It is a whole separate branch of ayurveda which deals with detoxfing the complete body. It comprises of 5 procedures which helps us to achieve the sole purpose of panchkarma.
We have 2 different sets of Panvhkarmas as per given by Charak and Sushrut.
Purv Karma of Panchkarma
Whenever we persue for the pachkarma
Firstly we go for purvkarma by the ean that is the procedure done before panchkarma.
Snahen and Swaden are the 2 karmas which are essentialy done to ensure that the alll the doshas in the human body is easily comes in kosht and eliminated throgh the body by the panchkarma without doing purv karma if any procedure of panchkarma is done. The patient body is unable to bear the force used during panchkarma.
Paschat Karma of Pancharma
During the whole procedure of panchkarma the degistifier of human body decreases, so we have to follow the paschat karma that is particular diet regime which focus on increasing digestifier and preventing one from future diseases.