Panchakarma is a beautiful process, from the Ayurvedic system of medicine, for cleansing, balancing and rejuvenating body, mind and spirit. It is traditionally used to treat disease. But only if the patient is strong enough to receive that strong of a purification. Otherwise their symptoms are pacified through lifestyle and dietary measures and herbal supplements. Long ago panchakarma was the royal treatment to rejuvenate the king and the queen. Nowadays we can all benefit from this nourishing and healing treatment which much improves aches and pains, energy level, a feeling of malaise, brain fog, virility and immunity. It has the potential of adding years to your life and of improving the quality of your years.
Panchakarma means "five actions", which represents five different protocols to balance and rejuvenate the body's tissues and physiology. Not all of these five actions are needed and will be administered based
It is important to allow space in your schedule when going through panchakarma. Rest and empty space in your day are an important part of panchakarma. When there is space and emptiness in your life, it will be experienced in your mind and body, and healing starts to happen. Toxicity, stagnation and trauma will surface and panchakarma supports their elimination. To let go of mental and emotional toxins it is highly recommended to meditate and cultivate the 'witness' state, so that old and not serving emotions and patterns can consciously be let go of. The result often is a spiritual rejuvenation - deeper levels of trust and more ease in surrendering to what life brings. To support letting go of physical toxins, melted ghee is ingested, which causes mobilization of toxins, that are mostly lipid-(fat)-soluble, from your body's tissues.
These are benefits you can experience from panchakarma treatment:
- increased feelings of well-being, calmness and ease in body and mind
- increased energy, focus and motivation
- mental clarity
- stronger digestion and elimination
- soft and pliable skin
- more flexibility in the joints
- strong immunity
- weight loss, sometimes a lot, but typically some of it will come back
- everything will taste better and look better