We all live in a world where pollution and adulteration is a part of our modern lifestyle. Although our body is capable to excrete or flush out maximum toxins and maintain health & harmony within, at times we are still vulnerable to many diseases. Ayurveda has suggested an healthy individual to detoxify his body on regular basis; once in a year to maintain health. Apart from that detoxification or Panchakarma should be also done in diseased patients to breakdown the pathology and help the medicines act faster, restoring health to the earliest
The word Pancha karma literally means 5 types of procedures. Five procedures that can be done on the body to cleanse out or flush the toxins, breakdown of pathology,restore health and rejuvenate the body towards holistic health.
Five Karmas as follows:
For example,a blocked channel of pipes blocked for years has to be restored. The first thing that can be done is to lubricated it thoroughly and loosen up the blockages so then the channels can be flushed out to clean the system of pipes. Similarly the various systems of body and their respective channels are cleared up by the authentic process described under the title of Panchakarma in Ayurveda.