panchakarma

Main Entry:  panchakarma
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in Ayurvedic medicine, the five purification or detoxification steps including emesis, purgation, errhine, oily enema, and decoction enema therapies; also written Pancha Karma therapy; also called [rejuvenation therapy]
Example:  Panchakarma is a unique, natural, holistic, health-giving series of therapeutic treatments that cleanse the body's deep tissues of toxins, open the subtle channels, bring life-enhancing energy thereby increasing vitality, inner peace, confidence and we
Etymology:  Sanskrit panca 'five' + karman 'action'
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