Undergoing Kerala Panchakarma treatment in Bangalore | Kerala Ayurveda Bangalore

How do we treat diseases in Ayurveda? 

According to Ayurveda, health is achieved by a healthy lifestyle with no shortcut, trying to achieve the equilibrium between the body and the surrounding. Ayurvedic treatment modalities aim to reinstate this equilibrium by either shamana chikitsa (alleviating treatment) or shodhana chikitsa (purification therapies). 

Shodhana therapies are effective in serious, chronic diseases as they help in better circulation of medicine through the body, as well as prophylactically in healthy individuals as they remove the accumulated toxins from its root promoting overall health by reducing the effects of toxins in our body.

What is Panchakarma?

The Ayurvedic method of bio cleansing procedures, which aim to clear morbid doshas from body channels, thus enhancing the normal functioning of organs, improving digestion and metabolism, promoting overall wellbeing. 

Panchakarmas are usually preceded by preparatory steps, which are called Purvakarmas, like oleation or snehana and sudation or swedana to aggravate the already imbalanced doshas making them mobile due to which they can be easily moved to the extremities for easier elimination. 

What are the types of panchakarma?

Vamana- Emesis

Virechana- Purgation

Anuvasana vasti-Oil enema

Niruha vasti-Decoction enema

Nasya-Nasal medication

What is Kerala Panchakarma?

Kerala has always been at the forefront in propagating Ayurveda, which may be the reason for the development of various unique and improvised versions of Purvakarmas, which was developed after meticulous research and is globally acclaimed for its proven health benefits. 

One of the many distinguishing factors about Kerala Panchakarma is that it provides Swedana and Snehana together whilst also providing nourishment to tissues.

Hence the panchakarma followed in Kerala made its name in the world of Ayurveda for itself by proving their uniqueness and authenticity, proving to be beneficial for people all around the world who come looking for authentic Ayurveda treatment in India. Now people around the world know the value of Kerala panchakarma while taking Ayurveda treatment in Kerala.

Types of Kerala Panchakarma:


Process: Hot medicated oil is poured over the body in a synchronized manner which stimulates the neuromuscular system and improves blood circulation. It is also prescribed as a rejuvenator as it delays aging.

Medicial use: For Degenerative joint disorders, paralysis, muscular diseases and neuropathies


Process: Njavarakizhi uses a special medicinal rice- njavara, which grows exclusively in Kerala, is cooked in a decoction of Sida cordifolia (Katturam in Malayalam) and wild cow’s milk, made into round shaped tablet and the tied in a cloth bundle, heated by dipping in warm decoction and is massaged over the body or the affected area. One of its main function is to Improve skin quality.

Medicinal use: Neuromuscular disorders, osteoarthritis, muscle wasting, and degenerative conditions.


Process: Warm paste made out of Njavara rice is applied over the body or the affected area

Medicinal use: Paralysis, muscular dystrophy and similar disease (especially in children)


Process: Medicated herbal paste is applied overhead and tied with plantain or lotus 

Medicinal use: Burning sensation of head, hair fall, insomnia, and headache.


Process: Roud shaped tablet is made out of vata pacifying leaves which are then fried in suitable medicated oils, tied into a cotton cloth and massaged over the body or the affected area 

Medicinal use: Paralysis, arthritis and back pain.


Process: Medicated oil/decoction is poured over the forehead as a continuous stream from a prescribed height. Calming the senses, relieving anxiety by creating deep relaxation of mind and body are few of the affect of shirodhara. 

Medicinal use: Cerebrovascular diseases, facial palsy, psychological diseases, and insomnia


Process: Medicated oil is retained with a cap fitted around the head. 

Medicinal use: Premature greying, neuralgia and baldness.

Should you consider visiting Kerala Panchakarma centers in Bangalore?

If you are looking for an authentic experience then you should come out of the busy life and polluted air of Bangalore; as the surroundings is also important in the traditional treatment of Ayurveda , even in case of long term treatment period you should consider going out of banglore and undergoing Ayurveda treatment. You can consider taking Ayurvedic treatment in Calicut, Waynad, Mysore, and Palakkad as the distance is not too much (Below 400Km) and you can experience authentic Kerala panchakarma treatments and avail its benefits. 

If you are looking for a short term treatment or package you should stay in the outskirts of Bangalore where there is less pollution and less traffic. 

Finding the Best Ayurveda center near me

If distance is a factor for you then : 

If you are thinking of traveling via train then your option are Palakkad, Shornoor , Kozhikode, Thrissur, Kochi, Alleppy and Trivandrum in the ascending order of distance with Palakkad being the closest. 

If you are planning to travel via roads then your best option would be Wayanad, Kozhikode, Mallapuram, Shornoor, Kannur , Thrissur and Kochi Trivandrum in the ascending order of distance with Wayanad being the closest and Kozhikode being just 70-80 Km away. 

If you are looking for an option where you can avail Ayurveda insurance coverage or Ayurveda medical coverage then best option according to the distance would be in Kozhikode at our NABH accredited Ayurveda center

Health fact : 

What is the secret of good health? 

Ayurveda believes that the imbalance of the three doshas; vata, pitta, and kapha along with dhathus (tissues) and mala (waste products) is the cause of all diseases so the perfect equilibrium of these factors should bestow us with good health. Everything including us and around us can be defined in terms of Dosha making everything we do relevant to our health including the timing, quantity, quality, etc. 

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