Syllabus | Fourth Year | Panchakarma

Panchakarma

100 Hrs.
S.No. Topic Domain Time
1. Introduction to Panchakarma, Panchakarma and Shodhana, its importance for promotion of health, prevention and treatment of diseases. Trividha Karma- Purva, Pradhana and Pashchat Karma in relation to Shodhana and their importance.

Indications of Shodhana, Shodhana according to Ritu

 

 

Must know

3Hrs
2. General Principles of doshagati from Koshta to Shaka and vice versa, General precautions (PariharyaVishaya) for Panchakarma, Importance of Koshta and Agni Parikshan, Specifications of Panchakarma theatre and necessary equipments Nice to know 2Hrs
3. SNEHANA

Etymology and Definition of Sneha and Snehana, Snehayoni- Sthavara and Jangama,

The Properties of Snehadravyas, SnehopagDravyas, General knowledge of Ghrita, Taila, Vasa and Majja with their specific utility and actions ,Yamaka, Trivrit and MahaSneha, Snehapaka and its importance in Panchakarma, Metabolism of fat, Achcha and Pravicharana of Sneha

 

 

Nice to know

 

 

 

Must know

3Hrs
4. Types of Snehana: a) Bahya and b) AbhyantaraSnehana

a) BāhyaSnehana :

Methods, indications and contraindications of the following types of Bahyasnehana; Mardana, Unmardana, Pādāghāta, Samvāhana, Karna Purana&AkshiTarpan, Lepa, Talam, MurdhniTaila: Siro-Abhyanga, ShiroSeka/dhārā, Siro Pichu and Siro-Basti

b) ĀbhyantaraSnehana:

Three Types of ĀbhyantaraSnehana: Shodhanārtha, Shamanārtha and BrimhanārthaSnehana,

c)Indications and contraindications for Snehana

 

 

 

Must know

 

 

 

 

 

Must know

3Hrs
5. ShodhanārthaSnehana

a. Importance and method of DeepanPāchan and Rookshana in ShodhanārthaSnehana. Properties of RookshanaDravya. SamyakRookshanaLakshana

b. Consideration of Agni and Koshtha in Snehana

c. Indication of Different Matra, Various dose schedules for ShodhanārthaSnehana; Hraseeyasi, Hrasva, Madhyama and UttamaMātrā, ĀrohanaMātrā

d. Methods of ShodhanārthaSnehana,

e. Anupāna of Sneha

f. Jeerna and JeeryamanLakshana

g. Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Snehana, SnehaVyāpat& their management according to Ayurveda & Modern Medicine

h. Diet and regimen during Snehana

i. SnehanaKārmukata (mode of action)

 

 

Must know

3Hrs
6. SadyoSneha: Method of administration, dose fixation and utility ShamanārthaSnehana, Method of administration, dose fixation and utility BrumhanarthSenhana: Method of administration, dose fixation and utility AvapeedakSneha: Method of administration, dose fixation and utility.

 

Must know

 

 

 

Must know

2Hrs
7. Special Procedures: Takradhara, Udvartanam, Putpāka, Aschotana, Anjana, Gandusha, Kavala, Dhoompāna, Udvartana, Utsādana, Udgharshana,Talapothichil

 

Must know

 

2Hrs
8. SWEDANA

Etymology and Definition of Sveda and Svedana, Classifications of Sveda/Svedana, General Swedadravya, Properties of Swedadravyas, Swedaopagdravyas, Indications and contraindications of Svedana .

 

Must know 3Hrs
9. Ten Types of NiragniSvedana, Knowledge of 13 types of SagniSvedana and ChaturvidhSvedan

 

Must know 3Hrs
10. General precautions during SagniSvedana and Methods to protect vital during svedana, Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Svedana Complications of Svedana and their Management according to Ayurveda & Modern Medicine, Diet and management during and after Svedana, ParihārVishaya, SvedanaKārmukata (Mode of action)

 

Must know 3Hrs
11. Detailed Knowledge with their Utility of the following Svedana procedures:

Sankara/PindaSveda-Ruksha and SnigdhaSvedaPatrapindaSveda, JambirPindaSveda,VālukaSveda,ChurnaPindaSveda,KukkutandPindaSveda, ShashtikaShalipindaSveda, NadiSveda, BashpaSvedaKsheerdhooma ,KsheerSeka, KwathSeka, AvagahaSveda,DhanymlaDharaParishekaSveda, Pizichil, UpanahaSveda, Annalepa

 

 

 

Must know

 

 

3Hrs
12. General Knowledge about current Sudation techniques like Sauna bath, Steam bath, Local Basti such as Kati Basti, JanuBasti, GreevaBasti and Urobasti

 

Must know

 

3Hrs
13. VAMANA

Etymology, definition and importance of Vamana Karma, Utility of Vamana Karma in health and disease, Indications and Contraindications for Vamana, Knowledge of Koshta and Agni, General knowledge of Vamana and Vamanopaga drugs; properties, actions, preparations, preservation with special reference to Madanphala, Kutaj, Nimba, Yashti, Vacha

 

Must know 3Hrs
14. Purva Karma of Vamana:Deepan-Pāchana, AbhyantaraSnehana and diet, Management of one gap day-Abhyanga&Svedana, diet, special Kapha increasing diet, Preparation of the patient on Morning of Vamana day

 

Must know 3Hrs
15. Vamaka Yoga, Anupana, fixation of dose and method of administration, Administration of VamanopagaDravya such as milk, sugarcane juice, Yashtimadhu decoction, Lakshana indicating Doshagati during the process, Management during Vamana Karma & observations, Symptoms of Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Vamana Karma

 

Must know

 

3Hrs
16. Post Vamana management, Types of Shuddhi-Hina, Madhya and Pravara, PeyadiSamsarjanaKrama and TarpanadiKram with their specific indications, Complication of Vamana and their management with Ayurveda and modern drugs, PariharyaVishaya, VamanaKarmukata (Mode of action).

 

Must know 3Hrs
17. VIRECHANA

Etymology, definition and importance of Virechana Karma, Utility of Virechana Karma in health and disease , Indications and Contraindications for Virechana , Knowledge of Koshta and Agni, Classification of Virechana Drugs, General properties of Virchanadravya , General knowledge of single and compound Virechan drugs; properties, actions, preparations, preservation with special reference to Trivrutta, Aragvadha, Eranda, Katuki, Jaipal

 

Must know 3Hrs
18. Purva Karma of Virechana: Deepan- Pachana, AbhyantaraSnehana and diet, Management of 3 gap days-Abhyanga, Svedana& diet, Management on Morning of Virechana day

 

Must know 3Hrs
19. Preparation of VirechanaKalpa, Anupana, dose and method of its administration, Method of Virechana Karma and management during Virechana Karma & observations, Symptoms of Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Virechana Karma

 

Must know

 

3Hrs
20. Post Virechana management, Types of Shuddhi-Hina, Madhya and Pravara and accordingly SamsarjanaKrama, Complications of Virechana and their management with Ayurveda and modern drugs, PariharyaVishaya, VirechanaKārmukatā (Mode of action)

 

Must know 3Hrs
21. BASTI

Etymology, definition and importance of Basti as Ardha-Chikitsa, Utility of Basti Karma in health and disease, 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.

 

Must know 3 Hrs
22. Classifications of Basti, Karma, Kāla and Yoga Basti schedules along with their utility.

 

Must know 3 Hrs
23. NiruhaBasti: Its etymology, synonyms, definition, classifications, sub-classifications & indications and contraindications, Dose fixation of NiruhaBasti according to age, Contents and Method of preparation of NiruhaBastidravya, Diet, Administration of NiruhaBasti, PratyāgamanaKāla, Post NiruhaBasti management, Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Niruha, Complication of NiruhaBasti and its management according to Ayurved and Modern Medicines, PariharyaVishaya and kala Must know

 

3Hrs
24. AnuvasanaBasti: Its etymology, synonyms, definition, classifications, sub-classifications & indications and contraindications, Dose fixation of AnuvasanBasti according to age, Contents and Method of preparation of AnuvasanBastidravya, Diet, Administration of AnuvasanBasti, PratyāgamanaKāla, Post AnuvasanBasti management, Samyak Yoga, Ayoga and Atiyoga of Anuvasana, Complication of Anuvasan and its management according to Ayurved and Modern Medicines, PariharyaVishaya and kala

 

 

Must know

3Hrs
25. BastiKārmukatā (Mode of action).

Knowledge of following types of Basti:

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

 

Didactic, SIS, PBL, Students Seminar, Group Discussion 3 Hrs
26. Uttara Basti,: its definition, indications and contraindications, Detailed study of traditional BastiYantra and their Doshas Knowledge of alternative BastiYantra

a. Preparation of patient,

b. Preparation of Trolley for Uttarbasti,

c. drug preparation and Fixation of dose,

d. method of administration in male and females,

e. observations,

f. complications and their management

 

Must know

 

3Hrs
27. NASYA

Etymology, definition, Significance of Nasya Karma, Classifications and sub-classifications, Knowledge of general Dravya used for Nasya Karma, ShirovirechanGana, Shirovirechanopagdravyas, Indications and contraindications of Nasya, Time of administration of Nasya, Dose fixation of different types of Nasya, Diet and regimen before and after Nasya Karma, Complication of Nasya and their management, Symptoms of Samyak-yoga of Nasya

 

Must know 5Hrs
28. Administration of Marsha, Pratimarsha, Avapeedaka, Dhoomapana and DhumaNasya, ParihārVishaya, NasyaKarmukata (mode of action)

 

Must know

 

5Hrs
29. RAKTAMOKSHANA

Definition, importance and Types of Raktamokshana, General Principles and rules of Raktamokshana, Classification of Raktamokshan, General Indication and Contra indication of Raktamokshan

Must know

 

4Hrs
30. 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.

 

Must know

 

3Hrs
31. Pracchāna: Indications and contraindications of Pracchana. Method of Application, SamyakLakshan, Complication of Pracchana and their management with Ayurveda and Modern medicines

 

Nice to know

 

2Hrs
32. Sirāvedha: Indications and contraindications of Siravedha. Method of Application, SamyakLakshan, Complication of Siravedha and their management with Ayurveda and Modern medicines

 

Nice to know

 

2Hrs
33. Knowledge of emergency management of complications such as water & electrolyte imbalance, shock, bleeding per rectal, hemetemsis, epistaxis

 

Must know

 

2Hrs
34. PHYSIOTHERAPY

Definition, Utility and Importance of Physiotherapy.

2. Basic Knowledge of Static exercise, Infrared, Short wave diathermy, Electromagnetic therapy, Wax bath therapy, Ultrasonic therapy.

 

Nice to know

 

2Hrs

 

  PRACTICALS / CLINICAL TRAINING
1.        SNEHANA:

Complete knowledge about purvakarma, pradhankarma, paschatkarma of Snehana& Drugs and formulations used for Snehana

Must Know 10Hrs
2.        SWEDANA:

Complete knowledge about purvakarma, pradhankarma, paschatkarma of Swedana& Drugs and formulations used for Swedana

Must Know 10Hrs
3.        VAMANA:

Complete knowledge about purvakarma, pradhankarma, paschatkarma of Vamana& Drugs and formulations used for Vamana

Must Know 10Hrs
4.        VIRECHANA:

Complete knowledge about purvakarma, pradhankarma, paschatkarma of Virechana& Drugs and formulations used for Virechana

Must Know 10Hrs
5.        BASTI:

Complete knowledge about purvakarma, pradhankarma, paschatkarma of Basti& Drugs and formulations used for Basti

  10Hrs
6.        UTTAR BASTI:

Complete knowledge about purvakarma, pradhankarma, paschatkarma of Uttar Basti& Drugs and formulations used for Uttar Basti

Must Know 10Hrs
7.        NASYA:

Complete knowledge about purvakarma, pradhankarma, paschatkarma of Nasya&Drugs and formulations used for Nasya

Must Know 10Hrs
8.        RAKTAMOKSHANA:

Complete knowledge about purvakarma, pradhankarma, paschatkarma of Raktamokshana& Drugs and formulations used for Raktamokshana

Nice to Know 10Hrs
9.        PHYSIOTHERAPY:

Complete knowledge about procedures of Physiotherapy & Instruments used for Physiotherapy

Must Know 10Hrs
10.      PRACTICAL FOR DEMONSTRATION / GROUP PRACTICALS
11.  Snehana: abhyanga, udwartana, shirodhara, shirobasti, lepa, pizichhil etc. Must Know 10Hrs
12.  Swedana: nadisweda, pariseka, patrapottali, shashtikshali, upnaha etc. Must Know 10Hrs
13.  Vamana: snehapana dose and duration fixation, dose and form of medicine used, shuddhi determination, lakshanas of proper/ improper shuddhi determination, complication management. Must Know 10Hrs
14.  Virechana: snehapana dose and duration fixation, dose and form of medicine used, shuddhi determination, lakshanas of proper/ improper shuddhi determination, complication management. Must Know 10Hrs
15.  NiruhaBasti: method of preparation, method of administration, instrument identification, different formulations, shuddhi determination, lakshanas of proper/ improper shuddhi determination, complication management. Must Know 10Hrs
16.  AnuvasanaBasti: method of preparation, method of administration, instrument identification, different formulations, shuddhi determination, lakshanas of proper/ improper shuddhi determination, complication management. Must Know 10Hrs
17.  Uttar Basti: method of preparation, method of administration, instrument identification, different formulations, shuddhi determination, lakshanas of proper/ improper shuddhi determination, complication management. Must Know 10Hrs
18.  Nasya: method of administration, instrument identification, different formulations, shuddhi determination, lakshanas of proper/ improper shuddhi determination, complication management. Must Know 10Hrs
19.  Raktamokshana: method of administration, instrument identification, jalouka types, shuddhi determination, lakshanas of proper/ improper shuddhi determination, complication management. Must Know 10Hrs
20.  Physiotherapy: instrument identification, use and method of application 10Hrs
21.  Case taking and treatment:

·         LONG CASE: patient history and accordingly suited shodhana (Vamana, Virechana etc.)

·         SHORT CASE: patient history and accordingly suited panchakarma (snehana, swedana  etc.)

 

 

Must Know 10Hrs