Ayurveda is the ancient Indian Health Science developed through centuries’ long research works of sages, who were eminent scholars. Though the term "Ayurveda" denotes 'the knowledge of life', it is not only the system to cure diseases but also a method to achieve "Perfect Health". It provides the ways to improve the quality of life both physical and mental and helps to attain the bliss of real life. In Ayurveda treatment of diseases are classified into "Shodhana (purification)" and "Shamana (pacification)" Shodhana Chikitsa in Ayurveda is termed as Panchakarma. It is a curative line of treatment for all diseases which are not amenable to shamana chikitsa. Panchakarma procedures are purificatory one.
The word Panchakarma comprises of two words namely Pancha and Karma. Pancha means five and Karma means therapy.
The five methods or procedures (Panchakarma) are the elimination of vitiated Dosha from the body.
Before doing these Panchakarma procedures a physician has to consider the strength, age, sex, disease condition, and constitution etc., of the patient Benefits of Panchakarma:
At Kerala Ayurveda Kendra, we are offering all these Panchakarma treatments along with specialized Kerala treatments like Sirodhara, Pizhichil, Njavarakizhi, Abhyangam, Kizhi, Kadivasthy etc.