Panchakarma

Panchkarma is a group of 5 ayurvedic treatment done to maintain mental and physical health and balance. The five panchakarma therapies are Vamana (enabling vomiting to clear toxins from tissues), Virechana (inducing bowel cleansing), Basti (Ayurvedic decoctions are placed in the rectum to cleanse it), Nasya (massage and fomentation of head and neck region), and Raktamokshana (cleansing the blood).

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Can ayurvedic products pass through blood to kill my intestinal worms?

Query: Hi doctor,What are the most effective ayurveda products that can help fight worm infestations beyond the gut? (medicines commonly state 'intestinal parasites' but are there any ayurveda medicines that also enter the blood to help kill worms around the body, systemically). My second related question ...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern. The four main categories of parasites that covers the intestinal worms are mentioned in ayurvedic textbooks as follows:1) Malaja krimi - These are born of external excreta and born due to lack of cleanliness. Found mainly on hairs and skin.2) P...  Read Full »

What is the best ayurvedic medicine for eczema?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 45 years old, and I am suffering from severe eczema on both legs. I am using Manjishtadi Kashayam, Kaishore Guggulu, and Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu. Are these medicines fine? Or else, suggest some other medicines. How long can I take these medicines? I have attached pictures of my...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Eczema can be due to allergy or due to some irritant. It can be cured, but it takes some time. All these medicines are very good for eczema, but your problem is very sever...  Read Full »

Is there any ayurvedic treatment for quadriplegia?

Query: Hi doctor, My 66-year-old dad got traumatic quadriplegia after a road traffic accident. He underwent cervical decompression and laminectomy. There is a slight improvement in his hands, neck, and shoulder movements. But, his legs are not moving at all. Will he ever be able to move his legs again? Wi...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There is no doubt that your dad needs constant care and assistance in his daily living, and no guarantee can be given regarding his rec...  Read Full »

My 2 year old son has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Will he walk?

Query: Hello doctor,My youngest son is 2 and a half years old. Currently, he is crawling, and he is a delay in walking. I bought him for the child development clinic at the hospital. They have sent his blood sample to another country, and the result says that he has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Kindly advi...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a genetic disorder. I am sorry to say this, as this disease has a poor prognosis. You need to visit a medical genetic specialist. Physical therapy, braces, etc. are common management. Along with that if you want to go for alternative treatment, then try Ayurvedic...  Read Full »

Is hydrosalpinx treatable by natural methods? If possible, what should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,Is hydrosalpinx treatable by natural methods? If possible, what should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you are talking about hydrosalpinx. It is a temporary or permanent blockage of single or both fallopian tube. It is one of the major cause of infertility. It can be managed naturally through ayurvedic medicines and some specific Panchakarma procedure, Uttar B...  Read Full »

What is the ayurveda treatment for psoriasis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have joint eczema for the past seven to eight years in both knee, the lower portion of leg and back of hand joints. My doctor says that it is psoriasis. Please clarify.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Psoriasis is a non-infectious and inflammatory disease of the skin. Sometimes, the reason is unknown. As you have psoriasis from the past 7 to 8 years, it has come to the chronic state. So, I recommend you to go for panchakarma therapy. Panchaka...  Read Full »

Is there a cure for ADEM in ayurveda?

Query: Hi doctor, My height is 177 cm and my weight is 94 kg. Before four months I was diagnosed with acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis (ADEM), which is an autoimmune disease. My hands and legs did not work at that time. I have consulted a neurologist for the treatment of the same. The MRI scan of brai...  Read Full »


Dr. Raman Kaushik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). ADEM is an autoimmune disorder characterized by inflammation of brain and spinal cord. In this disorder, our body's protective mechanism that is immunity system will stand against the b...  Read Full »

Is there ayurvedic medicine for sensorineural hearing loss?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 62 year old male. Today I was checked and diagnosed with moderate sloping sensorineural hearing loss in both ears. Is there any ayurvedic medicine for me?  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, ayurvedic treatment is available for sensorineural hearing loss. But, the results may vary from person to person. Hearing aids are commonly prescribed by ENT specialists. Along with that, you can take this treatment. Capsule Ksheerabala two capsules two times ...  Read Full »

Shall I get ayurvedic massage to remove toxins from the body?

Query: Hi doctor, Does Ayurvedic massage help to remove toxins from the tissues? Do they help to remove toxins from the body through the skin? Which organs are used to eliminate the toxins from the body?  Read Full »


Dr. Swati Totla

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ayurvedic massage loosens the toxins from the body, and by a steam bath, it will get eliminated from the body in the form of sweat. The therapy used to remove toxins from the body is called panchakarma which includes five procedures. First one is called Vamana karma whi...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to overcome my physical and mental exhaustion.

Query: Hello doctor, I was a healthy, mentally sharp and energized person before. But, for the past 12 years, my brain and body get tired very easily. I am having mental and physical exhaustion and the condition is gradually worsening. I feel drowsy after studying for some time. With this problem, my stud...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read all your problems and at first glance, it seemed to be some kind of muscular disorder. But, after going through all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it was clarified that you do not have any muscular dystrophy or any other disease...  Read Full »

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