Department of PANCHAKARAMA

Objectives
  • To impart knowledge of panchakarma to the students – theoretically, practically and clinically and to make confidence in doing panchakarma treatments in scientific and standardised manner.
  • To Providethe best panchakarma treatments to the patients in cost effective way.
  • To provide qualified physicians with ethical code of conduct inperfoming classical panchakarma therapies.
  • To impart new ideas in the field of purificatory therapies to the young doctors.
Vision & Mission

Vision

  • Becoming a centre of excellence in panchakarma

 

Missionis to

  • Provide quality education to BAMS students and pachakarma therapist students and make them expertise in panchakarma treatment.
  • Provide world’s best panchakarma treatment to all classes of patients.
  • Make all people aware about panchakarma to maintain their health and cure disease.
Facilities

TEACHING STAFF

  • Shitha Thomas MD(Ay)
    Assistant Professor
  • Jayakrishnan V J MD(Ay)
    Assistant Professor

 

NON TEACHING STAFF

  • RenjithNamboothiri MD(Ay)
    RMO, Department of Panchakarma
  • Physiotherapist

 

LIBRARY – Panchakarma department have well occupied library with around 125 books.

CLASS ROOM – Panchakarma Department has independent tuitorial room

MEUSEUM – Panchakarmameuseum contain instruments used for panchakarma therapy, charts and  modelsfor demonstrating panchakarma procedures and raw drugsueds for panchakarma treatments.

8 Standardised Panchakarma theatreswith well trained and qualified male and female therapists and a physiotherapy unit with a qualified physiotherapist.

Activities

TEACHING

  • 2 hrs theory classes per week
  • 24 hrs clinical classes per week
  • 3 hour theory class and 30 hour panchakarma training classes per week for panchakarma therapy students
  • 2 hour theory class for ayurveda nursing students

OPD –From Monday to Saturday – 8am to 1pm

IPD- 16 beds are allotted for pachakarma department which are fully occupied.

 The following treatments are conducted in IP – Snehapana, Abhyanga, Kayaseka, Valukasweda, Choorna panda sweda, Patrapodalasweda, Jambeera panda sweda, Shashtika panda sweda, Januvasthi, Kati vasthi, Greevavasthi, Urovasthi, Merudandavasthi, Dhanyamladhara, Kashayadhara, Ksheeradhara, Naadisweda, Avagahasweda, Ksheeradhoomam, Thalapothichil, Thakradhara, Shiroabhyangam, Shirodhara, Shirovasthi, Shiropichu, Vamana, Virechana, Vasthi, Nasya, Dhoomapana, Siravyedha, Pracchana, Jalaukavacharana, Agni karma, Udwarthana, Muttakkizhi, Kaadikkizhi etc..

Achievements
  • Successful in treating and managing various patients in and around north Malabar area
  • Preventing the reoccurrence of disesaes.
  • Preventing the diseases by maintaining the health and boosting immunity level of people.
  • Local as well as distant residents opting seasonal purificatory therapies of panchakarma in cost effective manner.
  • Treating life style diseases accordingly and raising quality of life of people in and around Malabar.
  • Managing various diseases which are left untreated by other system of medicine successfully
  • Providing physical as well as mental strength to patients through counselling before and after panchakarmatherapy(manasopachara).
  • Reducing the prelavance and incidence rate of various communicable and non communicable diseases through medical camps, classes and field works by staff and students in and around the locality.
RESEARCH & CONSULTANTS

Research –A research on the topic “A clinical study to find the effect of udwarthana and samanasnehapanam in diabetic peripheral neuropathy” is now conducting under the department of panchakarma successfully.

Introduction

  1. Introduction to Panchakarma, Panchakarma and Shodhana, its importance for promotion of health, prevention and treatment of diseases.
  2. Trividha Karma- Purva, Pradhana and Pashchat Karma in relation to Shodhana and their importance.
  3. Indications of Shodhana, Shodhana according to Ritu
  4. General Principles of doshagati from Koshta to Shaka and vice versa
  5. General precautions (PariharyaVishaya) for Panchakarma
  6. Specifications of Panchakarma theatre and necessary equipments
  7. Importance of Koshta and Agni Parikshan

Snehana

  1. Etymology and Definition of Sneha and Snehana
  2. Snehayoni- Sthavara and Jangama: Properties of Snehadravyas, SnehopagDravyas
  3. General knowledge of Ghrita, Taila, Vasa and Majja with their specific utility and actions ,Yamaka, Trivrit and MahaSneha
  4. Metabolism of fat
  5. Achcha and Pravicharana of Sneha
  6. Snehapaka and its importance in Panchakarma

Types of Snehana:
i) Bahya and
ii) AbhyantaraSnehana

i) BāhyaSnehana :
Methods,  indications  and  contraindications of the following types of  Bahyasnehana; Mardana, Unmardana, Pādāghāta, Samvāhana, KarnaPurana&AkshiTarpan, Lepa, Talam, MurdhniTaila: Siro-Abhyanga, ShiroSeka/dhārā, SiroPichu and Siro-Basti

ii) ĀbhyantaraSnehana
Three Types of ĀbhyantaraSnehana: Shodhanārtha, Shamanārtha and BrimhanārthaSnehana, Indications and contraindications for Snehana

ShodhanārthaSnehana

  1. Importance and method of DeepanPāchan and Rookshana in ShodhanārthaSnehana. Properties of RookshanaDravya.SamyakRookshanaLakshana
  2. Consideration of Agni and Koshtha in Snehana
  3. Indication of Different Matra, Various dose schedules for ShodhanārthaSnehana; Hraseeyasi, Hrasva, Madhyama and UttamaMātrā, ĀrohanaMātrā
  4. Methods of ShodhanārthaSnehana,
  5. Anupāna of Sneha
  6. Jeerna and JeeryamanLakshana
  7. Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and  Atiyoga  of Snehana,  SnehaVyāpat&  their  management according to Ayurveda & Modern Medicine
  8. Diet and regimen during Snehana

SadyoSneha: Method of administration, dose fixation and utility ShamanārthaSnehana, Method of administration, dose fixation and utility BronhanarthSenhana: Method of administration, dose fixation and utility AvapeedakSneha: Method of administration, dose fixation and utility

SnehanaKārmukata (mode of action)

Special Procedures:

Takradhara,      Udvartanam,   Putpāka,           Aschotana,      Anjana,            Gandusha,

Kavala, Dhoompāna, Udvartana, Utsādana, Udgharshana,Talapothichil

 

III.     Svedana

  1. Etymology and Definition of Sveda and Svedana
  2. Classifications of Sveda/Svedana
  3. General Swedadravya, Properties of Swedadravyas, Swedaopagdravyas ,
  4. Indications and contraindications of Svedana
  5. Ten Types of NiragniSvedana
  6. Knowledge of 13 types of SagniSvedana and ChaturvidhSvedan
  7. Detailed Knowledge with their Utility of the following Svedana procedures: Sankara/PindaSveda-Ruksha and SnigdhaSveda, PatrapindaSveda, JambirPindaSveda,VālukaSveda,ChurnaPindaSveda,KukkutandPindaSveda, ShashtikaShalipindaSveda, NadiSveda, BashpaSvedaKsheerdhooma ,KsheerSeka, KwathSeka, AvagahaSveda,DhanymlaDharaParishekaSveda, Pizichil, UpanahaSveda, Annalepa
  8. Local Basti such as Kati Basti, JanuBasti, GreevaBasti and Urobasti
  9. General precautions during SagniSvedana and Methods to protect vital during svedana
  10. Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Svedana
  11. Complications of Svedana and their  Management according to Ayurveda  &  Modern Medicine
  12. Diet and management during and after Svedana
  13. ParihārVishaya
  14. SvedanaKārmukata (Mode of action)
  15. General Knowledge about current Sudation techniques like Sauna bath, Steam bath

 

Vamana Karma

  1. Etymology, definition and importance of Vamana Karma
  2. Utility of Vamana Karma in health and disease
  3. Indications and Contraindications for Vamana
  4. Knowledge of Koshta and Agni
  5. General knowledge of Vamana and Vamanopaga drugs; properties, actions, preparations, preservation with special reference to Madanphala, Kutaj, Nimba, Yashti, Vacha
  6. Purva Karma of Vamana:Deepan-Pāchana, AbhyantaraSnehana and diet
  7. Management of one gap day-Abhyanga&Svedana, diet, special Kapha increasing diet
  8. Preparation of the patient on Morning of Vamana day
  9. Vamaka Yoga, Anupana, fixation of dose and method of administration
  10. Administration of VamanopagaDravya   such   as   milk,   sugarcane  juice,   Yashtimadhu decoction
  11. Lakshana indicating Doshagati during the process
  12. Management during Vamana Karma & observations
  13. Symptoms of Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Vamana Karma
  14. Post Vamana management
  15. Types of Shuddhi-Hina, Madhya and Pravara
  16. PeyadiSamsarjanaKrama and TarpanadiKram with their specific indications
  17. Complication of Vamana and their management with Ayurveda and modern drugs
  18. PariharyaVishaya
  19. VamanaKarmukata (Mode of action).

 

Virechana Karma

  1. Etymology, definition and importance of Virechana Karma
  2. Utility of Virechana Karma in health and disease
  3. Indications and Contraindications for Virechana
  4. Knowledge of Koshta and Agni
  5. Classification of Virechana Drugs, General properties of VirchanadravyaGeneral knowledge of single and compound Virechan drugs; properties, actions, preparations, preservation with special reference to Trivrutta, Aragvadha, Eranda, Katuki, Jaipal
  6. Purva Karma of Virechana: Deepan- Pachana, AbhyantaraSnehana and diet
  7. Management of 3 gap days-Abhyanga, Svedana& diet
  8. Management on Morning of Virechana day
  9. Preparation of VirechanaKalpa, Anupana, dose and method of its administration
  10. Method of Virechana Karma and management during Virechana Karma & observations
  11. Symptoms of Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Virechana Karma
  12. Post Virechana management
  13. Types of Shuddhi-Hina, Madhya and Pravara and accordingly SamsarjanaKrama
  14. Complications of Virechana and their management with Ayurveda and modern drugs
  15. PariharyaVishaya
  16. VirechanaKārmukatā (Mode of action)

 

Basti Karma

  1. Etymology, definition and importance of Basti as Ardha-Chikitsa
  2. Utility of Basti Karma in health and disease
  3. BastiYantra- Putaka&Netra, Detailed study of traditional BastiYantra and their Doshas Knowledge of alternative BastiYantra-enema can, enema syringe, modified plastic/rubber bag for Putaka, modified plastic netra.
  4. Classifications of Basti
  5. Karma, Kāla and Yoga Basti schedules along with their utility.
  6. NiruhaBasti: Its        etymology,      synonyms,       definition,       classifications, sub- classifications & indications and contraindications.
  1. Dose fixation of NiruhaBasti according to age
  2. Contents and Method of preparation of NiruhaBastidravya
  3. Diet
  4. Administration of NiruhaBasti
  5. PratyāgamanaKāla, Post NiruhaBasti management
  6. Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Niruha.
  7. Complication of NiruhaBastiand its management according to Ayurved  and
    iModern Medicines
  8. PariharyaVishaya and kala
  9. AnuvasanaBasti: Its etymology, synonyms, definition, classifications, sub- classifications & indications and contraindications.
  10. Dose fixation of AnuvasanBasti according to age
  11. Contents and Method of preparation of AnuvasanBastidravya
  12. Diet
  13. Administration of AnuvasanBasti
  14. PratyāgamanaKāla, Post AnuvasanBasti management
  15. Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Anuvasana.
  16. Complication of Anuvasan and its management according to Ayurved and Modern

Medicines

  1. PariharyaVishaya and kala
  2. BastiKārmukatā (Mode of action).
  3. Knowledge of following types of Basti:

MadhutailikaBasti, ErandmuladiBasti, YāpanaBasti, PichchhaBasti, KshiraBasti, KsharaBasti, VaitaranaBasti, PanchaprasutikBasti, LekhanBasti, KrumighnaBasti, TiktashirBasti, ArdhamātrikaBasti

  1. UttaraBasti,: its definition, indications and contraindications, Detailed study of traditional BastiYantra and their Doshas Knowledge of alternative BastiYantra
  2. Preparation of patient,
  3. Preparation of Trolley for Uttarbasti,
  4. drug preparation and Fixation of dose,
  5. method of administration in male and females,
  6. observations,
  7. complications and their management

 

 

VII.    Nasya

  1. Etymology, definition, Significance of Nasya Karma.
  2. Classifications and sub-classifications
  3. Knowledge of        general          Dravya used    for       Nasya  Karma, Shirovirechan

Gana, Shirovirechanopagdravyas

  1. Indications and contraindications of Nasya
  2. Time of administration of Nasya
  3. Dose fixation of different types of Nasya
  4. Diet and regimen before and after Nasya Karma
  5. Administration of Marsha, Pratimarsha, Avapeedaka, Dhoomapana and DhumaNasya
  6. Symptoms of Samyak-yoga of Nasya,
  7. Complication of Nasya and their management
  8. ParihārVishaya
  9. NasyaKarmukata (mode of action)

VIII.  Raktamokshana

  1. Definition, importance and Types of Raktamokshana
  2. General Principles and rules of Raktamokshana
  3. Classification of Raktamokshan
  4. General Indication and Contra indication of Raktamokshan
  5. Jalaukavacharana: Knowledge of different types of Jalauka (Leech) , Indications and contraindications of Jalaukavacharana, various types of Jalauka. Method of Application, SamyakLakshan, Complication of Jalaukavcharana and their management with Ayurveda and Modern medicines.
  6. Pracchāna: Indications and contraindications of Pracchana. Method of Application, SamyakLakshan, Complication of Pracchana and their management with Ayurveda and Modern medicines
  7. Sirāvedha: Indications and contraindications of Siravedha. Method of Application, SamyakLakshan, Complication of Siravedha and their management with Ayurveda and Modern medicines
  8. Knowledge of emergency management of complications such as water & electrolyte imbalance, shock, bleeding per rectal, hemetemsis, epistaxis
  9. Droni, Apparatus & Accessories
  10. Therapeutic use of Erandataila
  11. Indications, technique & application of the following procedures :Talam, Shirosekam/Dhaara, Takradhaara, Talapothichil, Patrapindasvedam, Jambeerapinasvedam, ShashtikaShalipindaSveda, Ksheeradhooma, KsheeraSekam, DhanyamlaDhara, Pizhichil, Annalepam, Ksheeradhooma and Urovasti
  12. Physiotherapy
  13. Definition, Utility and Importance of Physiotherapy.
  14. Basic Knowledge of Static exercise, Infrared, Short wave diathermy, Electromagnetic therapy, Wax bath therapy, Ultrasonic therapy.

 

Department Library
SL NO BOOK NO NAME OF THE BOOK
1 54731 ANCIENT INDIAN MASSAGE
2 15529 ASTANGA HRUDAYAM
3 16094 ASTANGA SANGRAHA VOL 1
4 16092 ASTANGA SANGRAHA VOL 2
5 16093 ASTANGA SANGRAHA VOL 3
6 15474 AYURVEDA KARMA SANGRAHA
7 18703 BHAVAPRAKASA
8 18704 BHAVAPRAKASA
9 16121 BHYSHAJYA RATNAVALI
10 13674 CHAKRADATTA(ENGLISH)
11 15551 CHAKRADATTA(HINDI)
12 18842 CARAKA SAMHITHA
13 18845 CARAKA SAMHITHA VOL 1
14 18846 CARAKA SAMHITHA VOL 2
15 1884 8 CARAKA SAMHITHA VOL 3
16 18844 CARAKA SAMHITHA VOL 4
17 18847 CARAKA SAMHITHA VOL 5
18 11299 CHAMBERLINE ‘S SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS IN CLINICAL MEDICINE
19 18841 CARAKA SAMHITHA
20 11448 CHIKITHSA MANJARI
21 16053 GADA NIGRAHAM VOL 2
22 16132 GADA NIGRAHAM VOL 3
23 16130 GADA NIGRAHAM VOL 1
24 16226 KASHYAPA SAMHITHA
25 16175 KARMA PARICHAYAM
26 3463 FIVE SPECIALISED THERAPUTICS OF AYURVEDA
27 15045 CHAKRADATTA(SANSKRIT)
28 17496 AYURVEDA PANCHA KARMEEYA VIJNANAM
29 5959 AYURVEDA PANCHAKARMA CHIKITSA
30 16136 ASTANGA HRIDAYAM VOL 1
31 16137 ASTANGA HRDAYAM VOL 2
32 16138 ASHTANGA HRDAYAM VOL 3
33 11322 CLINICAL MEDICINE (KUMAR &CLERK)
34 11479 HARRISON’S PRINCIPLES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE VOL 1
35 16172 MADHAVA NIDANAM
36 13676 MASSAGE THERAPY IN AYURVEDA
37 2243 PANCHA KARMAM ADHAVA SODHANA CHIKITHSA
38 16169 SAHASRA YOGAM
39 9741 STUDENTS MEDICAL DICTIONARY
40 9166 SHAD KARMA OF YOGA
41 3090 PANCHA KARMA THERAPY(R H Singh)
42 16107 SUSRUTHA SAMHITHA VOL 1
43 16108 SUSRUTHA SAMHITHA VOL 2
44 16109 SUSRUTHA SAMHITHA VOL 3
45 5034 PANCHA KARMA TREATMENT OF AYURVEDA
46 12957 PANCHA KARMA TREATMENT OF AYURVEDA INCLUDING KERALIYA
47 7526 THE PANCHA KARMA TREATMENT AYURVEDIC
48 11486 HARRISON’S PRINCIPLE OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
49 18607 PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF AYURVEDIC MEDICINE
50 19565 TEXT BOOK OF OBSTETRICS
51 19748 PANCHAKARMA THERAPY IN AYURVEDA
52 18964 SAHASRA YOGAM( HINDI)
53 18836 CARAKA SAMHITHA VOL 1 (HINDI)
54 19841 CARAKA SAMHITHA VOL 2 (HINDI)
55 18453 BHAISHAJYA RATNAVALI
56 19751 AN INTRODUCTION TO NIGHANTUS OF AYURVEDA
57 19822 CHIKITHSA KALIKA
58 18916 SHAD KARMA OF YOGA VS PANCHAKARMA OF AYURVEDA
59 18051 PANCHA KARMA CHIKITHSA SARA SANGRAHAM – book missing
60 10695 CHIKITHSA KALIKA (P V SHARMA )
61 19744 SNEHANA THERAPY IN AYURVEDA
62 18744 CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
63 18827 YOGA RATNAKARA
64 19859 CHAKRA DATTAM
65 18880 ASHTANGA HRDAYAM
66 1782? TEXT BOOK OF PREVENTIVE AND SOCIAL MEDICINE
67 19821 CHARAKA SAMHITHA (SANSKRIT)
68 19742 DRUGS USEFUL IN PANCHA KARMA THERAPY
69 17817 TEXT BOOK OF ENT AND HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
70 18818 DRAVYA GUNA VIGNAN VOL 2
71 19598 MEDICINE
72 15888 TIDY’S PHYSIOTHERAPY
73 18735 HAND BOOK OF PHYSIOTHERAPY
74 10500 PRACTICAL MEDICINE
75 18960 PANCHA KARMA CHIKITHSA VIJNANAM VOL 1
76 18961 PANCHA KARMA CHIKITHA VIJNANAM VOL 2
77 19764 RESEARCHES IN AYURVEDA PAST AND PRESENT (HINDI)
78 19763 RESEARCHES IN AYURVEDA PAST AND PRESENT VOL 1 (ENGLISH)
79 10344 AYURVEDA ENCYCLOPAEDIA
80 18807 AMARA KOSHAM
81 10424 CHILD HEALTH CARE IN AYURVEDA
82 19630 AYURVEDA AND PANCHA KARMA
83 19566 HUMAN ANATOMY VOL 1
84 19569 HUMAN ANATOMY VOL 2
85 19571 HUMAN ANATOMY VOL 3
86 17570 AYURVEDIC MASSAGE
87 17259 KAAMA SUTRA
88 19832 VRINDA MADHAVA
89 19048 MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGY 1
90 19065 MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGY 2
91 19939 ESSENSIALS OF ORTHOPAEDICS FOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST
92 19868 PANCHA KARMA( ILLUSTRATED)
93 17385 SUSRUTHA SAMHITHA 1
94 17398 SUSRUTHA SAMHITHA 2
95 14592 YOGA RATNAKARA
96 19799 ASHTANGA HRDAYAM TIKA
97 17711 HUTCHISON’S CLINICAL METHODS
98 11036 SAHASRA YOGAM
99 19741 PANCHA KARMA CHIKITHSA VIJNANAM
100 19809 FIVE SPECIALISED THERAPIES OF AYURVEDA
101 17298 LUMINARIES OF INDIAN MEDICINE
102 25209 PANCHA KARMA CHIKITHSA SARA SANGRAHAM
103 8060 AYURVEDA KARMA SANGRAHA BY KALADY PARAMESWARAN NAMBUTHIRI
104 23465 KERALIYA PANCHA KARMA CHIKITHSA VIJNANAM (H T L DEVARAJ)
105 18114 KERALIYA CHIKITHSAKALUM PANCHA KARMAVUM BY ARYA VAIDYA SALA KOTTAKKAL
106 25191 PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF PANCHA KARMA BY DR VASANTH C PATIL
107 18065 JEEVITHA CHARYA BY KOTTAKKAL ARYA VAIDYA SALA
108 23457 AYURVEDIYA PANCHA KARMA CHIKITHSA BY AACHARYA MUKUNDALAL DIVEDI
109 10861 SARVA ROGA CHIKITHSA RATHNAM BY ANAKKALIL GOPAL PILLA
110 23471 PANCHA KARMA THERAPY BY PROFESSOR R H SINGH
111 24641 PANCHAKARMA BY VAIDYA BHUSHANAM K RAGHAVAN THIRUMULPADU
112 5531 MASSAGE THERAPY IN AYURVEDA BY VAIDYA BHAGVAN DASH
113 4203 AYURVEDA PANCHA KARMA CHIKITHSA BY AACHARYA MUKUNDA LAL DIVEDI
114 24406 CHAKRA DATTA BY CHEPPATTU K ACHYUTHA VARRIER
115 11470 YOGAMRITHAM
116 12945 SECRETS OF AYURVEDIC MASSAGE BY ATREYA
117 25192 SHARANGADHARA SAMHITHA BY ANAKKALIL S GOPALA PILLA
118 25083 PANCHA KARMA ILLUSTRATED BY DR G SREENIVASA ACHARYA
119 24306 ESSENTIALS OF PRACTICAL PANCHA KARMA THERAPY DR VASANTH C PATIL
120 13033 AYURVEDIC MASSAGE BY S V GOVINDAN
121 7695 ANCIENT INDIAN MASSAGE BY HARISH JOHARI ?
122 12954 PANCHA KARMA TREATMENT BY AYURVEDA INCLUDING KERALIYA PANCHA KARMA BY AJAY KUMAR SHARMA
123 23434 SUSRUTHA SAMHITHA COMMENTRY NIBHANDA SANGRAHAM BY DALHANACHARYA ?
124 23372 CARAKA SAMHITHA BY AGNIVESHA EDITED BY VAIDYA YADAVJI TRIKAMJI ACHARYA
125 23605 ASTANGA HRDAYA OF VAGBHATA WITH THE COMMENRIES SARVANGA SUNDARI BY ARUNA DUTTA AND AYURVEDA RASAYANA OF HEMADRI