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Panchakarma

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Five Amazing Benefits of Ayurveda Panchakarma

Stress is no stranger to the majority of today’s population. Unfortunately, the now all too common stresses of daily life often lead to listlessness, sleep deprivation, memory loss, and a weakened immune system.  These symptoms can reflect an imbalance in our overall health and well-being that often requires more than a quick afternoon trip to …

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Ayurvedic Herb: Triphala

Pancha Karma—or five actions—is a five-part detoxification therapy that is a mainstay in Ayurveda. In an effort to direct toxins (ama) into the gastrointestinal tract for elimination, an individual will experience these five Ayurvedic therapies, along with ingesting certain herbs.   A common herbal formula used is triphala.  As the name suggests, the “tri” in triphala …

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Wellness, Naturally: The Magic of Panchakarma

The Art of Living Retreat Center’s Panchakarma cleanses are magical, and it’s such an honor to be a part of that process. We heal people from all over the country who are seeking greater health, whether they’re already fit or at the beginning of their journey. Panchakarma: the Basics We haven’t watered down the program …

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Panchakarma wellness treatment shirodhara at Shankara Ayurveda spa.

The Elements of Panchakarma: Three Steps to Detox

What Does Panchakarma Involve? Panchakarma is the ultimate mind-body healing practice of detoxifying the body while strengthening the immune system and restoring your body’s pH balance. It provides an overall sense of calm and well-being. Panchakarma is a 3-part process—pre-cleansing, main treatment, and post-cleansing. Cleanse Prep (Purva karma) The cleanse prep is done before Panchakarma …

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