Treatment Procedures

Treatment Procedures

Panchakarma

As the name suggests consists of five procedures which are following:


» Vaman(emesis)

» Virechan(purgation)

» Nasya(putting oil in the nostrils)

» Anuvasanbasti(enema with oil)

» Aasthapanbasti(enema with decoction)

All the above procedures are meant for the purificationof body

Snehana (Oil Massage)

Snehana karma (oelation) by oral method , which contain fat molecules that can break the blood brain barrier which helps to promote regeneration of tissues. It also helps to nourish the tissues along with lubrication of toxins

Nasya

» This method of administration of medicine through nasal route

» Ayurveda believes nose is the doorway to the head

» The medicines administered can be either medicated oils or ghee preperation or Even powders

» Selection of medicine is according to the condition

Vasthi

» It’s the enematherappy

» Main treatment procedure of vatadosha

» There are two types of vasthi (kashaya & anuvasana)

» Kashayavasthi helps to purifying property

» Anuvasanavasthi does nourishing

Rakta Mokshana

» This comes under purifying methods tolled by susrutha

» This can be used in condition movement disorders assosiated with vericose veins and other inflammatory conditions

» Bloodletting therapy

» It helps to remove impure blood from the body

It can be done by surgical instruments or with other methods like leech

Moordhini Tailas

» Moordha = Head

» Taila = Oil

» The best way to treat vata dosha is with oil because it posses opposite quality of vata

» Moordini taila is application of oil to the head they are 4 in number (Shiro Abyanga, Shiro Dhara, Shiro Pichu and Shiro Vasthi)


Sub Categories

» Shiro Abyanga :- Head massage with medicated oil

» Shiro Dhara :- Pouring medicated oil on the head

» Shiro Pichu :- Pichu (placing of soaked linen) is the process in which soaked linen or gauze is soaked in medicated oil/ghee and placed over the head

» Shiro Vasthi :- Retention of medicated oil in head over a particular period of time


Role of Moordhini Tailas

» Relaxes body and mind

» Improves circulation

» Reduces mental tension

» Promotes good sleep