Panchakarma is a method of cleansing the body of all the unwanted waste after lubricating it. Panchakarma are 5 (five) in number; hence the term PANCHA (five) – KARMA (procedures). Panchakarma treatment is unique in the sense that it includes preventive, curative and promotive actions for various diseases.
The Three Main Causes for Disease in Ayurveda Misuse of intellect (prajnaparadha) Prajna means “wisdom” or “intelligence”, and apradha means “offence.” So the literal meaning of prajnaparadha is “an offence against wisdom.” Misuse of senses (Asatmendriyartha samyoga) Seasonal variations (parinama or kala) Apr 9, 2018
Atharva veda The origin of Ayurveda dates back to the Vedic era. Most material relating to the health and diseases are available in Atharva veda. Historians claim that Ayurveda is a part of Atharva Veda. However RigVeda which is the earliest Veda also mentions about diseases and medicinal plants.May 6, 2015
Ayurveda blends our modern lifestyle and health-oriented habits with the ancient wisdom of using natural substances, medicines and herbs to help us lead a healthy, happy, stress-free and disease-free life. Ayurveda was officially recognised by WHO (World Health Organization) in 1976.Jun 23, 2017
Arguably, Kerala is where it all started. With its age-old Ayurvedic traditions and techniques still intact, Kerala’s treatments and massages are known worldwide. From regular oil massage (Shirodhara) to a combination of therapies (Panchakarma), everything is available here.Aug 12, 2019