Category Archives: Panchakarma

  • Ayurvedic cure for Worms in children

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Krimi or worms is one of the most common and important aspect causing health problems in children. The common complaints indicative of worm infestation are increased appetite, low digestive fire thereby causing indigestion, and in some cases decreased appetite is also noticed, recurrent mild abdominal pain around the navel, bad breath, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, itching at anus, whole body itching, white patches on the face, excessive dry skin, weakness, lack or disturbed sleep, dribbling of saliva during sleep, teeth biting, bed wetting, boils over skin accompanied by itching, headache, picking of nose. Worms may manifest themselves by various symptoms as mentioned above, not every child with worms will have all the symptoms, but few of these. Worm infestation may result due to lack of personal hygiene, uncooked and contaminated food, leafy vegetables should be washed thoroughly as it may carry with it eggs and larvae of the worms, eating excess sweet, fried food, junk food, jaggery, curd + sugar,fruits + milk, udad dal preparations, nonveg, etc which are hard to digest. Worms can be well treated
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  • Introduction to Panchakarma

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Panchakarma is an effective and miraculous Ayurvedic method of treatment which detoxifies the body. Body undergoes metabolism continuously through which waste products (toxins) are formed, these toxins are known as ‘Aam’ . This aam is the root cause of various diseases. Panchakarma procedure removes Aam from our body in efficient way without any adverse effects on body. ‘Pancha’ – means Five and  ‘Karma’ – means Actions/Therapies.  These are all shodhan (cleansing of vitiated doshas and bringing them to normalcy) therapies. Panchakarma consists of five major therapies namely : Vaman Virechan Basti Nasya Raktamokshan These therapies are known as Pradhan Karma , meaning main procedures. Snehan (oleation/massage) and Swedan (steam) are associated procedures which should be done before pradhan karmas and are so called Purva karma. Purva karma is a preparatory stage for the main procedures, it brings the aggravated doshas in koshtha for their elimination. Pre-purification Therapies : Snehan (Massage /Oleation therapy) and Swedan (Sudation) are the two Purva karmas. Snehan : Snehan or Oleation therapy helps in loosening the body toxins which are stuck up into
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