These treatments prepare the body to eliminate the buildup of toxins that have accumulated over time in the tissues, as a result of lifestyle choices, genetic predisposition, environmental pollution, and stresses.
There are five actual cleansings in Pancha Karma. They are the cleansing of the nasal and sinus passages, or nasya; the cleansing of the colon, or basti; cleansing of small intestines, or Verechena; cleansing of the stomach and lungs, or vamana, and cleansing of the blood known as rakta moksha. These will be done as appropriate in your program. The daily oil massage and steam treatment is necessary to facilitate the movement of the build up of toxins in the body. They are carried from the periphery, through the many channels that feed the bodily tissues, to the central part of the body and into the gastro-intestinal tract from where they can be safely eliminated. The individual constitution and current imbalance(s) determines which cleansings are appropriate and
Ayurveda looks at the cause of all disease as the result of an imbalance in the body, mind and/or spirit. When you treat the cause, imbalance, you treat the effect, disease. The purpose of Pancha Karma is to support the body in creating balance, and in that way disease is addressed. Ayurveda states that food is 60% of the medicine it uses to treat disease As part of your Pancha Karma experience, fresh food is prepared for you every day during your program. Also, If you are interested, we will show you how to create delicious, nutritious, simple Ayurvedic