Panchkarma therapy is actual strength of Ayurveda, Which include five karmas (procedures) i.e. vamana, virechana, Basti, Nasya and Raktamokshana. Dept. is having different compartments for different karmas. These includes pre-procedures like snehan (oleation or massage) kaksha, Swedan (foamentation or steam) kaksha, Vamana (Emesis) kaksha, Virechana (purgation) Basti (Anorectal administration of drugs) kaksha, Nasya (nasal administration of drugs) kaksha and Raktamokshana (blood lenting) kaksha. Other procedures like shirodhara, Shirobasti, Shiropichu and Abhyang are conducted on Shirodhara table.
Special Netratarpana is also done for ophthalmic problems. Jalauka (leeches) are preserved in tank and can be reused for Raktamokshan. Agnikarma (cauterization) is mainly done in separate compartments, useful for Vatavikaras, special procedures like janu-basti, Kati-basti, Manya – basti and Hridh – bast are also performed. Pinda sweda is done routinely with other special keralian panchkarma procedures like pizichil in this department.
- Kayachikitsa and panchkarma dept has undertaken a project – a paralysis care centre. Many patients are benefited through this project.
- Snehan, pindasweda, shirodhan, Raktamokshan, Basti therapy are done in this centre.
- Various camps are also arranged throughout the year.
- Vasantik Vamana Camp in Vasant Ritu, Virechan Camp in Sharad Ritu, Basti Camp in Varsha Ritu are the Most important among those Camps