A Critical Review on Area of Research in Standardization of Panchakarma Procedures

Authors

  • Swati Tikale
  • Shweta Parwe
  • Nandkishor Umale
  • Sonali Wairagade
  • Madhulika Tiwari

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.15054

Keywords:

Panchakarma, Standardization, Research

Abstract

Background: Panchakarma procedures belonging to a class of cleansing procedures called shodana
therapy (purification) in Ayurveda. The unusual fact Panchakarma now convening is, the same Panchakarma
procedure is giving different percentage of efficacy rate in different regions, in patients with the same
disease and base-line parameters. To ensure uniformity of the procedures and achieving maximum efficacy,
standardization of these Panchakarma procedures became an emergency necessity.
Aim: The present article focus at exploring the area of research in standardization of Panchakarma
procedures and to enhance and make sure standardized Panchakarma procedures should be followed
everywhere thereby certifying maximum possible safety and uniform efficacy.
Review Results: The methodology for Standardization of Panchakarma procedures has to be implemented
in an emergency basis to ensure complete safety and maximum efficacy.
Discussion: The methodology for Standardization should be prepared by absorbing the concept of
Panchakarma on scientific lines and should be well ordered, practical and cost-effective.
Conclusion: The present article outlines the concept behind Panchakarma procedures, the methodology for
Standardization and area of research in it.

Author Biographies

Swati Tikale

Associate professor, Panchakarma department, Datta Meghe Ayurveda Medical College Hospital & Research
Centre, Nagpur

Shweta Parwe

Professor & Head Dept. Of Panchakarma, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College (DMIMS),
Saklod, Wardha

Nandkishor Umale

Associate Professor, Panchakarma Department, Parul Institute of Ayurveda and Research
Vadodara, Gujrat

Sonali Wairagade

Assistant professor, Sharir Rachana department, Datta Meghe Ayurveda Medical
College Hospital & Research Centre, Nagpur

Madhulika Tiwari

Assistant professor, Sharir Rachana department, Datta Meghe Ayurveda Medical
College Hospital & Research Centre, Nagpur

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Swati Tikale, Shweta Parwe, Nandkishor Umale, Sonali Wairagade, & Madhulika Tiwari. (2021). A Critical Review on Area of Research in Standardization of Panchakarma Procedures. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 4386-4390. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.15054