Panchakarma Treatment Centre In kerala

Panchakarma treatment

Panchakarma Treatment

What is panchakarma treatment?

Panchakarma is the therapeutic purificatory procedures performed for detoxification of the human body by eliminating the vitiated doshas without any complications, thereby restoring dosha and dhatu balance and maintaining excellent health.

What is the Panchakarma treatment centre?

Panchakarma treatment centre is the Ayurvedic Hospital Providing Traditional Ayurveda Panchakarma Treatment with needed facilities and experienced ayurvedic doctors to take care of the complete panchakarma process. Traditional Panchakarma Treatment Centre has expert professional therapists and inhouse medicines for the treatment course.
SreeChitra Ayurveda offers Ayurvedic panchakarma treatments with an expert tradition of 100s of years in Kerala Ayurveda Therapy. Ayuryogatheeram has become one of the best ayurvedic panchakarma centres in Kerala India with this expertise and tradition.

What are the benefits of Panchakarma Therapy?

The main intentions of Panchakarma Therapy are to cleanse and restore balance and a total mind & body rejuvenation experience. Even Though it is not advisable, people are doing Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment at home because of the popularity of this ancient Ayurvedic treatment. Advocating Ayurveda Panchakarma treatment for weight loss is also increased nowadays due to increased instances of obesity all over the world.

Panchakarma Treatment In Kerala

Panchakarma is one of the most important body purification & rejuvenation therapy used in Ayurvedic treatments like herbal oil massages, steam baths & cleansing enemas. The panchakarma comprises five different processes and procedures integrated together for a specific ayurvedic treatment purpose. This ancient Ayurveda process combines five different elements of traditional ayurvedic treatment. These five treatments of Ayurveda Panchakarma are Vamana, Virechana, Vasti, Nasyam and Rktamokshana.

Panchakarma ayurvedic treatment is not only for detoxifying the body, but also for rejuvenation — strengthening the immune system, and restoring balance and well-being. It is one of the most effective healing modalities in Ayurvedic Medicine. It is recommended on a seasonal basis, as well as when an individual feels out of balance or is experiencing illness.

Ayurveda panchakarma treatment in kerala is getting increasingly popular in recent days. There are many panchakarma centers in kerala doing panchakarma therapy in kerala attracting health enthusiasts from all over the world for Ayurveda treatments. Ayuryogatheeram is one among the best Ayurveda Hospital in kerala providing traditional panchakarma treatment in kerala in the most efficient way.

Panchakarma Therapy Process


Vamana is one of the important procedures in Ayurveda Panchakarma Treatment. It is a procedure where toxins in the upper part of the body (till the diaphragm and respiratory tract)are removed by medicated emesis.

It is the emetic therapy done for expelling aggravated kapha dosha from the body through mouth by inducing medicines having emetic property vamanoushadhi. It is indicated for kapha dosha prakopa( aggravated kapha) , utklishta kapha (aggravated kapha) , pittasamsrishta kapha (kapha combined with pitta), pitta or vata situated in kapha sthana.


Virechana is a detoxification procedure in Panchakarma Therapy by which toxins that cause circulatory disorders and toxins related to the abdomen and pelvis are removed by purgation.

It is the Purgative therapy (shodhana karma ) done for expelling the aggravated (prakupitha) pitta-kapha doshas through adhomarga by the administration of purgative medicines(virechaka dravyas) through oral route.


Vasti (Basti) is the detoxification procedure in panchakarma treatment in which the medical decoctions is introduced through anus with the help of vasti yantra (instrument used for doing vasti). It is performed for eliminating aggravated vata dosha.

Vasti Treatment Classifications

Vasti treatments are classified based on the medicines used for the treatment. This is further differentiated with the quantity of the medicines used for the process. There is an additional classification made on the action like Niruha and Yapana Basti.

Vasti based on Ingredients used

The name Tikshna Vaitarana Vasti indicates that this treatment is conducted using Gomutra 500 ml for the process.

Vasti based on quantity of Ingredients

Vasti treatments can be segmented more with the ingredients used for the treatment. Ksheera vasti uses milk as the main ingredient in the treatment process with Vaitarana vasti containing milk about 1200 ml.

Vasti based on functions

More classification on Vasti treatment Kerala Panchakarma therapy can be done based on the functions like Utkleshana vasti , Doshahara vasti , Shodhana vasti, Vajikarana Vasti, Lekhana vasti , Vrishya vasti, Chakshushya vasti, Brahmana vasti etc

Vasti based on ingredient property(Swabhava)

In this segment, Vasti classification is done by the swabhava of Vasti Dravya (property of ingredient) and some of the treatments included in this category are Picha Vasti , Madhutailika vasti and Kshara vasti.

These are the best Shodhana therapies which are used to correct Vata disorders. Procedure in which medicine is introduced through anus or urethra or vagina with the use of Vasti Yantra. Some of the therapies included in this are:

  • Anuvasana Vasti

    Anuvasana Vasti is also called Sneha Vasti, the vasti is performed in panchakarma using medicated ghee, oil , fat and marrow. The administered medicines stay for a longer duration inside the intestine , and do not cause any sorts of complication by aggravating any doshas. This vasti can be done on a daily basis.

    There are different types of Sneha vasti according to the quantity of medicine used for the procedure in Panchakarma therapy in Kerala.

  • Sneha Vasti- is one-fourth the quantity of Niruha Vasti –that is 300 ml ( 6 palas)
    Anuvasana Vasti –Half the quantity of sneha vasti, that is 150 ml (3 palas)
  • Matra Vasti

    The procedure in which, warm medicated oil is given through the anal route, to subside Vata. It also helps in treating conditions like Constipation, Low back pain, etc. This Ayurvedic enema can be done in all ages i.e. from childhood to old age, without any complications.

  • Matravasti is done usually with a quantity of sneha that is digested by 6 hours if taken orally.That is 60-90 ml.
  • Kashaya Vasti

    It is also called Niruha Vasti or Asthapana Basti. This Vasti is done with medicinal decoctions (kashaya) for eliminating aggravated doshas and diseases from the body. This therapy is done in empty stomach also done with the combination of Anuvasana Vasti in panchakarma therappy.

    Kashaya Vasti is one among the Panchkarama procedure in which warm medicated decoction is given through the anal route. The medicated decoction is made up of five herbal ingredients; Kashayavasti is indicated in all neurological diseases like hemiplegia, paraplegia, weight loss and certain arthritic conditions.

  • Uttara Vasti

    UttaraVasti is the procedure of administering vasti through vagina, uterine route, urinary route or through penis ( uttaramarga or linga marga). Uttaravasti focuses on maladies of the urinary and genital system. Beneficial for both male and females who suffer from infertility, genital infections etc.

    Female Uttara Vasti

    In Female, Uttara Vasti done through vagina or through urethral opening. In VAGINAL vasti is done either using sneha dravyas or kashaya dravyas but through intra urethral only. Sneha dravyas are used in order to avoid complications.

    Male Uttara Vasti

    Uttara Vasti in male is done by administering vasti through urinary route or through penis.


The procedure in which medicated oils or medicinal extracts are instilled through the nose is called Nasya. Nose is the gateway or entrance to the head ,so it is mainly done for the diseases of the head. Nasyam procedure in Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment facilitates the Purification, nourishment, stimulation and strengthening. Nasyam directly influences the sense organs as the medicines get a good chance of absorption through blood vessels.

Nasyam is one of the important treatments in Ayurveda used in Panchakarma procedure. Medicated oils, powders etc. are instilled through the nasal route. The upper portion of the body from the neck upwards is massaged during this process. The area around the nose, neck, shoulders, palms and feet is rubbed to enable the easy assimilation of the medicine and also helps in cleaning all the minute channels above the neck. Nasyam is beneficial for those suffering from sinusitis, migraine, chronic cold, facial palsy, cervical spondylosis etc.

Types Of Nasyam

Different types of Nasyam for panchakarma treatments in kerala are available based on the pouring mode and dosage of medicines, functions and process of treatment and the form of the ingredient used. Here is the list of different types of nasyam used for Panchakarma Therapy in Sreechithra Ayuryogtheeram Panchkarma centre.

Marsha Nasyam

It is the pouring of more dosage of medicines( 6,8,10 drops) into the nostrils and is done according to the type and nature of the disease .Can only be done from 7 years to 80 years.

Prathi Marsha Nasya

It is pouring less dosage of medicine (2 drops) into each nostril and it can be done as a daily regimen and not based on particular disease ,is done for maintaining health .This type of nasya can be done at any age.

Virechana Nasyam

It is done for eliminating or cleansing excess Kapha . It is done by blowing dry powders or herbs into the nose.

Brahmana Nasyam

It is the nutritive nasya done by administering strengthening and tonifying substances like ghee ,oil ,medicated milk etc

Shamana Nasyam

It is the type of Nasya which does the alleviation of Dosha situated in the Head. It is mainly done using Medicated oils and decoctions.

Drava Nasya

Which is in liquid form

Kalka Nasya

Which is in paste form

Churna Nasya

Which is in powder form.

Nvana Nasya

Nvana Nasya is pouring of medicated oil according to PITTA-VATA or PITTA-KAPHA Disorders.

Avapeedana Nasya

It consists of the extract ( juice) of the ingredient drugs .This Nasya has a purifying effect . 4 ,6 ,8 drops of the juice is put on each nostril.

Pradhamana Nasya

It is done for the elimination of kapha dosha with dry powders which is administered into each nostrils using an instrument ( Nadi Yantra).

Dhuma Nasya

It is the medicated fume taken by nasal route and eliminated by oral route.


Rakthamokshana is an effective procedure in panchakarma ayurveda treatments used for local detoxification by removing impure blood as in cases of eczema, acne, scabies, leucoderma, rash, metastatic, and non-metastatic tumours.

It is the purification therapy done by letting out impure or vitiated blood from the body for eliminating vitiated doshas and promoting detoxification. Mainly done for Pittaja and Raktaja diseases.

There are different types of Raktamokshana classified based on the medicines and procedures.


Shstra is a category of Raktamokshana procedure by using sharp instruments. There are two types of Shastra Raktamokshana procedures named Siravedhana And Prachana used in panchakarma treatments in Kerala.

Siravedana Or Venesection

Siravedana is the letting out of circulating venous blood by tying a tourniquet above the particular area and and exerting a single stroke pressure on the tip of the blade which is placed on the respective vein.This is done for Sarvanga rakta dushti.

Prachana Karma

Prachana Karma is the type of Shastra Raktamokshana in which a sharp instrument like lancet or Trikurchaka is used to drain blood from an infected or non infected site.


Anushastra Raktamokshana procedure is conducted by not using sharp instruments. 3 types of anussastra procedures are in use like Jaloukavacharanam, Alabu and Srunga Vicharanam.


Jaloukavacharanam or Leech Therapy is used in Panchakarma treatment by applying non poisonous leeches for drawing impure blood from infected or non infected sites of the body. Procedure done for alleviating pitta rogas.


Alabu is the procedure done using bitter (tikta) taste bottle gourd or pitcher gourd for sucking and extracting impure blood from the infected area.

Srungara Charanam

Srungara Charanam is the bloodletting therapy using cow's horn/ funnel or using vacuum apparatus.

Purvakarma Procedure

Purvakarma Procedure is an important process in every Ayurveda Panchakarma Treatment. It consists of some Pre operative Procedures ( Purvakarma ) such as Pachanam , Snehanam And Swedanam.


Pachanam is the administration of medicated powders or medicinal decoctions according to the condition of the patient in order to alleviate the amavastha (indigestion).It is done to make the patient fit for shodhana therapy. For example :Vaiswanara churnam , Ashta churnam, Panchakola churnam,chiruvilwadi kashayam,gandharvahastadi kashayam,amruthotharam kashayam etc.


The therapy which provides unctuousness(Snehanam),liquefaction (Vishyanda), softness (Manavatvam) and moistness ( Kledanatvam) to the body is called Snehana Karma. this is an important procedure in Panchakarma treatments.

There are different types of Snehana Karmas based on the administration procedures and dravyas used as medication. The list below gives the details of different Snehana procedures.

Bahya Snehanam

Bahya Snehana is the procedure in ayurveda panchakarma in which external application of sneha dravyas (medicated oil). For example Abhyanga is an Oil massage therapy used for different indications. Lepa is just an oil application on the skin or on the body surface. Mardana is a procedure of hard massage using medicated oil. Parisheka is pouring medicated oil according to the treatment needs. Dharana is retention of medicine and Purana is filling of Medicine.

Abhyantara Snehanam

Snehanam is the internal administration of Sneha dravyas and the types are listed below.

Best Panchakarma Treatment Centre

AyurYogatheeram is the best Panchakarma Treatment Centre in Kerala, India. We are having a tradition of 400 years in practising ayurveda and experts in Kerala ayurveda panchakarma therapy. Our well experienced and certified panchakarma therapists take care of your ayurvedic treatment needs and esure the best rejuvenation and cure after the panchakarma procedure.

Our beautiful and sea view ayurvedic treatment centre provides complete calmness and highly rejuvenated mind, body and soul after the weeks long Panchakarma therapy. You can enjoy the best healthy food for all these days. You can purify the complete body and restore the needed energy to execute stressful work tasks and live a healthy life ahead. We offer all types of traditional indian ayurvedic treatments including Rejuvenation Therapy. Please visit our FAQ page for further details.

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One among the Panchkarama procedure in which warm medicated decoction is given through the anal route. The medicated decoction is made up of five herbal ingredients; Kashayavasti is indicated in all neurological diseases like hemiplegia, paraplegia, weight loss and certain arthritic conditions.

Panchakarma treatment in kerala


The procedure in which, warm medicated oil is given through the anal route, to subside Vata. It also helps in treating conditions like Constipation, Low back pain, etc. This Ayurvedic enema can be done in all ages i.e. from childhood to old age, without any complications.

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Nasyam is one of the treatments in Ayurveda. Medicated oils, powders etc. is instilled through the nasal route. The upper portion of the body from neck upwards is massaged during this process

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