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Panchkarma: Natural Detoxification & Rejuvenation Therapy

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Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of medicine and positive health, is relevant and beneficial in modern times also.

Ayurveda emphasizes preventive and healing therapies, along with various methods of purification and rejuvenation. To achieve a balanced state of body, mind and consciousness, Ayurveda prescribes Panchkarma Therapy.

Panchkarma, derived from the Sansksrit word meaning “five treatments", is a procedure to thoroughly cleanse the toxic materials from the body that may have accumulated due to disease and/or poor nutrition. Panchkarma helps the body to restore its inner balance and achieve longevity.
  • Panchkarma is a five-fold therapy to detoxify the entire body
  • It is highly personalized, and is based on the need of the individual, depending on the body type, the dosha imbalances, etc.
  • It is also recommended as a seasonal treatment for toning the mind and body systems
  • It purifies the body by draining out the toxic and unwanted substances
  • It prevents the recurrence of the disease and makes the body healthier
  • It brings order to the digestive system and improves metabolism
  • It provides luster to the skin and reverses biological age
Our Services
  1. Panchkarma Treatments
  2. Stress Management Programme
  3. Weight Management Programme
  4. Ayurvedic Treatment for Joint problems viz. Arthritis, Cervical and Lumbar Spondylosis, Sciatica, Slipped Disc, Migraine, Skin Disease, etc.
  5. Management of skin diseases

1. Abhyanga (Oil Massage):

Abhyanga is essentially a full-body herbal oil massage, often taken before morning shower or bath.
Benefits : The full-body massage with herbal oils improves muscle recovery and flexibility. It also improves the body's blood circulation and soothes the nervous system. It is well-known for relieving rheumatism, arthritis, cervical and lumbar spondylosis, joint pains, myalgia, excess body heat and muscle atrophy.
Application Duration :  45-60 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Daily for 7 days or as required.

2. Swedana (Fomentation or Sweating):

This is a procedure to induce sweating with the help of steam. This is given everyday immediately following the Abhyanga (oil massage). An herbal concoction is added to the steam to further expel the toxins.
Benefits : It helps to relieve rheumatism, arthritis, cervical and lumbar spondylosis ,  joints and muscular inflammation, sciatica, etc.
Application Duration : 25-30 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Daily for 7 days or as required.

3. Basti (Medicated Enema):

It is an enema therapy of various types such as Matra, Sneha, Kashaya, Vaitharan and Yaapan. It detoxifies the entire body by cleansing the digestive tract. It restores the balance of all the three doshas, namely vata, pitta and kapha. Certain herbal oils, extracts, decoctions, etc., are applied through the anus daily for a prescribed time.
Benefits :  It helps in paralysis, hemiplegia, colitis, obesity, cervical spondylitis, IBS, constipation, backache, sciatica, obesity, sexual debility, infertility, digestive disorders, etc.
Application Duration : 10  - 15 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Once a week or as required

4. Nasya (Nasal Administration):

The nose is the doorway to the brain and also the doorway to consciousness. The nasal administration of medication is called  Nasya. An excess of bodily humors especially Kapha accumulated in the sinus, throat, nose or head areas is eliminated by means of the nearest possible opening. Herbal juices, medicated oils and ghrita are applied through the nostrills in this treatment.
Benefits :  It helps in headaches, paralysis, migraine, nasal allergies, sinusitis, insomnia in stress and strain and diseases of organs above the neck. It helps to improve memory and eyesight, removes hyper pigmentation of the face and prevents premature graying of hair.
Application Duration: 25-30 minutes.
Treatment Duration: Daily for 7 days or as required.

5. Rakta Mokshan (Bloodletting):

Rakta mokshana, merely known as bloodletting, is a unique para-surgical measure indicated in various skin diseases where the causative factors are impurities in Rakta (Blood). It is done by leeches (Jalauka) or suction instrument.
Benefits : Helpful in skin disease like Psoriasis, Acne-Pimple, Eczema,  etc., High blood pressure.
Application Duration :  25-30 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Once in 7 days or as required.

Other Therapies


A slow stream of warm medicated oil is applied or poured all over the body, along with a gentle massage.
Benefits : Helpful in Rheumatic disease, arthritis, spondylitis, paralysis, hemiplegia, paraplegia, muscular weakness and other diseases.
Application Duration : 25-30 minutes
Treatment Duration : Daily for 7 days or as required.


In this procedure, herbal oils, medicated buttermilk or milk or other decoctions are poured slowly on the forehead.
Benefits : It helps in insomnia, mental stress, headache, migraine, sinusitis, depression, hair loss, etc.
Application Duration :  25-30 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Daily for 7 days or as required

Navarkizhi (Fomentation by Milk Poultice):

In this treatment. the whole body or any specific part is made to perspire by the external application of certain medicated milk poultice tied up in the form of boluses.
Benefits: It helps in emaciation of limbs, low muscle mass, partial paralysis, rheumatic complaints, etc.
Application Duration :  45-60 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Daily for 7 days or as required.

Khizi (Fomentation by Herbalized Poultice):

In this treatment, a poultice of heated herbs and medicinal oils is rubbed on the area to be treated. This is followed by specific  massages.
Benefits: It helps in low musculature, neuro-muscular diseases, rheumatic complaints, etc.
Application Duration :  25-30 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Daily for 7 days or as required.

Udvartanam (Dry Powder Massage):

This is a massage with herbal powders to mobilize and burn the fat under the skin, It helps to reduce weight. It also exfoliates dead skin.
Benefits : It is helpful in Obesity, Hemip-legia, Paralysis, Skin ailments, Impaired blood circulation.
Application Duration :  25-30 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Daily for 7 days or as required.

Shirobasti  (Oil Puddle on Head):

This is a procedure of applying oil to the scalp through a special hat. Lukewarm oil is then poured on the scalp and it is allowed to remain there for a prescribed period.
Benefits : Helps in tension headaches, migraine, insomnia, facial paralysis,  premature hair fall and graying. It improves vision, memory and mental faculties.
Application Duration:  45-90 minutes.
Treatment Duration:  Daily for 7 days or as required.

Kati Basti:

A specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept over the lower back.
Benefits : Helps in all types of back pain, slipped disc,  sciatica,  spondylitis  etc.
Application Duration :  25-30 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Daily for 7 days or as required.

Janu Basti  (Oil Puddle on Knee Joints):

In this treatment, medicated oils and ghrit are placed over the knee joint.
Benefits : It is helpful in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis,  gout  etc.
Application Duration :  25-30 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Daily for 7 days or as required.

Netra Tarpan  (Oil Puddle on Eye):

It is a cleansing process for the eyes. A medicated moderately warm ayurvedic oil is poured gentlyon the closed eyes. After removal of the oil a nourishing massage is given on the surrounding areas.
Benefits : It reduces eye burning, prevents eye diseases, strengthens optic nerves and improves eyesight. It helps in eye strain due to TV, computers and pollution; tired eyes, watering of eyes and dimness of vision at night.
Application Duration :  15-25 minutes.
Treatment Duration :  Daily for 7 days or as required.

Other Treatments At Dr. Nishith Rao’s Clinic:
  • Osteoarthritis (Knee Joint)
  • Backache
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis & Related Ailments
  • Spondylosis
  • Slipped Disc
  • Chronic Gastritis, Gastric Ulcer
  • Duodenitis, Duodenal Ulcer
  • Colitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis

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Panchkarma Treatments, Stress Management, Weight Management, Management of Joint Disorders, Management of Skin Disorders

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    Dr. Nishith B. Rao
  • Address
    Nitya Ayur Care
    20, Sun Enclave
    Opp. Jalaram Temple
    Vadodara 390 018, India
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