How many times should I undergo Panchakarma to maintain health?
Generally, every six months is good, if not, then once a year is ideal.
What are the benefits of Panchakarma?
- Enhances your self-healing mechanism
- Enhances the power of Digestion
- Increases your Immunity
- Slows down aging process
- Maintains a Healthy Digestive Fire
- Creates blissful Sate of Sense Organs
- Increases Body Corpulence
- Re-establishes Co-ordination between Mind, Body and Consciousness’
Do I need Panchakarma even if I have no disease or illness?
The aim of Panchakarma is to remove the toxins in the physiology to keep the body fit and healthy irrespective of if you have any disease or not. Prevention is better than cure. Panchakarma treatments at regular intervals is always beneficial for the sake of prevention and staying healthy.
Is Diabetes reversal possible with Ayurveda?
It is possible (Type 2 Diabetes). It is seen that the main cause of type 2 diabetes lies in diet and lifestyle. The holistic approach of Ayurveda which includes panchakarma, individualized diet, lifestyle, herbs, and spirituality does help in reversing Type 2 diabetes. Be sure to check our ‘Diabetes Reversal Program’ page.
Should I follow diet according to my constitution?
You may follow a diet according to your constitution but your imbalances may be different. To strike a balance between your constitution and imbalances, it is always advisable to consult an Ayurvedic physician beforehand.
Is it possible to prevent viral infections following Ayurveda?
Prevention is better than cure. Ayurveda always gives more importance to prevention. Simple home remedies like decoctions, infusions, spices and lifestyle changes and Ayurvedic daily routine help build your body’s immune system.
Which Sweetener is good? Is Honey good to use in my tea or infusion instead of Sugar?
It is not advisable to use any artificial sweetener. The best natural and healthy sweetener which can be used is Stevia. Honey SHOULD NOT be used in any tea, hot infusion, baking, and cooking. Heated, baked, and cooked honey is responsible for producing metabolic toxins in the physiology. Raw honey, at room temperature, can be consumed in a small quantity.
What is AMA?
Ama refers to toxins or residues in the physiology formed as a result of weak digestion and unhealthy diet and lifestyle.
Why do I frequently feel bloated?
Bloating is mostly a result of indigestion or consumption of raw, uncooked food which is not suitable for every physiology. Bloating is also related to what type of constitution you have.
How much water should one drink?
Ayurveda advises to consume water as and when you feel thirsty. Environmental and seasonal conditions also contribute to the amount of water to be consumed. Too much water consumption tends to decrease your appetite and increase bloating by weakening your digestive fire and thereby affecting your health. Although certain medical conditions may be an exception.
How much spices should one use?
Spices are very good for your health. Although, excessive consumption of spices which your body cannot handle can cause severe digestive problems. The quantity of spices to be consumed depends on your constitution and imbalances.
Is fasting good?
Fasting is crucial for the human physiology. Just as a machine requires rest to cool down after constant use, the human physiology also needs a break from its everyday digestion process to work efficiently. Therefore, it is necessary to fast at least once a week or in 15 days. Having stated the above, fasting or the frequency of fasting mentioned above might not be suitable for each and every person. It is important to take into consideration various medical issues or diseases before taking a decision to fast. It is advisable to consult your physician to know whether fasting would be good for you or not.
Are there any dietary restrictions during the treatment?
Yes, there are dietary restrictions. These will differ from person to person as per imbalances and the nature of the treatment.
Are there any pre-requisites to be considered before the panchakarma program?
Yes, there are pre-requisites to be considered before the Panchakarma program. These depend on the type of treatment and will be discussed with you by the Ayurvedic physician once you decide to take the treatment.