According to ayurveda, in a living body all the ailments and sufferings are due to the disharmony and disequilibrium of the doshas. Hence the ayurvedic therapies main aim is to treat disorders, prevent disease and rebalance the body doshas, dhatus, malas and mind gunas.
Apart form the above said activities the ayurvedic therapies eliminate toxins from the body, increase immunity and soothe the senses thereby enhancing general physical and mental well-being.In ayurveda the therapies are directed to eliminate the disease completely, permanently. Ayurveda defines therapy as any method that involves the process of balancing the doshas.
While the Ayurveda tradition holds a wealth of practical knowledge pertaining to health, happiness and well-being the main focus of Panchakarma is in administering powerful treatments to help release imbalances, impurities, stresses, tensions and toxins held within the body. These can be gently and effortlessly removed through a personally-tailored package of appropriate therapies.
By loosening, softening and mobilising these impurities they can be eliminated from the body giving improved health, vitality and beauty. Most of the therapies are massage based and do two technicians working in harmony on either side of the body with warm, herbalised oil administer luxurious experiences.
To understand the ayurvedic therapies completely step by step understanding of the following is necessary:
- Balancing the dosha
- Increasing the power of digestion
- Maintaining proper elimination of wastes
- Enhancing immunity
- Developing a spiritual temperament.
- Types of Therapies
Therapies can involve activities like
- Balancing diet
- Methods to increase the weight and strength of weak patients
- Reduce obesity
- Internal cleansing
- Use of gems
- Herbal pastes and compresses
- Herbal medications