Friday, 05 March 2021
Imparts training in the division of General Medicine in Ayurveda. Kayachikitsa, representing the medicine forms the basis for all other branches of Ayurvedic treatment and hence this department lays the foundation for shaping a skilled Ayurvedic physician. Panchakarma (fivefold technique to detoxify the system) as well as Rasayana (Rejuvenative medicine) and Vajikarana (Reproductive Health) come within the purview of this department.
Panchakarma includes Vamana, Virechana, Nasya, Basti karma & Raktha Mokshan, using a varied kinds of Ayurvedic medicines. As far as the treatment methods are concerned Ayurveda has described the use of Shamana (Palliative treatment) and Shodhana (Bio-Purifaction methods - Panchakarma) methods. Panchakarma literally means five methods of body purification.
It cleanses accumulated Kapha toxins from the head and neck. Herbal juices. medicated oil, Churna, ghrita, fumes of herbs used through nostrils. Administration of medicines through the nose either to subside congestion or to expel vitiated Doshas out of the body. Since the nose is the main orifice, connected directly to brain, nasal cleansing is considered very effective for ailments of the head including the five sense organs (Indriyas). In this procedure, the aggravated Doshas above the region of clavicle (in the head and neck) are eliminated through the nose.