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Panchakarma
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What is Panchkarma?   “When the body is purified, the metabolism and digestion improve, health is renewed, the sense organs retain their vitality, the ageing process slows, and illnesses disappear”   Panchkarma is a Sanskrit word that means "five actions" or "five treatments". This science of purifying the body is an ancient branch of Ayurveda. Panchkarma is the cornerstone to Ayurvedic management of disease. Panchkarma is the process, which gets to the root cause of the problem and re-establishes the essential balance of 'Tridosha' (three doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha) in body.   Panchkarma is not only good for alleviating disease but is also a useful tool in maintaining excellent health. Ayurveda advises undergoing Panchkarma at the seasonal changes in order to clean the body and improve the digestion and metabolic processes..   The main benefits derived from Panchkarma therapy:   Strengthens immune system and provides more resistance to illness.   Cleansing and rejuvenating therapy for body, mind and consciousness.   Increased digestion, improved absorption and assimilation of all nutrients at the physical, mental and spiritual levels.   Rebuilding body tissues, promoting rejuvenation and longevity   Increased awareness and increased emotional and mental clarity   Beneficial effects on overall health, wellness and self-healing.   Relieves stress from both body and mind.   Slows aging process.   Increased physical flexibility   Eliminated years of toxins   Releases fatigue   Relieves pain/tension in the body   Reduces dependence on drugs and medications   Eliminates excess Doshas and toxins from cells. Enhances digestion and metabolism.   Clears the sense faculties, mind, intelligence and complexion. Increases strength, nourishes the body.   Revitalizes the nervous system.   Restores constitutional balance, improving health and wellness.   -- From http://www.maharishiayurvedaindia.org/about-ayurveda.html
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http://www.maharishiayurveda.co.uk/treatments/maharishi-ayurveda-standard-treatments/ http://ayurveda-badems.com/medicine/panchakarma-2/ http://www.ayurveda-seelisberg.ch/index.php?page=ayurveda-panchakarma&hl=en_US http://www.maharishiayurvedaindia.org/about-ayurveda.html
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