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PANCHAKARMA

Detoxification and Rejuvenation Therapy

About Panchakarma & How to Explore the Benefits of Panchakarma in Ayurveda

Panchakarma is an essential component of Ayurveda, an ancient Indian holistic system of medicine. Derived from Sanskrit words meaning “five actions,” Panchakarma is a detoxification and rejuvenation therapy designed to restore balance to your body, mind, and spirit.

Why Choose Panchakarma for Your Health:

  • Detoxify: Remove harmful toxins (ama) from your body, enhancing its natural healing abilities.
  • Balance Doshas: Restore harmony among the three doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) for overall well-being.
  • Boost Digestion: Improve digestion, absorption, and metabolism, leading to increased vitality.
  • Reduce Stress: Calm your nervous system and find relaxation through soothing massages and herbal treatments.
  • Rejuvenate: Enhance skin, energy levels, and well-being for a refreshed you.
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  • Prevent Diseases: Maintain equilibrium and strengthen immunity to ward off illnesses.
  • Personalized Care: Tailored treatments cater to your unique constitution and health needs.

Note: Panchakarma should be administered by qualified Ayurvedic practitioners, considering individual factors like constitution, age, and health status. Not suitable for everyone.

Basti: Ayurvedic Enema Therapy

Basti, also known as Ayurvedic enema therapy, is a potent treatment for balancing Vata dosha and addressing various health concerns, especially those related to the lower abdomen, digestive system, and nervous system. It involves administering herbal decoctions and oils through the rectum for cleansing, nourishment, and rejuvenation.

Key Steps for Basti Chikitsa:

  • Consultation: Begin with a consultation with an Ayurvedic practitioner to assess suitability based on your health and constitution.
  • Preparation Diet: Follow a recommended diet to prepare your body, typically including easily digestible foods to balance Vata dosha.
  • Internal Oleation: In some cases, consume medicated ghee or oils to lubricate the intestines before the enema.

Basti Phase:

  • Medication Preparation: The practitioner prepares a herbal decoction or oil blend tailored to your condition.
  • Enema Administration: Administered through the rectum using a sterilized enema apparatus, often with gentle massage to aid distribution.
  • Retention and Elimination: Retain the solution for 15-30 minutes, then eliminate it as directed.
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Post-Treatment Phase:

  • Rest and Recovery: Rest, avoiding strenuous activities.
  • Reintroduce Food: Gradually reintroduce a light diet recommended by the practitioner.
  • Stay Hydrated: Consume warm fluids to aid toxin elimination.
  • Follow-Up Care: Attend follow-up appointments for guidance and adjustments.
  • Lifestyle Recommendations: Receive guidance on maintaining benefits and preventing imbalances.

Please note that Basti is a specialized treatment guided by a skilled Ayurvedic practitioner, tailored to your unique condition and constitution.

Duration: 11 days /10 Nights 1 Session 2 hours a day

Cost: Shared Room 78€ a day /Night, Private Room 95€ a day/ Night

Panchakarma Treatments Only: 45€ a day

The above price includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer Complimentary airport transfer service is provided exclusively for bookings of 14 days or longer
  • All Meals Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
  • All Yoga classes including Pranayama/two Asana classes a day/ Meditation/Sound healing ect:
  • Free wi-fi

Virechana: Ayurvedic Purification

Virechana is a precise Ayurvedic therapy that purges excess Pitta dosha and toxins from your body. It’s a cleansing process requiring careful preparation and post-treatment care. Here’s a condensed overview:

Preparation (Purva Karma):

  • Consultation: Meet with an Ayurvedic practitioner to assess suitability based on your dosha imbalance, health, and history.
  • Prep Diet: Follow a prescribed light diet for a few days before treatment, priming your body for purification.
  • Internal Oleation (Snehapana): Under supervision, consume medicated ghee or oil to loosen toxins in your tissues.
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Purification (Pradhana Karma):

  • Medication: On the treatment day, you’ll receive herbs to induce controlled purgation, releasing excess Pitta and toxins.
  • Rest: Relax and avoid exertion or stress.
  • Hydration: Drink warm water to support cleansing and maintain hydration.
  • Purgation: Experience controlled bowel movements as toxins exit your body.

Post-Treatment (Paschat Karma):

  • Rest and Recovery: Rest, avoid extremes, and allow your body to recuperate.
  • Reintroduce Food: Gradually introduce a light, easy-to-digest diet as per your practitioner’s guidance.
  • Abhyanga (Self-Massage): Self-massage with warm herbal oils can aid recovery.
  • Follow-Up Care: Monitor progress, discuss concerns, and receive guidance from your practitioner.
  • Lifestyle Guidance: Get personalized advice to maintain balance and prevent dosha imbalances.

Remember, Virechana is a specialized therapy, requiring guidance from a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner. Details may vary based on your unique constitution and health condition.

Duration: 7 days /6 Nights 1 Session 2 hours a day

Cost: Shared Room 78€ a day /Night, Private Room 95€ a day/ Night

Panchakarma Treatments Only: 45€ a day

The above price includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer Complimentary airport transfer service is provided exclusively for bookings of 14 days or longer
  • All Meals Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
  • All Yoga classes including Pranayama/two Asana classes a day/ Meditation/Sound healing ect:
  • Free wi-fi

Vamana: Ayurvedic Detox

Vamana, or therapeutic emesis, is an Ayurvedic detox therapy targeting excess Kapha dosha and toxins. Ideal for Kapha-related issues, allergies, and skin conditions, consult an Ayurvedic practitioner before considering it. Here’s a streamlined overview:

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Preparation (Purva Karma):

  • Consultation: Meet an Ayurvedic practitioner to assess suitability based on your health and constitution.
  • Prep Diet: Follow a prescribed diet before treatment to reduce Kapha and toxins.
  • Internal Oleation: In some cases, consume medicated ghee or oils for days before to loosen toxins and excess Kapha.
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Vamana (Pradhana Karma):

  • Medication: On the treatment day, you’ll receive herbal formulas to induce vomiting, eliminating excess Kapha and toxins from your upper digestive tract.
  • Supervised Vomiting: Under supervision, follow the process to induce vomiting safely and effectively.
  • Rest and Rehydration: Rest and hydrate with warm fluids post-emesis.

Post-Treatment (Paschat Karma):

  • Recovery: Rest, avoiding strenuous activities.
  • Reintroduce Food: Gradually introduce a light diet as advised by the practitioner to support digestive recovery.
  • Follow-Up Care: Schedule follow-ups to discuss your treatment response and get further guidance.
  • Lifestyle Tips: Receive advice on maintaining benefits and preventing imbalances.

Remember, Vamana is specialized and should be guided by a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner. Details vary based on your health, constitution, and therapy goals. Not suitable for everyone; consult a professional before considering it.

Duration: 5 days /4 Nights 1 Session 2 hours a day

Cost: Shared Room 78€ a day /Night, Private Room 95€ a day/ Night

Panchakarma Treatments Only: 45€ a day

The above price includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer Complimentary airport transfer service is provided exclusively for bookings of 14 days or longer
  • All Meals Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
  • All Yoga classes including Pranayama/two Asana classes a day/ Meditation/Sound healing ect:
  • Free wi-fi

Nasya: Ayurvedic Nasal Therapy

Nasya chikitsa is an Ayurvedic therapy using herbal oils, decoctions, or powders through the nose. It targets head and neck issues like sinus congestion, headaches, allergies, and neurological problems. Nasya clears nasal passages, improves breathing, and promotes well-being. Consult an Ayurvedic practitioner before starting. Here’s an overview:

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Preparation (Purva Karma):

  • Consultation: Meet an Ayurvedic practitioner to assess suitability based on your health and constitution.
  • Preparatory Steps: Pre-treatment measures may include steam inhalation or gentle face and neck massage to open nasal passages.
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Nasya (Pradhana Karma):

  • Medication Preparation: A tailored herbal oil, decoction, or powder mixture is prepared based on your dosha imbalances and concerns.
  • Nasya Administration: Lie down with your head tilted back. The practitioner administers the herbal preparation into each nostril sequentially.
  • Gentle Massage: A soothing massage around the nose, forehead, and temples helps absorption.

Post-Treatment (Paschat Karma):

  • Rest and Recovery: Relax after treatment, avoiding extreme temperatures and winds.
  • Nasal Care: Avoid activities that may irritate your nasal passages post-treatment.
  • Follow-Up Care: Schedule follow-up appointments with the practitioner for guidance and assessment.
  • Hydration: Stay hydrated with warm fluids to support detoxification.
  • Lifestyle Tips: Receive recommendations for daily routine, diet, and lifestyle to enhance benefits.

Nasya chikitsa requires guidance from a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner. Specific herbs, formulations, and treatment frequency vary based on your health, constitution, and goals. Not suitable for everyone; consult a professional before starting.

Duration: 7 days /6 Nights 1 Session 2 hours a day

Cost: Shared Room 78€ a day /Night, Private Room 95€ a day/ Night

Panchakarma Treatments Only:  45€ a day

The above price includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer Complimentary airport transfer service is provided exclusively for bookings of 14 days or longer
  • All Meals Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
  • All Yoga classes including Pranayama/two Asana classes a day/ Meditation/Sound healing ect:
  • Free wi-fi

Raktamokshana: Ayurvedic Blood Cleansing

 

Raktamokshana is a specialized Ayurvedic therapy for controlled bloodletting to purify the blood. It’s typically reserved for specific health issues related to blood impurities. Consult an Ayurvedic practitioner before considering it. Here’s an overview:

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Preparation (Purva Karma):

  • Consultation: Meet with an Ayurvedic practitioner to assess suitability based on your health and constitution.
  • Assessment: Your practitioner evaluates your health, medical history, and dosha imbalances to determine if Raktamokshana is necessary.
  • Preparatory Steps: Dietary and lifestyle adjustments may be recommended to prepare your body for the procedure.
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Raktamokshana (Pradhana Karma):

  • Technique Selection: Various techniques exist, such as using a needle, leeches, or specialized tools. Your practitioner selects the most suitable one based on your condition.
  • Procedure: A small amount of blood is carefully removed from a specific area, often where impurities are localized. Hygiene and safety are paramount.
  • Controlled Process: Blood removal is minimal and controlled to avoid risks, maintaining bodily balance.
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Post-Treatment (Paschat Karma):

  • Recovery Phase: Rest is essential. Avoid strenuous activities and allow your body to recover.
  • Rehydration: Consume warm fluids to stay hydrated and support natural recovery.
  • Follow-Up Care: Schedule follow-up appointments with your practitioner for progress monitoring and health discussions.
  • Lifestyle Tips: Receive lifestyle and dietary advice to maintain benefits and prevent imbalances.

Raktamokshana is a specialized therapy guided by a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner. Techniques, locations, and treatment duration depend on your unique health, constitution, and therapy goals. Not suitable for everyone; consult a professional before considering it.

Duration: On consultation

Cost: On consultation

Panchakarma Dates & Fees

To confirm your reservation, a deposit of 50% of the total amount is required. The remaining balance must be settled prior to your arrival. The Panchakarma program is available for booking at any time upon request.

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