As an Ayurveda treatment for vatic disorders the Panchakarma
applies the Purva Karma therapy practicing the Snehana (oil
application) method. The Snehana method, one of the two herbal
remedies’ methods used by the Purva Karma, is mainly
intended to prevent, heal and also enhance the following symptoms;
- Sexual exhaustion
- Dryness of the body
Snehana is also utilized by any one that undergoing Vimana and
Virecana. The procedure utilized by this Ayurveda therapy is in
its way also followed as a ritual since it involves the preparation
of healing herbal extracts and oils at a precise time, 15 to 30
minutes after sunrise.
After a Snehana herbal medicine therapy one should notice the effectiveness of these herbal treatments by the following visible signs;
- Accelerated digestive power
- Intolerance to fat
- Loose motions
- Lightness of the body
- Smoothness of the body
- Passage of flatus
- Visible fat in the stool
The Swedana natural herbal remedy involving heat in order
to induce bodily sweat. Swedana is practiced for the following
disorders according to the history of herbal medicine.
Vamana is given on the second day of this Ayurveda treatment whilst
after a 3 day interval Virecana is given. The effectiveness of this
practice, one can note these visible signs;
- Disappearance of corrhyza.
- Relief from pain and stiffness.
- Remission of the disease.
Most importantly, anybody that took the opportunity of experiencing any of the above mentioned herbal natural remedy therapies is strongly advised to avoid cold water and enjoy a nap after a light balanced meal.