Ayurveda is a system, which uses the inherent principels of nature, to help maintain health in a person by keeping the individual’s body, mind & spirit in perfect equilibrium with nature.
Aim of ayurveda—
“PRAYOJANAM CHASYA - SWASTHASYA SWASTHA RAKSHANAM
AATURASYA VIKARPRASHAMANAM CHA”
According to charak samhita (an ancient ayurveda text) ayurveda has two main objectives
1st is ‘swasthasya swasthya rakshanam” i.e. to help the healthy person to protect & maintain his swasthya ( wellness).
2nd is “aaturasya vikar prashamanam” i.e. to help a diseased person to become healthy & to stay healthy forever.
PANCHKARMA (Therapy of Purification):-
If toxins in the body are abundant, then a cleaning process known as “PANCHKARMA” & it is recommended to remove these harmful & unwanted toxins.
The panchkarma treatment includes three basic steps-
1) Purva Karma :
Snehana Karma (oleation therapy)
Swedana Karma (sudation therapy)