Panchakarma is one of the most popular Ayurvedic treatments, which helps achieve a harmony between the mind, body, and soul. Panchakarma is a set of five treatments that is primarily curated to cleanse the body by removing all the harmful toxins. With the help of this Ayurvedic treatment, you can achieve a complete purification of the body.
The Panchakarma treatment is not the same for every individual. The Ayurvedic practitioner will design the treatment, according to the needs and the body type of a person. Here, the practitioner might include all the 5 treatments of Panchakarma or may choose to include just a few.
Types of Panchakarma treatment
Vamana is one of the Panchakarma treatments, which is used to cleanse the upper digestive tract. During this treatment, the patient is given oil massages and asked to consume medicinal ghee or clarified butter. The complete procedure can last from 3-7 days. The patient is also given herbal laxatives to help cleanse the system and remove all the toxins. This treatment ends with therapeutic vomiting. Vamana is especially for Kapha dominant people who suffer from conditions such as obesity, asthma, hyperacidity, etc.
The total cost of Vamana is about 10,000 – 16,000 INR approximately for the complete package and duration.
In this treatment, the patient is given oral medication to eliminate all the toxins through the bowel movement. This helps get rid of all the unwanted dosha and helps stabilize the dominant dosha. Like Vamana, even in this treatment, the patient is asked to consume medicated ghee along with herbal oils and herbal powders. Virechan is usually recommended for people with pitta dominant disorders, such as herpes zoster, colitis, celiac disease, jaundice, etc.
The total cost of Virechan is about 10,000 – 15,000 INR approximately for the complete package and duration.
Sneha Basti is one of the most important aspects of the Panchakarma treatment. During this treatment, medicated substances are administered through the enema. This treatment is said to be highly beneficial and can help get rid of even the complex and chronic disorders. According to disease, the herbal medicines, oils, ghee or milk is passed through the rectum of the patient. Sneha Basti is the best treatment for people with Vata dominant personalities. And, it can treat arthritis, piles, constipation, etc.
The total cost of Sneha Basti is about 1500 – 10,000 INR approximately
Nasya is a nasal therapy. Here, the herbal oils, medicated juices, and powders are administered through the nasal route. This therapy is excellent for clearing and purifying the topmost region of our body- head. Nasya begins with a gentle massage, followed by the nasal therapy. This therapy treats; headaches, migraines, sleep problems, neurological disorders, sinusitis, chronic rhinitis, respiratory diseases, and helps get rid of hair-related problems.
The total cost of Nasya is about 1000 INR – 7000 INR approximately.
In this treatment, the herbal decoctions are administered through the rectum. With the help of Kashaya Basti, you can treat; chronic pain, gastric problems, paralysis, lower backache, constipation, etc. During this treatment, the gas present in the body is removed. Therefore, the pain caused because of that vanishes. It also removes all the toxins, detoxifying the body.
The total cost of Kashaya Basti is about 3000 INR – 5000 INR approximately.