The word Pancha-Karma can be broken down as follows:.
Pancha means Five and Karma means Action.
Pancha-Karma collectively means, Five ways of Therapies to Purify our Body, Mind and Soul.
Pancha-Karma is the Ayurvedic way of cleansing and detoxifying the body, mind and spirit..
The Five procedures of Pancha-Karma are:
• Vamana – Induced emesis.
• Virechana – Induced Purging.
• Kashaya Vasti – Herbal extract enema.
• Taila Vasti – Oil enema.
• Nasyam – Nasal cleansing.