five actions of detoxification and rejuvenation as indicated in Ayurveda. It cleans the body tissue by cleansing toxins, restore the balance of tridoshas, opens the subtle channels thus promotes longevity and well-being. In addition to this, it promotes change in diet and lifestyle pattern according to the Prakriti (Biological nature).
Ayurveda recommends Panchakarma for maintaining mental and physical balance. Panchakarma is a delightful and comfortable Ayurveda therapy. Panchakarma purifies the tissues at a very deep level. There can be periods of discomfort associated with the profound release of toxins, which does occur. It is therefore essential that a knowledgeable expert who can recognize the signs of properly and improperly administered Panchakarma, supervise the therapy.
1. Vamana( Therapeutic Emesis) Major Ayurveda Therapy under Panchakarma
Vamana is the major procedure in Panchakarma and is the best treatment for vitiated Kapha Dosha and disease caused by the predominant of Kapha. It eliminates toxins from oral route.
2. Virechana (Therapeutic Purgation)
Virechana is ideal and best Ayurveda Therapy for the elimination of vitiated Pitta Dosha and other two doshas also. It is less tedious procedure than Vamana and has less possibility of complications and can be done easily. So, widely practiced cleansing therapy in routine practice.
3. Basti (Therapeutic Enema)
Basti is considered as a prime Ayurveda Therapy modality among the Panchakarma. It has not only curative aspect but also prevents and promotes good health. It is considered as chief treatment regimen for various diseases in Ayurveda.
It is divided on the basis according to fixed schedule as:
- Karma Basti
- Kala Basti
- Yoga Basti
4. Nasya (Nasal application)
It is the procedure of removing toxins from head region by application of medicated oil or medicine from nasal route.
5. Raktamokshana (Bloodletting therapy)
It is one of the cleansing procedures used in the management of disorders due to the vitiation of the Rakta (blood).
6. Sirodhara an amazing Ayurveda Therapy
It is also known as Shiro-seka. Pouring of any medicated liquids which is luke warm as ghee, milk, butter milk etc. over forehead in a continuous stream from specific height for a specific period.
7. Siro Basti
It is the procedure where medicated oil is kept over the head by using a leather bag for a specific period.
8. Kati Basti
It is the type of bahya snehana where the medicated oil, ghee etc. are made to collect over low back.
9. Greeva Basti
Medicated oil collected over neck, helps to work on the local muscles.
10. Janu Basti
Medicated oil accumulated above knee. This Ayurveda Therapy is specialized to relieve the knee pain.
11. Kaya seka
The procedure by which luke warm medicated oil is made to pour on whole body of patient in a specific manner for certain period of time.
12. Shashtika Shali Pinda Sveda
The procedure of massaging the patient with the bolus of cooked rice harvested in 60 days. It is very effective in weakness of body parts.
13. Sarira Abhyanga (Whole Body Message)
Abhyanga is the ayurvedic practice of self-massage that can offer you a moment of pause to honor self. A daily Abhyanga practice can reassure your sense of strength, restore balance, and reinforce your overall well-being.
14. Akshi tarpana an Ayurveda Therapy
The unique procedure of appilication of the sneha (oil and ghee) to the eyes is Akshi tarpana. Akshi Tarpana is an efficient ayurvedic treatment for eye care. It is the Ayurvedic purification and rejuvenation treatment for eyes provided especially as part of Panchakarma treatment in Ayurvedic care facilities.
15. Karna Purana
Ayurveda therapy Karna Purana is a procedure of instilling medicated oils into the ears followed by a gentle massage for a couple of minutes. Oil is absorbed through mucous membrane of auditory canal. It improves hearing, prevents ear diseases, relieves ear pain and provides strength to ear bones and surrounding structures. This treatment also benefits to handle ear infection and provide relief to hearing loss, ear infection, blockage, migraines, anxiety, depression, nervous weakness, etc.